Nantwich Schools

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Nantwich Schools

Every year parents of children requiring to go to a Nantwich school in Cheshire 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 future education needs. Which school in Nantwich should I place my child? It is a tough judgment to make as it can have a profound positive/negative outcome on how your child develops all through childhood and therefore a huge consequence on that child as he or she passes into later life.

So how do you decide on a particular school from the Nantwich locale?

  • Now and then it is simple if your son/daughter already has a sibling or siblings who will be at the school when your other child starts or elder siblings previously attended the school.
  • Your proximity to the school.
  • You or your child has a disability. You might require to send off your child to a specialised school to cater for your child.
  • Religious Schools
  • Your son/daughter attended a connected nursery/primary/secondary school.
  • Entry exam or selection test (grammar schools and other establishments choose a fraction of their pupils on educational ability)
  • Assessment or audition (if the establishment awards a specified number of spaces on the basis of aptitude for selected 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 offspring off in the mornings for example.

On the surface of things - the excellence of a school is as a rule determined by results which are available each and every year in all of the usual newspapers. It is a simple matter of comparing one schools results alongside one another from the Nantwich 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

  • Quality 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 performance.

Ofsted is an legitimate body which writes reports on schools in the Nantwich area as well as the rest of the UK. In a nutshell these reports will declare how the school is doing, as well as showing that the school is improving or not. Take into account your child is likely to attend a Nantwich Primary or Nantwich Secondary school for several years, so it is of the essence to recognize if a school is improving or not.

Via a schools formal reports and results is a useful early way of weeding out the wheat from the chaff, after that it is most important you go and visit the potential new school on their open day. This is a fantastic route 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.