Chew Magna Schools

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Chew Magna Schools

Every year parents of kids requiring to go to a Chew Magna school in Avon for the first time, or moving up to a new school or college are having to make tough decisions in relation to their child's forthcoming learning requirements. Which school in Chew Magna should I position my son/daughter? It's a tough choice to make as it can have a profound positive/negative consequence on how your child develops all through childhood and consequently a mammoth effect on that child as he or she passes into later life.

So how do you select a unique school from the Chew Magna region?

  • From time to time it is easy if your offspring already has a sibling or siblings who will be at the school when your other child starts or older siblings before attended the school.
  • Your proximity to the school.
  • You or your child has a disability. You might need to send off your child to a specialised school to look after your offspring.
  • Religious Schools
  • Your child went to a linked nursery/primary/secondary school.
  • Entrance exam or selection test (grammar schools and some others decide on a fraction of their pupils on intellectual ability)
  • Assessment or audition (if the school awards a certain number of places on the basis of aptitude for selected subjects)

On the whole most parents decisions are based on the excellence of the school and the nearness of the school to your location or work location, if it's easy to drop your child off in the mornings for instance.

On the surface of things - the excellence of a school is generally determined by results which are available each and every year in all of the standard newspapers. It's a simple matter of comparing one schools results against one another from the Chew Magna region. Of course as everyone knows statistics are generally flawed to some degree or other. Kids results for a particular school may be twisted for lots of different reasons

  • Condition of intake to the school
  • Several Examination boards
  • Expulsions to school
  • Quality of Teaching
  • Type of School
  • Social impact of surrounding area
  • Over/Under subscribed

So there are in fact lots of variables that can increase/decrease a schools results.

Ofsted is an official body which writes reports on schools in the Chew Magna area as well as the rest of the UK. In a nutshell these reports will express how the school is doing, as well as showing that the school is improving or not. Remember your offspring is likely to attend a Chew Magna Primary or Chew Magna Secondary school for some years, so it is imperative to realize if a school is improving or not.

Using a schools bureaucrat reports and results is a nice opening mode of weeding out the wheat from the chaff, after that it's very important you go and pay a quick visit to the potential new school on their open day. This is a great means to find out more about the schools policies, its ethos and it will also allow you to put questions directly to the head of the school.