Wellbeing: pupil voice

Find out how to use pupil voice to understand your pupils' mental wellbeing. Use our question bank to survey your pupils, so you can identify and address areas of concern.

Last reviewed on 29 May 2024
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Contents
  1. Use pupil voice to understand what your pupils need
  2. Gather pupil voice in the way that works best for your school
  3. Plan your next steps

Use pupil voice to understand what your pupils need

Pupils know the most about their own mental wellbeing. Hearing from them will help you:

Asking pupils how they feel and what you can do to help promotes positive mental health in itself, and gives pupils a sense of purpose and agency. 

Don't rely on pupil voice surveys to pick up on mental health concerns

Make sure pupils always know who to talk to when they're feeling low, whether that's their form tutor or your designated mental health lead

Monitor pupils' mental health and wellbeing in other ways, using our list of helpful tools.

Gather pupil voice in the way that works best for your school

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