Data set from Suspensions and permanent exclusions in England

Number of fixed exclusions

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Pupils and schools
Suspensions and permanent exclusions in England
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Number of pupil enrolments
  • School type
  • Total number of days missed due to fixed period exclusions
Time period
2006/07 to 2016/17

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
Academic year201617NationalE92000001EnglandTotalTotal183475
Academic year201617NationalE92000001EnglandTotal1108465
Academic year201617NationalE92000001EnglandTotal233635
Academic year201617NationalE92000001EnglandTotal316245
Academic year201617NationalE92000001EnglandTotal49110

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 3 variables
Variable nameVariable description
headcountNumber of pupil enrolments
school_typeSchool type - Filter by school type
total_length_days_fixed_exclusionsTotal number of days missed due to fixed period exclusions - Filter by number of days missed due to exclusion


  1. State-funded secondary schools include city technology colleges and all secondary academies, including all-through academies and free schools.
  2. Special schools include maintained special schools, non-maintained special schools and special academies. Excludes general hospital schools.
  3. x - 1 or 2 pupils, or a percentage based on 1 or 2.
  4. State-funded primary schools include all primary academies, including free schools.

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