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Virginia Water Schools

Every year parents of kids needing to go to a Virginia Water 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 future learning requirements. Which school in Virginia Water should I put my offspring? It is a difficult choice to make as it can have a profound positive/negative consequence on how your child develops through childhood and therefore a huge effect on that son/daughter as he or she passes into maturity.

So how do you select a specific school from the Virginia Water region?

  • On occasion it is painless if your offspring already has a sibling or siblings who will be at the school when your other child starts or older siblings previously attended the school.
  • Your nearness to the school.
  • You or your child has a special education needs. You may well want to send your child to a specialised school to cater for your loved one.
  • Religious Schools
  • Your son/daughter attended a linked nursery/primary/secondary school.
  • Entrance exam or selection test (grammar schools and other establishments go for a fraction of their pupils on scholarly 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 propinquity of the school to your locality or work location, if it is straightforward to drop your son/daughter off in the mornings for example.

On the surface of things - the characteristic of a school is as a rule determined by results which are published each and every year in all of the standard newspapers. It's a simple matter of comparing one schools results alongside one another from the Virginia Water area. Of course as every person knows data are generally flawed to some degree or other. Children's 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 Virginia Water 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. Remember your son/daughter is to be expected to attend a Virginia Water Primary or Virginia Water Secondary school for several years, so it is of the essence to recognize if a school is improving or not.

Via a schools formal reports and results is a decent initial mode of weeding out the wheat from the chaff, after that it is very important you go and pay a quick visit to the potential new school on their open day. This is a great technique 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.