This official statistics release provides the latest information on the number of 15 year olds in receipt of Free School Meals (FSM) who progress to higher education by age 19 by academic year 2008 to 2009. The information is presented at national and local authority level. Further data is also provided on the number of young people taking A levels or equivalent qualifications who progress to the most selective institutions by school type.
The tables are separately available in Excel format. There is also an additional Excel table showing a time series of progression by Free School Meal status by Local Authority.