School Health Survey

Wakefield district Public Health team have been using the School Health Survey (previously called the “Health Related Behaviour Questionnaire”) every two years since 2009 as a way of collecting robust information about young people’s health and lifestyles. The most recent version of this survey was carried out during 2020.

This survey is an essential source of data for both schools and local authority commissioners alike, providing detailed and robust information about the health behaviours and lifestyle choices of the children living in Wakefield district. The survey was delivered in partnership with the Schools Health Education Unit (SHEU) between 2009 and 2018. In 2020 the survey was delivered by Wakefield Council and then analysed in partnership with Enventure Research.

You can use the pages below to navigate to the survey year that you are interested in:

Children's Health Related Behaviour Questionnaire 2015

Please use the dashboards below to explore some of the common questions across the Year 5 and Year 9 surveys from the last 3 versions of the survey. These are just a taster of some of the available questions and analysis, for more in depth analysis you can contact the team using the “Contact” link … Continue reading "Children’s Health Related Behaviour Questionnaire 2015"

Children's Health Related Behaviour Questionnaire 2017

Below are the Year Group reports, as well as two bespoke reports looking at inequalities and multiple health behaviours across the district. Additional analysis will be shown on this page in due course. For more in depth analysis you can contact the team using the “Contact” link at the top Wakefield Year 5 2017 Wakefield … Continue reading "Children’s Health Related Behaviour Questionnaire 2017"

School Health Survey 2020

The Wakefield School Health Survey has been carried out in Wakefield District approximately every two years since 2009. Its aim is to collect information about the health and wellbeing of school children living throughout the Wakefield District. This information being used to shape and inform the work of schools and a range of other key … Continue reading "School Health Survey 2020"

Children's Health Related Behaviour Questionnaire 2013

In 2013, Year 5 primary age and Year 9 secondary age pupils completed the surveys. A total of 3416 pupils took part in 37 primary, 15 secondary and special schools. 2619 pupils from 8 Further Education (FE) institutions also took part for which a separate FE report is available. Where possible, responses have been cross-analysed … Continue reading "Children’s Health Related Behaviour Questionnaire 2013"