(2) how many pupils who were children in care were given a fixed period exclusion in the last 12 months, broken down by national curriculum year group;
(3) how many and what proportion of pupils in care were given (a) a permanent exclusion and (b) a fixed period exclusion in each of the last 10 years.
The OC2 data collection collects information on a range of outcomes for looked after children from local authorities. This information has been published in the Statistical First Release “Outcome Indicators for Children Looked After, 12 months to 30 September 2007—England” (SFR 08/2008), which is available on the Department’s website via the following link:
This publication contains figures for the period 2005-07.
Information on exclusions from school can be found in table A which shows the number of permanent exclusions during the previous school year. The OC2 data collection is an aggregate data collection from local authorities and it is therefore not possible to provide this information broken down by national curriculum year group.
Information on exclusions for looked after children was first collected in 2000, figures for earlier years are also published on the Department’s website and can be found via the following links.
Figures for 2002-04 are available in volume reference (03/2005) here:
Figures for 2000-01 are available in volume reference (DH/VOL(OUT)01) here: