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SCHOOL LIFE AND ME
Section A: All About Your School Last Term

My school was a place where: I really liked to go each day

1
Agree
2
Mostly Agree
3
Mostly Disagree
4
Disagree

My school was a place where: my teacher was fair to me

1
Agree
2
Mostly Agree
3
Mostly Disagree
4
Disagree

My school was a place where: I learnt to get along with other people

1
Agree
2
Mostly Agree
3
Mostly Disagree
4
Disagree

My school was a place where: I felt I was a successful pupil

1
Agree
2
Mostly Agree
3
Mostly Disagree
4
Disagree

My school was a place where: I felt unhappy

1
Agree
2
Mostly Agree
3
Mostly Disagree
4
Disagree

My school was a place where: other pupils accepted me as I am

1
Agree
2
Mostly Agree
3
Mostly Disagree
4
Disagree

My school was a place where: I knew how to cope with the work

1
Agree
2
Mostly Agree
3
Mostly Disagree
4
Disagree

My school was a place where: I liked to be

1
Agree
2
Mostly Agree
3
Mostly Disagree
4
Disagree
Last term, my school was a place where:
-

1 - Agree

2 - Mostly Agree

3 - Mostly Disagree

4 - Disagree

the work was a good preparation for my future
I liked to do extra work
I felt happy
the things I learnt were important to me

My school was a place where: learning was fun

1
Agree
2
Mostly Agree
3
Mostly Disagree
4
Disagree

My school was a place where: I felt lonely

1
Agree
2
Mostly Agree
3
Mostly Disagree
4
Disagree

My school was a place where: things I learnt will help me in secondary school

1
Agree
2
Mostly Agree
3
Mostly Disagree
4
Disagree

My school was a place where: I was good at school work

1
Agree
2
Mostly Agree
3
Mostly Disagree
4
Disagree
Last term, my school was a place where:
-

1 - Agree

2 - Mostly Agree

3 - Mostly Disagree

4 - Disagree

I felt proud to be a pupil
I felt worried
my teacher took an interest in helping me with my work
people trusted me

My school was a place where: I had a lot of fun

1
Agree
2
Mostly Agree
3
Mostly Disagree
4
Disagree

My school was a place where: my teacher listened to what I said

1
Agree
2
Mostly Agree
3
Mostly Disagree
4
Disagree

My school was a place where: I enjoyed what I did in class

1
Agree
2
Mostly Agree
3
Mostly Disagree
4
Disagree

My school was a place where: I was popular with other pupils

1
Agree
2
Mostly Agree
3
Mostly Disagree
4
Disagree
Last term, my school was a place where:
-

1 - Agree

2 - Mostly Agree

3 - Mostly Disagree

4 - Disagree

I could learn what I needed to know
I knew I can keep up with the work
I got excited about the work we did
I got upset
I knew people thought a lot of me
I got on well with the other pupils in my class
what I learnt will be useful
the work we did was interesting
Last term, my school was a place where:
-

1 - Agree

2 - Mostly Agree

3 - Mostly Disagree

4 - Disagree

I got enjoyment
my teacher helped me to do my best
people could depend on me
My school was a place where:
-

1 - Agree

2 - Mostly Agree

3 - Mostly Disagree

4 - Disagree

other pupils were very friendly
I felt restless
my teacher treated me fairly in class
what I learnt will be useful to me when I leave school
I felt happy with the standard of my work
Finished? Well done, now let's carry on with some different questions.
We really are pleased that you are taking part in Children of the 90's
Section B: All About Headaches
By headache we mean a pain in your head that lasted longer than 5 minutes.

Have you ever had a headache?

1
Yes
2
No
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How often have you had a headache?

1
only once or twice ever
2
less than once a month
3
once or twice a month
4
about once a week
5
more than once a week
When you have a headache, what is it like? (please tick one box on each line)
-

1 - Usually

2 - Sometimes

3 - Not at all

throbbing pain
tight feeling around the head
pain on one side of the head
I feel sick
I am sick (vomit)
'spots' in front of my eyes
I can't bear bright lights
pain in my neck
pain at the back of my head

How long do your headaches usually last?

1
less than 1 hour
2
1-3 hours
3
between 3 and 6 hours
4
between 6 and 12 hours
5
more than 12 hours
What do you think brings on your headaches? (You can tick more than one box)
-

1 - Yes

Being injured
Sun bathing
Being worried
Noise
Reading
Being very tired
A stuffy room
Travelling in a car
Getting too hot

What do you think brings on your headaches? (You can tick more than one box) Something you've eaten or drunk (Please tick and describe)

1
Yes
Generic text

What do you think brings on your headaches? (You can tick more than one box) Something else (Please tick and describe)

1
Yes
Other

What do you think brings on your headaches? (You can tick more than one box)

*
Don't know

What do you do if you have a headache? (You can tick more than one box) take some medicine or pills please say what

1
Yes
Generic text

What do you do if you have a headache? (You can tick more than one box) go and lie down

1
Yes

What do you do if you have a headache? (You can tick more than one box) carry on as usual

1
Yes

What do you do if you have a headache? (You can tick more than one box) stay home from school

1
Yes

What do you do if you have a headache? (You can tick more than one box) something else (Please tick and describe)

1
Yes
Other
Section C:

I am a boy/I am a girl

1
I am a boy
2
I am a girl

Who helped you fill this in?

1
A grown-up helped
2
Someone else helped
3
I did it all myself

When were you born?

Date of birth

What is today's date?

Generic date
Thank you VERY much for your help
When completed, please send this back to: Professor Jean Golding Children of the Nineties - ALSPAC Institute of Child Health
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SCHOOL LIFE AND ME

Section A: All About Your School Last Term

My school was a place where: I really liked to go each day
1
Agree
2
Mostly Agree
3
Mostly Disagree
4
Disagree
My school was a place where: my teacher was fair to me
1
Agree
2
Mostly Agree
3
Mostly Disagree
4
Disagree
My school was a place where: I learnt to get along with other people
1
Agree
2
Mostly Agree
3
Mostly Disagree
4
Disagree
My school was a place where: I felt I was a successful pupil
1
Agree
2
Mostly Agree
3
Mostly Disagree
4
Disagree
My school was a place where: I felt unhappy
1
Agree
2
Mostly Agree
3
Mostly Disagree
4
Disagree
My school was a place where: other pupils accepted me as I am
1
Agree
2
Mostly Agree
3
Mostly Disagree
4
Disagree
My school was a place where: I knew how to cope with the work
1
Agree
2
Mostly Agree
3
Mostly Disagree
4
Disagree
My school was a place where: I liked to be
1
Agree
2
Mostly Agree
3
Mostly Disagree
4
Disagree

Last term, my school was a place where:

-

1 - Agree

2 - Mostly Agree

3 - Mostly Disagree

4 - Disagree

the work was a good preparation for my future
I liked to do extra work
I felt happy
the things I learnt were important to me
My school was a place where: learning was fun
1
Agree
2
Mostly Agree
3
Mostly Disagree
4
Disagree
My school was a place where: I felt lonely
1
Agree
2
Mostly Agree
3
Mostly Disagree
4
Disagree
My school was a place where: things I learnt will help me in secondary school
1
Agree
2
Mostly Agree
3
Mostly Disagree
4
Disagree
My school was a place where: I was good at school work
1
Agree
2
Mostly Agree
3
Mostly Disagree
4
Disagree

Last term, my school was a place where:

-

1 - Agree

2 - Mostly Agree

3 - Mostly Disagree

4 - Disagree

I felt proud to be a pupil
I felt worried
my teacher took an interest in helping me with my work
people trusted me
My school was a place where: I had a lot of fun
1
Agree
2
Mostly Agree
3
Mostly Disagree
4
Disagree
My school was a place where: my teacher listened to what I said
1
Agree
2
Mostly Agree
3
Mostly Disagree
4
Disagree
My school was a place where: I enjoyed what I did in class
1
Agree
2
Mostly Agree
3
Mostly Disagree
4
Disagree
My school was a place where: I was popular with other pupils
1
Agree
2
Mostly Agree
3
Mostly Disagree
4
Disagree

Last term, my school was a place where:

-

1 - Agree

2 - Mostly Agree

3 - Mostly Disagree

4 - Disagree

I could learn what I needed to know
I knew I can keep up with the work
I got excited about the work we did
I got upset
I knew people thought a lot of me
I got on well with the other pupils in my class
what I learnt will be useful
the work we did was interesting

Last term, my school was a place where:

-

1 - Agree

2 - Mostly Agree

3 - Mostly Disagree

4 - Disagree

I got enjoyment
my teacher helped me to do my best
people could depend on me

My school was a place where:

-

1 - Agree

2 - Mostly Agree

3 - Mostly Disagree

4 - Disagree

other pupils were very friendly
I felt restless
my teacher treated me fairly in class
what I learnt will be useful to me when I leave school
I felt happy with the standard of my work
Finished? Well done, now let's carry on with some different questions.
We really are pleased that you are taking part in Children of the 90's

Section B: All About Headaches

By headache we mean a pain in your head that lasted longer than 5 minutes.
Have you ever had a headache?
1
Yes
2
No
How often have you had a headache?
1
only once or twice ever
2
less than once a month
3
once or twice a month
4
about once a week
5
more than once a week

When you have a headache, what is it like? (please tick one box on each line)

-

1 - Usually

2 - Sometimes

3 - Not at all

throbbing pain
tight feeling around the head
pain on one side of the head
I feel sick
I am sick (vomit)
'spots' in front of my eyes
I can't bear bright lights
pain in my neck
pain at the back of my head
How long do your headaches usually last?
1
less than 1 hour
2
1-3 hours
3
between 3 and 6 hours
4
between 6 and 12 hours
5
more than 12 hours

What do you think brings on your headaches? (You can tick more than one box)

-

1 - Yes

Being injured
Sun bathing
Being worried
Noise
Reading
Being very tired
A stuffy room
Travelling in a car
Getting too hot
What do you think brings on your headaches? (You can tick more than one box) Something you've eaten or drunk (Please tick and describe)
1
Yes
Generic text
What do you think brings on your headaches? (You can tick more than one box) Something else (Please tick and describe)
1
Yes
Other
What do you think brings on your headaches? (You can tick more than one box)
*
Don't know
What do you do if you have a headache? (You can tick more than one box) take some medicine or pills please say what
1
Yes
Generic text
What do you do if you have a headache? (You can tick more than one box) go and lie down
1
Yes
What do you do if you have a headache? (You can tick more than one box) carry on as usual
1
Yes
What do you do if you have a headache? (You can tick more than one box) stay home from school
1
Yes
What do you do if you have a headache? (You can tick more than one box) something else (Please tick and describe)
1
Yes
Other

Section C:

I am a boy/I am a girl
1
I am a boy
2
I am a girl
Who helped you fill this in?
1
A grown-up helped
2
Someone else helped
3
I did it all myself
When were you born?
Date of birth
What is today's date?
Generic date
Thank you VERY much for your help
When completed, please send this back to: Professor Jean Golding Children of the Nineties - ALSPAC Institute of Child Health