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Pupil Exclusions

Question for Department for Education

UIN 121856, tabled on 9 February 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will publish the number of state (a) primary and (b) secondary school permanent exclusions by (i) type of school, (ii) ethnicity and (iii) age for each year since 2010.

Answered on

21 February 2022

The requested information has been published in the national statistics release “Permanent exclusions and suspensions in England”, available here: https://explore-education-statistics.service.gov.uk/find-statistics/permanent-and-fixed-period-exclusions-in-england.

In the open data section, the file on permanent exclusions and suspensions by characteristic includes data by primary and secondary schools by ethnicity and age by year. In addition, the file by geography includes school level data with academy type.

In the open data section, the create table function has been used to produce the table showing permanent exclusions by age and ethnicity for primary and secondary schools by year: https://explore-education-statistics.service.gov.uk/data-tables/permalink/8caf46bb-7a43-46b9-a976-be124ee79a1b.

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