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Ealing Schools

Every year parents of children needing to go to a Ealing school in Greater London for the first time, or moving up to a new school or college are having to make tough decisions on their child's future education requirements. Which school in Ealing should I position my child? It's a testing decision to make as it can have a profound positive/negative effect on how your child develops during childhood and thus a gigantic consequence on that child as he or she passes into adulthood and thereafter.

So how do you decide upon a particular school from the Ealing area?

  • At times it is straightforward if your child already has a sibling or siblings who will be at the school when your other child starts or elder siblings earlier attended the school.
  • Your nearness to the school.
  • You or your child has a special education needs. You might need to send off your offspring to a specialised school to cater for your loved one.
  • Religious Schools
  • Your son/daughter went to an associated nursery/primary/secondary school.
  • Entry exam or selection test (grammar schools and other establishments choose a percentage of their pupils on scholarly ability)
  • Assessment or interview (if the establishment awards a specified number of spaces on the basis of aptitude for certain subjects)

On the whole most parents decisions are based on the characteristic 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 excellence of a school is frequently determined by results which are available each and every year in all of the regular newspapers. It is a simple matter of comparing one schools results next to one another from the Ealing locale. 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
  • 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 bureaucratic body which writes reports on schools in the Ealing area as well as the rest of the UK. In a nutshell these reports will declare how the school is doing, as well as showing that the school is improving or not. Bear in mind your son/daughter is expected to attend a Ealing Primary or Ealing Secondary school for quite a few years, so it is imperative to identify if a school is improving or not.

Via a schools formal reports and results is a useful early mode of weeding out the wheat from the chaff, after that it's imperative you go and go to the potential new school on their open day. This is a good method to find out more about the schools policies, its culture and it will also permit you to put questions directly to the head of the school.