Kelty Schools

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Kelty Schools

Every year parents of children needing to go to a Kelty school in Fife for the first time, or moving up to a new school or college are having to make tough decisions in relation to their child's forthcoming schooling needs. Which school in Kelty should I locate my child? It is a testing choice to make as it can have a profound positive/negative outcome on how your child develops through childhood and consequently a massive consequence on that son/daughter as he or she passes into maturity.

So how do you choose a unique school from the Kelty vicinity?

  • Now and then it is effortless if your son/daughter already has a sibling or siblings who will be at the school when your other child starts or grown-up siblings previously attended the school.
  • Your nearness to the school.
  • You or your child has a special education needs. You may perhaps want to send your child to a specialised school to cater for your child.
  • Faith Schools
  • Your son/daughter attended an associated nursery/primary/secondary school.
  • Entry exam or selection test (grammar schools and some others decide on a proportion of their pupils on scholarly ability)
  • Assessment or audition (if the establishment awards a specified number of places on the basis of aptitude for certain subjects)

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

On the surface of things - the characteristic of a school is customarily determined by results which are published each and every year in all of the regular newspapers. It's a simple matter of comparing one schools results against one another from the Kelty region. 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

  • Condition of intake to the school
  • Different 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 authoritative body which writes reports on schools in the Kelty area as well as the rest of the UK. In a nutshell these reports will express how the school is doing, as well as showing that the school is improving or not. Bear in mind your son/daughter is to be expected to attend a Kelty Primary or Kelty Secondary school for some years, so it is significant to recognize if a school is improving or not.

Using a schools Ofsted reports and results is a decent initial way of weeding out the wheat from the chaff, after that it is most important you go and drop in on the potential new school on their open day. This is a good technique to find out more about the schools policies, its philosophy and it will also allow you to put questions straight to the head of the school.