Covid-19 - Resources to support children’s wellbeing and education for schools, parents and carers

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My Health My School (MHMS) Survey

The My Health, My School Survey is an online perception survey which aims to gather children and young people’s views, behaviours and choices in relation to their health and wellbeing and their school/college setting. The survey is quick and easy to use and provides schools/colleges with instant results to their data.

There are various versions of the survey which can be accessed by children/young people in Primary (Year, 5 and 6), Secondary (Year 7, 9 and 11), Post 16 and those in SEND educational settings.

There is also a PE survey for Year 3 and 4, the questions of which are included questions in all the above surveys, except Post 16.

The survey is divided into key themes as outlined below:

Theme

Contents

All About Me

Key demographics such as gender, identity and living arrangements.

Healthy Eating

Food consumption - breakfast, snacks, drinks, fruit and vegetables and dental hygiene.

Physical Activity

Travel to school/college, out of school activities, including accessibility.

PE in School

PE lessons, after school club provision and sports/activity participation.

Drugs, Alcohol and Tobacco

Cigarette/ electronic cigarette use, alcohol use and accessibility, illegal drug use (inc New Psychoactive Substances).

Sexual Health (Secondary & Post 16 only)

Consent, pressure, sexual activity, contraception use, access to contraception.

Social Emotional and Mental Health

General everyday wellbeing, feelings, worries, bullying, self-harm, gambling, sleep, carer responsibilities and bereavement.

My School/College

School/college experience including environment, level of support, participation, voice and influence. Questions on PSHE topics, content, knowledge of support services offering help or advice and issues specific to their school/college.

Resources: The website hosts a range of useful resources to support schools/colleges with completing the survey including:

  • Safeguarding guidance
  • Parent/carer letter template
  • Pupil diary and explanatory video
  • Introductory PowerPoint
  • Pre/post lesson plans and accompanying resources.

Cost: The survey is fully funded for all Leeds schools/academies and is now available worldwide, subject to a fee.

For any other enquires please contact: Schoolwellbeing@leeds.gov.uk

Covid-19 - Resources

Firstly may we say THANK YOU to everyone who is working hard during this time to keep children and young people happy, learning, laughing, active and calm at this time of great uncertainty!

We are keen to share tools and resources as best we can, to support children’s wellbeing and education over this period of uncertainty. With this in mind, we have produced a range of advice and free resources for schools, as well as resources for parents/carers in your school.

These resources are updated every week so please check them on a regular basis.

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