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Brixton Schools

Each year parents of kids needing to go to a Brixton school in Greater London 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 schooling requirements. Which school in Brixton should I place my son/daughter? It is a testing decision to make as it can have a profound positive/negative upshot on how your child develops through childhood and therefore a huge consequence on that son/daughter as he or she passes into adulthood and thereafter.

So how do you select a unique school from the Brixton locale?

  • On occasion it is effortless if your child already has a sibling or siblings who will be at the school when your other child starts or elder siblings before attended the school.
  • Your proximity to the school.
  • You or your child has a disability. You may well need to send off your child to a specialised school to look after your loved one.
  • Religious Schools
  • Your offspring attended an associated nursery/primary/secondary school.
  • Entrance exam or selection test (grammar schools and other establishments go for a fraction of their pupils on scholastic ability)
  • Assessment or audition (if the school awards a specified number of places on the basis of aptitude for certain subjects)

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

On the surface of things - the worth 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 against one another from the Brixton locale. Of course as every person knows data 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
  • 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 results.

Ofsted is an legitimate body which writes reports on schools in the Brixton 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. Take into account your offspring is to be expected to attend a Brixton Primary or Brixton Secondary school for quite a few years, so it is imperative to recognize if a school is on the way up or down.

Using a schools official reports and results is a fine initial mode of weeding out the wheat from the chaff, after that it's fundamental you go and go to the potential new school on their open day. This is a fantastic means to find out more about the schools policies, its ethos and it will also allow you to put questions straight to the head of the school.