Trowbridge Schools

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Trowbridge Schools

Each year parents of children requiring to go to a Trowbridge school in Wiltshire for the first time, or moving up to a new school or college are having to make tough decisions regarding their child's forthcoming schooling needs. Which school in Trowbridge should I place my son/daughter? It's a difficult choice to make as it can have a profound positive/negative effect on how your child develops for the duration of childhood and as a result a huge consequence on that son/daughter as he or she passes into maturity.

So how do you decide on a specific school from the Trowbridge locale?

  • At times it is effortless if your son/daughter already has a sibling or siblings who will be at the establishment when your other child starts or grown-up siblings in the past attended the school.
  • Your nearness to the school.
  • You or your child has a disability. You may possibly need to send your child to a specialised school to cater for your offspring.
  • Faith Schools
  • Your son/daughter attended an associated nursery/primary/secondary school.
  • Entry exam or selection test (grammar schools and other establishments decide on a quantity of their pupils on intellectual 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 excellence of the school and the closeness of the school to your locality or work location, if it is easy to drop your offspring off in the mornings for example.

On the surface of things - the value of a school is habitually determined by results which are available each and every year in all of the standard newspapers. It's a simple matter of comparing one schools results alongside one another from the Trowbridge area. Of course as everyone 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
  • Different 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 bureaucratic body which writes reports on schools in the Trowbridge 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. Take into account your child is expected to attend a Trowbridge Primary or Trowbridge Secondary school for several years, so it's of the essence to recognize if a school is improving or not.

By a schools formal reports and results is a nice preliminary mode of weeding out the wheat from the chaff, after that it's vital you go and go to the potential new school on their open day. This is a great tactic to find out more about the schools policies, its philosophy and it will also permit you to put questions straight to the head of the school.