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Pupil Exclusions

Volume 481: debated on Tuesday 21 October 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families (1) what the average length of time was between permanent exclusion of a pupil and their placement in another mainstream school or pupil referral unit in the latest year for which figures are available; (227996)

(2) 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 in any one 12 month period in each of the last five years;

(3) how many incidents of violence towards (a) staff and (b) pupils were reported in the 10 per cent. of (i) primary and (ii) secondary schools with the (A) lowest and (B) highest levels of free school meal entitlement in the latest year for which data are available;

(4) how many incidents of violence towards (a) staff and (b) pupils were reported in (i) primary and (ii) secondary schools in the 10 per cent. of areas of (A) lowest and (B) highest deprivation in the latest year for which data are available.