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Romsey Schools

Every year parents of kids needing to go to a Romsey 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 Romsey should I position my child? It is a tough choice to make as it can have a profound positive/negative effect on how your child develops throughout childhood and as a result a massive consequence on that offspring as he or she passes into maturity.

So how do you decide on a particular school from the Romsey locale?

  • On occasion it is painless if your child already has a sibling or siblings who will be at the school when your other child starts or older siblings earlier attended the school.
  • Your nearness to the school.
  • You or your child has a special education needs. You may well need to send your child to a specialised school to look after your child.
  • Religious Schools
  • Your child attended a connected nursery/primary/secondary school.
  • Entry exam or selection test (grammar schools and some others select a percentage 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 excellence of the school and the propinquity of the school to your locality or work location, if it is easy to drop your child off in the mornings for example.

On the surface of things - the characteristic of a school is frequently determined by results which are published each and every year in all of the usual newspapers. It is a simple matter of comparing one schools results next to one another from the Romsey area. Of course as everyone knows data are generally flawed to some degree or other. Kids results for a particular school may be twisted for lots of different reasons

  • Class 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 results.

Ofsted is an authoritative body which writes reports on schools in the Romsey area as well as the rest of the UK. In a nutshell these reports will voice how the school is doing, as well as showing that the school is improving or not. Consider your son/daughter is to be expected to attend a Romsey Primary or Romsey Secondary school for quite a few years, so it's important to identify if a school is improving or not.

Using a schools Ofsted reports and results is a decent preliminary way of weeding out the wheat from the chaff, after that it's very important you go and pay a quick visit to the potential new school on their open day. This is a great technique 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.