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Nairn Schools

Every year parents of children requiring to go to a Nairn school in Morayshire for the first time, or moving up to a new school or college are having to make tough decisions regarding their child's impending learning needs. Which school in Nairn should I place my son/daughter? It is a testing decision to make as it can have a profound positive/negative outcome on how your child develops for the duration of childhood and thus a huge consequence on that son/daughter as he or she passes into later life.

So how do you select a specific school from the Nairn locale?

  • From time to time it is effortless if your child 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 possibly require to send off your child to a specialised school to look after your offspring.
  • Faith Schools
  • Your child attended an associated nursery/primary/secondary school.
  • Entrance exam or selection test (grammar schools and other establishments select a percentage of their pupils on scholarly 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 characteristic of the school and the propinquity 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 excellence of a school is more often than not 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 Nairn region. Of course as everyone knows statistics 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
  • Different 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 authoritative body which writes reports on schools in the Nairn 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 child is likely to attend a Nairn Primary or Nairn Secondary school for some years, so it's of the essence to know if a school is improving or not.

Via a schools sanctioned reports and results is a useful early mode of weeding out the wheat from the chaff, after that it is very important you go and visit 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 allow you to put questions directly to the head of the school.