Data set from Suspensions and permanent exclusions in England

Permanent exclusions and suspensions - school level

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Number and percentage of permanent exclusions and suspensions and those pupils receiving one or more suspension, broken down at school level. Includes trust name where applicable.

Data set details

Pupils and schools
Suspensions and permanent exclusions in England
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Headcount
  • Permanent exclusions
  • Permanent exclusions (rate)
  • School Type
Time period
2016/17 Autumn term to 2022/23 Autumn term

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
Spring term201819SchoolE92000001EnglandE12000002North West350E08000001Bolton46113504611105263Mount St JosephzzJan 1 1900 12:00AMState-funded secondary90100.00000505.54939262.88568
Spring term201819SchoolE92000001EnglandE12000002North West341E08000012Liverpool20863412086104550Knotty Ash Primary SchoolzzJan 1 1900 12:00AMState-funded primary25200.0000000.0000000.00000
Spring term201819SchoolE92000001EnglandE12000002North West341E08000012Liverpool47923414792104713Broughton Hall Catholic High SchoolzzJan 1 1900 12:00AMState-funded secondary116600.0000060.5145850.42882
Spring term201819SchoolE92000001EnglandE12000002North West341E08000012Liverpool70253417025104736Abbot's Lea SchoolzzJan 1 1900 12:00AMSpecial25200.0000000.0000000.00000
Spring term201819SchoolE92000001EnglandE12000002North West342E08000013St. Helens20703422070130259Broad Oak Community Primary SchoolzzJan 1 1900 12:00AMState-funded primary62300.0000010.1605110.16051

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 8 variables
Variable nameVariable description
one_plus_suspPupil enrolments with one or more suspension
one_plus_susp_ratePupil enrolments with one or moresuspension (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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