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Madeley Schools

Every year parents of kids requiring to go to a Madeley school in Shropshire for the first time, or moving up to a new school or college are having to make tough decisions as regards their child's future education requirements. Which school in Madeley should I situate my offspring? It is a difficult judgment to make as it can have a profound positive/negative consequence on how your child develops through childhood and as a result a huge effect on that child as he or she passes into adulthood and thereafter.

So how do you decide on a unique school from the Madeley region?

  • Occasionally it is effortless if your offspring already has a sibling or siblings who will be at the establishment when your other child starts or grown-up siblings in the past attended the school.
  • Your nearness to the school.
  • You or your child has a disability. You may well need to send off your offspring to a specialised school to cater for your offspring.
  • Religious Schools
  • Your child attended an associated nursery/primary/secondary school.
  • Entrance exam or selection test (grammar schools and other establishments select a fraction of their pupils on academic 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 locality or work location, if it's straightforward to drop your child off in the mornings for example.

On the surface of things - the excellence of a school is customarily determined by results which are available each and every year in all of the standard newspapers. It is a simple matter of comparing one schools results next to one another from the Madeley region. Of course as everybody knows stats 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
  • 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 results.

Ofsted is an legitimate body which writes reports on schools in the Madeley 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 to be expected to attend a Madeley Primary or Madeley Secondary school for quite a few years, so it is imperative to know if a school is on the way up or down.

By a schools Ofsted reports and results is a useful preliminary mode of weeding out the wheat from the chaff, after that it is fundamental you go and pay a quick visit to the potential new school on their open day. This is a good tactic 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.