Clogher Schools

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Clogher Schools

Each year parents of children needing to go to a Clogher school in County Tyrone for the first time, or moving up to a new school or college are having to make tough decisions about their child's upcoming learning needs. Which school in Clogher should I locate my child? It's a tough choice to make as it can have a profound positive/negative consequence on how your child develops through childhood and therefore a massive effect on that child as he or she passes into later life.

So how do you opt for a particular school from the Clogher region?

  • At times it is easy if your offspring already has a sibling or siblings who will be at the establishment when your other child starts or elder siblings in the past attended the school.
  • Your proximity to the school.
  • You or your child has a special education needs. You may possibly require to send off your offspring to a specialised school to look after your loved one.
  • Religious Schools
  • Your child went to a connected nursery/primary/secondary school.
  • Entrance exam or selection test (grammar schools and some others go for a fraction of their pupils on educational ability)
  • Assessment or audition (if the school awards a precise number of spaces 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 home or work location, if it's easy to drop your offspring off in the mornings for instance.

On the surface of things - the quality of a school is typically determined by results which are available each and every year in all of the standard newspapers. It is a simple matter of comparing one schools results against one another from the Clogher locale. Of course as everybody knows stats are generally flawed to some degree or other. Kids results for a particular school may be twisted for lots of different reasons

  • Class 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 legitimate body which writes reports on schools in the Clogher area as well as the rest of the UK. In a nutshell these reports will reveal how the school is doing, as well as showing that the school is improving or not. Consider your offspring is likely to attend a Clogher Primary or Clogher Secondary school for a number of years, so it is imperative to know if a school is on the way up or down.

By a schools bureaucrat reports and results is a nice opening way of weeding out the wheat from the chaff, after that it is imperative you go and pay a quick visit to the potential new school on their open day. This is a good tactic 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.