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Questions To Ask A New School When You Visit

Factsheet for Parents and Carers

Below are a list of questions, ideas and tips that will help you when visiting a new school.

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Questions, Ideas and Tips

Think about your child’s difficulties and strengths. What is your child good at and can they develop their interests in the new school?

You could make a list of all the things you were happy with and those that you were not. Keep this list and use it for comparing with any other schools that you look at. You might like to discuss your feelings about new schools with a friend or someone from SENDIASS / KIAS.

Where can we get information, advice and support?

At Kirklees Independent Advice Service (KIAS) and Calderdale SENDIASS we can give free, legally based, confidential, impartial advice and support including:

Who do I contact?

We would be happy to hear from you on:

KIAS – (Kirklees enquiries)
Telephone: 0300 330 1504

SENDIASS – (Calderdale enquiries)
Telephone: 01422 266141