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.

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.

Analysis produced from the survey is available at the links below. Results from the 2024 survey should be available in Summer 2024.

School Health Survey Archive

The School Health Survey has been conducted approximately every two years since 2009. Different year groups have been surveyed over the years and questionnaires have also changed, but some questions about pupils health and wellbeing have been asked in a consistent way now for nearly fifteen years. Reports from previous surveys are available below. Please … Continue reading "School Health Survey Archive"

School Health Survey 2022

The Wakefield District School Health Survey 2022 was carried out with Year 5, Year 7 and Year 9 pupils who attend schools across Wakefield District. 6,800 pupils across 93 different schools took part in the survey, which ran from January to May 2022. The Wakefield Council Public Health service have used a school health survey … Continue reading "School Health Survey 2022"