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Chinnor Schools

Every year parents of kids needing to go to a Chinnor school in Oxfordshire for the first time, or moving up to a new school or college are having to make tough decisions regarding their child's upcoming schooling needs. Which school in Chinnor should I place my son/daughter? It is a tough decision to make as it can have a profound positive/negative effect on how your child develops throughout childhood and thus a huge effect on that child as he or she passes into adulthood and thereafter.

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

  • Every so often it is simple 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 proximity to the school.
  • You or your child has a special education needs. You may well require to send off your offspring to a specialised school to cater for your loved one.
  • Religious Schools
  • Your offspring attended a connected nursery/primary/secondary school.
  • Entry exam or selection test (grammar schools and other establishments choose a fraction of their pupils on scholarly ability)
  • Assessment or interview (if the school awards a precise number of spaces on the basis of aptitude for certain subjects)

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

On the surface of things - the excellence of a school is usually determined by results which are published each and every year in all of the regular newspapers. It is a simple matter of comparing one schools results against one another from the Chinnor locale. Of course as everybody 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
  • 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 formal body which writes reports on schools in the Chinnor area as well as the rest of the United Kingdom. In a nutshell these reports will disclose how the school is doing, as well as showing that the school is improving or not. Remember your son/daughter is to be expected to attend a Chinnor Primary or Chinnor Secondary school for several years, so it's important to recognize if a school is improving or not.

By a schools sanctioned reports and results is a useful initial way of weeding out the wheat from the chaff, after that it is very important you go and go to see 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 directly to the head of the school.