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YOUTHSCAN U.K.
An Initiative of the International Centre for Child Studies
EDUCATIONAL (TEACHER'S) QUESTIONNAIRE
CONFIDENTIAL
Director: Professor Neville Butler MD, FRCP, FRCOG, DCH International Centre for Child Studies
BLOCK CAPITALS PLEASE

Pupil's Surname

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Pupil's Forename(s)

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Pupil's Home Address

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Pupil's Sex

1
Male
2
Female

Date of birth

Date of birth

Todays Date

Generic date

Name of school

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Address of school

Generic text

Name of your Education Authority

Generic text

Name of your District Health Authority

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Designation of teacher completing this form

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TO THE TEACHERS AND OTHERS HELPING TO COMPLETE THIS FORM:
We should like to thank you for your co-operation in this study of teenagers. All the information will be treated in the strictest confidence. This form will not be seen by anyone other than the survey staff, and no names of pupils, teachers or schools will be mentioned in any report of the study. The parents and teenagers concerned have participated in the Study up to three times already and have recently been approached individually to ensure their consent for the present sweep.
The questions are addressed to the pupil's Form Teacher or Tutor, but we realise that you may wish to consult with your Year Head or House Head or whoever has the most knowledge of the pupil.
IF YOU HAVE ANY DIFFICULTY FILLING IN ANY PART OF THE FORM, PLEASE CONTACT YOUTHSCAN AT THE ABOVE ADDRESS.

How long have you known the study pupil? ... terms

How many

Is this pupil: LEA School

1
A day pupil
2
A weekly boarder
3
A term-time boarder
4
Other answer (please specify ...)
Other

Is this pupil: Independent School

1
A day pupil
2
A weekly boarder
3
A term-time boarder
4
Other answer (please specify ...)
Other

Has this pupil sat for any exams up to the end of the spring term 1986?

1
YES
2
NO
If YES,
qc_3 == 1
which of the following?
Tick all that apply Number taken

1 - Tick

How many

1 - Tick

How many
CSEs
'O' levels ('O' Grades Scotland)
Prevocational certs/exams
Other certificates or exams (please specify ...)

which of the following? Other certificates or exams (please specify ...)

Other

Which of the following describes most accurately this pupil's present examination status?

1
Taking 'O' Levels only ('O' Grade Scotland)
2
Taking some 'O' Levels plus CSEs ('O' or standard Grade Scotland)
3
Taking some 'O' levels plus CSEs with some 'vocational' exams
4
Taking several CSEs
5
Taking a few CSEs
6
Not being examined

Which of the following describes most accurately this pupil's present examination status? Other answer

Other

Which of the following describes most accurately this pupil's present examination status? What?

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Could you please supply any predictions of examination grades in respect of this pupil?
Subject Please write down each subject to be taken Predicted 'O' grade, if appropriate Predicted CSE grade, if appropriate
Generic text

1 - A

2 - B

3 - C

4 - D

5 - E

6 - F

7 - Can't say

1 - 1

2 - 2

3 - 3

4 - 4

5 - 5

6 - U

7 - Can't say

Generic text

1 - A

2 - B

3 - C

4 - D

5 - E

6 - F

7 - Can't say

1 - 1

2 - 2

3 - 3

4 - 4

5 - 5

6 - U

7 - Can't say

Generic text

1 - A

2 - B

3 - C

4 - D

5 - E

6 - F

7 - Can't say

1 - 1

2 - 2

3 - 3

4 - 4

5 - 5

6 - U

7 - Can't say

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12

Any other exams/certificates being taken?

Generic text
ACADEMIC ASSESSMENT OF PUPIL
We would like you to grade the pupil on his/her ACTUAL PERFORMANCE and UNDERLYING ABILITY, compared with other youngsters of a similar age. Please choose the grade in each of the two columns, which, in your judgement, most closely reflects the pupil's standing, for (a) performance and (b) ability.
Grade
Performance
Ability

Give reasons

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If there is a difference between the two grades,
qc_6$1:1 != qc_6$1:2

please comment:

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Performance alone may not be an accurate measure of underlying ability. Some pupils underperform because of poor motivation or emotional difficulties, while by dint of hard work manage to achieve a grade above what might be expected given their natural talents.
ABILITIES IN SUBJECTS
Reading Ability

Is the pupil's reading ability appropriate for his/her age? (e.g. up to reading an average paperback)

1
YES, above average
2
YES, average
3
NO, slightly impaired
4
NO, moderately impaired
5
NO, severely impaired
If NO, please answer 7(a) and 7(b) below:
qc_7 == 3 || qc_7 == 4 || qc_7 == 5

What can he/she read? Simple printed instructions

1
Yes
2
No
3
Don't know

What can he/she read? Tabloid newspapers

1
Yes
2
No
3
Don't know

Any other comments about reading ability?

Generic text

Is any special educational help being given?

1
YES
2
NO
If YES,
qc_7_b == 1

please give details

Generic text
Writing Ability

Is the Pupil's writing ability appropriate for his/her age? (e.g. able to write short piece of creative text)

1
YES, above average
2
YES, average
3
NO, below average
4
NO, well below average
If No, please answer 8(a) below:
qc_8 == 3 || qc_8 == 4

What can he/she write? Can write his/her own name

1
Yes
2
No
3
Don't know

What can he/she write? Can write sentences

1
Yes
2
No
3
Don't know

What can he/she write? Can write a simple letter

1
Yes
2
No
3
Don't know

Any comments about writing ability?

Generic text
Maths Ability

Has this pupil been in a setted class for mathematics in this school year?

1
YES
2
NO
If YES, answer 9a below:
qc_9 == 1

What is this pupil's grade?

1
Highest level
2
Middle level
3
Lowest level
4
Can't say

To your knowledge has this pupil any special skills or talents apart from any mentioned above, either inside or outside the school curriculum?

1
YES
2
NO
3
CAN'T SAY
If YES, please answer 10a and b below:
qc_10 == 1

In which sphere do these special skills lie?

1
Intellectual
2
Sporting
3
Artistic
4
Other(s) What?
Other

Please give a short description:

Generic text
SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL ASSESSMENT

Has this pupil been assessed with a view to special educational provision?

1
YES action taken
2
YES no action taken
3
NO
4
DON'T KNOW
If YES, answer 11a, b, c, d, e and f below.
qc_11 ==1 || qc_11 ==2

When was the most recent assessment made? Date

Generic date

Was it done under the 1981 Education Act?

1
Yes
2
No
3
Can't say

Please describe findings of assessment(s):

Long text

Was there any involvement of outside agencies?

1
YES
2
NO
If YES,
qc_11_d == 1

what were they?

Generic text

What type of disposal was recommended?

1
Stay within the normal school process
2
Stay at the same school with support
3
Go to another school with support
4
Stay at a special school
5
Go to a special school

Please summarise below the action recommended and implemented and present status:

Long text

Has this pupil had any remedial or special educational help in school since September 1985?

1
YES
2
NO
3
CAN'T SAY
If YES, please answer 12a) and 12b) below:
qc_12 == 1

Please give the nature of any special educational help given this School year:

1
Remedial or special class
2
Remedial group writing (Reading)
3
Remedial group working (Maths)
4
Special group (behaviour problems)
5
Small group vocational course
6
Individual remedial tuition
7
Individual school counselling
8
Other help (please specify)
Other

How many hours a week is help given? Reading ... hours

How many

How many hours a week is help given? Maths ... hours

How many

How many hours a week is help given? Other ... hours Please specify

How many
Other

Has the pupil received any outside specialist help to your knowledge since September 1985?

1
YES
2
NO
3
CAN'T SAY
If YES, please answer 13a and 13b below:
qc_13 == 1

What type of specialist help is/was being given?

1
Child Guidance attendance
2
Psychiatric Counselling
3
Speech Therapy attendance
4
Reading Centre attendance
5
Multi-cultural education centre
6
English language centre (include holiday periods)
7
Sensory disability help (visual)
8
Sensory disability help (auditory)
9
Education welfare intervention
10
Social work intervention
11
Attendance at Special Unit (behaviour difficulties)
12
Probation Officer guidance/care
13
Other help (what? ...)
Other

What type of specialist help is/was being given? Other help (What? ...)

Other

Please give a short description:

Generic text
From school records, 10 BM and your own observations, does this pupil have any of the following?
-
To have hearing difficulty
To have bad eyesight
To have a squint
Speech which is difficult to understand
To have stammer/stutter
To have dyslexia
To be hyperactive
To be clumsy in his/her movements
To have poor control of hands (eg in writing, drawing, handwork)
To be overweight
To be aggressive

Taking into account the above, has this pupil any physical, mental, educational or social problems which impair or might interfere with his/her everyday life?

1
YES
2
NO
3
CAN'T SAY
If YES,
qc_15 == 1

please summarise any problems which have been identified and any action taken:

Generic text
BEHAVIOUR AND DISCIPLINE

Has this pupil ever had to be removed from class because of behaviour problems?

1
NO need
2
YES, occasionally to informal school provision
3
YES, to rescue unit, on-site centre etc.
4
YES, to an off-site centre
5
YES, other answer (please specify ...)
Other

Has this pupil ever been suspended from school?

1
YES
2
NO
If YES, please answer 17a below:
qc_17 == 1

What was the reason?

Generic text
CASE CONFERENCES

Has there been a "Case Conference" between the school and outside agencies about this pupil in the last 2 years?

1
YES
2
NO
If YES, please answer 18a below:
qc_18 == 1
Why was there a Case Conference?
Tick all that apply Who attended and why? What?

1 - Tick

Generic textGeneric text

1 - Tick

Generic textGeneric text

1 - Tick

Generic textGeneric text
For Behaviour/social problem(s)
For Medical problem(s)
For Other reason(s)

Give any other relevant information:

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ABSENCES FROM SCHOOL

Did this pupil miss as much as a day's schooling in the Spring Term 1986?

1
YES
2
NO
If YES, please answer 19a and b below.
qc_19 == 1

Total number of days absent during Spring Term 1986. Please add up the total number of days missed (add half days as well, rounding up to full days) but do not include days pupil was away on school courses. ... days

How many

Where known, please indicate reasons given for absences

Generic text

Do you know if this pupil has to the school's knowledge, been in contact with the law since his/her 11th birthday?

1
YES
2
NO
3
CAN'T SAY
If YES, please answer 20a and b below:
qc_20 == 1

Please describe type of problem:

Generic text

Has the school had to prepare reports on this pupil for: The Police Service

1
Yes
2
No
3
Don't know

Has the school had to prepare reports on this pupil for: The Courts

1
Yes
2
No
3
Don't know

Has the school had to prepare reports on this pupil for: Social Services Department

1
Yes
2
No
3
Don't know

Please is there anything else about this survey pupils progress, behaviour, health or educational ability which you feel we should know?

Long text
FUTURE

Is this pupil expected to continue full time education next year?

1
YES
2
NO
3
CAN'T SAY
If NO, please answer 22a below:
qc_22 == 2

In your opinion, would the pupil have benefitted from continuing in full-time education?

1
Yes, academically
2
Yes, other reasons (What? ...)
3
No
4
Don't know
Other
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YOUTHSCAN U.K.
An Initiative of the International Centre for Child Studies
EDUCATIONAL (TEACHER'S) QUESTIONNAIRE
CONFIDENTIAL
Director: Professor Neville Butler MD, FRCP, FRCOG, DCH International Centre for Child Studies
BLOCK CAPITALS PLEASE
Pupil's Surname
Generic text
Pupil's Forename(s)
Generic text
Pupil's Home Address
Generic text
Pupil's Sex
1
Male
2
Female
Date of birth
Date of birth
Todays Date
Generic date
Name of school
Generic text
Address of school
Generic text
Name of your Education Authority
Generic text
Name of your District Health Authority
Generic text
Designation of teacher completing this form
Generic text
TO THE TEACHERS AND OTHERS HELPING TO COMPLETE THIS FORM:
We should like to thank you for your co-operation in this study of teenagers. All the information will be treated in the strictest confidence. This form will not be seen by anyone other than the survey staff, and no names of pupils, teachers or schools will be mentioned in any report of the study. The parents and teenagers concerned have participated in the Study up to three times already and have recently been approached individually to ensure their consent for the present sweep.
The questions are addressed to the pupil's Form Teacher or Tutor, but we realise that you may wish to consult with your Year Head or House Head or whoever has the most knowledge of the pupil.
IF YOU HAVE ANY DIFFICULTY FILLING IN ANY PART OF THE FORM, PLEASE CONTACT YOUTHSCAN AT THE ABOVE ADDRESS.
How long have you known the study pupil? ... terms
How many
Is this pupil: LEA School
1
A day pupil
2
A weekly boarder
3
A term-time boarder
4
Other answer (please specify ...)
Other
Is this pupil: Independent School
1
A day pupil
2
A weekly boarder
3
A term-time boarder
4
Other answer (please specify ...)
Other
Has this pupil sat for any exams up to the end of the spring term 1986?
1
YES
2
NO
qc_3 == 1

which of the following?

Tick all that apply Number taken

1 - Tick

How many

1 - Tick

How many
CSEs
'O' levels ('O' Grades Scotland)
Prevocational certs/exams
Other certificates or exams (please specify ...)
qc_3 == 1
which of the following? Other certificates or exams (please specify ...)
Other
Which of the following describes most accurately this pupil's present examination status?
1
Taking 'O' Levels only ('O' Grade Scotland)
2
Taking some 'O' Levels plus CSEs ('O' or standard Grade Scotland)
3
Taking some 'O' levels plus CSEs with some 'vocational' exams
4
Taking several CSEs
5
Taking a few CSEs
6
Not being examined
Which of the following describes most accurately this pupil's present examination status? Other answer
Other
Which of the following describes most accurately this pupil's present examination status? What?
Generic text

Could you please supply any predictions of examination grades in respect of this pupil?

Subject Please write down each subject to be taken Predicted 'O' grade, if appropriate Predicted CSE grade, if appropriate
Generic text

1 - A

2 - B

3 - C

4 - D

5 - E

6 - F

7 - Can't say

1 - 1

2 - 2

3 - 3

4 - 4

5 - 5

6 - U

7 - Can't say

Generic text

1 - A

2 - B

3 - C

4 - D

5 - E

6 - F

7 - Can't say

1 - 1

2 - 2

3 - 3

4 - 4

5 - 5

6 - U

7 - Can't say

Generic text

1 - A

2 - B

3 - C

4 - D

5 - E

6 - F

7 - Can't say

1 - 1

2 - 2

3 - 3

4 - 4

5 - 5

6 - U

7 - Can't say

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Any other exams/certificates being taken?
Generic text

ACADEMIC ASSESSMENT OF PUPIL

We would like you to grade the pupil on his/her ACTUAL PERFORMANCE and UNDERLYING ABILITY, compared with other youngsters of a similar age. Please choose the grade in each of the two columns, which, in your judgement, most closely reflects the pupil's standing, for (a) performance and (b) ability.

Grade
Performance
Ability
Give reasons
Generic text
qc_6$1:1 != qc_6$1:2
please comment:
Generic text
Performance alone may not be an accurate measure of underlying ability. Some pupils underperform because of poor motivation or emotional difficulties, while by dint of hard work manage to achieve a grade above what might be expected given their natural talents.

ABILITIES IN SUBJECTS

Reading Ability

Is the pupil's reading ability appropriate for his/her age? (e.g. up to reading an average paperback)
1
YES, above average
2
YES, average
3
NO, slightly impaired
4
NO, moderately impaired
5
NO, severely impaired
qc_7 == 3 || qc_7 == 4 || qc_7 == 5
What can he/she read? Simple printed instructions
1
Yes
2
No
3
Don't know
qc_7 == 3 || qc_7 == 4 || qc_7 == 5
What can he/she read? Tabloid newspapers
1
Yes
2
No
3
Don't know
qc_7 == 3 || qc_7 == 4 || qc_7 == 5
Any other comments about reading ability?
Generic text
qc_7 == 3 || qc_7 == 4 || qc_7 == 5
Is any special educational help being given?
1
YES
2
NO
qc_7 == 3 || qc_7 == 4 || qc_7 == 5
qc_7_b == 1
please give details
Generic text

Writing Ability

Is the Pupil's writing ability appropriate for his/her age? (e.g. able to write short piece of creative text)
1
YES, above average
2
YES, average
3
NO, below average
4
NO, well below average
qc_8 == 3 || qc_8 == 4
What can he/she write? Can write his/her own name
1
Yes
2
No
3
Don't know
qc_8 == 3 || qc_8 == 4
What can he/she write? Can write sentences
1
Yes
2
No
3
Don't know
qc_8 == 3 || qc_8 == 4
What can he/she write? Can write a simple letter
1
Yes
2
No
3
Don't know
qc_8 == 3 || qc_8 == 4
Any comments about writing ability?
Generic text

Maths Ability

Has this pupil been in a setted class for mathematics in this school year?
1
YES
2
NO
qc_9 == 1
What is this pupil's grade?
1
Highest level
2
Middle level
3
Lowest level
4
Can't say
To your knowledge has this pupil any special skills or talents apart from any mentioned above, either inside or outside the school curriculum?
1
YES
2
NO
3
CAN'T SAY
qc_10 == 1
In which sphere do these special skills lie?
1
Intellectual
2
Sporting
3
Artistic
4
Other(s) What?
Other
qc_10 == 1
Please give a short description:
Generic text

SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL ASSESSMENT

Has this pupil been assessed with a view to special educational provision?
1
YES action taken
2
YES no action taken
3
NO
4
DON'T KNOW
qc_11 ==1 || qc_11 ==2
When was the most recent assessment made? Date
Generic date
qc_11 ==1 || qc_11 ==2
Was it done under the 1981 Education Act?
1
Yes
2
No
3
Can't say
qc_11 ==1 || qc_11 ==2
Please describe findings of assessment(s):
Long text
qc_11 ==1 || qc_11 ==2
Was there any involvement of outside agencies?
1
YES
2
NO
qc_11 ==1 || qc_11 ==2
qc_11_d == 1
what were they?
Generic text
qc_11 ==1 || qc_11 ==2
What type of disposal was recommended?
1
Stay within the normal school process
2
Stay at the same school with support
3
Go to another school with support
4
Stay at a special school
5
Go to a special school
qc_11 ==1 || qc_11 ==2
Please summarise below the action recommended and implemented and present status:
Long text
Has this pupil had any remedial or special educational help in school since September 1985?
1
YES
2
NO
3
CAN'T SAY
qc_12 == 1
Please give the nature of any special educational help given this School year:
1
Remedial or special class
2
Remedial group writing (Reading)
3
Remedial group working (Maths)
4
Special group (behaviour problems)
5
Small group vocational course
6
Individual remedial tuition
7
Individual school counselling
8
Other help (please specify)
Other
qc_12 == 1
How many hours a week is help given? Reading ... hours
How many
qc_12 == 1
How many hours a week is help given? Maths ... hours
How many
qc_12 == 1
How many hours a week is help given? Other ... hours Please specify
How many
Other
Has the pupil received any outside specialist help to your knowledge since September 1985?
1
YES
2
NO
3
CAN'T SAY
qc_13 == 1
What type of specialist help is/was being given?
1
Child Guidance attendance
2
Psychiatric Counselling
3
Speech Therapy attendance
4
Reading Centre attendance
5
Multi-cultural education centre
6
English language centre (include holiday periods)
7
Sensory disability help (visual)
8
Sensory disability help (auditory)
9
Education welfare intervention
10
Social work intervention
11
Attendance at Special Unit (behaviour difficulties)
12
Probation Officer guidance/care
13
Other help (what? ...)
Other
qc_13 == 1
What type of specialist help is/was being given? Other help (What? ...)
Other
qc_13 == 1
Please give a short description:
Generic text

From school records, 10 BM and your own observations, does this pupil have any of the following?

-
To have hearing difficulty
To have bad eyesight
To have a squint
Speech which is difficult to understand
To have stammer/stutter
To have dyslexia
To be hyperactive
To be clumsy in his/her movements
To have poor control of hands (eg in writing, drawing, handwork)
To be overweight
To be aggressive
Taking into account the above, has this pupil any physical, mental, educational or social problems which impair or might interfere with his/her everyday life?
1
YES
2
NO
3
CAN'T SAY
qc_15 == 1
please summarise any problems which have been identified and any action taken:
Generic text

BEHAVIOUR AND DISCIPLINE

Has this pupil ever had to be removed from class because of behaviour problems?
1
NO need
2
YES, occasionally to informal school provision
3
YES, to rescue unit, on-site centre etc.
4
YES, to an off-site centre
5
YES, other answer (please specify ...)
Other
Has this pupil ever been suspended from school?
1
YES
2
NO
qc_17 == 1
What was the reason?
Generic text

CASE CONFERENCES

Has there been a "Case Conference" between the school and outside agencies about this pupil in the last 2 years?
1
YES
2
NO
qc_18 == 1

Why was there a Case Conference?

Tick all that apply Who attended and why? What?

1 - Tick

Generic textGeneric text

1 - Tick

Generic textGeneric text

1 - Tick

Generic textGeneric text
For Behaviour/social problem(s)
For Medical problem(s)
For Other reason(s)
qc_18 == 1
Give any other relevant information:
Long text

ABSENCES FROM SCHOOL

Did this pupil miss as much as a day's schooling in the Spring Term 1986?
1
YES
2
NO
qc_19 == 1
Total number of days absent during Spring Term 1986. Please add up the total number of days missed (add half days as well, rounding up to full days) but do not include days pupil was away on school courses. ... days
How many
qc_19 == 1
Where known, please indicate reasons given for absences
Generic text
Do you know if this pupil has to the school's knowledge, been in contact with the law since his/her 11th birthday?
1
YES
2
NO
3
CAN'T SAY
qc_20 == 1
Please describe type of problem:
Generic text
qc_20 == 1
Has the school had to prepare reports on this pupil for: The Police Service
1
Yes
2
No
3
Don't know
qc_20 == 1
Has the school had to prepare reports on this pupil for: The Courts
1
Yes
2
No
3
Don't know
qc_20 == 1
Has the school had to prepare reports on this pupil for: Social Services Department
1
Yes
2
No
3
Don't know
Please is there anything else about this survey pupils progress, behaviour, health or educational ability which you feel we should know?
Long text

FUTURE

Is this pupil expected to continue full time education next year?
1
YES
2
NO
3
CAN'T SAY
qc_22 == 2
In your opinion, would the pupil have benefitted from continuing in full-time education?
1
Yes, academically
2
Yes, other reasons (What? ...)
3
No
4
Don't know
Other
Name

Educational (Teacher's) Questionnaire 1986