Evaluating overall wellbeing provides a comprehensive view of students' physical, emotional, and social health. Understanding general wellbeing enables schools to develop targeted initiatives that support students' holistic development, promoting a thriving school community.
This questionnaire has been designed in partnership with Governors for Schools to help you gain more understanding about parental/carer views towards a school's wellbeing and mental health environment, policies and culture.
The Stirling Children's Wellbeing Scale is a questionnaire designed to measure emotional and psychological wellbeing in children aged 8 to 15 years. The survey consists of 15 positively worded questions that aim to provide a holistic view of children's wellbeing.
The questions cover a range of topics, including positive emotions, relationships with others, and sense of purpose.The results of the survey can provide valuable insights into the emotional and psychological wellbeing of students, and can inform the development of interventions or programs to promote student wellbeing.
Unique to the BounceTogether platform, schools can compare their own results to a large sample giving them more perspective compared to what you will find anywhere else.
The Teacher Subjective Wellbeing Questionnaire (TSWQ) is designed to assess the subjective wellbeing of teachers within the school environment. In contrast to many studies that predominantly focus on negative indicators like stress and burnout, the TSWQ aims to address the positive aspects of teachers’ functioning at work. This includes exploring positive affect and prosocial relationships, acknowledging the crucial role these factors play in fostering teachers’ success and maintaining their overall health and wellbeing. The survey offers a holistic perspective on teacher subjective wellbeing, contributing to a more comprehensive understanding of the factors that influence their work satisfaction and positive functioning.
The WEMWBS is a positively worded scale for the measurement of mental wellbeing. The scale has been widely used nationally and internationally for monitoring, evaluating projects and programmes and investigating the determinants of mental wellbeing. In some cases the WEMBS is free to download/use but you must first register for copyright purposes. https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/med/research/platform/wemwbs
The What Works Centre for Wellbeing has developed this suggested set of questions in collaboration with The Department for Work and Pensions to give a quick snapshot of how people are doing with respect to different aspects of wellbeing. So that you can support the wellbeing of your workforce, we recommend that you regularly ask your staff how they are doing using these questions.