National Statistics

Permanent and fixed-period exclusions in England: 2016 to 2017

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

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National tables

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Local authority tables

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Permanent exclusion map

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Fixed period exclusion map

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Underlying data

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Details

Permanent and fixed-period exclusions within the 2016 to 2017 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.

Exclusion information for earlier years is available in the ‘Underlying data’ file.

In addition to the tables and the underlying data we are also piloting an ‘Understanding school exclusion statistics’ dashboard.

School census statistics team

Published 19 July 2018
Last updated 6 August 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated exclusion rates for Gypsy/Roma pupils, to include extended ethnicity categories within the headcount (Gypsy, Roma and other Gypsy/Roma).

  2. First published.