Thank you for choosing to complete this survey for Conway Centres. Before we start your answers are anonymous so please be honest and answer to the best of your ability. When filling in this survey please consider all residential experiences both at the Conway Centres and at other providers you have undertaken currently or in the last 3 years and how you think this might change over the next 3 years.

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* 1. Have you bought residential education in the last 3 years or are you planning to buy in the next 3 years?

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* 2. Have you bought residential education from the Conway Centres in the last 3 years or are you planning to buy in the next 3 years?

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* 3. For educational establishments, which year groups do you bring to residential education centres? Please tick all applicable

  Reception Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6 Year 7 Year 8 Year 9 Year 10 Year 11 Year 12 Year 13 University
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* 4. For non-educational groups, which age groups do you bring to residential education centres? Please tick all applicable

  Under 5s 6-9 10-13 14-16 17-18  18+
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* 5. What is the typical size of the group you bring?

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* 6. Is the group size likely to change in the future?

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* 7. How often do you/ will you use these services?

  Less than every 2 years Once every 2 years Once a year 2-3 times a year 4-5 times a year 6+ times a year
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In the future

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* 8. How far do you currently travel for day or residential education?

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* 9. Is this likely to change in the future?

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* 10. Which services do you/ will you buy? Please tick all applicable

  Now In the future
Day courses only
Duke of Edinburgh award expeditions
Residential only
Residential revision courses
Residential courses to raise attainment
Residential with self-taught courses
Residential with adventure activities
Residential with arts courses
Residential with combined education e.g. arts & outdoors
Residential with field studies
Residential with humanities courses
Residential with language courses
Residential with mental health & wellbeing
Residential with outdoor education
Residential with science course
Residential with technology courses
Residential with national curriculum focused-activities
Sports camps

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* 11. Which day or residential activities or courses do you/ will you buy? Please tick all applicable

  Now In the future
AEMS
Art
Bronze Duke of Edinburgh award expeditions
Christmas at Conway
Dance
Drama
Field studies
Fun & social activities e.g. quiz, disco, campfire
Gold Duke of Edinburgh award expeditions
High adventure activities e.g. abseiling, mountain biking, canoeing
Low adventure activities e.g. bush craft, low ropes course, zip wire
Mindfulness & Wellbeing
Music
Problem solving activities e.g. escape room, scrapheap challenge, trail of mystery
Revision courses (English, Maths, Science)
Silver Duke of Edinburgh award expeditions
Sporting activities e.g. archery, fencing, netball

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* 12. What is the optimum group size for you when thinking about outdoor education specifically? Please choose all that apply

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* 13. Does this vary by activity?

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* 14. Would you be happy for activities taught at higher ratios to be programmed if a cost saving could be offered by doing so?

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* 15. How suitable are the choices of activities for your needs?

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* 16. Are there any new courses that you’d like to see the added to our offer?

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* 17. What needs are you trying/ will you try to address when you purchase residential education services? Please tick all that apply and rank in order of importance

  Now In the future
Academic achievement
A residential experience
Fun
Induction programme
Offer a course the school doesn’t provide
Pupil or group reward
Transition programme

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* 18. What impacts are you looking/ will you look to effect in your pupils/ children through residential education programmes? Please tick all that apply 

  Now In the future
Relationships
Resilience/ self-confidence/ wellbeing
Engagement with learning
Achievement
Knowledge/ skills/ understanding cohesion/ interpersonal relationships/ belonging
Leadership/ co-design/ facilitation
Transition
Pedagogical skills

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* 19. What is your typical budget (£ ex-vat) per child for residential & course?

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* 20. How likely is this to change in the future?

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* 21. How many nights do you typically budget per child per residential?

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* 22. How likely is this to change in the future?

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* 23. How many outdoor activity sessions are optimum per day?

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* 24. How likely is this to change in the future?

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* 25. What’s/ what will be important to you when choosing your residential education provider? Please tick all that apply

  Now In the future
Ability to self-programme
Activities on offer
Availability at time of your choosing
Bespoke programming
Evening activities
Experienced teaching staff
Group size
High involvement of own staff
Low involvement of own staff
Man-made location
Natural location
Quality of buildings
Quality of catering
Quality of delivery
Quality of housekeeping
Sole occupancy
Teaching ratios

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* 26. How would you rate our

  Excellent Adequate Needs improving Sub-standard Would rather not say
Bookings process?
Purchase order confirmation process?
Course leader pack?
Course programming?
PEEP & emergency procedures?
Group lists, medical & dietary lists process?
Kit list?
Risk assessments & insurance process?
Safeguarding process?
EVOLVE process?
Arrival & induction process?
Accommodation?
Catering?
Housekeeping?
Departure process?
Invoicing process?

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* 27. Who are/ will be the decision makers for residential education? Please tick all that apply

  Now In the future
Business manager
Class teacher/ head of year
Educational visits co-ordinator
Governors
Group leader
Headteacher
Parents
Pupils/ children

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* 28. When do you usually make your decision to buy residential education services?

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* 29. Is this likely to change in the future?

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* 30. How far in advance do you make your decision to buy residential services?

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* 31. Is this likely to change in the future?

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* 32. How long does it usually take you to make a buying decision?

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* 33. Is this likely to change in the future?

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* 34. Which media and social media channels do you/ will you use to decide on your residential education provider?

  Now In the future
Conferences & events
Educational press
Facebook
Flyers or brochures
Instagram
None
Twitter
Website

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* 35. Which media and social media channels do you/ will you use during your residential visit?

  Now In the future
Facebook
Instagram
None
Twitter
Website

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* 36. If you've not bought residential education services in the last 3 years or are not planning to buy again in the next 3 years, why is this?

  In last 3 years In next 3 years
Can't evidence value of residential trip
Curriculum pressures 
Cuts in school funding
Governors support is being withheld
Increased pressure for utilising Pupil Premium on other things
Too much pressure on parents purse already
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