To ask Her Majesty's Government how many (1) primary, and (2) secondary, school students have been permanently excluded from school for each of the last five years.
19 November 2021
The requested information is shown in the below table.
Number of permanent exclusions in state-funded primary and state-funded secondary in England between 2015/16 and 2019/20:
Source: School Census.
This data is also available in the national statistics publication, 'Permanent exclusions and suspensions in England', which is available at: https://explore-education-statistics.service.gov.uk/find-statistics/permanent-and-fixed-period-exclusions-in-england. The permanent exclusions section contains a chart and table giving the number of permanent exclusions in state-funded primary and state-funded secondary schools for the academic years 2015/16 to 2019/20.