Long Hanborough Schools

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Long Hanborough Schools

Every year parents of children needing to go to a Long Hanborough school in Oxfordshire for the first time, or moving up to a new school or college are having to make tough decisions on their child's forthcoming learning requirements. Which school in Long Hanborough should I put my son/daughter? It is a difficult choice to make as it can have a profound positive/negative outcome on how your child develops during childhood and as a result a huge consequence on that son/daughter as he or she passes into later life.

So how do you select a particular school from the Long Hanborough vicinity?

  • Sometimes it is painless if your child already has a sibling or siblings who will be at the establishment when your other child starts or grown-up siblings before attended the school.
  • Your location to the school.
  • You or your child has a special education needs. You may well want to send off your offspring to a specialised school to look after your offspring.
  • Faith Schools
  • Your son/daughter attended a linked nursery/primary/secondary school.
  • Entry exam or selection test (grammar schools and other establishments go for a proportion of their pupils on scholastic 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 characteristic of the school and the nearness 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 Long Hanborough area. Of course as everyone 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
  • Several Exam 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 bureaucratic body which writes reports on schools in the Long Hanborough area as well as the rest of the United Kingdom. In a nutshell these reports will voice how the school is doing, as well as showing that the school is improving or not. Consider your offspring is to be expected to attend a Long Hanborough Primary or Long Hanborough Secondary school for some years, so it is of the essence to realize if a school is on the way up or down.

Using a schools bureaucrat reports and results is a useful preliminary mode of weeding out the wheat from the chaff, after that it's fundamental you go and go to see the potential new school on their open day. This is a good system to find out more about the schools policies, its philosophy and it will also permit you to put questions directly to the head of the school.