Prior to 2005-06 information on fixed period exclusions was collected via the Termly Exclusions Survey. For the 2005-06 academic year the collection of fixed period exclusions data was transferred to the School Census, which is collected termly, and the Termly Exclusions Survey discontinued. For the 2005-6 academic year the new termly School Census was completed by secondary schools only. This does present a gap in the information collected from primary schools on fixed period exclusions. For the 2006-07 academic year primary schools will make School Census returns termly and information on fixed period exclusions will be available.
Information published as SFR 21/07, Permanent and Fixed Period Exclusions from Schools and Exclusion Appeals in England 2005-6, has been placed in the Library.