Children and Young People's Services

Technique

Poole Opinion Panel.

Results

We asked you about your satisfaction with the range of services for children and young people. Over 75% of residents are satisfied with education and play areas

  • primary education (83%)
  • pre-school education (82%)
  • play areas (81%)
  • secondary education (77%)
  • further education (75%)

Residents were least satisfied with the range (36%) and quality (38%) of activities for children aged 13 to 19. 

Respondents told us that of the 26 outcomes of the Children and Young People's Plan they felt were most important. The 5 most important outcomes were:

  • achieve to the best of their ability and enjoy learning new things (44%)
  • get a good job that earns them a living (41%)
  • feel safe where they live and in school (40%)
  • enjoy regular exercise and eat healthy food (38%)
  • avoid getting drunk, smoking or taking drugs (38%)

Parents prioritised the following outcomes:

  • achieve to the best of their ability and enjoy learning new things (52%)
  • feel safe where they live and in school (50%)
  • feel good about themselves and be emotionally strong (44%)
  • enjoy regular exercise and eat healthy food (38%)
  • get a good job that earns them a living (36%)
  • develop self-confidence and cope with changes (34%)

Rachel Folley, Children's and Young Peoples Services, "it's important that parents' views are a key input to strategic planning for Children Services". Council data and the views of stakeholders including children and young people and POPs parents/grandparents identified priorities include: child poverty, mental health and emotional well-being, tackling inequalities, social links and relationship and family issues.

Contact details

Email
research@poole.gov.uk

Telephone
01202 633086

Address
Corporate Research Team
Civic Centre
Poole
BH15 2RU 

Page last updated: 12 April 2019
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