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Oundle Schools

Each year parents of children needing to go to a Oundle school in Northamptonshire for the first time, or moving up to a new school or college are having to make tough decisions as regards their child's impending education requirements. Which school in Oundle should I locate my son/daughter? It's a testing judgment to make as it can have a profound positive/negative upshot on how your child develops through childhood and consequently a huge consequence on that son/daughter as he or she passes into adulthood and thereafter.

So how do you select a unique school from the Oundle region?

  • On occasion it is effortless if your son/daughter already has a sibling or siblings who will be at the school when your other child starts or older siblings previously attended the school.
  • Your nearness to the school.
  • You or your child has a disability. You may well need to send your offspring to a specialised school to cater for your child.
  • 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 proportion of their pupils on scholarly ability)
  • Assessment or interview (if the establishment awards a certain number of spaces on the basis of aptitude for selected subjects)

On the whole most parents decisions are based on the quality of the school and the proximity of the school to your locality or work location, if it's straightforward to drop your child off in the mornings for instance.

On the surface of things - the worth of a school is habitually determined by results which are available each and every year in all of the regular newspapers. It's a simple matter of comparing one schools results next to one another from the Oundle vicinity. Of course as everybody 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
  • 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 results.

Ofsted is an bureaucratic body which writes reports on schools in the Oundle 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. Take into account your offspring is likely to attend a Oundle Primary or Oundle Secondary school for a number of years, so it's important to identify if a school is on the way up or down.

Via a schools official reports and results is a fine early way of weeding out the wheat from the chaff, after that it is imperative you go and drop in on the potential new school on their open day. This is a great 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.