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Pupil Exclusions: Maintained Schools

Volume 461: debated on Monday 4 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills in how many maintained mainstream schools more than (a) 10 per cent., (b) 15 per cent., (c) 20 per cent., (d) 25 per cent. and (e) 30 per cent. of pupils have been excluded. (133242)

The available information is given in the table.

Maintained primary and secondary schools1: Number of schools by proportion of school population excluded for a fixed period, England, 2004-05

Schools reporting one or more fixed period exclusion

Number

Percentage2

Schools where percentageof school population excluded for a fixed period is3:

Up to and including 10.0 per cent.

8,823

42.0

10.1 to 15.0 per cent.

723

3.4

15.1 to 20.0 per cent.

373

1.8

20.1 to 25.0 per cent.

186

0.9

25.1 to 30 per cent.

113

0.5

30.1 per cent. or more

192

0.9

Unclassified4

96

0.5

Total

10,506

50.0

1 Includes middle schools as deemed. 2 Number of schools in each band expressed as a percentage of the total number of schools as at January 2005. 3 The number of fixed period exclusions expressed as a percentage of the number of pupils on roll as at January 2005 (derived from School Census returns). 4 School population figure could not be established. Source: Termly Exclusions Survey and School Census.