'Back In My Day' School Survey

Author: Neil Tilbury Date: 06 June 2019

Every generation has a different experience of school, ranging from the lessons they take to the meals they eat. With that in mind, we wanted to discover what the biggest differences are between the generations, so we asked 5,000 respondents between the ages of 18 - 65+ some key questions to find out.

Among various insights, we discovered that school dinners are becoming increasingly less popular, with 43% of students today opting for packed lunches over the schools offering. We also discovered that financial education is the number 1 lesson most of us wish we had been prepared for by our school before leaving, and that parents of kids most likely entering their teenage years raised the biggest concerns about social media.

To read about our findings in more detail, here's the infographic we made presenting all of our results: