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Olney Schools

Every year parents of children requiring to go to a Olney school in Buckinghamshire for the first time, or moving up to a new school or college are having to make tough decisions regarding their child's upcoming education needs. Which school in Olney should I locate my child? It is a hard judgment to make as it can have a profound positive/negative outcome on how your child develops for the duration of childhood and thus a huge consequence on that offspring as he or she passes into maturity.

So how do you choose a specific school from the Olney area?

  • Occasionally it is effortless if your offspring already has a sibling or siblings who will be at the establishment when your other child starts or grown-up siblings previously attended the school.
  • Your proximity to the school.
  • You or your child has a special education needs. You may perhaps require to send your child to a specialised school to look after your offspring.
  • Faith Schools
  • Your son/daughter attended a connected nursery/primary/secondary school.
  • Entrance exam or selection test (grammar schools and some others select a fraction of their pupils on intellectual ability)
  • Assessment or audition (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 characteristic of the school and the closeness of the school to your home or work location, if it's easy to drop your child off in the mornings for example.

On the surface of things - the class of a school is commonly 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 next to one another from the Olney area. Of course as everyone knows stats are generally flawed to some degree or other. Kids results for a particular school may be twisted for lots of different reasons

  • Quality 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 authoritative body which writes reports on schools in the Olney area as well as the rest of the UK. In a nutshell these reports will say how the school is doing, as well as showing that the school is improving or not. Bear in mind your child is expected to attend a Olney Primary or Olney Secondary school for several years, so it's important to know if a school is on the way up or down.

Via a schools official reports and results is a decent preliminary mode of weeding out the wheat from the chaff, after that it's most important you go and drop in on the potential new school on their open day. This is a great means to find out more about the schools policies, its philosophy and it will also allow you to put questions straight to the head of the school.