Fareham Schools

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Fareham Schools

Every year parents of kids needing to go to a Fareham school in Hampshire for the first time, or moving up to a new school or college are having to make tough decisions as regards their child's impending schooling requirements. Which school in Fareham should I position my offspring? It is a testing judgment to make as it can have a profound positive/negative consequence on how your child develops through childhood and thus a huge consequence on that son/daughter as he or she passes into adulthood and thereafter.

So how do you select a specific school from the Fareham vicinity?

  • Now and then it is effortless if your child already has a sibling or siblings who will be at the establishment when your other child starts or grown-up siblings in the past attended the school.
  • Your proximity to the school.
  • You or your child has a special education needs. You may perhaps require to send your offspring to a specialised school to cater for your child.
  • Religious Schools
  • Your son/daughter attended a connected nursery/primary/secondary school.
  • Entry exam or selection test (grammar schools and some others choose a proportion of their pupils on academic ability)
  • Assessment or interview (if the establishment awards a precise number of places on the basis of aptitude for selected subjects)

On the whole most parents decisions are based on the quality of the school and the closeness of the school to your home or work location, if it's straightforward to drop your son/daughter off in the mornings for example.

On the surface of things - the class of a school is generally determined by results which are available each and every year in all of the usual newspapers. It is a simple matter of comparing one schools results against one another from the Fareham vicinity. Of course as every person 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
  • Several 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 formal body which writes reports on schools in the Fareham 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 offspring is to be expected to attend a Fareham Primary or Fareham Secondary school for a number of years, so it is imperative to identify if a school is improving or not.

By a schools Ofsted reports and results is a fine preliminary way of weeding out the wheat from the chaff, after that it's vital you go and pay a quick visit to the potential new school on their open day. This is a fantastic tactic to find out more about the schools policies, its philosophy and it will also allow you to put questions directly to the head of the school.