Data set from Suspensions and permanent exclusions in England

Exclusions by geographic level

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Pupils and schools
Suspensions and permanent exclusions in England
Release type
Geographic levels
Local authority, National, Regional
  • Fixed period exclusion rate
  • Number of fixed period exclusions
  • Number of permanent exclusions
  • School type
Time period
2006/07 to 2016/17

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Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
Academic year201617SchoolE92000001EnglandE12000006East of England935E10000029Suffolk4604935460416-19 converter academy01/09/2015State-funded secondary11802000000
Academic year201617SchoolE92000001EnglandE13000001Inner London205E09000013Hammersmith and Fulham4003205400316-19 free school01/09/2016State-funded secondary11400750535.71
Academic year201617SchoolE92000001EnglandE13000001Inner London206E09000019Islington4000206400016-19 free school02/09/2013State-funded secondary178000000
Academic year201617SchoolE92000001EnglandE13000001Inner London208E09000022Lambeth4002208400216-19 free school01/09/2014State-funded secondary1140xx32.1432.14
Academic year201617SchoolE92000001EnglandE13000001Inner London211E09000030Tower Hamlets4002211400216-19 free school01/09/2014State-funded secondary1120000000

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 9 variables
Variable nameVariable description
fixed_exclNumber of fixed period exclusions
fixed_excl_rateFixed period exclusion rate
headcountNumber of pupils
num_schoolsNumber of schools
one_plus_fixedNumber of pupils with one or more fixed period exclusions


  1. The number of permanent exclusions expressed as a percentage of the number of pupils in January each year.
  2. State-funded secondary schools include city technology colleges and all secondary academies, including all-through academies and free schools.
  3. Special schools include maintained special schools, non-maintained special schools and special academies. Excludes general hospital schools.
  4. The number of open schools as at January plus the number of schools which opened after January but reported exclusions.
  5. 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.
  6. The number of fixed period exclusions expressed as a percentage of the number of pupils in January each year.
  7. Includes pupils who are sole or dual main registrations. Includes boarding pupils.
  8. x - 1 or 2 pupils, or a percentage based on 1 or 2.
  9. State-funded primary schools include all primary academies, including free schools.

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