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Pupil Exclusions

Volume 495: debated on Friday 3 July 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many and what proportion of pupils who are permanently excluded from a mainstream maintained (a) primary and (b) secondary school were placed in a (i) maintained school and (ii) pupil referral unit in the most recent year for which figures are available. (284031)

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families pursuant to the answer of 29 June 2009, Official Report, column 50W, on pupil exclusions, how many of the exclusions were from (a) primary, (b) secondary and (c) special schools. (284244)

This information is shown in the following table.

Primary, secondary and special schools1,2: Number of pupils receiving fixed period exclusions three or more times, England 2006-07, by local authority area, by Government office region in England

Maintained primary schools

State-funded secondary schools

Special schools

Total

England

4,850

38,590

2,130

45,570

North East

160

1,640

110

1,910

Darlington

20

190

10

220

Durham

50

390

30

470

Gateshead

10

60

*

80

Hartlepool

*

40

0

40

Middlesbrough

10

160

*

170

Newcastle upon Tyne

10

150

*

160

North Tyneside

10

60

10

80

Northumberland

20

210

10

240

Redcar and Cleveland

10

110

10

130

South Tyneside

0

120

0

120

Stockton-on-Tees

10

90

20

110

Sunderland

20

70

10

100

North West

560

5,330

380

6,260

Blackburn with Darwen

10

90

*

110

Blackpool

30

140

0

170

Bolton

40

300

*

340

Bury

10

150

*

160

Cheshire

70

590

50

720

Cumbria

30

400

*

430

Halton

10

60

*

60

Knowsley

*

90

10

100

Lancashire

70

830

70

980

Liverpool

30

150

10

190

Manchester

80

420

30

530

Oldham

20

210

*

230

Rochdale

20

190

10

220

Salford

20

150

20

190

Sefton

10

30

10

40

St. Helen’s

20

100

*

120

Stockport

10

310

30

350

Tameside

30

260

30

310

Trafford

10

130

10

150

Warrington

10

180

20

210

Wigan

20

300

50

370

Wirral

20

260

30

300

Yorkshire and the Humber

550

5,160

160

5,870

Barnsley

50

150

0

190

Bradford

60

530

*

590

Calderdale

30

180

0

210

Doncaster

20

430

10

460

East Riding of Yorkshire

40

460

*

510

Kingston Upon Hull, City of

40

150

10

200

Kirklees

60

380

60

490

Leeds

40

770

30

830

North East Lincolnshire

20

150

0

170

North Lincolnshire

30

120

10

160

North Yorkshire

40

340

10

380

Rotherham

30

280

10

320

Sheffield

50

630

10

690

Wakefield

30

480

20

530

York

30

120

*

150

East Midlands

430

3,080

100

3,610

Derby

30

130

10

160

Derbyshire

130

440

40

600

Leicester

40

240

10

300

Leicestershire

40

510

10

550

Lincolnshire

50

220

10

280

Northamptonshire

60

650

20

720

Nottingham

30

200

*

240

Nottinghamshire

60

690

*

750

Rutland

*

10

0

10

West Midlands

540

3,780

240

4,570

Birmingham

210

970

60

1,240

Coventry

20

210

20

250

Dudley

20

300

*

320

Herefordshire

10

160

*

170

Sandwell

30

190

*

230

Shropshire

10

190

10

200

Solihull

20

180

20

210

Staffordshire

40

450

20

500

Stoke-on-Trent

20

140

20

170

Telford and Wrekin

40

180

10

230

Walsall

30

170

10

210

Warwickshire

50

320

10

390

Wolverhampton

10

120

50

170

Worcestershire

30

220

20

270

East of England

500

4,180

160

4,850

Bedfordshire

20

260

10

300

Cambridgeshire

40

240

*

270

Essex

170

1,330

40

1,540

Hertfordshire

80

790

70

950

Luton

20

70

0

90

Norfolk

80

460

10

550

Peterborough

*

110

0

120

Southend-on-Sea

10

110

20

140

Suffolk

50

640

*

700

Thurrock

20

180

*

200

London

650

3,990

350

4,980

Inner London

290

1,310

110

1,700

Camden

30

100

10

130

City of London

0

0

0

0

Hackney

20

80

*

100

Hammersmith and Fulham

30

50

*

70

Haringey

20

160

0

170

Islington

20

50

*

70

Kensington and Chelsea

*

30

*

30

Lambeth

30

170

30

230

Lewisham

20

100

*

120

Newham

30

190

20

240

Southwark

60

110

10

180

Tower Hamlets

10

70

*

80

Wandsworth

20

110

30

160

Westminster

10

120

0

120

Outer London

360

2,680

240

3,280

Barking and Dagenham

20

70

0

100

Barnet

10

200

*

210

Bexley

*

120

20

140

Brent

30

140

10

180

Bromley

20

70

30

120

Croydon

20

90

40

150

Ealing

10

160

0

170

Enfield

20

190

10

220

Greenwich

80

260

40

370

Harrow

30

110

0

140

Havering

10

150

0

160

Hillingdon

20

230

*

260

Hounslow

10

130

10

140

Kingston upon Thames

20

40

0

60

Merton

10

150

20

180

Redbridge

20

150

30

190

Richmond upon Thames

*

50

*

50

Sutton

20

110

30

150

Waltham Forest

20

290

10

320

South East

920

7,450

330

8,690

Bracknell Forest

*

80

0

80

Brighton and Hove

50

270

10

340

Buckinghamshire

30

270

50

350

East Sussex

130

560

40

720

Hampshire

120

1,180

50

1,350

Isle of Wight

*

140

0

140

Kent

130

1,390

30

1,550

Medway

60

430

0

490

Milton Keynes

20

160

10

180

Oxfordshire

50

450

*

500

Portsmouth

60

190

20

270

Reading

20

40

10

70

Slough

10

30

*

50

Southampton

60

410

20

490

Surrey

70

920

50

1,050

West Berkshire

10

120

0

130

West Sussex

70

650

20

750

Windsor and Maidenhead

10

70

*

80

Wokingham

10

100

10

120

South West

530

3,980

300

4,820

Bath and North East Somerset

10

160

30

200

Bournemouth

30

80

*

100

Bristol, City of

130

330

60

510

Cornwall

40

220

*

260

Devon

60

740

20

820

Dorset

20

230

*

250

Gloucestershire

30

500

40

570

Isles of Scilly

0

0

0

0

North Somerset

10

70

*

90

Plymouth

10

120

40

170

Poole

40

190

10

240

Somerset

50

500

40

590

South Gloucestershire

40

220

10

260

Swindon

20

170

40

220

Torbay

20

120

*

140

Wiltshire

40

350

10

400

* = less than 5.

1 Includes middle schools as deemed. 2 Includes CTCs, academies and non-maintained special schools. Note:Figures have been rounded to the nearest 10. Source: Schools Census.