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Corby Schools

Every year parents of children requiring to go to a Corby school in Northamptonshire for the first time, or moving up to a new school or college are having to make tough decisions regarding their child's forthcoming education needs. Which school in Corby should I put my offspring? It is a tough judgment to make as it can have a profound positive/negative end product on how your child develops for the duration of childhood and thus a mammoth effect on that child as he or she passes into maturity.

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

  • On occasion it is painless if your son/daughter already has a sibling or siblings who will be at the establishment when your other child starts or elder siblings earlier attended the school.
  • Your proximity to the school.
  • You or your child has a disability. You may possibly need to send off your child to a specialised school to look after your loved one.
  • Religious Schools
  • Your son/daughter attended a linked nursery/primary/secondary school.
  • Entrance exam or selection test (grammar schools and other establishments select a percentage of their pupils on intellectual ability)
  • Assessment or audition (if the school awards a specified number of spaces on the basis of aptitude for certain subjects)

On the whole most parents decisions are based on the excellence of the school and the proximity of the school to your location or work location, if it's easy to drop your offspring off in the mornings for example.

On the surface of things - the value of a school is as a rule 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 Corby area. Of course as everybody knows data are generally flawed to some degree or other. Children's results for a particular school may be twisted for lots of different reasons

  • Condition 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 performance.

Ofsted is an authoritative body which writes reports on schools in the Corby 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. Take into account your offspring is expected to attend a Corby Primary or Corby Secondary school for a number of years, so it is significant to realize if a school is improving or not.

Via a schools formal reports and results is a fine early mode of weeding out the wheat from the chaff, after that it is most important you go and pay a visit to the potential new school on their open day. This is a great tactic to find out more about the schools policies, its ethos and it will also allow you to put questions straight to the head of the school.