Your child has been selected to take part in the Young People's Safety Survey because you, or another adult in your household, completed the Crime Survey for England and Wales and agreed to be recontacted. It is important to hear directly from young people about their experiences and opinions.Back to table of contents
This is a unique opportunity for your child to tell us about their experiences and opinions. By taking part in the survey, they will be helping the government and charities understand the best ways to support and protect children.
As a thank you for completing the survey, your child will receive a £10 voucher, which can be spent at a number of high street shops and online retailers including Amazon, iTunes, Primark and more.Back to table of contents
You should receive a letter inviting your child to take part in the survey. This will include instructions on how to give permission for your child to take part. Once you have received your letter, you should pass the second letter enclosed within the envelope to your child. This contains instructions on how your child can complete the survey.Back to table of contents
The survey asks children about their experiences of a range of topics, including use of the internet, things they do in their daily life and school.Back to table of contents
This study is being carried out by Kantar Public, on behalf of the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
The ONS is the country's largest producer of statistics and also plan and run the census in England and Wales.
Although the ONS is responsible for the study, the Young People's Safety Survey is run on our behalf by an independent research company called Kantar Public. Once they have collected the data, they will provide these to us so we can produce statistics. We always make sure that organisations we work with treat your data responsibly.
To find out more about Kantar Public's commitment while they are handling your information, please go to the Kantar Public website.
If you would like to check the invitation you received is genuine, please feel free to contact Kantar Public on 0800 015 1484 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.Back to table of contents
Yes. The information you and your child give us is protected by law and is treated as confidential.Back to table of contents
You and your child can find out more information about the survey by visiting the Young People’s Safety Survey website.
If you would like any more information about the survey, you can call Kantar Public on 0800 015 1484 or email email@example.com.Back to table of contents
No, participation in our survey is voluntary and your child can skip any questions they do not want to answer. We hope that your child will take part as it is a unique opportunity for them to tell us about their experiences and opinions. To paint an accurate picture of society it is important that we hear from as many children as possible.Back to table of contents