Reporting Year 2019

Local authority school places scorecards

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01 Quantity of school places added since AY200910, planned places, estimated places still needed, and percentage of spare places in AY202122

Filename
01_scorecard_19_quantity_ay200910_ay202122.csv
Geographic levels
Local Authority; National
Time period
2019
Variable names and descriptions

Variable names and descriptions for this file are provided below:

Variable nameVariable description
estimated_number_of_additional_primary_places_needed_to_meet_demand_in_202122Estimated Number of Additional Primary Places Needed to Meet Demand in 2021/22
estimated_number_of_additional_secondary_places_needed_to_meet_demand_in_202122Estimated Number of Additional Secondary Places Needed to Meet Demand in 2021/22
estimated_number_of_spare_primary_places_in_202122Estimated Number of Spare Primary Places in 2021/22
estimated_number_of_spare_secondary_places_in_202122Estimated Number of Spare Secondary Places in 2021/22
estimated_percentage_of_spare_primary_places_in_202122Estimated Percentage of Spare Primary Places in 2021/22
estimated_percentage_of_spare_secondary_places_in_202122Estimated Percentage of Spare Secondary Places in 2021/22
number_of_new_primary_places_planned_for_delivery_201920_to_202122Number of New Primary Places Planned for Delivery between 2019/20 and 2021/22
number_of_new_secondary_places_planned_for_delivery_201920_to_202122Number of New Secondary Places Planned for Delivery between 2019/20 and 2021/22
primary_capacity_at_may_2010Primary Capacity at May 2010
primary_capacity_at_may_2019Primary Capacity at May 2019
secondary_capacity_at_may_2010Secondary Capacity at May 2010
secondary_capacity_at_may_2019Secondary Capacity at May 2019
total_primary_places_created_between_0910_1819Total Primary Places created between 09/10 and 18/19
total_secondary_places_created_between_0910_1819Total Secondary Places created between 09/10 and 18/19
Footnotes
  1. Estimated number of places rounded to nearest whole ten.
  2. Isles of Scilly capacity data based on single school classified as a primary school in 2010 but an all-through school in 2019. The capacity of all-through schools is included in the secondary phase.
  3. Secondary Data for City of London are not applicable (apart from preference).
  4. Dorset (838) and Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (839) are new local authorities following changes to LA boundaries in this region in April 2019. Note that Dorset (838) is not directly comparable to pre-LGR 2019 Dorset (835). Data is shown where available for these new local authorities i.e. 2019 capacity. Where data is not available i.e. 2010 capacity, the data for Pre-LGR 2019 Bournemouth, Pre-LGR 2019 Poole and Pre-LGR 2019 Dorset, if available is shown for information, although the data is not directly comparable with the new local authorities. Quality data is available for Dorset (838) and Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (839) and compares the schools in these local authorities to the comparable schools which were under the Pre-LGR local authorities to work out existing/new school places. The new places do NOT reflect places in schools new to the local authority due to the 2019 boundary changes.
  5. z - Indicates data is not applicable
  6. : - Indicates data is not available.

02 Forecast accuracy AY201819

Filename
02_scorecard_19_la_forecast_accuracy_ay201819.csv
Geographic levels
Local Authority; National
Time period
2019
Variable names and descriptions

Variable names and descriptions for this file are provided below:

Variable nameVariable description
actual_primary_pupil_numbers_201819Actual primary pupil numbers 2018/19
actual_secondary_pupil_numbers_201819Actual secondary pupil numbers 2018/19
one_year_ahead_primary_forecast_accuracy_percentageOne year ahead primary forecast accuracy percentage
one_year_ahead_secondary_forecast_accuracy_percentageOne year ahead secondary forecast accuracy percentage
scap16_forecast_primary_pupil_numbers_on_roll_201819Scap16 forecast primary pupil numbers on roll 2018/19
scap16_forecast_secondary_pupil_numbers_on_roll_201819Scap16 forecast secondary pupil numbers on roll 2018/19
scap18_forecast__secondary_pupil_numbers_on_roll_201819Scap18 forecast secondary pupil numbers on roll 2018/19
scap18_forecast_primary_pupil_numbers_on_roll_201819Scap18 forecast primary pupil numbers on roll 2018/19
three_year_ahead_primary_forecast_accuracy_percentageThree year ahead primary forecast accuracy percentage
three_year_ahead_secondary_forecast_accuracy_percentageThree year ahead secondary forecast accuracy percentage
Footnotes
  1. Accuracy figures for City of London and Isles Of Scilly not presented in the Scorecard due to their small relative size. Positive percentages denote an overforecast. Negative percentages denote an underforecast.
  2. Accuracy figures for Isles Of Scilly not presented in the Scorecard due to its small relative size. Positive percentages denote an overforecast. Negative percentages denote an underforecast.
  3. Secondary Data for City of London are not applicable (apart from preference).
  4. Dorset (838) and Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (839) are new local authorities following changes to LA boundaries in this region in April 2019. Note that Dorset (838) is not directly comparable to pre-LGR 2019 Dorset (835). Data is shown where available for these new local authorities i.e. 2019 capacity. Where data is not available i.e. 2010 capacity, the data for Pre-LGR 2019 Bournemouth, Pre-LGR 2019 Poole and Pre-LGR 2019 Dorset, if available is shown for information, although the data is not directly comparable with the new local authorities. Quality data is available for Dorset (838) and Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (839) and compares the schools in these local authorities to the comparable schools which were under the Pre-LGR local authorities to work out existing/new school places. The new places do NOT reflect places in schools new to the local authority due to the 2019 boundary changes.
  5. z - Indicates data is not applicable
  6. : - Indicates data is not available.

03 School preference offers

Filename
03_scorecard_19_school_preference_2019.csv
Geographic levels
Local Authority; National
Time period
2019
Variable names and descriptions

Variable names and descriptions for this file are provided below:

Variable nameVariable description
percentage_of_offers_made_to_applicants_of_first_preference_primaryPercentage of Offers made to Applicants of First Primary Preference
percentage_of_offers_made_to_applicants_of_first_preference_secondaryPercentage of Offers made to Applicants of First Secondary Preference
percentage_of_offers_made_to_applicants_of_one_of_top_three_preferences_primaryPercentage of Offers made to Applicants of One of Top Three Primary Preferences
percentage_of_offers_made_to_applicants_of_one_of_top_three_preferences_secondaryPercentage of Offers made to Applicants of One of Top Three Secondary Preferences
percentage_of_offers_made_to_applicants_of_second_preference_primaryPercentage of Offers made to Applicants of Second Primary Preference
percentage_of_offers_made_to_applicants_of_second_preference_secondaryPercentage of Offers made to Applicants of Second Secondary Preference
percentage_of_offers_made_to_applicants_of_third_preference_primaryPercentage of Offers made to Applicants of Third Primary Preference
percentage_of_offers_made_to_applicants_of_third_preference_secondaryPercentage of Offers made to Applicants of Third Secondary Preference
Footnotes
  1. Preference data for the Isles Of Scilly are not applicable. Preference data for Dorset (838) and Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (839) are not available as latest data was relevant to Pre-LGR 2019 local authorities
  2. Secondary Data for City of London are not applicable (apart from preference).
  3. Dorset (838) and Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (839) are new local authorities following changes to LA boundaries in this region in April 2019. Note that Dorset (838) is not directly comparable to pre-LGR 2019 Dorset (835). Data is shown where available for these new local authorities i.e. 2019 capacity. Where data is not available i.e. 2010 capacity, the data for Pre-LGR 2019 Bournemouth, Pre-LGR 2019 Poole and Pre-LGR 2019 Dorset, if available is shown for information, although the data is not directly comparable with the new local authorities. Quality data is available for Dorset (838) and Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (839) and compares the schools in these local authorities to the comparable schools which were under the Pre-LGR local authorities to work out existing/new school places. The new places do NOT reflect places in schools new to the local authority due to the 2019 boundary changes.
  4. z - Indicates data is not applicable
  5. : - Indicates data is not available.

04 Quality of school places added between 1 May 2018 and 1 May 2019 - Ofsted

Filename
04_scorecard_19_quality_school_places_added_ofsted_ay201819.csv
Geographic levels
Local Authority; National
Time period
2018/19
Variable names and descriptions

Variable names and descriptions for this file are provided below:

Variable nameVariable description
existing_places_in_good_schoolsExisting Places in Good Schools
existing_places_in_inadequate_schoolsExisting Places in Inadequate Schools
existing_places_in_oustanding_schoolsExisting Places in Outstanding Schools
existing_places_in_requires_improvement_schoolsExisting Places in Requires Improvement Schools
existing_places_in_schools_with_no_current_ofsted_judgementExisting Places in Schools with no current Ofsted Judgment
la_rankLocal authority rank on proportion of new places in good and outstanding schools
new_places_good_outstanding_schools_%Proportion of new places created in good and outstanding schools
new_places_in_good_schoolsNew Places in Good Schools
new_places_in_inadequate_schoolsNew Places in Inadequate Schools
new_places_in_oustanding_schoolsNew Places in Outstanding Schools
new_places_in_requires_improvement_schoolsNew Places in Requires Improvement Schools
new_places_in_schools_with_no_current_ofsted_judgementNew Places in Schools with no current Ofsted Judgment
school_phaseSchool Phase - Filter by school phase
Footnotes
  1. Secondary Data for City of London are not applicable (apart from preference).
  2. Isle of Scilly quality data not available as no Ofsted inspection data available for one sponsor led academy school.
  3. Dorset (838) and Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (839) are new local authorities following changes to LA boundaries in this region in April 2019. Note that Dorset (838) is not directly comparable to pre-LGR 2019 Dorset (835). Data is shown where available for these new local authorities i.e. 2019 capacity. Where data is not available i.e. 2010 capacity, the data for Pre-LGR 2019 Bournemouth, Pre-LGR 2019 Poole and Pre-LGR 2019 Dorset, if available is shown for information, although the data is not directly comparable with the new local authorities. Quality data is available for Dorset (838) and Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (839) and compares the schools in these local authorities to the comparable schools which were under the Pre-LGR local authorities to work out existing/new school places. The new places do NOT reflect places in schools new to the local authority due to the 2019 boundary changes.
  4. z - Indicates data is not applicable
  5. : - Indicates data is not available.

05 Quality of primary school places added between 1 May 2018 and 1 May 2019 - Reading and Maths

Filename
05_quality_of_primary_school_places_added_between_1_may_2018_and_1_may_2019_reading_and_maths.csv
Geographic levels
Local Authority; National
Time period
2018/19
Variable names and descriptions

Variable names and descriptions for this file are provided below:

Variable nameVariable description
existing_places_in_above_average_schoolsExisting Places in Above Average Schools
existing_places_in_average_schoolsExisting Places in Average Schools
existing_places_in_below_average_schoolsExisting Places in Below Average Schools
existing_places_in_schools_with_no_progress_scoresExisting Places in Schools with no Progress Scores
existing_places_in_well_above_average_schoolsExisting Places in Well Above Average Schools
existing_places_in_well_below_average_schoolsExisting Places in Well Below Average Schools
new_places_in_above_average_schoolsNew Places in Above Average Schools
new_places_in_average_schoolsNew Places in Average Schools
new_places_in_below_average_schoolsNew Places in Below Average Schools
new_places_in_schools_with_no_progress_scoresNew Places in Schools with no Progress Scores
new_places_in_well_above_average_schoolsNew Places in Well Above Average Schools
new_places_in_well_below_average_schoolsNew Places in Well Below Average Schools
quality_measureQuality Measure - Filter by quality measure
Footnotes
  1. Isle of Scilly quality data not available as no Ofsted inspection data available for one sponsor led academy school.
  2. Dorset (838) and Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (839) are new local authorities following changes to LA boundaries in this region in April 2019. Note that Dorset (838) is not directly comparable to pre-LGR 2019 Dorset (835). Data is shown where available for these new local authorities i.e. 2019 capacity. Where data is not available i.e. 2010 capacity, the data for Pre-LGR 2019 Bournemouth, Pre-LGR 2019 Poole and Pre-LGR 2019 Dorset, if available is shown for information, although the data is not directly comparable with the new local authorities. Quality data is available for Dorset (838) and Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (839) and compares the schools in these local authorities to the comparable schools which were under the Pre-LGR local authorities to work out existing/new school places. The new places do NOT reflect places in schools new to the local authority due to the 2019 boundary changes.
  3. z - Indicates data is not applicable
  4. : - Indicates data is not available.

06 Quality of secondary school places added between 1 May 2018 and 1 May 2019 - Progress 8

Filename
06_scorecard_19_quality_secondary_school_places_added_progress_8_ay201819.csv
Geographic levels
Local Authority; National
Time period
2018/19
Variable names and descriptions

Variable names and descriptions for this file are provided below:

Variable nameVariable description
existing_places_in_above_average_schoolsExisting Places in Above Average Schools
existing_places_in_average_schoolsExisting Places in Average Schools
existing_places_in_below_average_schoolsExisting Places in Below Average Schools
existing_places_in_schools_with_no_progress_8_scoresExisting Places in Schools with no Progress 8 Scores
existing_places_in_well_above_average_schoolsExisting Places in Well Above Average Schools
existing_places_in_well_below_average_schoolsExisting Places in Well Below Average Schools
new_places_in_above_average_schoolsNew Places in Above Average Schools
new_places_in_average_schoolsNew Places in Average Schools
new_places_in_below_average_schoolsNew Places in Below Average Schools
new_places_in_schools_with_no_progress_8_scoresNew Places in Schools with no Progress 8 Scores
new_places_in_well_above_average_schoolsNew Places in Well Above Average Schools
new_places_in_well_below_average_schoolsNew Places in Well Below Average Schools
Footnotes
  1. Secondary Data for City of London are not applicable (apart from preference).
  2. Isle of Scilly quality data not available as no Ofsted inspection data available for one sponsor led academy school.
  3. Dorset (838) and Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (839) are new local authorities following changes to LA boundaries in this region in April 2019. Note that Dorset (838) is not directly comparable to pre-LGR 2019 Dorset (835). Data is shown where available for these new local authorities i.e. 2019 capacity. Where data is not available i.e. 2010 capacity, the data for Pre-LGR 2019 Bournemouth, Pre-LGR 2019 Poole and Pre-LGR 2019 Dorset, if available is shown for information, although the data is not directly comparable with the new local authorities. Quality data is available for Dorset (838) and Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (839) and compares the schools in these local authorities to the comparable schools which were under the Pre-LGR local authorities to work out existing/new school places. The new places do NOT reflect places in schools new to the local authority due to the 2019 boundary changes.
  4. z - Indicates data is not applicable
  5. : - Indicates data is not available.

07 Cost of additional school places from LA reported projects AY201516-AY201718

Filename
07_scorecard_19_cost_of_additional_school_places_ay201516-ay201718.csv
Geographic levels
Local Authority; National
Time period
2019
Variable names and descriptions

Variable names and descriptions for this file are provided below:

Variable nameVariable description
cost_per_placeCost per additional school place
number_of_projectsNumber of projects
places_createdNumber of additional school places created
project_phaseProject phase - Filter by Project phase
project_typeProject type - Filter by project type
total_cost_adjusted_for_region_and_inflation_£Total cost adjusted for region and inflation
Footnotes
  1. Secondary Data for City of London are not applicable (apart from preference).
  2. Dorset (838) and Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (839) are new local authorities following changes to LA boundaries in this region in April 2019. Note that Dorset (838) is not directly comparable to pre-LGR 2019 Dorset (835). Data is shown where available for these new local authorities i.e. 2019 capacity. Where data is not available i.e. 2010 capacity, the data for Pre-LGR 2019 Bournemouth, Pre-LGR 2019 Poole and Pre-LGR 2019 Dorset, if available is shown for information, although the data is not directly comparable with the new local authorities. Quality data is available for Dorset (838) and Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (839) and compares the schools in these local authorities to the comparable schools which were under the Pre-LGR local authorities to work out existing/new school places. The new places do NOT reflect places in schools new to the local authority due to the 2019 boundary changes.
  3. z - Indicates data is not applicable
  4. : - Indicates data is not available.

08 Basic Need Funding for places 2011-2022 and Pupil Growth 2010-2021

Filename
08_basic_need_funding_2011-12_and_pupil_growth_2010-21.csv
Geographic levels
Local Authority; National
Time period
2019
Variable names and descriptions

Variable names and descriptions for this file are provided below:

Variable nameVariable description
actual_primary_pupil_numbers_200910Actual Primary Number on Roll 2009/10
actual_secondary_pupil_numbers_200910Actual Secondary Number on Roll 2009/10
forecast_primary_pupil_numbers_202122Forecast Primary Pupil Numbers in 2021/22
forecast_secondary_pupil_numbers_202122Forecast Secondary Pupil Numbers in 2021/22
percentage_increase_in_primary_pupil_numbers_since_may2010_until_sept2021Percentage Increase in Primary Pupil Numbers between 2009/10 and 2021/22
percentage_increase_in_secondary_pupil_numbers_since_may2010_until_sept2021Percentage Increase in Secondary Pupil Numbers between 2009/10 and 2021/22
total_basic_need_allocation_since_201011_until_202122_£Total Basic Need Allocation 2010/11 to 2021/22
Footnotes
  1. Total includes targeted basic need allocations 2013-2015.
  2. Isles of Scilly capacity data based on single school classified as a primary school in 2010 but an all-through school in 2019. The capacity of all-through schools is included in the secondary phase.
  3. Secondary Data for City of London are not applicable (apart from preference).
  4. Dorset (838) and Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (839) are new local authorities following changes to LA boundaries in this region in April 2019. Note that Dorset (838) is not directly comparable to pre-LGR 2019 Dorset (835). Data is shown where available for these new local authorities i.e. 2019 capacity. Where data is not available i.e. 2010 capacity, the data for Pre-LGR 2019 Bournemouth, Pre-LGR 2019 Poole and Pre-LGR 2019 Dorset, if available is shown for information, although the data is not directly comparable with the new local authorities. Quality data is available for Dorset (838) and Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (839) and compares the schools in these local authorities to the comparable schools which were under the Pre-LGR local authorities to work out existing/new school places. The new places do NOT reflect places in schools new to the local authority due to the 2019 boundary changes.
  5. z - Indicates data is not applicable
  6. : - Indicates data is not available.