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Newquay Schools

Each year parents of kids needing to go to a Newquay school in Cornwall for the first time, or moving up to a new school or college are having to make tough decisions about their child's upcoming schooling needs. Which school in Newquay should I position my son/daughter? It is a tough decision to make as it can have a profound positive/negative consequence on how your child develops all through childhood and for that reason a gigantic consequence on that offspring as he or she passes into later life.

So how do you decide upon a unique school from the Newquay region?

  • Now and then it is easy if your offspring already has a sibling or siblings who will be at the school when your other child starts or grown-up siblings earlier attended the school.
  • Your location to the school.
  • You or your child has a special education needs. You may well require to send off your child to a specialised school to look after your loved one.
  • Faith Schools
  • Your offspring went to a connected nursery/primary/secondary school.
  • Entry exam or selection test (grammar schools and other establishments go for a proportion of their pupils on intellectual ability)
  • Assessment or audition (if the establishment awards a certain 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 proximity of the school to your locality or work location, if it is easy to drop your child off in the mornings for instance.

On the surface of things - the class of a school is typically 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 Newquay area. Of course as everyone 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
  • 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 official body which writes reports on schools in the Newquay area as well as the rest of the United Kingdom. In a nutshell these reports will disclose how the school is doing, as well as showing that the school is improving or not. Take into account your child is liable to attend a Newquay Primary or Newquay Secondary school for some years, so it's significant to realize if a school is improving or not.

Using a schools bureaucrat reports and results is a good early mode of weeding out the wheat from the chaff, after that it is very important you go and go to the potential new school on their open day. This is a great tactic to find out more about the schools policies, its culture and it will also permit you to put questions directly to the head of the school.