Data set from Schools, pupils and their characteristics

Class sizes - state-funded primary and secondary schools

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Class size information for state-funded primary and secondary schools including information on lawful and unlawful large class sizes.


Data set details

Theme
Pupils and schools
Publication
Schools, pupils and their characteristics
Release type
Geographic levels
Local authority, National, Regional
Indicators
  • Average class size
  • ExceptionAPupils
  • ExceptionBPupils
Filters
  • Key stage of class
  • Phase of school
  • Primary or secondary class
Time period
2015/16 to 2019/20

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
time_periodtime_identifiergeographic_levelcountry_codecountry_nameregion_coderegion_nameold_la_codenew_la_codela_nameURNEstabschool_nameLAEstabopen_datesex_of_school_descriptionphase-type_groupingtype_of_establishmentmiddle_schoolall_through_schoolhospital_schooldenominationadmissions_policydistrict_administrative_codedistrict_administrative_nameparl_con_codeparl_con_nameward_codeward_nameurban_ruralschool_postcodeClassTypeKeyStageSizeNumber_of_classesNumber_of_pupilsAverage_class_sizeExceptionAPupilsExceptionBPupilsExceptionCPupilsExceptionDPupilsExceptionEPupilsExceptionFPupilsExceptionGPupilsExceptionHPupilsLargeExcludingExceptedClassesLargeExcludingExceptedPupilsLawfulClassesLawfulClassesPupilsUnlawfulClassesUnlawfulClassesPupilsLargeClassActivityLargeClassActivityPupils
201516Academic yearLocal authorityE92000001EnglandE12000001North East390E08000020GatesheadState-funded primary and secondary totalPrimaryTotal1 to 305361329224.79850746
201516Academic yearLocal authorityE92000001EnglandE12000001North East390E08000020GatesheadState-funded primary and secondary totalPrimaryTotal31 to 3541129431.56097561
201516Academic yearLocal authorityE92000001EnglandE12000001North East390E08000020GatesheadState-funded primary and secondary totalPrimaryTotal36 plus27437
201516Academic yearLocal authorityE92000001EnglandE12000001North East390E08000020GatesheadState-funded primary and secondary totalPrimaryTotalTotal5791466025.31951641
201516Academic yearLocal authorityE92000001EnglandE12000001North East390E08000020GatesheadState-funded primary and secondary totalSecondaryTotal1 to 30492890118.09146341

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 23 variables
Variable nameVariable description
Average_class_sizeAverage class size
ClassTypePrimary or secondary class - Type of class (primary, secondary, all)
ExceptionAPupilsExceptionAPupils
ExceptionBPupilsExceptionBPupils
ExceptionCPupilsExceptionCPupils

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