Choosing a secondary school for your children is a big decision. We all know that a solid secondary education is vital in ensuring that children obtain the necessary academic grades which will enable them to progress into their chosen careers, but also to equip them with the life and social skills that adult life requires. With so many schools to choose from, making a final decision on what school to send your children to can be painstakingly difficult. Here are a few ideas…

Great Baddow High School, Chelmsford

Many children are talented in sport and it is wise to encourage this gift by sending them to a school that can maximise their sporting potential. Great Baddow is one of the most reputable specialist sports colleges in the UK, and is a centre of excellence for the region. Its quality sports facilities include an indoor swimming pool and a newly constructed dance studio.

Despite its reputation as a top sporting academy, it provides children with an excellent all-round education in all the core subjects, and its academic achievements illustrate this brilliantly. This secondary school is nestled in the attractive and popular town of Chelmsford – a recent survey of 3,000 families carried out by the Daily Telegraph has polled this Essex town as one of the happiest places for families to live and work.
Llanedeyrn High School, East Cardiff

This Welsh secondary school is regularly deemed as one of the best performing high schools within Cardiff. It has seen increasing success in terms of exam results and awards within the past few years, and is expected to further improve in its standards. There is a dedication to extra-curricular study support and in bringing out the best in every child’s potential. Cardiff is fast becoming one of the most desirable places to live and to bring up children – it has the excitement and buzz associated with a vibrant and cosmopolitan city, and also offers the peace and tranquillity of the nearby coast and countryside. Perfect!
Houses for Sale

There are numerous new houses for sale in both Chelmsford and Cardiff, with both locations growing steadily in popularity amongst families. Setting up home near a quality secondary school is vital if you have young children as secondary education can shape a child’s future and define the person that they are. These two learning establishments should certainly be considered when you are searching for your new home and a school for your children. Best of luck!

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