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Cardigan Schools

Every year parents of kids needing to go to a Cardigan school in Dyfed for the first time, or moving up to a new school or college are having to make tough decisions as regards their child's upcoming education needs. Which school in Cardigan should I situate my son/daughter? It is a testing judgment to make as it can have a profound positive/negative effect on how your child develops through childhood and thus a huge consequence on that child as he or she passes into maturity.

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

  • Every now and then it is painless if your son/daughter 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 closeness to the school.
  • You or your child has a disability. You might want to send off your offspring to a specialised school to cater for your child.
  • Religious Schools
  • Your offspring went to a linked nursery/primary/secondary school.
  • Entrance exam or selection test (grammar schools and some others choose a proportion of their pupils on educational ability)
  • Assessment or interview (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 excellence of the school and the propinquity of the school to your locality or work location, if it is straightforward to drop your offspring off in the mornings for instance.

On the surface of things - the value of a school is customarily determined by results which are published each and every year in all of the standard newspapers. It's a simple matter of comparing one schools results alongside one another from the Cardigan area. 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 official body which writes reports on schools in the Cardigan area as well as the rest of the UK. In a nutshell these reports will disclose how the school is doing, as well as showing that the school is improving or not. Remember your son/daughter is expected to attend a Cardigan Primary or Cardigan Secondary school for some years, so it's of the essence to know if a school is on the way up or down.

Using a schools formal reports and results is a useful preliminary 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 system to find out more about the schools policies, its philosophy and it will also permit you to put questions straight to the head of the school.