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Pupil Exclusions

Volume 476: debated on Monday 19 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many children were permanently excluded from schools in (a) England, (b) London, (c) the North East, (d) Tees Valley district and (e) Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland constituency in each year since 1997. (205712)

The requested information relating to permanent exclusions is shown in the following tables.

Information on fixed period exclusions is available from 2003-04 but can be provided only at disproportionate cost.

Information on exclusions for the academic year 2006-07 is expected to be available in June 2008.

Maintained primary, secondary and all special schools1,2: number and percentage of permanently excluded pupils, 1997-98 to 2005-06

1997-98

1998-99

1999-2000

2000-013

2001-023

No.

%4

No.

%4

No.

%4

No.

%4

No.

%4

England5

12,300

0.16

10,440

0.14

8,320

0.11

9,140

0.12

9,540

0.12

London Government office region5

2,030

0.20

1,780

0.17

1,290

0.12

1,450

0.14

1,460

0.14

North East Government office region5

680

0.16

560

0.13

480

0.11

470

0.11

490

0.12

Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland parliamentary constituency

22

0.14

10

0.06

13

0.08

6

0.04

10

0.07

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No.

%4

No.

%4

No.

%4

No.

%4

England5

9,290

0.12

9,880

0.13

9,400

0.12

9,170

0.12

London Government office region5

1,470

0.14

1,590

0.15

1,510

0.14

1,540

0.15

North East Government office region5

500

0.12

460

0.11

460

0.12

420

0.11

Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland parliamentary constituency

6

0.04

8

0.06

5

0.04

6

0.05

1 Includes middle schools as deemed.

2 Includes maintained and non-maintained special schools.

3 The number of permanent exclusions expressed as a percentage of the number (headcount) of pupils, excluding dually registered pupils.

4 Figures are as confirmed by local authorities in the data checking exercise. Figures at parliamentary constituency level are based on data as reported by schools.

5 Numbers have been rounded to the nearest 10.

Source:

School Census

Maintained primary, secondary and all special schools1,2: number and percentage of permanently excluded pupils, Tees Valley, 1997-98 to 2005-06

1997-98

1998-99

1999-2000

2000-013

2001-02 3

No.

%

No.

%

No.

%

No.

%

No.

%

Tees Valley

164

0.14

111

0.09

109

0.09

96

0.08

108

0.09

841

Darlington

29

0.19

26

0.17

27

0.17

23

0.15

7

0.04

805

Hartlepool

34

0.20

17

0.10

15

0.09

22

0.13

32

0.19

806

Middlesbrough

23

009

17

0.07

3

0.01

7

0.03

13

0.05

807

Redcar and Cleveland

35

0.13

26

0.10

37

0.14

29

0.11

33

0 13

808

Stockton-on-Tees

43

0.13

25

0.07

27

0.08

15

0.05

23

0.07

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No.

%

No.

%

No.

%

No.

%

Tees Valley

113

0.10

135

0.12

120

0.11

125

0.12

841

Darlington

9

0.06

22

0.14

34

0.22

44

0.29

805

Hartlepool

40

024

44

0.27

22

0 14

22

0.14

806

Middlesbrough

9

0.04

18

0.09

19

0.09

20

0.10

807

Redcar and Cleveland

32

0.13

33

0.13

24

0.10

20

0.09

808

Stockton-on-Tees

23

0.07

18

0.06

21

0.07

19

0.06

1 Includes middle schools as deemed.

2 Includes maintained arid non-maintained special schools.

3 Figures are as confirmed by local authorities via the data checking exercise.

4 The number of permanent exclusions expressed as a percentage of the number (headcount) of pupils, excluding dually registered pupils.

Source:

School Census