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Appendix 6: Example Pre-Event Pupil Questionnaire

This questionnaire was used as part of research into the impact of the Talk to US! on-campus activity visit days.

Talk to US! pre-activity pupil questionnaire: [Event/Activity Name]

Date:

School:  
Year Group:
Name:
Date of Birth:
Your home postcode:

                        

1. How do you feel about learning Science in school?

I love it
I like it
I’m not sure
I don’t like it
I hate it

 

2. How confident are you at carrying out scientific investigations at school?

1            2            3           4            5            6           7            8            9            10

Not at all confident                                                                        Very confident

 

 

3. How interested are you in studying Science subjects after you finish your GCSEs?

Very interested
Quite interested
Unsure
Not very interested
Not interested at all

 

4. How interested are you in going to University after school?

Very interested
Quite interested
Unsure
Not very interested
Not interested at all
Please explain your answer:

 

5. Does anyone in your family have a degree?

YES                                NO

If you have answered YES, please state who:

 

6. Have you visited the University of Southampton with your school before?

YES                                NO

If you have answered YES, please describe the activity:

 

7. What do you think the term ‘research’ means?

 

8. Why do you think universities carry out research?

 

9. Do you think the scientific research at the University of Southampton is directly relevant to your everyday life?

YES                           NO

Please explain your answer:

 

Thank you for completing this questionnaire. We hope you enjoy the visit!

 

 

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