Year 7 Parents' Evening Survey

When did you start thinking about which secondary school your child would go to?

Year 3 or earlier
13
Year 4
11
Year 5
30
Year 6
14
Not sure
5

If you attended the Open Evening at Byrchall while your child was at primary school, what was your first impression of the school?

 
Very Good
Good
Average
Poor
No Answer
Emphasis on academic results
36
29
1
0
5
Relationships with parents
35
28
3
0
5
Values and ethos
35
30
1
0
5
Extra-curricular activities
44
21
1
0
5
Building and facilities
32
26
8
0
5
Focus on individual child
34
28
4
0
5
Friendliness of teaching staff
45
21
0
0
5
Safety
37
27
1
0
5

Did you attend any other Open Evenings?

No Answer
12
Did not attend any
27
Attended others (combined)
45

How important were the following factors in choosing Byrchall?

 
Very Important
Important
Not very important
Not important
at all
Distance from home
21
33
17
2
School value and ethos
51
21
2
0
Pastoral care
40
29
2
2
Availability of extra-curricular activities
36
31
7
0
Reputation for good behaviour
58
16
0
0
Academic results
54
20
0
0
Building and facilities
47
33
4
0
Safety
58
15
1
0

Which sources of information were important in your choice of Byrchall?

Recommendation by family & friends
36
View of children already in school
47
My own child's view
51
School prospectus
20
School website
8
Open Evening / Visit to school
37
OfSTED report
27

Which, if any, of the following do you worry about for your child now?

Organisation (remembering books, equipment, etc)
41
Too little homework
3
Too much homework
13
Level of work
9
Adjusting to having many teachers
15
Other
6
Putting enough effort into homework
1
Not prioritising homework
1
Other students behaviour
1
Adjusting to more children, older
1
Bullying
2

How well do you think your child has settled in?

Very Well
52
Quite well
19
Not very well
1
Not well at all
0

How satisfied are you with the communication with the school?

 
Very Satisfied
Satisfied
Not satisfied
N/A
Telephone
36
25
3
9
Letter sent home
43
26
1
3
Student Planner
43
24
5
1
School website
41
28
2
2
Facebook / Twitter
22
14
6
29
Text Message
41
20
4
7

How satisfied are you with the whole process of your child's move to Byrchall?

Very satisfied
54
Satisfied
20
Not satisfied
0
Not at all
0