Biddulph Schools

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Biddulph Schools

Every year parents of children requiring to go to a Biddulph school in Staffordshire for the first time, or moving up to a new school or college are having to make tough decisions about their child's upcoming education requirements. Which school in Biddulph should I situate my child? It's a testing judgment to make as it can have a profound positive/negative consequence on how your child develops all through childhood and for that reason a gigantic consequence on that child as he or she passes into adulthood and thereafter.

So how do you opt for a particular school from the Biddulph area?

  • On occasion it is easy if your child already has a sibling or siblings who will be at the establishment when your other child starts or elder siblings in the past attended the school.
  • Your nearness to the school.
  • You or your child has a special education needs. You might require to send off your offspring to a specialised school to cater for your loved one.
  • Religious Schools
  • Your offspring went to an associated nursery/primary/secondary school.
  • Entry exam or selection test (grammar schools and other establishments select a proportion of their pupils on academic ability)
  • Assessment or audition (if the establishment awards a specified number of spaces on the basis of aptitude for selected subjects)

On the whole most parents decisions are based on the characteristic of the school and the proximity of the school to your locality or work location, if it's easy to drop your son/daughter off in the mornings for instance.

On the surface of things - the class of a school is ordinarily determined by results which are published each and every year in all of the regular newspapers. It's a simple matter of comparing one schools results next to one another from the Biddulph locale. 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 authoritative body which writes reports on schools in the Biddulph area as well as the rest of the UK. In a nutshell these reports will say how the school is doing, as well as showing that the school is improving or not. Bear in mind your child is likely to attend a Biddulph Primary or Biddulph Secondary school for some years, so it's significant to realize if a school is on the way up or down.

Using a schools Ofsted reports and results is a fine initial mode of weeding out the wheat from the chaff, after that it's vital you go and drop in on the potential new school on their open day. This is a good route 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.