Data set from Schools, pupils and their characteristics

Alternative provision - gender, age, free school meals and ethnicity

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Number of pupils in alternative provision, by age, gender, ethnicity and free school meal status

Data set details

Pupils and schools
Schools, pupils and their characteristics
Release type
Geographic levels
Local authority, National, Regional
  • Headcount
  • Ethnicity
  • Free school meals
  • Pupil age
Time period
2017/18 to 2019/20

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
201920Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandBoysAge 0TotalTotal0
201920Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandBoysAge 1TotalTotal12
201920Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandBoysAge 10TotalTotal1270
201920Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandBoysAge 11TotalTotal1691
201920Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandBoysAge 12TotalTotal1995

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 5 variables
Variable nameVariable description
agePupil age - Pupil age at 31 Aug at start of academic year
ethnicityEthnicity - Ethnicity of pupil
FSMFree school meals - FSM eligible/not eligible
genderPupil gender - Gender (Girls/Boys/Other)

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