Welcome to The Petersfield School. Our Academy has a long-established reputation for traditional values, high academic achievement and excellent student behaviour. Most importantly of all, however, we are well-known as “a school with a heart”, which is epitomised by the excellent relationships between staff and students.
Our school ethos is embodied in our three values:
our vision is exceptional student outcomes and an unrivalled student experience.
When a small school in China included a question to its 11 year-old pupils earlier this week asking, “If a ship is carrying 26 sheep and 10 goats, how old is its captain?” it caused a storm of controversy. Many were critical of the question as it is “unsolveable”. However, the school maintained that it was trying to encourage critical thinking and “thinking outside the box” in its students. As experts in looking at Chinese methods of education...