Knaphill Schools

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Knaphill Schools

Every year parents of children requiring to go to a Knaphill school in Surrey for the first time, or moving up to a new school or college are having to make tough decisions regarding their child's impending schooling needs. Which school in Knaphill should I put my child? It is a hard judgment to make as it can have a profound positive/negative consequence on how your child develops during childhood and therefore a colossal effect on that son/daughter as he or she passes into adulthood and thereafter.

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

  • On occasion it is easy 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 special education needs. You may well require to send your offspring to a specialised school to look after your loved one.
  • Religious Schools
  • Your offspring attended an associated nursery/primary/secondary school.
  • Entrance exam or selection test (grammar schools and some others go for a fraction of their pupils on intellectual 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 excellence of the school and the nearness of the school to your locality or work location, if it's easy to drop your son/daughter off in the mornings for example.

On the surface of things - the quality of a school is more often than not determined by results which are available each and every year in all of the regular newspapers. It's a simple matter of comparing one schools results alongside one another from the Knaphill area. Of course as every person knows stats are generally flawed to some degree or other. Kids results for a particular school may be twisted for lots of different reasons

  • Quality of intake to the school
  • Separate Examination 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 formal body which writes reports on schools in the Knaphill area as well as the rest of the United Kingdom. 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 offspring is liable to attend a Knaphill Primary or Knaphill Secondary school for a number of years, so it is important to realize if a school is on the way up or down.

By a schools Ofsted reports and results is a fine early way of weeding out the wheat from the chaff, after that it's vital you go and pay a visit to the potential new school on their open day. This is a great way to find out more about the schools policies, its culture and it will also permit you to put questions straight to the head of the school.