3/8/2004 00:55
SeniorSchoolCensus-online

Mandatory questions are marked thus:*.

  About Your School
1. * What type of school do you attend?
Private
Public

2. * Is your school:
Single sex
Co-educational (boys and girls attend)

3. * Is your school a boarding school (ie. do some students live at school during term time)?
Yes
No

4. * Do you presently board at your school (ie. live at school during term time)?
Yes
No
About Your Household
For the purpose of this survey, household is the place where you were living for the majority of the month leading up to the day when you complete the survey on line.
5. * What is the postcode of your household?
 

6. * How many people live in your household (including you)?
 

7. * What is the main language that is spoken in your home?
 

8. What other languages are spoken in your home?
(tick as many as apply)
None
Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander
Arabic
Chinese (Cantonese)
Chinese (Mandarin)
English
German
Greek
Indonesian
Italian
Japanese
Polish
Russian
Serbian
Spanish
Vietnamese
Other

9. * How many computers are in your household that are regularly used?
 
About You
10. * What is your Gender?
Male
Female

11. When were you born?

12. * What year are you in at school?
 

13. * How tall are you?
cms

14. * When standing, how far is your belly button from the floor?
cms

15. * Where were you born?
 

16. * When another person looks at the crown of your head, they see:
a clockwise twirl
an anti-clockwise twirl
a double crown
none of the above

17. * Uncover all the blocks by successfully matching the image pairs.

Concentration/Recognition

Click the Start button below to start a new game whenever you want.

   Result: seconds.

18. * When you want to increase your knowledge about current world events, which method do you most prefer?
Books
Discussion with adult relatives
Discussion with friends
Internet
Newspaper
Radio
School (lessons, from teachers)
Television
All of the above
Other

19. * What are your three most preferred subjects at school?
1st preference
2nd preference
3rd preference

20. Why do you prefer your 1st subject preference shown above?
(tick as many as apply)
Because of ...
the teacher
your ability/success
the pathway it offers to tertiary entrance
other

If other, please specify


21. Last week, what mode/s of transport did you use to get to school?
(tick as many as apply)
Walk
Car
Motorcycle
Bus
Train
Tram
Bike
Other

If Other, please specify


22. * How long does it usually take you to travel to school?
0 - 10 minutes
11 - 20
21 - 30
31 - 40
41 - 50
51 - 60
61 +

23. What do you currently plan to do after you have finished secondary school?
(tick as many as apply)
Apprenticeship
Defence Force (eg. Army, Navy etc.)
Full time work
Part time work
TAFE
Take a year off
Travel
University
Unsure
Other

24. * In most activities are you?
Left handed
Right handed
Ambidextrous

25. * Measure your reaction time with your LEFT hand. Use this reaction timer to time yourself.

Press Start, put cursor over the white box and click when you see the color change

   Result: seconds.


26. * Measure your reaction time with your RIGHT hand. Use this reaction timer to time yourself.

Press Start, put cursor over the white box and click when you see the color change

   Result: seconds.


27. Which of the following do you have
(tick as many as apply)
Your own mobile phone
Access to a computer at home
Access to the Internet at home
Your own private study area at home (eg in your own bedroom)
Convenient access to a library (other than your school library)

28. * Last week, estimate how many hours (in total) you spent on homework
Before school
hours
After school
hours
On Saturday and Sunday
hours

29. * Do you think that you and the students in your year level should be given homework?
Yes
No

30. * Do you use email as a regular way of communicating with friends?
Yes
No

31. * Last week, estimate how many text messages you sent from a mobile phone.
Before school
After school
On Saturday and Sunday

32. * Last week, estimate how many hours (in total) you spend playing computer games.
Before school
hours
After school
hours
On Saturday and Sunday
hours

33. * Last week, estimate how many hours (in total) you spent watching television
Before school
hours
After school
hours
On Saturday and Sunday
hours

34. * Do you have access to Pay TV (Cable) channels at home?
Yes
No

35. * Last week, how much money did you earn before tax (to the nearest dollar)?
$

36. * Last week, estimate (excluding the weekend) how many hours (in total) you spent doing physical activities.
hours

37. * Last week, excluding weekends, on how many days did you eat breakfast?
None
1 day
2 days
3 days
4 days
5 days

38. * Rate how often you have the following for breakfast on week days during school term.

 

 

Always Sometimes Never
Cereal
Coffee
Cooked breakfast
Fruit
Fruit juice
Milk
Milo
Other dairy product, eg cheese
Toast/Crumpets/Muffins
Yogurt

39. * Who has the greatest influence on your opinions and behaviour?
Famous people (eg. sports stars, pop stars)
Friends
Parent(s)
Media personalities
Politicians
Priests
Teachers
Other

If Other, please specify


40. * Please rate the following:
How Often?

 

 

Never Once
or
twice
Few
times
Many
times
Have you ever smoked a cigarette?
Have you ever drunk alcohol?
Have you ever been absent from school without parent/guardian permission?
Have you ever been harassed at school?
Have you ever been involved in an act of vandalism or graffiti?

 

 

Copyright 2001-2004 goVote. All Rights Reserved.
Copyright 2004 School Census Online. All Rights Reserved.