Beadnell Schools

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Beadnell Schools

Every year parents of children requiring to go to a Beadnell school in Northumberland for the first time, or moving up to a new school or college are having to make tough decisions regarding their child's future education needs. Which school in Beadnell should I position my child? It is a hard judgment to make as it can have a profound positive/negative consequence on how your child develops throughout childhood and as a result a colossal effect on that offspring as he or she passes into adulthood and thereafter.

So how do you decide on a particular school from the Beadnell vicinity?

  • From time to time it is straightforward if your son/daughter already has a sibling or siblings who will be at the establishment when your other child starts or elder siblings before attended the school.
  • Your proximity to the school.
  • You or your child has a special education needs. You might need to send off your child to a specialised school to cater for your offspring.
  • Faith Schools
  • Your son/daughter attended an associated nursery/primary/secondary school.
  • Entry exam or selection test (grammar schools and other establishments select a fraction of their pupils on scholastic ability)
  • Assessment or interview (if the school awards a certain number of places 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 locality or work location, if it's straightforward to drop your child off in the mornings for example.

On the surface of things - the worth of a school is regularly determined by results which are published each and every year in all of the usual newspapers. It is a simple matter of comparing one schools results next to one another from the Beadnell region. Of course as everybody 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

  • Class of intake to the school
  • Different 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 official body which writes reports on schools in the Beadnell area as well as the rest of the United Kingdom. In a nutshell these reports will declare how the school is doing, as well as showing that the school is improving or not. Consider your son/daughter is to be expected to attend a Beadnell Primary or Beadnell Secondary school for some years, so it is of the essence to identify if a school is on the way up or down.

Using a schools Ofsted reports and results is a nice initial way 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 route to find out more about the schools policies, its culture and it will also allow you to put questions straight to the head of the school.