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Pupil Exclusions: Suffolk

Volume 472: debated on Monday 25 February 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many children were permanently excluded from (a) primary schools, (b) middle schools, (c) upper schools and (d) secondary schools in Suffolk in each year since 1997. (187606)

The available information is given in the table, and shows the number of permanent exclusions from maintained primary and secondary schools in Suffolk local authority area from 1997/89 to 2005/06.

A further split showing the number of exclusions from middle and upper schools can be provided only at disproportionate costs.

Maintained primary and secondary schools1: number and percentage of permanent exclusions, 1997/98 to 2005/06, Suffolk local authority area

Primary Schools

Secondary Schools

Number

Percentage2

Number

Percentage2

1997/98

13

0.03

104

0.21

1998/99

18

0.04

106

0.21

1999/2000

23

0.05

77

0.15

2000/01

13

0.03

133

0.25

2001/02

26

0.05

135

0.25

2002/03

22

0.05

126

0.23

2003/04

32

0.07

161

0.30

2004/05

20

0.04

126

0.23

2005/06

9

0.02

78

0.14

1 Includes middle schools as deemed.

2 The number of permanent exclusions expressed as a percentage of the school population.

Source:

School Census.