"Over the last twenty years you have achieved much. The surveys and subsequent reports have painted the clearest picture we have of what young people are doing and what they think." Tribute from OFSTED to John Balding, presented at his retirement lunch, May 2005
A shorter and simpler questionnaire can be designed for primary-age pupils.
You can find the answers to questions like:
- How much exercise do our pupils take in a typical week?
- What things about the school do they like, and what do they want to change?
To see what sort of reports you can receive, see our Reports page.
What sort of primary school survey are you interested in?
We often look to see how groups of vulnerable young people are doing relative to their peers in our data sets.
We were recently prompted to look at young people who are young carers, who have special educational needs, who are attending PRUs, and who are in Special Schools. The numbers from PRUs and Special Schools who completed any of our questionnaires are small, and they may not have answered the same set of questions, so this analysis is rather patchy.
Dr David Regis, SHEU's Research Manager, examined some data from the report "Young People into 2012",
Measurements of self-esteem are often included in research about young people.
SHEUs latest list of Internet links (mostly to full articles) that is not definitive - please let us know about other links that you think are helpful (links to pdf/full text if available).
Physical activity, physical education, exercise, fitness, sport, school, ability, attainment, academic, achievement, performance and educational benefits.
SHEU are often asked questions, about Internet links to recent research, that contain a number of the above keywords.
The literature search has been updated and moved to - /content/page/sheu-literature-search
In 2006, we were asked by Stonewall, the lesbian and gay lobbying organisation, to host an online survey about homophobic bullying.
Over 1145 young people from across the UK took part in the survey.
The key findings were:
Tellus5 - What next?
The Government has decided to stop the delivery of the Tellus5 survey.
SHEU provide authorities with unique data about their school pupils.