Methodologies

Browse to find out about the methodology behind specific education statistics and data and how and why they're collected and published.

Children's social care

Children in need and child protection
Children looked after
Children's social work workforce
Outcomes for children in social care
Secure children's homes
Serious incident notifications

COVID-19

Attendance
CO2 monitors
Confirmed cases reported by Higher Education providers
Devices

Destination of pupils and students

Destinations of key stage 4 and 16-18 pupils
NEET and participation

Early years

Childcare and early years
Early years foundation stage profile

Finance and funding

Local authority and school finance
Student loan forecasts

Further education

Further education and skills
Further education outcomes

Higher education

Education exports
Higher education graduate employment and earnings
Higher level learners in England
Participation measures in higher education
Widening participation in higher education

Pupils and schools

Admission appeals
Exclusions
Parental responsibility measures
Pupil absence
Pupil projections
School and pupil numbers
School applications
School capacity
Special educational needs (SEN)

School and college outcomes and performance

16 to 19 attainment
GCSEs (key stage 4)
Key stage 1
Key stage 2

Teachers and school workforce

Initial teacher training (ITT)
School workforce

UK education and training statistics

UK education and training statistics