Appendix 3: Student survey

Hi,

 

Your answers will not be shared with your teacher or parents. You do not have to give your name.

Please answer by ticking the boxes. Answer what you can and add any comments you would like to make.

If you are being hurt by bullying behaviour, please talk to an adult you trust.

Your answers are important to us to help schools know how to make them safe and free from bullying.

This survey will take less than 10 minutes.  

Thank you for your time.

Question 1

What is the name of your school? (Textbox)

Question 2

What town or city is your school in or near? (Textbox)

Question 3

What is your gender? (Textbox)

Question 4

What is your ethnicity?

  • New Zealand European/Pākehā
  • Māori
  • Pacific
  • Asian
  • Other

Question 5

What year of school are you in? (Options between Year 4 ‑ 13)

Question 6

How long have you been in the school you go to now? (Options for ‘Less than one year’ and ‘More than one year’)

Question 7

Who would you tell if you were being bullied?

  • My teacher
  • My parents
  • My friends
  • Other adults at school – like your principal, dean or counsellor
  • Nobody
  • Is there any other person you would tell if you were being bullied?

Question 8

Please tick whether you agree or disagree with the following sentences (agree, disagree or not sure)

  • At my school, people accept me for who I am.
  • I enjoy being at my school.
  • At my school we learn how we should treat each other.
  • My teachers behave in the way they would like us to behave.

Question 9

At the school you go to now, have any of the things below happened to you? (please tick how often: Never, or hardly ever; 1 or 2 times a month; 1 or 2 times a week; Almost every day)

  • I have been called names, put down, or teased in a mean way
  • I have been left out by other students or ignored on purpose
  • I have been threatened
  • I have been hit, pushed, kicked, punched, choked
  • I have had personal things (like pens, clothes or money) damaged in a mean way, or stolen
  • I have had lies or bad stories spread about me
  • I have got nasty messages on my phone or computer (like text or Facebook messages)
  • I have been made to do something I didn’t want to do
  • Other (please describe)

Question 10

At the school I go to now, I learn what to say or do if students are bullying me, or other students? (Options for ‘Yes’ and ‘No’)

Question 11

Have you ever been bullied at the school you are going to now? (Options for ‘Yes’ and ‘No’)

Question 12

Have you ever seen someone else bullied at the school you are going to now? (Options for ‘Yes’ and ‘No’)

If student selects ‘Yes’ for this option, question 13 will be displayed. If the student selects ‘No’ for this option they will be re‑directed to question 17

Question 13

How confident did you feel to say or do what you had learned when you were bullied or saw someone bullied? (Options for ‘Very confident’, ‘A little confident’ or ‘Not confident’)

Question 14

Did you say or do any of the things you learned about when you were bullied or saw someone bullied? (Options for ‘Yes’ and ‘No’)

If student selects ‘Yes’ for this option, question 16 will be displayed. If the student selects ‘No’ for this option, question 15 will be displayed

Question 15

What was the main thing that stopped you saying, or doing, any of the things you learned?

  • I did not feel confident enough
  • I wasn’t sure what to do
  • I felt too afraid
  • Someone else did something
  • Other (please comment)

Question 16

What happened when you said, or did, any of the things you learned?

  • The bullying stopped totally
  • The bullying did not stop
  • The bullying got worse
  • The bullying stopped for a bit but then started again
  • Did anything else happen? (please describe)

Question 17

What do you think adults at school should do if you tell them you have been bullied? (Textbox)

Question 18

What do you do to make your school a safer place to prevent bullying? (please describe) (Textbox)

Question 19

If you had a magic wand, what would you change in your school to stop bullying? (Textbox)