Researching Schools

What are some good online resources for determining the best schools in an area?
11:29 Wed 10th Jan 2007
 
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Machecoul
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Primary or Secondary?

http://www.upmystreet.com gives information about schools in various areas. http://www.direct.gov.uk/EducationAndLearning/ Schools/ChoosingASchool/ChoosingASchoolArticle s/fs/en?CONTENT_ID=4016364&chk=Z7verR

They usually link to various other websites.

Best option would be to make a shorlist based on...
13:23 Sat 13th Jan 2007 Go To Best Answer

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Primary or Secondary?

http://www.upmystreet.com gives information about schools in various areas. http://www.direct.gov.uk/EducationAndLearning/ Schools/ChoosingASchool/ChoosingASchoolArticle s/fs/en?CONTENT_ID=4016364&chk=Z7verR

They usually link to various other websites.

Best option would be to make a shorlist based on whatever criteria you think is important - and go and visit them. SATs results don't tell the whole picture.
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That's great thanks.

I was looking for secondary schools in Surrey. I found some good info on County Council site:

http://www.surreycc.gov.uk/education/schools.n sf/webpagesall/Surrey+Maintained+Schools?OpenD ocument

It provides a search engine that gives a list of schools in the county, along with links to their Ofsted reports.
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