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Arundel Schools

Every year parents of children needing to go to a Arundel school in West Sussex for the first time, or moving up to a new school or college are having to make tough decisions on their child's impending education needs. Which school in Arundel should I place my son/daughter? It's a hard judgment to make as it can have a profound positive/negative upshot on how your child develops all through childhood and thus a massive effect on that offspring as he or she passes into adulthood and thereafter.

So how do you opt for a specific school from the Arundel region?

  • Now and then it is painless if your offspring already has a sibling or siblings who will be at the establishment 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 want to send off your child to a specialised school to look after your child.
  • Faith Schools
  • Your offspring went to 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 audition (if the establishment awards a certain number of places on the basis of aptitude for certain subjects)

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

On the surface of things - the value of a school is commonly 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 alongside one another from the Arundel area. Of course as every person knows data 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 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 official body which writes reports on schools in the Arundel area as well as the rest of the United Kingdom. In a nutshell these reports will disclose how the school is doing, as well as showing that the school is improving or not. Bear in mind your son/daughter is expected to attend a Arundel Primary or Arundel Secondary school for several years, so it is of the essence to know if a school is improving or not.

By a schools formal reports and results is a useful opening 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.