1956 (aged 10 years)


Responding Population

The schools of all eligible study members were contacted.

Provided information 4,077
Cumulative total of deaths 240
Cumulative permanent refusals1
Temporarily living abroad 37
Cumulative emigrated 273
Failure to contact 734


Data collection

The study member’s teacher and the school’s head teacher completed the postal questionnaire about the type of school, the child’s attainment and behaviour, and parental interest.

Training for data collection

Instructions are given at the head of each form.

Contents

  • Type of school
  • Type of class
  • Achievements and behaviour of the study member
  • Parents' interest and home environment


Questionnaires

  • Form S4a – Teacher’s Questionnaire (England and Wales)
  • Form S4b – Teacher’s Questionnaire (Scotland)