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Parent and pupil panel: omnibus surveys

The coronavirus (COVID-19) parent and pupil panel was set up to provide robust, rapid research on the impact of COVID-19 and experiences of pupils and parents. The panel replaced the Pupils and their parents or carers: omnibus survey.

Department for Education (DfE) recruited a panel of:

parents of pupils in years 1 to 11
pupils in years 7 to 13
school leavers who were in year 13 in 2019 to 2020 academic year

The panel were asked questions submitted by policy teams across DfE.

Topics covered in the surveys include:

school attendance
remote education
COVID-19 rules in school
views on mass testing
mental health and wellbeing

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