Lurgashall Schools

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Lurgashall Schools

Every year parents of children requiring to go to a Lurgashall school in West Sussex 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 education requirements. Which school in Lurgashall should I locate my son/daughter? It is a testing choice to make as it can have a profound positive/negative upshot on how your child develops through childhood and thus a colossal consequence on that son/daughter as he or she passes into adulthood and thereafter.

So how do you decide on a specific school from the Lurgashall vicinity?

  • Every 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 elder siblings in the past attended the school.
  • Your nearness to the school.
  • You or your child has a disability. You might need to send your child to a specialised school to look after your loved one.
  • Religious Schools
  • Your offspring went to a linked nursery/primary/secondary school.
  • Entrance exam or selection test (grammar schools and some others go for a fraction of their pupils on scholastic ability)
  • Assessment or interview (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 quality of the school and the proximity 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 quality of a school is customarily determined by results which are published each and every year in all of the standard newspapers. It is a simple matter of comparing one schools results against one another from the Lurgashall area. Of course as every person knows statistics are generally flawed to some degree or other. Children's results for a particular school may be twisted for lots of different reasons

  • Class 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 results.

Ofsted is an official body which writes reports on schools in the Lurgashall area as well as the rest of the United Kingdom. In a nutshell these reports will voice how the school is doing, as well as showing that the school is improving or not. Bear in mind your offspring is likely to attend a Lurgashall Primary or Lurgashall Secondary school for some years, so it's important to recognize if a school is on the way up or down.

By a schools Ofsted reports and results is a good preliminary way of weeding out the wheat from the chaff, after that it is fundamental you go and go to see the potential new school on their open day. This is a good way 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.