Dear Parent/Guardian,

As part of our efforts to continuously improve our schools, we would appreciate your feedback on how we are doing.

You are welcome to complete more than one survey if you have more than one child.

This survey is anonymous and the results will be used for school improvement planning. Within the survey the use of the term ‘Parent’ includes Guardian and Caregiver.

Please take a few minutes to complete the survey. We value your input.

If you have more than one child you will be given an opportunity to fill in additional surveys, should you wish.

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* 4. Please answer the following questions based on YOUR perception of the school.

  Strongly agree Agree Disagree Strongly disagree
I feel welcome at my child's school.
Our school is clean and attractive.
Parents and volunteers are valued within the school community.
I feel welcome to attend the parent/school council meetings.

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* 5. Please answer the following questions based on YOUR perception of your child’s experience at school.

  Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree
My child feels welcome at this school.
My child has close friends at school that they trust.
My child has a caring adult at school.
My child feels safe at school.
My child feels safe going to and from school.

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* 6. Please answer the following questions understanding that bullying is typically a form of repeated, persistent, and aggressive behaviour.

  Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Not Sure
My child’s school has strategies to address bullying.
Bullying is taken seriously at this school.

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* 7. In the past 4 weeks, how often have other students bullied/harassed your child?

  Never Once or twice Every week Many times a week Not Sure
Physically (Being punched, hit or shoved)
Verbally (Being called names, teased)
Socially (Being excluded from groups)
Electronically (On-line, texting and images)

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* 8. If your child has been bullied, do you think it is because of any of the following? Please check all that apply.

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* 9. How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

  Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree
The reasons for rules or consequences are explained to students.
Students understand the school's rules and codes of conduct.
The reasons for rules or consequences are shared with parents.
The school's rules and codes of conduct are made available to parents.

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* 10. How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

  Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree
I am informed about my child's progress at school.
My calls to the school are returned in a timely manner.
The school clearly communicates how parents/guardians can be involved.
I know how and where to access academic resources to support learning at home.
I access the school calendar on a regular basis.

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* 11. How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

  Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree N/A
The school staff educates my child about personal well-being (nutrition, exercise and sleep).
School staff understand my child's mental health diagnosis (ADHD, anxiety, etc).
If my child received a mental health diagnosis (depression, anxiety, etc) I would inform the school so that they could help my child.
School staff have assisted me in finding community supports to address well-being concerns related to my child.
I would feel comfortable approaching my school if I needed information about such topics as stress children may experience, how to stay safe on-line, what mental health concerns my child may experience.
If my child were in crisis I would know where to get help.

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* 12. What are the strengths of this school?

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* 13. What could be improved?

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* 14. Is there anything else you would like to tell us?

Thank you for answering our questions.
Your feedback makes a difference.

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