West Haddon Schools

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West Haddon Schools

Each year parents of children needing to go to a West Haddon 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 impending education needs. Which school in West Haddon should I position my offspring? It is a difficult judgment to make as it can have a profound positive/negative end product on how your child develops through childhood and therefore a gigantic consequence on that child as he or she passes into later life.

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

  • Now and then it is easy if your son/daughter already has a sibling or siblings who will be at the school when your other child starts or grown-up siblings earlier attended the school.
  • Your closeness to the school.
  • You or your child has a special education needs. You may well require to send off your child to a specialised school to look after your offspring.
  • Religious Schools
  • Your offspring attended an associated nursery/primary/secondary school.
  • Entrance exam or selection test (grammar schools and some others select a percentage of their pupils on intellectual ability)
  • Assessment or audition (if the school 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 nearness of the school to your location or work location, if it's easy to drop your son/daughter off in the mornings for example.

On the surface of things - the class of a school is habitually determined by results which are published each and every year in all of the standard newspapers. It's a simple matter of comparing one schools results alongside one another from the West Haddon locale. 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

  • Condition 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 performance.

Ofsted is an official body which writes reports on schools in the West Haddon 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. Consider your son/daughter is likely to attend a West Haddon Primary or West Haddon Secondary school for some years, so it is imperative to identify if a school is on the way up or down.

By a schools Ofsted reports and results is a fine early mode of weeding out the wheat from the chaff, after that it's fundamental you go and drop in on the potential new school on their open day. This is a fantastic system to find out more about the schools policies, its philosophy and it will also permit you to put questions straight to the head of the school.