Staff wellbeing questionnaires

Learn how to write and analyse staff wellbeing questionnaires, and what your next steps should be. Plus, see some examples to help you get started.

Last reviewed on 25 June 2024
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  1. Decide on your aims
  2. How to carry out your survey
  3. Trust leaders: manage the process centrally 
  4. Analyse the results and plan your next steps 
  5. See examples for inspiration

Sending out a questionnaire can be one way to gather data for your staff mental health and wellbeing action plan.

Decide on your aims

Do this before planning out your questionnaire, so you have a clearer sense of what you want to find out. For example, your aim might be: ‘I want to understand what we’re doing well, and what we can improve on, so that our school can better support staff wellbeing’.

It's a good idea to carry out questionnaires at least annually. Regular check-ins will give you a better sense of any changes over time.

How to carry out your survey

Restate your questionnaire aims and

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