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Weybridge Schools

Each year parents of children requiring to go to a Weybridge school in Surrey 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 upcoming education needs. Which school in Weybridge should I position my son/daughter? It's a tough choice to make as it can have a profound positive/negative consequence on how your child develops all through childhood and consequently a gigantic consequence on that child as he or she passes into maturity.

So how do you choose a particular school from the Weybridge vicinity?

  • Occasionally it is effortless if your offspring already has a sibling or siblings who will be at the school when your other child starts or grown-up siblings before attended the school.
  • Your proximity to the school.
  • You or your child has a disability. You may perhaps want to send off your offspring to a specialised school to cater for your loved one.
  • Religious Schools
  • Your offspring went to a connected nursery/primary/secondary school.
  • Entry exam or selection test (grammar schools and some others go for a percentage of their pupils on intellectual ability)
  • Assessment or audition (if the establishment awards a certain 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 propinquity of the school to your location or work location, if it is easy to drop your offspring off in the mornings for example.

On the surface of things - the excellence of a school is more often than not determined by results which are available each and every year in all of the usual newspapers. It's a simple matter of comparing one schools results against one another from the Weybridge area. Of course as everybody knows statistics 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 Weybridge 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. Remember your child is liable to attend a Weybridge Primary or Weybridge Secondary school for several years, so it's significant to recognize if a school is on the way up or down.

By a schools formal reports and results is a nice opening mode of weeding out the wheat from the chaff, after that it is very important you go and call on the potential new school on their open day. This is a good means to find out more about the schools policies, its culture and it will also allow you to put questions straight to the head of the school.