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SSG Mission Statement: Achieving Together

The Small Schools' Group (SSG) is a group of seven primary schools in the Petersfield area who are committed to working collaboratively to share expertise and resources for the benefit of all children within the group.

The SSG consists of Buriton Primary School, East Meon C of E Primary School, Froxfield C of E Primary School, Langrish Primary School, Sheet Primary School, Steep C of E Primary School and West Meon C of E Primary School, who work together to address the specific needs of small schools.

Through the SSG, the following opportunities are provided for staff, governors and children:

  • Headteachers meet regularly to share best practice, plan their teacher training and enrichment activities for children and review the impact of the group's collaborative work.
  • Chairs of the Governing Bodies meet regualrly and whole Governing Bodies benefit from shared Governor training.
  • Teachers meet on a half termly basis to share their approaches to teaching, planning and assessment.
  • Staff share joint training opportunities.
  • Children work together with other children across the group on a range of enrichment activities including sports and music.

Through this collaborative work the schools benefit from:

  • A shared strategic vision for school improvement
  • Sharing of resources and training with improved economy of scale
  • Sharing of expertise in order to raise standards
  • Improved quality of teaching leading to improved outcomes for children

Enrichment activities offered this academic year:

Focus Area

Year Group

Target Pupil Group

Term

Venue

Football

Years 5 - 6 More able Ongoing Various

Writing

Years 5 - 6

Years 4 - 6

More able

Autumn

Spring

Sheet

Steep

Forest Schools

Years 4 - 6

Vulnerable

Spring

Steep/Sheet

Gymnastics

Years 4 - 6

More able

Spring

Froxfield

Art

Years 3 - 4 More able Spring Sheet

Geography

Years 4 - 6

More able

Summer

Langrish

Animation

Year 1

More able

Summer

Langrish

Maths

Years 2 - 3 More able Summer Steep

Forest School

Years 2 - 3 Vunerable Summer Steep

Science

KS1 More able Summer West Meon

Orchestra

 

Our Awards

  • Arts Council
  • Sing Up
  • Offsted
  • Music Mark
  • School Games
  • RRSA Level 1