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Bourne Schools

Every year parents of kids needing to go to a Bourne school in Lincolnshire for the first time, or moving up to a new school or college are having to make tough decisions as regards their child's forthcoming education needs. Which school in Bourne should I place my child? It is a hard decision to make as it can have a profound positive/negative end product on how your child develops throughout childhood and therefore a massive consequence on that child as he or she passes into later life.

So how do you choose a particular school from the Bourne locale?

  • From time to time it is easy if your offspring 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 closeness 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 loved one.
  • Religious Schools
  • Your offspring went to an associated nursery/primary/secondary school.
  • Entry exam or selection test (grammar schools and some others go for a proportion of their pupils on intellectual ability)
  • Assessment or interview (if the establishment awards a certain number of places on the basis of aptitude for certain subjects)

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

On the surface of things - the value of a school is customarily determined by results which are available 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 Bourne 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
  • Separate 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 Bourne area as well as the rest of the UK. In a nutshell these reports will disclose 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 Bourne Primary or Bourne Secondary school for some years, so it's of the essence to realize if a school is on the way up or down.

By a schools formal reports and results is a decent opening way of weeding out the wheat from the chaff, after that it's most important you go and drop in on the potential new school on their open day. This is a fantastic means to find out more about the schools policies, its culture and it will also allow you to put questions directly to the head of the school.