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ABOUT YOUR CLASS
This questionnaire is for the class teacher.
It asks about the physical environment of the classroom, the class structure and the stresses and strains you may be feeling.
We would be grateful if you could answer all questions, but if there are any you feel are inappropriate please put a line through them.
THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR HELP
This information is confidential. No person or establishment will be identified by name in any report or publication.
When completed please return the questionnaire to:
Professor Jean Golding Children of the Nineties - ALSPAC Institute of Child Health
SECTION A: THE ENVIRONMENT
How noisy is your school classroom usually? Noise from outside the school (tick all that apply):
-
Continuous loud noise (e.g. heavy traffic, machinery, etc.)
Intermittent loud noise (e.g. rush-hour traffic, plane taking off)
Continuous moderate noise
Intermittent moderate noise
Usually quiet

How noisy is your school classroom usually? Noise from within the school perimeter (e.g. playground, other classes): Noise of other classes through the walls of your classroom:

1
can hear clearly and is a problem
2
can hear clearly but not a problem
3
can hear but not clearly
4
hardly ever hear

How noisy is your school classroom usually? Noise from within the school perimeter (e.g. playground, other classes): Noise of people moving around the school (e.g. along corridors)

1
can hear clearly and is a problem
2
can hear clearly but not a problem
3
can hear but not clearly
4
hardly ever hear

Is there double glazing in the outside windows?

1
Yes
2
No
The school building(s):

Do you feel there is overcrowding: For the staff:

1
Yes serious
2
Yes occasional
3
No

Do you feel there is overcrowding: For the pupils:

1
Yes serious
2
Yes occasional
3
No
If yes, to either of the above,
qc_A2_a == 1 || qc_A2_a == 2 || qc_A2_b == 1 || qc_A2_b == 2

Is this affecting the quality of education that you are providing?

1
Yes, a great deal
2
Yes, sometimes
3
No

Are there aspects of a school curriculum that you are having to restrict or omit because of lack of space?

1
Yes
2
No
If yes,
qc_A2_d == 1

please describe

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SECTION B: ABOUT THE CLASS
What is the age range of children in your class?
years months
YearsMonths YearsMonths
from
to

How many children are there on the class register? ... children

How many I

How many of your class have been excluded from school since the beginning of this school year? ... for a fixed term

How many I

How many of your class have been excluded from school since the beginning of this school year? ... permanently

How many I

How many are entitled to free school meals? ... children

How many I

How many pupils have statements for special educational needs?

How many I
For how many children in your class do you have to keep medication?
No. of children
How many I
Ventolin/inhaler for asthma
Ritalin
Anti-convulsants (for epilepsy)
Adrenalin/Epipen (for allergic reactions)

For how many children in your class do you have to keep medication? Other (please give number of children and state name(s) of medication) ... No. of children

How many I
Other
How many children in your class keep their own regular medication when they come to school?
No. of children
Ventolin/inhaler for asthma
Ritalin

How many children in your class keep their own regular medication when they come to school? Other (please give number of children and state name(s) of medication) ... No. of children

How many I
Other

Approximately for what proportion of the children currently on your attendance register do you feel you have grounds for concern because the child's development might be impaired by his/her home circumstances? (Please tick one box only)

1
100%
2
75-99%
3
50-74%
4
25-49%
5
10-24%
6
less than 10%

How many children in your class are from homes where English is not the first language? ... children

How many I
On what criteria do you group children for classroom activities? (Tick all that apply)
-
Attainment groups
Mixed-ability groups
Friendship groups
Gender groups
Age-based groups

In this class are there ability groups (or setting) for: Literacy

1
Yes
2
No

In this class are there ability groups (or setting) for: Maths

1
Yes
2
No

In this class are there ability groups (or setting) for: Other (please describe)

1
Yes
2
No
Other

How many children in your class have problems of health, behaviour, speech, vision, hearing or development which you consider affects their everyday life in school? ... children

How many I

How many children in your class are receiving the following: Remedial reading help ... No. of children

How many I

How many children in your class are receiving the following: Remedial mathematics help ... No. of children

How many I

How many children in your class are receiving the following: Formal help with behavioural difficulties ... No. of children

How many I

How many children in your class are receiving the following: Music lessons during class time ... No. of children

How many I
Approximately how many hours a week does the class spend on the following?
hours mins
Hours in weekMins Hours in weekMins
Literacy/English
Numeracy/Maths
Science
ICT/Computing
History
Geography
Design & technology
Art
PE/games/dance
Music
RE
Personal and social education

How confident are you about teaching the following to this class: Numeracy

1
Very
2
Fairly
3
Not

How confident are you about teaching the following to this class: Literacy

1
Very
2
Fairly
3
Not

How confident are you about teaching the following to this class: Science

1
Very
2
Fairly
3
Not

In the past year, has there been any class discussion/teaching on: Cigarette smoking

1
Yes
2
No
9
Don't know

In the past year, has there been any class discussion/teaching on: Sex education

1
Yes
2
No
9
Don't know

In the past year, has there been any class discussion/teaching on: Drug/solvent abuse

1
Yes
2
No
9
Don't know

In the past year, has there been any class discussion/teaching on: Healthy diet

1
Yes
2
No
9
Don't know

In the past year, has there been any class discussion/teaching on: Exercise

1
Yes
2
No
9
Don't know

How often is homework given in term time?

1
not at all
2
occasionally (less than once a week)
3
once a week
4
2-4 times a week
5
every day
If not at all to question B10a Go to B11 on page 9
qc_B10_a == 1

Are the children in your class given homework or projects to do during half term and/or school holidays?

1
Yes
2
No

Which forms of assessment do you use? Standardised tests (excluding SATS)

1
Yes always
2
Yes sometimes
3
No

Which forms of assessment do you use? Marking written work

1
Yes always
2
Yes sometimes
3
No

Which forms of assessment do you use? Pupil self-assessment

1
Yes always
2
Yes sometimes
3
No

Which forms of assessment do you use? Listening to children's reading

1
Yes always
2
Yes sometimes
3
No

Which forms of assessment do you use? Question and answer in class

1
Yes always
2
Yes sometimes
3
No

Which forms of assessment do you use? Discussion/review with individual children

1
Yes always
2
Yes sometimes
3
No
Which of the following incentives are used for children in your class in relation to academic work?
-
Direct praise: Verbal
Direct praise: Written (include 'gold stars' etc.)
Naming of children: Within the class
Naming of children: In school assembly
Awarding of free time
Encouragement of competition: Individual attainment
Encouragement of competition: Group attainment (e.g. 'houses' within a class)

Is children's work displayed on walls:

1
equally for all children
2
mainly high quality work
3
mainly on basis of high effort by child
4
work not displayed

Do you use other incentives?

1
Yes
2
No
If yes,
qc_B13_f == 1

please specify

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What main published schemes of work (if any) do you use for teaching maths?

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How important is the responsibility you feel you have for each of the following educational objectives?
-
To develop basic skills and build up knowledge
To foster the child's moral and social development
To develop the child's full potential
To equip the child with skills & attitudes which will enable her/him to take a place effectively in society
That the child should be an individual/developing in his or her own way
That the child should be obedient to parents, teachers and all reasonable authority
That the child should be happy and well-balanced
To develop the child's capacity to think
To fit the child for an occupational role in society
That the child should aquire respect for his/her own and other people's property
That children should learn to work co-operatively
That attainment targets should be achieved for as many children as possible
That the child is capable of hard work and effort
That the child should produce neat and presentable work
That the child should enjoy school
That an interest in learning is aroused
That children should be able to organise their work
To develop the child's self-confidence
That children should be kind and considerate to others
That the child should speak clearly and fluently
SECTION C: THE TEACHING STAFF
How many of the following paid teaching staff work with your class?
No. of male No. of female
How many IHow many I How many IHow many I
Full-time teachers (including yourself)
Part-time teachers (including yourself)
Paid classroom assistants (not teachers)
Add together the proportions of time (a half-day per week = 0.1; full-time = 1) worked in your class by all paid staff mentioned above, including yourself. This will give the 'full-time-equivalent' staff total for your class. State the answer in the boxes at a) below.

The full-time-equivalent staff total for your class is:

How many F
How many unpaid adult assistants help with your class?
No. of male No. of female
How many IHow many I How many IHow many I
parents
volunteers

How many sessions in the last 3 months has temporary staff cover been used?

1
never
2
1-10 sessions
3
11-20 sessions
4
21-30 sessions
5
31 or more sessions

How long have you been a teacher at this school?

1
< 1 year
2
1-2 years
3
3-9 years
4
10 or more years

Are you:

1
Male
2
Female

How long have you taught altogether?

1
< 1 year
2
1-2 years
3
3-9 years
4
10 or more years

Please give the year in which you qualified for teaching

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If "NONE" to Question C4d go to D1
qc_C4_d == "NONE"
SECTION D: STRESSES AND STRAINS
Often teachers nowadays are under considerable stress. The following questions will enable us to assess your well-being, and have been used in many studies.
Please indicate the way you feel.

Do you feel upset for no obvious reason?

1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never

Do you get troubled by dizziness or shortness of breath?

1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never

Have you felt as though you might faint?

1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never

Do you feel sick or have indigestion?

1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never

Do you feel that life is too much effort?

1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never

Do you feel uneasy and restless?

1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never

Do you feel tingling or prickling sensations in your body, arms or legs?

1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never

Do you regret much of your past behaviour?

1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never

Do you sometimes feel panicky?

1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never

Do you find that you have little or no appetite?

1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never

Do you wake unusually early in the morning even when you haven't been woken by any children you may have?

1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never

Do you worry a lot?

1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never

Do you feel tired or exhausted?

1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never

Do you experience long periods of sadness?

1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never

Do you feel strung-up inside?

1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never

Can you go to sleep all right?

1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never

Do you ever have the feeling you are going to pieces?

1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never

Do you often have excessive sweating or fluttering of the heart?

1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never

Do you find yourself needing to cry?

1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never

Do you have bad dreams which upset you when you wake up?

1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never

Do you lose the ability to feel sympathy for others?

1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never

Can you think as quickly as you used to?

1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never

Do you have to make a special effort to face up to a crisis or difficulty?

1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never
SECTION E: YOUR OPINION OF YOURSELF
Below are some statements. Please say how true they are of you.

I feel that I am a person of worth, at least equal to others

1
Almost always true
2
Often true
3
Sometimes true
4
Seldom true
5
Never true

I feel I have a number of good qualities

1
Almost always true
2
Often true
3
Sometimes true
4
Seldom true
5
Never true

I am able to do things as well as most other people

1
Almost always true
2
Often true
3
Sometimes true
4
Seldom true
5
Never true

I feel I do not have much to be proud of

1
Almost always true
2
Often true
3
Sometimes true
4
Seldom true
5
Never true

I take a positive attitude towards myself

1
Almost always true
2
Often true
3
Sometimes true
4
Seldom true
5
Never true

Sometimes I think I am no good at all

1
Almost always true
2
Often true
3
Sometimes true
4
Seldom true
5
Never true

I am a useful person to have around

1
Almost always true
2
Often true
3
Sometimes true
4
Seldom true
5
Never true

I feel I cannot do anything right

1
Almost always true
2
Often true
3
Sometimes true
4
Seldom true
5
Never true

When I do a job I do it well

1
Almost always true
2
Often true
3
Sometimes true
4
Seldom true
5
Never true

I feel that my life is not very useful

1
Almost always true
2
Often true
3
Sometimes true
4
Seldom true
5
Never true

I am unlucky

1
Almost always true
2
Often true
3
Sometimes true
4
Seldom true
5
Never true
SECTION F: YOUR ATTITUDE TOWARDS TEACHING

I really enjoy teaching

1
Strongly agree
2
Mildly agree
3
Can't say
4
Mildly disagree
5
Strongly disagree

I would prefer to get out of teaching

1
Strongly agree
2
Mildly agree
3
Can't say
4
Mildly disagree
5
Strongly disagree

I like the challenge of making children understand

1
Strongly agree
2
Mildly agree
3
Can't say
4
Mildly disagree
5
Strongly disagree

I really enjoy teaching numeracy skills

1
Strongly agree
2
Mildly agree
3
Can't say
4
Mildly disagree
5
Strongly disagree

Changes in the curriculum are an exciting challenge

1
Strongly agree
2
Mildly agree
3
Can't say
4
Mildly disagree
5
Strongly disagree

Being a teacher is really worthwhile

1
Strongly agree
2
Mildly agree
3
Can't say
4
Mildly disagree
5
Strongly disagree
SECTION G:

This questionnaire was completed by: The class teacher

1
Yes

This questionnaire was completed by: Other (please describe)

1
Yes
Other

Date of completion of this questionnaire

Generic date
THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR HELP

Space for any comments you might like to make. Remember for confidentiality reasons we will not be able to reply to these.

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ABOUT YOUR CLASS
This questionnaire is for the class teacher.
It asks about the physical environment of the classroom, the class structure and the stresses and strains you may be feeling.
We would be grateful if you could answer all questions, but if there are any you feel are inappropriate please put a line through them.
THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR HELP
This information is confidential. No person or establishment will be identified by name in any report or publication.
When completed please return the questionnaire to:
Professor Jean Golding Children of the Nineties - ALSPAC Institute of Child Health

SECTION A: THE ENVIRONMENT

How noisy is your school classroom usually? Noise from outside the school (tick all that apply):

-
Continuous loud noise (e.g. heavy traffic, machinery, etc.)
Intermittent loud noise (e.g. rush-hour traffic, plane taking off)
Continuous moderate noise
Intermittent moderate noise
Usually quiet
How noisy is your school classroom usually? Noise from within the school perimeter (e.g. playground, other classes): Noise of other classes through the walls of your classroom:
1
can hear clearly and is a problem
2
can hear clearly but not a problem
3
can hear but not clearly
4
hardly ever hear
How noisy is your school classroom usually? Noise from within the school perimeter (e.g. playground, other classes): Noise of people moving around the school (e.g. along corridors)
1
can hear clearly and is a problem
2
can hear clearly but not a problem
3
can hear but not clearly
4
hardly ever hear
Is there double glazing in the outside windows?
1
Yes
2
No
The school building(s):
Do you feel there is overcrowding: For the staff:
1
Yes serious
2
Yes occasional
3
No
Do you feel there is overcrowding: For the pupils:
1
Yes serious
2
Yes occasional
3
No
qc_A2_a == 1 || qc_A2_a == 2 || qc_A2_b == 1 || qc_A2_b == 2
Is this affecting the quality of education that you are providing?
1
Yes, a great deal
2
Yes, sometimes
3
No
qc_A2_a == 1 || qc_A2_a == 2 || qc_A2_b == 1 || qc_A2_b == 2
Are there aspects of a school curriculum that you are having to restrict or omit because of lack of space?
1
Yes
2
No
qc_A2_a == 1 || qc_A2_a == 2 || qc_A2_b == 1 || qc_A2_b == 2
qc_A2_d == 1
please describe
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SECTION B: ABOUT THE CLASS

What is the age range of children in your class?

years months
YearsMonths YearsMonths
from
to
How many children are there on the class register? ... children
How many I
How many of your class have been excluded from school since the beginning of this school year? ... for a fixed term
How many I
How many of your class have been excluded from school since the beginning of this school year? ... permanently
How many I
How many are entitled to free school meals? ... children
How many I
How many pupils have statements for special educational needs?
How many I

For how many children in your class do you have to keep medication?

No. of children
How many I
Ventolin/inhaler for asthma
Ritalin
Anti-convulsants (for epilepsy)
Adrenalin/Epipen (for allergic reactions)
For how many children in your class do you have to keep medication? Other (please give number of children and state name(s) of medication) ... No. of children
How many I
Other

How many children in your class keep their own regular medication when they come to school?

No. of children
Ventolin/inhaler for asthma
Ritalin
How many children in your class keep their own regular medication when they come to school? Other (please give number of children and state name(s) of medication) ... No. of children
How many I
Other
Approximately for what proportion of the children currently on your attendance register do you feel you have grounds for concern because the child's development might be impaired by his/her home circumstances? (Please tick one box only)
1
100%
2
75-99%
3
50-74%
4
25-49%
5
10-24%
6
less than 10%
How many children in your class are from homes where English is not the first language? ... children
How many I

On what criteria do you group children for classroom activities? (Tick all that apply)

-
Attainment groups
Mixed-ability groups
Friendship groups
Gender groups
Age-based groups
In this class are there ability groups (or setting) for: Literacy
1
Yes
2
No
In this class are there ability groups (or setting) for: Maths
1
Yes
2
No
In this class are there ability groups (or setting) for: Other (please describe)
1
Yes
2
No
Other
How many children in your class have problems of health, behaviour, speech, vision, hearing or development which you consider affects their everyday life in school? ... children
How many I
How many children in your class are receiving the following: Remedial reading help ... No. of children
How many I
How many children in your class are receiving the following: Remedial mathematics help ... No. of children
How many I
How many children in your class are receiving the following: Formal help with behavioural difficulties ... No. of children
How many I
How many children in your class are receiving the following: Music lessons during class time ... No. of children
How many I

Approximately how many hours a week does the class spend on the following?

hours mins
Hours in weekMins Hours in weekMins
Literacy/English
Numeracy/Maths
Science
ICT/Computing
History
Geography
Design & technology
Art
PE/games/dance
Music
RE
Personal and social education
How confident are you about teaching the following to this class: Numeracy
1
Very
2
Fairly
3
Not
How confident are you about teaching the following to this class: Literacy
1
Very
2
Fairly
3
Not
How confident are you about teaching the following to this class: Science
1
Very
2
Fairly
3
Not
In the past year, has there been any class discussion/teaching on: Cigarette smoking
1
Yes
2
No
9
Don't know
In the past year, has there been any class discussion/teaching on: Sex education
1
Yes
2
No
9
Don't know
In the past year, has there been any class discussion/teaching on: Drug/solvent abuse
1
Yes
2
No
9
Don't know
In the past year, has there been any class discussion/teaching on: Healthy diet
1
Yes
2
No
9
Don't know
In the past year, has there been any class discussion/teaching on: Exercise
1
Yes
2
No
9
Don't know
How often is homework given in term time?
1
not at all
2
occasionally (less than once a week)
3
once a week
4
2-4 times a week
5
every day
Are the children in your class given homework or projects to do during half term and/or school holidays?
1
Yes
2
No
Which forms of assessment do you use? Standardised tests (excluding SATS)
1
Yes always
2
Yes sometimes
3
No
Which forms of assessment do you use? Marking written work
1
Yes always
2
Yes sometimes
3
No
Which forms of assessment do you use? Pupil self-assessment
1
Yes always
2
Yes sometimes
3
No
Which forms of assessment do you use? Listening to children's reading
1
Yes always
2
Yes sometimes
3
No
Which forms of assessment do you use? Question and answer in class
1
Yes always
2
Yes sometimes
3
No
Which forms of assessment do you use? Discussion/review with individual children
1
Yes always
2
Yes sometimes
3
No

Which of the following incentives are used for children in your class in relation to academic work?

-
Direct praise: Verbal
Direct praise: Written (include 'gold stars' etc.)
Naming of children: Within the class
Naming of children: In school assembly
Awarding of free time
Encouragement of competition: Individual attainment
Encouragement of competition: Group attainment (e.g. 'houses' within a class)
Is children's work displayed on walls:
1
equally for all children
2
mainly high quality work
3
mainly on basis of high effort by child
4
work not displayed
Do you use other incentives?
1
Yes
2
No
qc_B13_f == 1
please specify
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What main published schemes of work (if any) do you use for teaching maths?
Generic text

How important is the responsibility you feel you have for each of the following educational objectives?

-
To develop basic skills and build up knowledge
To foster the child's moral and social development
To develop the child's full potential
To equip the child with skills & attitudes which will enable her/him to take a place effectively in society
That the child should be an individual/developing in his or her own way
That the child should be obedient to parents, teachers and all reasonable authority
That the child should be happy and well-balanced
To develop the child's capacity to think
To fit the child for an occupational role in society
That the child should aquire respect for his/her own and other people's property
That children should learn to work co-operatively
That attainment targets should be achieved for as many children as possible
That the child is capable of hard work and effort
That the child should produce neat and presentable work
That the child should enjoy school
That an interest in learning is aroused
That children should be able to organise their work
To develop the child's self-confidence
That children should be kind and considerate to others
That the child should speak clearly and fluently

SECTION C: THE TEACHING STAFF

How many of the following paid teaching staff work with your class?

No. of male No. of female
How many IHow many I How many IHow many I
Full-time teachers (including yourself)
Part-time teachers (including yourself)
Paid classroom assistants (not teachers)
Add together the proportions of time (a half-day per week = 0.1; full-time = 1) worked in your class by all paid staff mentioned above, including yourself. This will give the 'full-time-equivalent' staff total for your class. State the answer in the boxes at a) below.
The full-time-equivalent staff total for your class is:
How many F

How many unpaid adult assistants help with your class?

No. of male No. of female
How many IHow many I How many IHow many I
parents
volunteers
How many sessions in the last 3 months has temporary staff cover been used?
1
never
2
1-10 sessions
3
11-20 sessions
4
21-30 sessions
5
31 or more sessions
How long have you been a teacher at this school?
1
< 1 year
2
1-2 years
3
3-9 years
4
10 or more years
Are you:
1
Male
2
Female
How long have you taught altogether?
1
< 1 year
2
1-2 years
3
3-9 years
4
10 or more years
Please give the year in which you qualified for teaching
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SECTION D: STRESSES AND STRAINS

Often teachers nowadays are under considerable stress. The following questions will enable us to assess your well-being, and have been used in many studies.
Please indicate the way you feel.
Do you feel upset for no obvious reason?
1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never
Do you get troubled by dizziness or shortness of breath?
1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never
Have you felt as though you might faint?
1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never
Do you feel sick or have indigestion?
1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never
Do you feel that life is too much effort?
1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never
Do you feel uneasy and restless?
1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never
Do you feel tingling or prickling sensations in your body, arms or legs?
1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never
Do you regret much of your past behaviour?
1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never
Do you sometimes feel panicky?
1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never
Do you find that you have little or no appetite?
1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never
Do you wake unusually early in the morning even when you haven't been woken by any children you may have?
1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never
Do you worry a lot?
1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never
Do you feel tired or exhausted?
1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never
Do you experience long periods of sadness?
1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never
Do you feel strung-up inside?
1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never
Can you go to sleep all right?
1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never
Do you ever have the feeling you are going to pieces?
1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never
Do you often have excessive sweating or fluttering of the heart?
1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never
Do you find yourself needing to cry?
1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never
Do you have bad dreams which upset you when you wake up?
1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never
Do you lose the ability to feel sympathy for others?
1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never
Can you think as quickly as you used to?
1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never
Do you have to make a special effort to face up to a crisis or difficulty?
1
Very Often
2
Often
3
Not very often
4
Never

SECTION E: YOUR OPINION OF YOURSELF

Below are some statements. Please say how true they are of you.
I feel that I am a person of worth, at least equal to others
1
Almost always true
2
Often true
3
Sometimes true
4
Seldom true
5
Never true
I feel I have a number of good qualities
1
Almost always true
2
Often true
3
Sometimes true
4
Seldom true
5
Never true
I am able to do things as well as most other people
1
Almost always true
2
Often true
3
Sometimes true
4
Seldom true
5
Never true
I feel I do not have much to be proud of
1
Almost always true
2
Often true
3
Sometimes true
4
Seldom true
5
Never true
I take a positive attitude towards myself
1
Almost always true
2
Often true
3
Sometimes true
4
Seldom true
5
Never true
Sometimes I think I am no good at all
1
Almost always true
2
Often true
3
Sometimes true
4
Seldom true
5
Never true
I am a useful person to have around
1
Almost always true
2
Often true
3
Sometimes true
4
Seldom true
5
Never true
I feel I cannot do anything right
1
Almost always true
2
Often true
3
Sometimes true
4
Seldom true
5
Never true
When I do a job I do it well
1
Almost always true
2
Often true
3
Sometimes true
4
Seldom true
5
Never true
I feel that my life is not very useful
1
Almost always true
2
Often true
3
Sometimes true
4
Seldom true
5
Never true
I am unlucky
1
Almost always true
2
Often true
3
Sometimes true
4
Seldom true
5
Never true

SECTION F: YOUR ATTITUDE TOWARDS TEACHING

I really enjoy teaching
1
Strongly agree
2
Mildly agree
3
Can't say
4
Mildly disagree
5
Strongly disagree
I would prefer to get out of teaching
1
Strongly agree
2
Mildly agree
3
Can't say
4
Mildly disagree
5
Strongly disagree
I like the challenge of making children understand
1
Strongly agree
2
Mildly agree
3
Can't say
4
Mildly disagree
5
Strongly disagree
I really enjoy teaching numeracy skills
1
Strongly agree
2
Mildly agree
3
Can't say
4
Mildly disagree
5
Strongly disagree
Changes in the curriculum are an exciting challenge
1
Strongly agree
2
Mildly agree
3
Can't say
4
Mildly disagree
5
Strongly disagree
Being a teacher is really worthwhile
1
Strongly agree
2
Mildly agree
3
Can't say
4
Mildly disagree
5
Strongly disagree

SECTION G:

This questionnaire was completed by: The class teacher
1
Yes
This questionnaire was completed by: Other (please describe)
1
Yes
Other
Date of completion of this questionnaire
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THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR HELP
Space for any comments you might like to make. Remember for confidentiality reasons we will not be able to reply to these.
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