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Each year parents of children requiring to go to a Morley school in West Yorkshire for the first time, or moving up to a new school or college are having to make tough decisions in relation to their child's impending education needs. Which school in Morley should I position my offspring? It's a hard decision to make as it can have a profound positive/negative end product on how your child develops all through childhood and thus a mammoth effect on that child as he or she passes into later life.

So how do you decide on a specific school from the Morley area?

  • At times it is effortless if your child 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 proximity to the school.
  • You or your child has a special education needs. You may require to send off your offspring to a specialised school to cater for your offspring.
  • Religious Schools
  • Your offspring went to a connected nursery/primary/secondary school.
  • Entry exam or selection test (grammar schools and other establishments go for a proportion of their pupils on academic ability)
  • Assessment or interview (if the establishment awards a certain number of places on the basis of aptitude for selected subjects)

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

On the surface of things - the class of a school is commonly determined by results which are published each and every year in all of the usual newspapers. It is a simple matter of comparing one schools results alongside one another from the Morley area. Of course as everybody 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

  • Condition of intake to the school
  • Several 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 legitimate body which writes reports on schools in the Morley area as well as the rest of the UK. In a nutshell these reports will say how the school is doing, as well as showing that the school is improving or not. Bear in mind your child is expected to attend a Morley Primary or Morley Secondary school for quite a few years, so it is important to recognize if a school is improving or not.

Using a schools bureaucrat reports and results is a useful opening mode of weeding out the wheat from the chaff, after that it's very important you go and pay a quick visit to 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 permit you to put questions straight to the head of the school.