Wombourne Schools

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Wombourne Schools

Every year parents of kids needing to go to a Wombourne school in Staffordshire for the first time, or moving up to a new school or college are having to make tough decisions on their child's future schooling requirements. Which school in Wombourne should I situate my offspring? It is a tough decision to make as it can have a profound positive/negative effect on how your child develops for the duration of childhood and consequently a huge effect on that offspring as he or she passes into adulthood and thereafter.

So how do you opt for a specific school from the Wombourne area?

  • Sometimes it is effortless if your child already has a sibling or siblings who will be at the school when your other child starts or older siblings before attended the school.
  • Your proximity to the school.
  • You or your child has a disability. You may possibly want to send your child to a specialised school to cater for your loved one.
  • Faith Schools
  • Your son/daughter went to an associated nursery/primary/secondary school.
  • Entrance exam or selection test (grammar schools and some others decide on a percentage of their pupils on academic ability)
  • Assessment or interview (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 excellence of the school and the closeness of the school to your home or work location, if it is straightforward to drop your child off in the mornings for instance.

On the surface of things - the quality 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 Wombourne 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

  • Condition of intake to the school
  • Different 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 formal body which writes reports on schools in the Wombourne area as well as the rest of the UK. In a nutshell these reports will reveal 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 Wombourne Primary or Wombourne Secondary school for quite a few years, so it is significant to realize if a school is on the way up or down.

By a schools bureaucrat reports and results is a nice early way of weeding out the wheat from the chaff, after that it's fundamental you go and go to the potential new school on their open day. This is a good tactic to find out more about the schools policies, its ethos and it will also allow you to put questions straight to the head of the school.