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Pupil Exclusions

Volume 487: debated on Wednesday 4 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families in how many schools over 30 per cent. of pupils received a fixed period exclusion in the last year for which figures are available. (241880)

The requested information is shown in the table:

Primary, secondary and special schools1, 2, 3: Number of schools by the percentage of pupils who receive a fixed period exclusion4, 5. 2006/07, England

Percentage of pupils who receive one or more fixed period exclusions per school

Number of schools

Percentage of schools

0

11,276

51.7

1 to 30

10,417

47.7

More than 30

127

0.6

Total6

21,823

1 Includes middle schools as deemed.

2 Includes CTCs and academies.

3 Includes maintained and non-maintained special schools, excludes general hospital schools.

4 Based on the number of pupils who receive one or more episodes of fixed period exclusion while attending a particular school at some point during 2006/07, expressed as a percentage of the headcount of pupils recorded at the same school in January 2007, excluding dual registrations.

5 Based on the number of schools open in January 2007.

6 Includes three schools where all pupils in January 2007 were dual registrations.

Source:

School Census.

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many (a) fixed period and (b) permanent exclusions were of students at schools with (i) less than 10 per cent., (ii) between 10 and 30 per cent., (iii) between 30 and 50 per cent., and (iv) more than 50 per cent. of children eligible for free school meals in each of the last three years for which figures are available. (249111)