Statistics at DfE

The Department for Education publishes official statistics on education and children.

We use data we collect on schools, children and young people. You can find information and commentary on these pages.

We follow the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.

Announcements

We’ll publish future announcements related to our statistical releases here. You can find details of all our official statistics releases in the calendar of forthcoming statistics.

Latest statistical releases

24 November 2016: Initial teacher training: trainee number census - 2016 to 2017

24 November 2016: Advanced learner loan applications: November 2016

24 November 2016: Early years foundation stage profile results: 2015 to 2016 - additional tables

24 November 2016: NEET statistics quarterly brief: July to September 2016

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Statistical collections

Forthcoming publications

This schedule gives the planned publication dates of our statistical releases for the coming year.

Publication date Release title
30 November 2016 National Pupil Database: third party requests up to end June 2016, National pupil database requests received collection
1 December 2016 Graduate outcomes by university and subject
8 December 2016 Looked-after children: 2016 (additional tables), Looked-after children collection
15 December 2016 LA and school expenditure: 2015 to 2016 financial year, Local authority and school finance collection
15 December 2016 National curriculum assessments at key stage 2: 2016 (revised), Key stage 2 collection
15 December 2016 Primary school performance tables: 2016, Performance table collection
19 January 2017 Multi-academy trust performance measures: 2015 to 2016, GCSEs (key stage 4) collection
19 January 2017 Revised GCSE and equivalent results in England: 2015 to 2016, Key stage 4 collection
19 January 2017 Secondary school performance tables in England: 2015 to 2016, Key stage 4 collection
19 January 2017 A level and other level 3 results: 2015 to 2016 (revised), 16 to 19 attainment collection
19 January 2017 School and college performance tables in England: 2015 to 2016, 16 to 19 attainment collection
19 January 2017 Destinations of KS4 and KS5 pupils, 2014 to 2015 (revised), Destinations collection
26 January 2017 Further education and skills: learner participation, outcomes and level of highest qualification held, Further education and skills statistical first release collection
16 February 2017 Children’s social work workforce, 2016, Children’s social care workforce collection
23 February 2017 NEET statistics quarterly brief - October to December 2016, NEET and participation collection
23 Febuary 2017 Advanced learner loans application information: February 2017, Further education: advanced learner loans collection
23 March 2017 Characteristics of children in need: 2015 to 2016 (additional tables), Children in need collection
23 March 2017 Pupil absence in schools: 2015 to 2016, Pupil absence collection
23 March 2017 Parental responsibility measures: 2015 to 2016 academic year, Parental responsibility measures collection
30 March 2017 Level 2 and 3 attainment by young people aged 19 in 2016, 16 to 19 attainment collection
March 2017 Outcomes for children looked after by local authorities in England: March 2016, Looked-after children collection
March 2017 Further education and skills: March 2017, Further education and skills collection
May 2017 Pupil absence in schools in England: autumn term 2016, Pupil absence collection
May 2017 NEET statistics quarterly brief: January to March 2017, NEET and participation collection
May 2017 Statements of SEN and EHC plans: England 2017, SEN collection
May 2017 Advanced Learner Loans Application information: May 2017, Further education: advance learner loans collection
June 2017 Schools, pupils and their characteristics: January 2017, School and pupil numbers collection
June 2017 Children accommodated in secure children’s homes, England and Wales: 31 March 2017, secure children’s homes collection
June 2017 Provision for children under five in England: January 2017, Childcare and early years collection
June 2017 Participation in education, training and employment: 16 to 18 (2016), NEET and participation collection
June 2017 School workforce in England: November 2016, School workforce collection
June 2017 Secondary and primary school applications and offers: March to April 2017, School applications collection
June 2017 Further education and skills: June 2017, Further education and skills: learner participation and qualifications
Summer 2017 Further Education for benefit claimants: 2015 to 2016, Further education for benefit claimants collection
July 2017 National curriculum assessments: key stage 2, 2017 (interim), Key stage 2 collection
July 2017 Child death reviews in England: 31 March 2016, Child death reviews collection
July 2017 National pupil projections: trends in pupil numbers - summer 2017, Pupil projections collection
July 2017 Special educational needs in England: January 2017, Special educational needs (SEN) collection
July 2017 Permanent and fixed period exclusions from schools: 2015 to 2016, Exclusions collection
July 2017 Initial Teacher Training Performance Profiles: 2015 to 2016, Teacher training collection
July 2017 Income and expenditure in academies in England: 2015 to 2016, Local authority and school finance data collection
August 2017 Advanced learner loans application information: August 2017, Further education: advance learner loans collection
August 2017 NEET statistics quarterly brief: April to June 2017, NEET collection
August/September 2017 Admission appeals for maintained primary and secondary schools in England: 2016 to 2017, Admission appeals collection
September 2017 National curriculum assessments at key stage 2: 2016 to 2017, Key stage 2 collection
Summer/Autumn 2017 Adult further education: outcome-based success measures
September 2017 Looked-after children in England, year ending 31 March 2017, Looked-after children collection
September 2017 Phonics screening check and key stage 1 assessments: England 2017, Key stage 1 collection
September 2017 Planned LA and school expenditure: 2017 to 2018 financial year, Local authority and school finance data collection
October 2017 Advanced learner loans application information: 2016 to 2017 (final), Further education: advance learner loans collection
October 2017 Further education and skills: October 2017, Further education and skills collection
October 2017 Provisional destinations: key stage 4 and 5 pupils, 2015 to 2016, Destinations collection
October 2017 Early years foundation stage profile results in England: 2016 to 2017, Early years foundation stage profile
October 2017 GCSE and equivalent results in England: 2016 to 2017 (provisional), GCSEs (key stage 4) collection
October 2017 A level and other 16 to 18 results: 2016 to 2017 (provisional), 16 to 19 attainment collection
October 2017 Pupil absence in schools in England: autumn term 2016 and spring term 2017, Pupil absence collection
October/November 2017 Characteristics of children in need in England: 2016 to 2017, Children in need collection
November 2017 Further Education and Skills: November 2017, Further education and skills collection
November 2017 Advanced learning loans application information: November 2017, Further education: advance learner loans collection
November 2017 Initial teacher training census for the academic year 2017 to 2018, Teacher training collection
November 2017 Education and training statistics for the United Kingdom: 2017, Education and training collection
November 2017 Early years foundation stage profile results: 2016 to 2017 - additional tables containing characteristic breakdowns, Early years foundation stage profile collection
November 2017 2017 key stage 2 national curriculum tests review outcomes (Provisional), Key stage 2 collection
November 2017 NEET statistics quarterly brief: July to September 2017, NEET collection
December 2017 Looked-after children: England 2017 - additional tables, Looked-after children collection
December 2017 National curriculum assessments at key stage 2: 2017 (revised), Key stage 2 collection
December 2017 2017 primary school performance tables, Performance tables collection

Archived statistics

You can find statistics published since May 2010 on GOV.UK. Our archived statistics are available from the National Archives

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