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Avebury Schools

Each year parents of children needing to go to a Avebury school in Wiltshire 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 upcoming schooling requirements. Which school in Avebury should I locate my offspring? It's a hard judgment to make as it can have a profound positive/negative consequence on how your child develops for the duration of childhood and consequently a massive effect on that child as he or she passes into adulthood and thereafter.

So how do you decide upon a unique school from the Avebury area?

  • Occasionally it is effortless if your child already has a sibling or siblings who will be at the school when your other child starts or older siblings before attended the school.
  • Your closeness to the school.
  • You or your child has a disability. You may well want to send off your child to a specialised school to cater for your loved one.
  • Religious Schools
  • Your child went to an associated nursery/primary/secondary school.
  • Entrance exam or selection test (grammar schools and some others choose a proportion of their pupils on intellectual ability)
  • Assessment or interview (if the establishment 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 closeness of the school to your location or work location, if it is easy to drop your son/daughter off in the mornings for example.

On the surface of things - the quality of a school is as a rule 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 against one another from the Avebury 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

  • Condition 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 performance.

Ofsted is an formal body which writes reports on schools in the Avebury area as well as the rest of the United Kingdom. In a nutshell these reports will say how the school is doing, as well as showing that the school is improving or not. Consider your son/daughter is to be expected to attend a Avebury Primary or Avebury Secondary school for quite a few years, so it's imperative to recognize if a school is improving or not.

Via a schools Ofsted reports and results is a fine preliminary way of weeding out the wheat from the chaff, after that it's most important you go and pay a visit to the potential new school on their open day. This is a fantastic way 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.