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Wednesbury Schools

Every year parents of kids requiring to go to a Wednesbury school in West Midlands for the first time, or moving up to a new school or college are having to make tough decisions as regards their child's future learning requirements. Which school in Wednesbury should I put my son/daughter? It's a difficult judgment to make as it can have a profound positive/negative upshot on how your child develops during childhood and as a result a huge consequence on that son/daughter as he or she passes into later life.

So how do you choose a unique school from the Wednesbury locale?

  • On occasion it is painless if your child already has a sibling or siblings who will be at the school when your other child starts or older siblings in the past attended the school.
  • Your proximity to the school.
  • You or your child has a disability. You may perhaps require to send your offspring to a specialised school to look after your child.
  • Religious Schools
  • Your son/daughter attended a connected nursery/primary/secondary school.
  • Entry exam or selection test (grammar schools and some others decide on a proportion of their pupils on academic 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 proximity of the school to your locality or work location, if it's easy to drop your child off in the mornings for example.

On the surface of things - the characteristic of a school is ordinarily determined by results which are available each and every year in all of the standard newspapers. It is a simple matter of comparing one schools results next to one another from the Wednesbury region. Of course as everyone 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
  • 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 performance.

Ofsted is an authoritative body which writes reports on schools in the Wednesbury area as well as the rest of the UK. In a nutshell these reports will voice how the school is doing, as well as showing that the school is improving or not. Remember your offspring is likely to attend a Wednesbury Primary or Wednesbury Secondary school for a number of years, so it's imperative to know if a school is on the way up or down.

Via a schools bureaucrat reports and results is a useful initial mode of weeding out the wheat from the chaff, after that it's vital you go and visit the potential new school on their open day. This is a fantastic means 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.