Broughton Astley Schools

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Broughton Astley Schools

Every year parents of children needing to go to a Broughton Astley school in Leicestershire 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 impending schooling needs. Which school in Broughton Astley should I place my offspring? It is a testing choice to make as it can have a profound positive/negative upshot on how your child develops during childhood and for that reason a mammoth consequence on that offspring as he or she passes into maturity.

So how do you decide upon a unique school from the Broughton Astley region?

  • Every now and then it is effortless if your offspring already has a sibling or siblings who will be at the school when your other child starts or elder siblings in the past attended the school.
  • Your location to the school.
  • You or your child has a disability. You might require to send your offspring to a specialised school to look after your loved one.
  • Religious Schools
  • Your child attended a connected nursery/primary/secondary school.
  • Entry exam or selection test (grammar schools and other establishments choose a fraction of their pupils on scholastic ability)
  • Assessment or interview (if the establishment awards a certain number of places on the basis of aptitude for selected subjects)

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

On the surface of things - the class of a school is usually determined by results which are available each and every year in all of the standard newspapers. It's a simple matter of comparing one schools results next to one another from the Broughton Astley region. 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

  • Quality 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 performance.

Ofsted is an formal body which writes reports on schools in the Broughton Astley 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. Remember your offspring is likely to attend a Broughton Astley Primary or Broughton Astley Secondary school for a number of years, so it is significant to know if a school is on the way up or down.

Using a schools sanctioned reports and results is a fine early way of weeding out the wheat from the chaff, after that it is most important you go and go to the potential new school on their open day. This is a fantastic way to find out more about the schools policies, its philosophy and it will also permit you to put questions directly to the head of the school.