What information has been used to provide an holistic view of the pupil’s needs? (Academic attainment, teacher assessment, observations, friendships, other agencies, parents/carers, pupil voice, family situation, medical history, etc.) Has there been a personalised approach to find out what the pupil needs? Is it suitable to use an evidence based tool to assess the […]
Pupil Attitudes to Self and School (PASS) is an all-age attitudinal survey that provides a measurement of a pupil’s attitudes towards themselves as learners and their attitudes towards school, suitable for pupils aged 4 to 18+. Available here.
What is the SDQ? The Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) is a brief behavioural screening questionnaire designed for 3-16 year olds. It exists in several versions to meet the needs of researchers, clinicians and educationalists. Available here.
The Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Wellbeing scale was developed to enable the monitoring of mental wellbeing in the general population and the evaluation of projects, programmes and policies which aim to improve mental wellbeing. It is designed to work with Children and Young People from the age of 13 (Secondary), and also works well with teachers and […]
‘Emotional Literacy: Assessment and Intervention’ identifies the status of pupils’ emotional literacy and provides follow-up activities for intervention where necessary. It covers Primary, ages 7-11 years and Secondary, ages 11-16 years. The assessment covers five key areas of emotional literacy addressed in the Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning (SEAL) curriculum, including: Self-awareness Self-regulation Motivation […]
This tool has been developed by a team based at the Research Centre for Experiential Education (Leuven University – Belgium) under the supervision of Dr. Ferre Laevers. The tool focuses on two central indicators when planning any educational setting: ‘Wellbeing’ and ‘Involvement’. Wellbeing refers to feeling at ease, being spontaneous and free of emotional tensions […]
This a self-rating scale for depression in young people aged 11-16 years. Available here. It involves 18 questions each relating to different aspects of an adolescent’s life, and how they feel about these. The scale is intended to enable practitioners to gain more insight and understanding into how an adolescent feels about their life. A […]
Each bar shows the range within the class or group. The small horizontal lines show the average within the class. The black dot shows where the child is in relation to the range and average. For example, this child gave the highest ratings in the class for anger, anxiety and depressive symptoms, and was low […]
This sociometric survey asks children to nominate three classmates with whom they most like to play/spend free time and three classmates with whom they least like to play/spend free time. In Key Stage 2 and above the survey also asks pupils to make nominations of peers for a number of behavioural characteristics: co-operative, disruptive, shy, […]
Socio-Emotional profile questionnaires are designed to help you gain additional information about a child or young person’s emotional health and well-being, as well as to give a picture of the peer relationships and levels of social acceptance and rejection within a class or tutor group. There are two types of surveys (with two variations of those […]