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Brampton Schools

Each year parents of kids requiring to go to a Brampton school in Cumbria for the first time, or moving up to a new school or college are having to make tough decisions on the subject of their child's future learning needs. Which school in Brampton should I put my son/daughter? It is a difficult decision to make as it can have a profound positive/negative end product on how your child develops during childhood and as a result a massive effect on that son/daughter as he or she passes into later life.

So how do you choose a specific school from the Brampton locale?

  • Every so often it is easy if your offspring already has a sibling or siblings who will be at the school when your other child starts or older siblings earlier attended the school.
  • Your proximity to the school.
  • You or your child has a disability. You might want to send your child to a specialised school to cater for your loved one.
  • Religious Schools
  • Your child attended an associated nursery/primary/secondary school.
  • Entry exam or selection test (grammar schools and other establishments select a fraction of their pupils on intellectual ability)
  • Assessment or interview (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's easy to drop your son/daughter off in the mornings for instance.

On the surface of things - the characteristic of a school is more often than not 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 next to one another from the Brampton area. 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

  • Quality of intake to the school
  • Separate 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 official body which writes reports on schools in the Brampton area as well as the rest of the United Kingdom. In a nutshell these reports will voice how the school is doing, as well as showing that the school is improving or not. Consider your offspring is liable to attend a Brampton Primary or Brampton Secondary school for a number of years, so it is significant to know if a school is improving or not.

Via a schools bureaucrat reports and results is a nice early way of weeding out the wheat from the chaff, after that it is most important you go and call on the potential new school on their open day. This is a fantastic method to find out more about the schools policies, its culture and it will also allow you to put questions directly to the head of the school.