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National Statistics

Permanent and fixed-period exclusions in England: 2015 to 2016

Levels of permanent and fixed-period exclusions by school type, including information on reasons for exclusions and exclusion review panels.

Documents

Main text: SFR35/2017

National tables: SFR35/2017

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Local authority tables: SFR35/2017

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Permanent exclusion map: SFR35/2017

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Fixed period exclusion map: SFR35/2017

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Underlying data: SFR35/2017

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Details

Permanent and fixed-period exclusions within the 2015 to 2016 academic year in:

  • state-funded primary schools
  • state-funded secondary schools
  • special schools

It includes information on:

  • reasons schools report for excluding pupils
  • exclusions for different pupil groups
  • independent exclusion review panels
  • school level exclusions
  • exclusions from pupil referral units

The release is based on exclusion data collected via the school census.

A time series of exclusion breakdowns are available in the release’s ‘Underlying data: SFR35/2017’ file.

Historical information for exclusions by pupil characteristic and exclusion review panels will be added to this release as soon as the data has been compiled – we estimate this will be within a month of this publication date.

School absence and exclusions team