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Denbigh Schools

Each year parents of children needing to go to a Denbigh school in Clwyd for the first time, or moving up to a new school or college are having to make tough decisions as regards their child's future schooling requirements. Which school in Denbigh should I position my child? It's a testing decision to make as it can have a profound positive/negative consequence on how your child develops through childhood and as a result a gigantic consequence on that child as he or she passes into adulthood and thereafter.

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

  • Now and then it is effortless if your offspring already has a sibling or siblings who will be at the establishment when your other child starts or elder siblings before attended the school.
  • Your closeness to the school.
  • You or your child has a special education needs. You might want to send off your child to a specialised school to cater for your loved one.
  • Faith Schools
  • Your offspring attended a linked nursery/primary/secondary school.
  • Entry exam or selection test (grammar schools and some others decide on a percentage of their pupils on scholastic ability)
  • Assessment or audition (if the school awards a specified number of spaces on the basis of aptitude for certain subjects)

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

On the surface of things - the characteristic of a school is customarily determined by results which are published each and every year in all of the usual newspapers. It's a simple matter of comparing one schools results against one another from the Denbigh region. Of course as everybody knows data 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
  • Separate 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 Denbigh area as well as the rest of the United Kingdom. In a nutshell these reports will declare how the school is doing, as well as showing that the school is improving or not. Consider your offspring is liable to attend a Denbigh Primary or Denbigh Secondary school for a number of years, so it's important to recognize if a school is improving or not.

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