Small Schools' Group

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

Find us:    High Cross, Froxfield, Nr Petersfield, Hampshire, GU32 1EG

Call us:  01730 827251

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