If you are part of the population that live in West London and have children, you are undoubtedly going to have to make decisions about which school you send your child(ren) to.
There are lots and lots of schools across West London so you need to make sure that the one you select is the best one for your child. Everyone will have different views and opinions of what makes a good school but please read our pointers below to give you a good base when it comes to taking a serious look at where they might be going for their education.
The first thing you need to do is make a list. Make a list of those schools that are within a commutable distance. Once you have a list you can then start to move on.
Next, after making your list you can start researching into each individual school. If you know people that have either been or sent their child(ren) there, have a word with them and get their views and opinions on them, and also take a look at any online reviews to see what people are saying. On top of this, you can then also have a look at the websites for each school to furnish yourself with more information and obtain details of the overall school performance when it comes to the grades obtained in their exams. This part of the process alone should then allow you to narrow down your list to those that you really want to continue looking at.
Once you’ve narrowed down your list you should look to speak with each respective school and find out when they are holding any open days or open evenings. Schools hold these events at regular periods throughout the academic year as it allows you the opportunity to take a look a them first-hand with the child(ren) in tow so you both get to see the set-up, take a look around all of the facilities, and meet some of the staff members across various departments that may end up teaching your child in the coming years. Speaking to the teachers can also help you as a parent gauge whether they are going to be right for your child.
So there we have it, above are a few pointers to help you select the best schools in West London for your child(ren). It should help you, and of course you can do as much or as little of the above as you like – it is purely there as a guide.
A great West London secondary school to begin your search, that offers an innovative & personalised curriculum is Park Academy West London so head on over and see what you think. You can contact them via email, or even give them a call, but take a look around their website and we are confident you will have a potential interest.