Data set from A level and other 16 to 18 results

Retention by prior attainment and disadvantage

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Retention metrics by prior attainment and disadvantaged status.


Data set details

Theme
School and college outcomes and performance
Publication
A level and other 16 to 18 results
Release type
Geographic levels
National
Indicators
  • % retained
  • % retained and assessed
  • % returned and retained for a second year
Filters
  • Cohort
  • Disadvantage
  • Prior attainment
Time period
2017/18 to 2019/20

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
time_periodtime_identifiergeographic_levelcountry_codecountry_nameversionexam_cohortlevel_of_studyinstitution_typecharacteristic_valueprior_attainmentretention_in_scoperetainedretained_and_assessed2yr_retention_in_scope2yr_retained
201718Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandRevisedA levelLevel 3National state-funded mainstreamAll state-funded mainstream studentsPriors 0 to < 42075279.0140709373.043562072053549.03822742
201718Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandRevisedA levelLevel 3National state-funded mainstreamAll state-funded mainstream studentsPriors 4 to < 719167192.7036432291.1087227618970780.86417475
201718Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandRevisedA levelLevel 3National state-funded mainstreamAll state-funded mainstream studentsPriors 7+4137798.7215119598.383159734103897.33174131
201718Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandRevisedA levelLevel 3National state-funded mainstreamAll state-funded mainstream studentsAll priors including unknown prior attainment25723792.463759190.6728036825452580.61919261
201718Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandRevisedA levelLevel 3National state-funded mainstreamAll state-funded mainstream studentsUnknown prior attainment343784.9578120579.98254292324554.79198767

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 8 variables
Variable nameVariable description
2yr_retained% returned and retained for a second year
2yr_retention_in_scopeNumber of students in two-year programme
characteristic_valueDisadvantage
exam_cohortCohort
prior_attainmentPrior attainment

Footnotes

  1. Percentages in tables are presented to 1dp. Percentage differences presented in the text are calculated using underlying data at 3dp.
  2. 'z' denotes that there are no applicable observations of the indicator.
  3. Disadvantage status is as reported at the end of key stage 4. Analysis involving disadvantage status includes students at state-funded schools and colleges only.

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