Congresbury Schools

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Congresbury Schools

Every year parents of children needing to go to a Congresbury school in Avon for the first time, or moving up to a new school or college are having to make tough decisions regarding their child's forthcoming schooling needs. Which school in Congresbury should I locate my son/daughter? It's a hard judgment to make as it can have a profound positive/negative consequence on how your child develops throughout childhood and as a result a colossal consequence on that offspring as he or she passes into maturity.

So how do you decide on a unique school from the Congresbury vicinity?

  • Every now and then it is simple if your offspring already has a sibling or siblings who will be at the establishment when your other child starts or grown-up siblings in the past attended the school.
  • Your closeness to the school.
  • You or your child has a special education needs. You may possibly require to send your offspring to a specialised school to cater for your offspring.
  • Faith Schools
  • Your son/daughter went to an associated nursery/primary/secondary school.
  • Entrance exam or selection test (grammar schools and other establishments select a proportion of their pupils on scholarly ability)
  • Assessment or interview (if the establishment awards a certain number of places on the basis of aptitude for certain subjects)

On the whole most parents decisions are based on the quality 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 typically 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 Congresbury vicinity. Of course as everybody knows statistics are generally flawed to some degree or other. Children's results for a particular school may be twisted for lots of different reasons

  • Condition of intake to the school
  • Different Exam 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 Congresbury area as well as the rest of the UK. In a nutshell these reports will voice how the school is doing, as well as showing that the school is improving or not. Remember your offspring is to be expected to attend a Congresbury Primary or Congresbury Secondary school for quite a few years, so it is of the essence to realize if a school is on the way up or down.

By a schools formal reports and results is a fine preliminary mode of weeding out the wheat from the chaff, after that it is very important you go and go to see the potential new school on their open day. This is a great means to find out more about the schools policies, its culture and it will also permit you to put questions straight to the head of the school.