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Frequently asked questions asked by parents looking for the best schools near Southminster

How do I find out what schools are available around Southminster? 
There are some frighteningly frank websites for you to choose from. The Government one is compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk. You simply enter your location, perhaps Southminster, or another location and select primary schools or secondary schools. All the information parents need all there in percentages!

You could also try the paid for websites like www.schoolguide.co.uk. This one is quite cheap and you can pay monthly.

This is of course just the very first stage in selecting a school. You will to need see the videos on this page before even thinking of visiting the shortlist of schools on your list.

How do I find the state school catchment area in or around Southminster? 
If you just need to know your school catchment area try www.admissionsday.co.uk .If you are looking for exhaustive information on the schools as well go to www.goodschoolsguide.co.uk

How do I find out how good a school is?
You will absolutely have to visit the school. However, do look at the video below. For armed is to be fore warned!

Nursery Schools

What's the difference between nursery and preschool? 
Preschools usually work around a formal curriculum and trained teachers - making them a little more expensive! Nursery schools are usually a more relaxed learning environment and more flexible enrolment terms. They are also cheaper and vary greatly.

What age is a preschooler? Ages up to 4 is considered preschooler with toddlers are 1 - 3 year old bracket. Basically 4-year-old are not 'toddling' around any more and so are no longer toddlers!

What does preschool mean? A preschool, or nursery school, is a pre-primary school, or play school for early childhood education. Preschool is for children before they begin compulsory education at primary school. 

Is Pre K considered preschool? Pre K schools are pre-kindergartens.

This page should help you answer these school finding questions!

Creches

Local Area Creches and Day Nurseries for CM0
Click also to find: Childcare Services, Nursery Schools, After School Care

PreSchools and Playgroups for Southminster

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After School Care

St Mary's Church of England Primary School

Marsh Rd, Burnham-on-Crouch CM0 8LZ, UK – 01621 782626

Choosing a school around Southminster. This is an Australian video but has some really good Tips!

Independent Schools - Prep & Secondary - for Southminster

Independent Schools for Southminster - private preparatory and senior schools. Prep schools age 8 yrs to 11yrs or 13 yrs. Senior schools age 11yrs or 13 yrs to 18yrs. Some independent schools have a pre-prep department (age 3 to 8yrs) as well as prep and senior schools. Independent schools can be co-educational or single sex.

Secondary Schools

Ormiston Rivers Academy

Southminster Rd, Burnham-on-Crouch CM0 8DD, UK – 01621 782377

Independent Schools

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Local Authority Schools - Primary & Secondary Schools

Local Authority primary and secondary schools for CM0 7ES . LEA primary schools age 4yrs (the year in which a child is 5) to 11yrs. Secondary schools age 11yrs to 16yrs or 18 yrs. Each school has a local catchment area.

Primary Schools

Southminster Primary School

Burnham Rd, Southminster CM0 7ES, UK – 01621 772409

St Nicholas' C of E Primary School

Tillingham Rd, Southminster CM0 7TJ, UK – 01621 779263

St Mary's Church of England Primary School

Marsh Rd, Burnham-on-Crouch CM0 8LZ, UK – 01621 782626

Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. Ofsted reports directly to Parliament and is independent and impartial, inspecting and regulating services which care for children and young people, and those providing education and skills for learners of all ages.

Click for the full database of OFSTED's inspection reports - check out schools in CM0 or anywhere in the country.
GetTheRightSchool was formed to offer a unique reference point on getting your child into the school of your choice. The web site covers all you need to about education choices with tips and a guide to the application process and issues that could impact your child's school day, from dealing with bullying, to money issues, to how to work out school catchment areas when they move schools.
Independent Schools Council Website - has a search facility: by county, school or postcode. The ISC brings together eight associations of independent schools, their heads, bursars and governors and represents over 1,200 independent schools in the UK and overseas.
Schools Web Directory - lists all UK local education authorities with a click-through to their websites. Each Local Authority has lists of its own schools and details of application procedures.
Contact details & Websites of 4,065 Schools in Ireland - search by map or county list
Lists more than 31,000 UK state and independent schools and colleges, including over 26,000 UK School, College and University Websites. Search for schools or search for educational establishments anywhere in the UK by geographical county, postcode, name or LEA.

BBC Live Educational News

Schools want 75% rebate on this summer's exam fees

As teachers in England submit students' grades this week, heads call for a large rebate on exam fees.

PM pledges £430m for girls missing education amid aid row

Boris Johnson at G7 announces funding for girls' education after row over international aid cuts.

Transfer tests: More than 23,500 children find out school places

For the first time in decades, almost all grammar schools are not using transfer tests.

Kent to turn away lone child migrants from Monday due to "extreme pressure"

Kent County Council has reached "the limit of safe capacity" 10 months after taking similar action.

Dyslexia support centres
Click also to find: Education Agencies & Authorities, Schools - Independent & Preparatory
Special schools for Southminster for moderate to severe learning difficulties, ADHD, Autism, Physical impairment, complex health needs, communication difficulties, dyspraxia and other special needs.

Special Needs Schools around you

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Website with facility to search for many different kinds of special needs schools and links to lots of support groups.  Find a special needs school near Southminster or search the website for special schools throughout the UK

Adult Education Centres for CM0 - Language Tuition

Adult Education Centres for Southminster which may run evening or daytime language classes

Adult Education

The Rock Project Maldon

5 Coombe Rd, Southminster CM0 7AH, UK – 07882 987428

Language Schools

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Language Schools for Southminster

Language schools for CM0. Also consider Adult Education Centres which might run evening language classes

Private Tutors for Southminster

Private Tuition for CM0
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Private Tutors

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