Study Description

Title

Age 11 Survey (2012)

Alternate Title

MCS5

Principal Investigator

Professor Lucinda Platt

Publisher

Centre for Longitudinal Studies, Institute of Education

Abstract

The fifth sweep of the Millennium Cohort Study took place during 2012 when the cohort children were aged 11 and in their final year of primary school. The survey included interviews with both parents (where co-resident), cognitive assessments and physical measurements of cohort members, a self-completion questionnaire for cohort members and a survey of class teachers in England and Wales. The final number of productive interviews achieved was 13,287.

Study website: www.cls.ucl.ac.uk/cls-studies/millennium-cohort-study/mcs-age-11-sweep

LifeStage

Childhood

LifeStageDescription

5 - 12 years

Coverage

Date
January2012 - February2013
Geographical Coverage Description

UK

Highest Level
Country
Lowest Level
Output Area
Country
GB-ENG
Country
GB-WLS
Country
GB-SCT
Country
GB-NIR

Funding

Grant Number
RES-579-57-0001

Data

Kinds of Data
Survey Data, Demographic Data, Measurement Data, Assessment Data, Administrative Data
Analysis Unit
Individual

MCS Age 11 Main and Partner Respondent Questionnaire

Name

mcs5

Label

MCS Age 11 Main and Partner Respondent Questionnaire

Collection Organization
Data Collection Date
January2012 - February2013
Mode of Data Collection

Face-to-face computer-assisted personal interviewing.

Mode of Data Collection

Assessment of physical properties of living beings, objects, material or natural phenomena. This includes medical and geographic data.

Mode of Data Collection

Assessment of knowledge, skills, aptitude or educational achievement by means of specialized measures or tests.

MCS Age 11 Cohort Member Paper Self-Completion

Name

mcs5_sc

Label

MCS Age 11 Cohort Member Paper Self-Completion

Collection Organization
Data Collection Date
January2012 - February2013
Mode of Data Collection

Self-administered survey using a traditional paper questionnaire.

MCS Age 11 Teacher Paper Questionnaire

Name

mcs5_teacher_survey

Label

MCS Age 11 Teacher Paper Questionnaire

Collection Organization
Data Collection Date
January2012 - February2013
Mode of Data Collection

Self-administered survey using a traditional paper questionnaire.

MCS Age 11 Cognitive Assessments and Physical Measurements

Name

mcs5_cpa

Label

MCS Age 11 Cognitive Assessments and Physical Measurements

Extra