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Statistics Publication Notice: Exclusions from Schools 2008/09

DescriptionInformation on the number of exclusions, reasons for exclusion, pupils being excluded etc. from Scottish Schools during the academic year 2008/09
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Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateJanuary 27, 2010

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A National Statistics Publication for ScotlandNational Statistics logo

ISBN 978 0 7559 7808 3 (Web only publication)
ISSN 1479-7569 (online)
DPPAS 10907

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Charts and Tables also available in excel format (201k)

27 January, 2010 (Revised 4 th November 2010)
NB. Tables 4, 6, 13, 14 ,15, 17 and 18 and chart 5 were revised on 4th November 2010. Only the revisions to table 14 were significant and none of these revisions effected the headline message that there were 33,917 cases of exclusions reported in 2008/09.

Contents

Main findings

Understanding these statistics

TABLES

Table 1 Cases of exclusion by type of exclusion, 2002/03 to 2008/09
Table 2 Number of cases of exclusion per 1,000 pupils, 2002/03 to 2008/09
Table 3 Cases of exclusion by stage and gender
Table 4 Cases of exclusion rate per 1,000 pupils by stage and gender
Table 5 Cases of exclusion by stage, 2002/03 to 2008/09
Table 6 Duration of temporary exclusions
Table 7 Number of times pupils were temporarily excluded
Table 8 Number of days lost due to exclusions, without education provision
Table 9 Education provision during exclusions
Table 10 Cases of exclusion by ethnic background of pupils
Table 11 Cases of exclusion amongst pupils living in areas associated with the top and bottom 20% of the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation (2006)
Table 12 Cases of exclusion amongst pupils looked after by local authorities
Table 13 Cases of exclusion amongst pupils with additional support needs by provision type
Table 14 Cases of exclusion amongst pupils with additional support needs by type of need
Table 15 Cases of exclusion amongst pupils assessed or declared as having a disability
Table 16 Cases of exclusion amongst pupils with English as an additional language
Table 17 Reasons for exclusion (pupil and staff categories combined)
Table 18 Reasons for exclusion (pupil and staff categories split)

CHARTS

Chart 1 Cases of exclusion by type, 2002/03 to 2008/09.
Chart 2 Cases of exclusion rate per 1,000 pupils by stage and gender.
Chart 3 Cases of exclusion per week, 2007/08 to 2008/09.
Chart 4 Cases of temporary exclusion rate per 1,000 pupils by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation ( SIMD 2006)
Chart 5 Cases of permanent exclusion rate per 1,000 pupils by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation ( SIMD 2006)

Local authority summaries

Table 19 Cases of exclusion by type of exclusion and local authority
Table 20 Cases of exclusion by school sector and local authority
Table 21 Number of pupils excluded by school sector and local authority
Table 22 Cases of temporary exclusion by local authority, 2002/03 to 2008/09
Table 23 Cases of removal from register by local authority, 2002/03 to 2008/09
Table 24 All cases of exclusion by local authority 2002/03 to 2008/09
Table 25 Absence due to temporary exclusion

MAPS

Map 1 Cases of exclusion rate per 1,000 pupils for primary schools by local authority
Map 2 Cases of exclusion rate per 1,000 pupils for secondary schools by local authority

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