HOW TO CHOOSE A RIGHT SCHOOL FOR YOUR CHILD

Choosing a right school for your child is one of the most vital step for a child’s development. How do you pick the best school for your child? The following sections have questions for you to consider, with workspace for you to write down your thoughts, as you go through the process of choosing a school for your child. Remember, you are looking for a school that will make the educational experience for your child and you as rewarding as possible.

Here are four steps for selecting the school that is right for your child:

Step 1: Consider your child & your family

Start your search for the best school by thinking about what you want a school to do for your child. After all, you know your son or daughter better than anyone else does.

Your child’s needs

Your child’s learning style

Location of school

Step 2: Gather information about schools

Along with the schools’ curricula and philosophy, you will want to know about school policies and services. Parents may also wish to consider the after-school programs a school offers, for example, sports, clubs, tutoring, or academic enrichment.

Curriculum

Approach to learning

Academic performance

Step 3: Visit and observe schools

Contact the schools you are interested in and make an appointment for a visit. If possible, tour the schools during regular school hours and visit few classes. A good way to have your questions answered is to schedule an appointment with the school principal. Listen closely to what teachers say about the school. The teachers will be the adults closest to your child, and you will want to know if they are well prepared, dedicated and happy in their work.

Culture

Principal

Teachers

Reputation

Step 4: Apply to the schools you choose

Admissions processes can vary. It would be helpful to learn about admissions criteria for the schools. You will want to double check to be sure you have accurate information on when and how to apply.

Congratulations on all the planning you have done to reach this point. Your child will benefit tremendously from your active concern and involvement with his or her education. By staying involved in your child’s education, encouraging your child to work hard, and providing additional opportunities to learn at home and in the community, you can help your child go further still. Remember it is your right, as well as your responsibility, to seek the very best education for your son or daughter.

Devina Shrestha
Principal- Corona School
Banasthali

 

 

 

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