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Wednesfield Schools

Every year parents of kids requiring to go to a Wednesfield school in West Midlands for the first time, or moving up to a new school or college are having to make tough decisions about their child's future schooling needs. Which school in Wednesfield should I locate my son/daughter? It is a difficult judgment to make as it can have a profound positive/negative effect on how your child develops for the duration of childhood and thus a huge consequence on that offspring as he or she passes into maturity.

So how do you decide on a unique school from the Wednesfield region?

  • At times 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 in the past attended the school.
  • Your closeness to the school.
  • You or your child has a disability. You may perhaps want to send off your offspring to a specialised school to look after your offspring.
  • Faith Schools
  • Your son/daughter attended a connected nursery/primary/secondary school.
  • Entry exam or selection test (grammar schools and other establishments decide on a proportion of their pupils on scholastic ability)
  • Assessment or audition (if the establishment awards a precise number of spaces on the basis of aptitude for certain subjects)

On the whole most parents decisions are based on the excellence of the school and the nearness of the school to your location or work location, if it's easy to drop your offspring off in the mornings for instance.

On the surface of things - the value of a school is generally determined by results which are published each and every year in all of the usual newspapers. It's a simple matter of comparing one schools results next to one another from the Wednesfield area. Of course as everyone knows statistics are generally flawed to some degree or other. Kids results for a particular school may be twisted for lots of different reasons

  • Condition 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 results.

Ofsted is an authoritative body which writes reports on schools in the Wednesfield area as well as the rest of the United Kingdom. In a nutshell these reports will declare how the school is doing, as well as showing that the school is improving or not. Remember your child is liable to attend a Wednesfield Primary or Wednesfield Secondary school for quite a few years, so it's of the essence to know if a school is on the way up or down.

Via a schools Ofsted reports and results is a good initial way of weeding out the wheat from the chaff, after that it is most important you go and pay a visit to the potential new school on their open day. This is a good means to find out more about the schools policies, its ethos and it will also allow you to put questions directly to the head of the school.