Data set from Suspensions and permanent exclusions in England

Exclusions by characteristic

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Data set details

Theme
Pupils and schools
Publication
Suspensions and permanent exclusions in England
Release type
Geographic levels
National
Indicators
  • Fixed period exclusion rate
  • Number of fixed period exclusions
  • Number of permanent exclusions
Filters
  • Characteristic
  • School type
Time period
2011/12 to 2016/17

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
time_identifiertime_periodgeographic_levelcountry_codecountry_nameschool_typecharacteristic_groupcharacteristicheadcountperm_exclperm_excl_ratefixed_exclfixed_excl_rateone_plus_fixedone_plus_fixed_rate
Academic year201617NationalE92000001EnglandTotalTotalTotal802507577200.13818654.761834752.29
Academic year201617NationalE92000001EnglandTotalGenderGender male409041060350.152824856.911338103.27
Academic year201617NationalE92000001EnglandTotalGenderGender female393466516850.04993802.53496651.26
Academic year201617NationalE92000001EnglandTotalAgeAge 4 and under97371045033600.3515050.15
Academic year201617NationalE92000001EnglandTotalAge and genderAge 4 and under Male497265400.0129700.613100.26

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 9 variables
Variable nameVariable description
characteristicCharacteristic - Filter by pupil characteristic
fixed_exclNumber of fixed period exclusions
fixed_excl_rateFixed period exclusion rate
headcountNumber of pupils
one_plus_fixedNumber of pupils with one or more fixed period exclusions

Footnotes

  1. The number of permanent exclusions expressed as a percentage of the number of pupils in January each year.
  2. SEN status is as recorded at the time of exclusion. For enrolments the SEN status at the time of the most recent exclusion is used.
  3. Free school meal eligibility as at January each year.
  4. For enrolments the national curriculum year of the most recent exclusion is used.
  5. Ethnic group is at January each year.
  6. State-funded secondary schools include city technology colleges and all secondary academies, including all-through academies and free schools.
  7. Figures are presented for pupils with a Statement of SEN, Education, Health and Care plan or SEN support and recorded primary need. This excludes those with SEN support who are yet to be assessed for a type of need and those with school action provision. SEN status is as recorded at the time of exclusion. For enrolments the SEN status at the time of the most recent exclusion is used.
  8. Special schools include maintained special schools, non-maintained special schools and special academies. Excludes general hospital schools.
  9. Income Deprivation Affecting Children Index at Super Output Area level based on the location of the school. Includes all schools which returned information on exclusions.
  10. The number of pupil enrolments receiving one or more fixed period exclusion expressed as a percentage of the number of pupils in January each year.
  11. Education, Health and Care (EHC) plans were introduced from September 2014 as part of a range of SEND reforms.
  12. The number of fixed period exclusions expressed as a percentage of the number of pupils in January each year.
  13. Pupils who have been classified according to their ethnic group, excluding White British.
  14. Includes pupils who are sole or dual main registrations. Includes boarding pupils.
  15. x - 1 or 2 pupils, or a percentage based on 1 or 2.
  16. Includes pupils whose ethnic information was not sought or was refused or could not be determined.
  17. State-funded primary schools include all primary academies, including free schools.

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