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Greenford Schools

Each year parents of kids requiring to go to a Greenford school in Middlesex for the first time, or moving up to a new school or college are having to make tough decisions regarding their child's upcoming education needs. Which school in Greenford should I locate my son/daughter? It's 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 colossal effect on that offspring as he or she passes into later life.

So how do you opt for a particular school from the Greenford locale?

  • Every now and then it is straightforward if your offspring 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 nearness to the school.
  • You or your child has a disability. You might need to send your child to a specialised school to cater for your loved one.
  • Faith Schools
  • Your son/daughter attended a connected nursery/primary/secondary school.
  • Entrance exam or selection test (grammar schools and some others decide on a percentage of their pupils on intellectual ability)
  • Assessment or interview (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 quality of the school and the closeness of the school to your home or work location, if it is easy to drop your child off in the mornings for example.

On the surface of things - the value of a school is regularly determined by results which are published each and every year in all of the usual newspapers. It's a simple matter of comparing one schools results next to one another from the Greenford vicinity. Of course as every person knows statistics are generally flawed to some degree or other. Children's results for a particular school may be twisted for lots of different reasons

  • Quality of intake to the school
  • Several 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 legitimate body which writes reports on schools in the Greenford area as well as the rest of the UK. In a nutshell these reports will express how the school is doing, as well as showing that the school is improving or not. Take into account your offspring is to be expected to attend a Greenford Primary or Greenford Secondary school for quite a few years, so it's significant to identify if a school is on the way up or down.

Via a schools Ofsted reports and results is a fine preliminary way of weeding out the wheat from the chaff, after that it's most important you go and go to see the potential new school on their open day. This is a good tactic 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.