Previous Polls

  • Free schools

    Do you think plans for the Tory 'free schools policy' will benefit the education system?

  • Yes
     
    65%
  • No
     
    22%
  • Undecided
     
    13%
  • Election

    Will 2010 party education reforms / policies influence your vote in the coming election?

  • Yes
     
    55%
  • No
     
    32%
  • Maybe
     
    14%
  • Tutors

    As a parent, why would you pay extra for tutoring alongside private school education?

  • To get your child ahead
     
    10%
  • To give your child help if they are falling behind
     
    70%
  • Schools are not necessarily teaching pupils properly
     
    20%
  • Weather

    As a parent, do you think more schools should have remained open during the bad weather?

  • Yes
     
    60%
  • No
     
    40%
  • Weekends

    Do you think Saturday school is unfair on kids?

  • Yes
     
    66%
  • No
     
    34%
  • School fees

    Are you making sacrifices to keep your children in private school?

  • Yes
     
    79%
  • No
     
    21%
  • A-levels

    Did you get the A-level grades required to win the place you wanted at university?

  • Yes
     
    71%
  • No
     
    14%
  • I'm going through clearing
     
    14%
  • Bullying

    Were you ever bullied at school?

  • Yes
     
    77%
  • No
     
    23%
  • Holidays

    Where are you going on holiday this summer?

  • Home - staycation
     
    40%
  • British Isles
     
    20%
  • The continent
     
    40%
  • Swine flu closures

    Do you think schools should close in October to prevent swine flu spreading?

  • Yes
     
    40%
  • No
     
    60%
  • Undecided
     
    0%
  • Vetting poll

    Following Philip Pullman's boycott, do you think anyone making school visits should be vetted first?

  • No, it's unnecessary
     
    67%
  • Yes, better to be safe
     
    33%
  • Undecided
     
    0%
  • Surveillance state

    Do you think the practice of fingerprinting children in schools should be banned?

  • Yes
     
    71%
  • No
     
    29%
  • Internet access

    Do you think that children should have a computer in their bedroom?

  • No
     
    70%
  • Yes
     
    30%
  • Teachers' performance

    Should pupils be able to rate their teachers online?

  • Yes
     
    33%
  • No
     
    67%
  • Uniform

    Is school uniform a hassle that should be abolished?

  • Yes
     
    26%
  • No
     
    74%
  • Measles poll

    Should it be mandatory for children to have the MMR vaccine?

  • Yes
     
    54%
  • No
     
    46%
  • The Apprentice

    Who do you think will win The Apprentice?

  • Kate
     
    67%
  • Yasmina
     
    33%
  • Sleep poll

    Do you think that you and your family get enough sleep?

  • Yes
     
    0%
  • Just about enough
     
    38%
  • Nowhere near!
     
    63%
  • Homework

    Do kids get set too much homework these days?

  • Yes
     
    63%
  • No
     
    38%
  • Not sure
     
    0%
  • SATS poll

    Should all SATS be abolished - not just science?

  • Yes
     
    59%
  • No
     
    14%
  • Keep English and maths
     
    28%
  • Swine flu

    How worried are you about you and your children catching swine flu?

  • Very worried
     
    22%
  • Slightly concerned
     
    78%
  • Not concerned at all
     
    0%
  • Curriculum

    Is learning computer technology as important as English and Maths?

  • Yes
     
    50%
  • No
     
    33%
  • Not sure
     
    17%
  • School facilities

    How important is it to you that schools have good sports, drama and music facilities?

  • Very important
     
    61%
  • Good to have
     
    39%
  • Not important
     
    0%
  • Behaviour poll

    Do you agree with the latest government initiative to impose £50 on-the-spot fines for parents of unruly children?

  • Yes
     
    78%
  • No
     
    22%
  • Creationism poll

    Do you think creationism should be taught in schools?

  • No, it's unproven and could mislead
     
    77%
  • Yes, as part of religious education
     
    23%
  • Easter poll

    What's the best thing about Easter?

  • Chocolate
     
    47%
  • Holidays
     
    47%
  • The Easter story
     
    6%
  • April poll

    What's the most important thing to look for in a new school?

  • Good discipline
     
    44%
  • Excellent results
     
    22%
  • A happy atmosphere
     
    33%

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