Data set from Suspensions and permanent exclusions in England

Permanent exclusions and suspensions - by post looked after arrangements (2017-18 to 2021-22)

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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 2021/22

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
Academic year202122NationalE92000001EnglandSpecialAdopted children18540 0.00000000000000163 8.7918015102480088 4.74649406688200
Academic year202122NationalE92000001EnglandSpecialChild arrangements order2730 0.0000000000000045 16.4835164835160023 8.42490842490800
Academic year202122NationalE92000001EnglandSpecialNot declared14227375 0.0527155538990013564 9.533783641309006190 4.35079038187100
Academic year202122NationalE92000001EnglandSpecialSpecial guardianship order10024 0.39920159680600185 18.4630738522950075 7.48502994011900
Academic year202122NationalE92000001EnglandSpecialTotal14540279 0.0543321274810013957 9.598905104468006376 4.38508411163500

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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