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Each year parents of children requiring to go to a Eastbourne school in East Sussex 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 learning needs. Which school in Eastbourne should I put my son/daughter? It is a testing choice to make as it can have a profound positive/negative effect on how your child develops for the duration of childhood and for that reason a colossal consequence on that child as he or she passes into maturity.

So how do you choose a unique school from the Eastbourne region?

  • Occasionally it is painless if your son/daughter already has a sibling or siblings who will be at the school when your other child starts or elder siblings previously attended the school.
  • Your closeness to the school.
  • You or your child has a special education needs. You may require to send off your offspring to a specialised school to look after your child.
  • Faith Schools
  • Your son/daughter attended a connected nursery/primary/secondary school.
  • Entry exam or selection test (grammar schools and other establishments decide on a fraction of their pupils on educational ability)
  • Assessment or interview (if the school awards a certain number of places on the basis of aptitude for selected subjects)

On the whole most parents decisions are based on the characteristic of the school and the closeness of the school to your locality or work location, if it is easy to drop your son/daughter off in the mornings for example.

On the surface of things - the worth of a school is as a rule determined by results which are published each and every year in all of the regular newspapers. It is a simple matter of comparing one schools results alongside one another from the Eastbourne vicinity. Of course as everyone knows stats are generally flawed to some degree or other. Children's 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 performance.

Ofsted is an legitimate body which writes reports on schools in the Eastbourne area as well as the rest of the United Kingdom. In a nutshell these reports will say how the school is doing, as well as showing that the school is improving or not. Consider your son/daughter is likely to attend a Eastbourne Primary or Eastbourne Secondary school for a number of years, so it's significant to identify if a school is on the way up or down.

By a schools official reports and results is a good opening 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 great technique to find out more about the schools policies, its ethos and it will also permit you to put questions straight to the head of the school.