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Sudbury Schools

Every year parents of children requiring to go to a Sudbury school in Suffolk for the first time, or moving up to a new school or college are having to make tough decisions on the subject of their child's forthcoming education requirements. Which school in Sudbury should I locate my son/daughter? It's a tough judgment to make as it can have a profound positive/negative consequence on how your child develops throughout childhood and consequently a huge effect on that child as he or she passes into maturity.

So how do you opt for a unique school from the Sudbury region?

  • Every so often it is simple if your son/daughter already has a sibling or siblings who will be at the establishment when your other child starts or older siblings earlier attended the school.
  • Your proximity to the school.
  • You or your child has a disability. You might want to send off your offspring to a specialised school to cater for your offspring.
  • Faith Schools
  • Your child attended a connected nursery/primary/secondary school.
  • Entry exam or selection test (grammar schools and other establishments decide on a fraction of their pupils on intellectual ability)
  • Assessment or interview (if the school awards a precise number of places 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 location or work location, if it's easy to drop your child off in the mornings for example.

On the surface of things - the class of a school is by and large determined by results which are published each and every year in all of the usual newspapers. It is a simple matter of comparing one schools results against one another from the Sudbury vicinity. Of course as every person 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 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 official body which writes reports on schools in the Sudbury 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. Consider your offspring is to be expected to attend a Sudbury Primary or Sudbury Secondary school for quite a few years, so it's important to know if a school is on the way up or down.

Via a schools bureaucrat reports and results is a useful opening mode 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 good way to find out more about the schools policies, its ethos and it will also permit you to put questions directly to the head of the school.