Assigning students to classes

An important dynamic in a school is diversity; having a balance of gender, abilities, languages and friendship groups. Diversity reflects the world's realities and fosters understanding, tolerance and inclusivity. The more diverse a school population is, the more harmonious it is.

There are student combinations to avoid, especially those with personality clashes, and it is useful to consult families about placement preferences.

The following link leads to an example of a letter to families about student placement.

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