Abbey Hey Schools

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Abbey Hey Schools

Every year parents of children needing to go to a Abbey Hey school in Greater Manchester for the first time, or moving up to a new school or college are having to make tough decisions on the subject of their child's forthcoming learning needs. Which school in Abbey Hey should I locate my child? It's a hard choice to make as it can have a profound positive/negative consequence on how your child develops through childhood and for that reason a huge consequence on that child as he or she passes into adulthood and thereafter.

So how do you decide on a unique school from the Abbey Hey vicinity?

  • Occasionally it is straightforward 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 in the past attended the school.
  • Your location to the school.
  • You or your child has a special education needs. You may perhaps want to send your offspring to a specialised school to cater for your loved one.
  • Faith Schools
  • Your son/daughter attended an associated nursery/primary/secondary school.
  • Entrance exam or selection test (grammar schools and some others go for a proportion 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 excellence of the school and the propinquity of the school to your locality or work location, if it is straightforward to drop your son/daughter off in the mornings for instance.

On the surface of things - the characteristic of a school is as a rule determined by results which are published each and every year in all of the standard newspapers. It is a simple matter of comparing one schools results against one another from the Abbey Hey vicinity. Of course as everybody knows statistics 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
  • Several 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 formal body which writes reports on schools in the Abbey Hey 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. Remember your son/daughter is expected to attend a Abbey Hey Primary or Abbey Hey Secondary school for several years, so it's imperative to identify if a school is on the way up or down.

Via 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 go to see the potential new school on their open day. This is a good 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.