Hi, I am a final year student at Nottingham Trent University and I would like to invite you to take part in a research study. The research will be part of my dissertation. Before you decide, you need to understand why the research is being done and what it will involve. Please take time to read the following information carefully. Please email me if you have any questions, if anything you read is not clear or if you would like more information.
What is the purpose of the study?
The purpose of the study is to explore the support that primary schools offer to promote the mental wellbeing of children.
Why have you been invited?
You have been chosen as you are an educational practitioner in a primary schools in the district of Nottingham. You are able to provide an insight into the ways you as a school support the mental wellbeing of your pupils.
Do you have to take part?
This information is here to describe the study, allowing you to make an informed decision on your participation. Please remember, you are free to withdraw at any time, without giving a reason. If you wish to stop, close your web browser and your answers will not be counted. If you wish to withdraw after completion, please contact me on the email address provided below.
What will happen to you if you take part?
There will be 6 questions in this survey. The survey should take no longer than 10 minutes to complete. At the end, you will be given the option to leave an email address, Skype name or telephone number, if you are happy to be interviewed. The interview will be conducted to gain more in depth answers. Your identity will remain anonymous, and confidentiality will be kept throughout all stages of the study.
What are the possible benefits of taking part?
The information obtained from the study may help to increase awareness of the types of support schools are able to provide to support children’s mental wellbeing.
What will happen to the results of the research study?
The results will be used for my dissertation and may be published as research (you will be informed if this happens). All data will comply with the Data Protection Act 1998.
What if there is a problem?
If you have any concerns about any aspect of this study, you may contact myself or my dissertation supervisor.
Lauren Busby: N0604018@ntu.ac.uk
Anne O'Grady (Supervisor): firstname.lastname@example.org