Hartley Wintney Schools

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Hartley Wintney Schools

Each year parents of kids needing to go to a Hartley Wintney 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 future learning needs. Which school in Hartley Wintney should I put my child? It is a tough choice to make as it can have a profound positive/negative consequence on how your child develops all through childhood and as a result a huge effect on that child as he or she passes into later life.

So how do you select a particular school from the Hartley Wintney area?

  • Now and then it is painless 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 disability. You may want to send your child to a specialised school to look after your offspring.
  • Religious Schools
  • Your child went to a linked nursery/primary/secondary school.
  • Entry exam or selection test (grammar schools and some others go for a percentage of their pupils on educational ability)
  • Assessment or audition (if the establishment awards a certain 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 propinquity of the school to your home or work location, if it is straightforward to drop your child off in the mornings for instance.

On the surface of things - the characteristic of a school is ordinarily 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 alongside one another from the Hartley Wintney region. Of course as everyone knows stats are generally flawed to some degree or other. Children's results for a particular school may be twisted for lots of different reasons

  • Class of intake to the school
  • Separate 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 results.

Ofsted is an official body which writes reports on schools in the Hartley Wintney area as well as the rest of the UK. In a nutshell these reports will say how the school is doing, as well as showing that the school is improving or not. Consider your son/daughter is expected to attend a Hartley Wintney Primary or Hartley Wintney Secondary school for some years, so it's of the essence to recognize if a school is improving or not.

By a schools official reports and results is a useful preliminary way of weeding out the wheat from the chaff, after that it is imperative you go and pay a visit to 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 permit you to put questions directly to the head of the school.