Data set from Suspensions and permanent exclusions in England

11 - Permanent exclusions and suspensions - by post looked after arrangements (2017-18 to 2020-21)

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Number and percentage of permanent exclusions and suspensions and those pupils receiving one or more suspension by post looked after arrangements

Data set details

Pupils and schools
Suspensions and permanent exclusions in England
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Headcount
  • Permanent exclusions
  • Permanent exclusions (rate)
  • Post looked after arrangement
  • School Type
Time period
2017/18 to 2020/21

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
Academic year202021NationalE92000001EnglandTotalNot declared823201038600.046893467504.212161796402.18223
Academic year202021NationalE92000001EnglandTotalAdopted children33220300.0782725807.7515913304.00674
Academic year202021NationalE92000001EnglandTotalSpecial guardianship order20440400.17124243011.8694711705.71946
Academic year202021NationalE92000001EnglandTotalChild arrangements order5690100.1230971012.449453205.5917
Academic year202021NationalE92000001EnglandTotalTotal829135039300.047373524504.250861824602.20059

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 9 variables
Variable nameVariable description
one_plus_suspPupil enrolments with one or more suspension
one_plus_susp_ratePupil enrolments with one or more suspension (rate)
perm_exclPermanent exclusions
perm_excl_ratePermanent exclusions (rate)


  1. For 2019/20 and 2020/21, while suspensions and permanent exclusions were possible throughout the academic year, pandemic restrictions will have had an impact on the numbers presented and caution should be taken when comparing across years.

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