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Summary: Religion and School Education

Summary: Religion and School Education

The only information collected on religion in the education sector relates to the denomination of the school. No information is collected on the religion of pupils or teachers.

  • In September 2016, 17.8% of pupils in publicly funded schools attended a Roman Catholic school. This is unchanged from 2015.

Source: Pupil Census Supplementary Data, Table 1.15    

 

Useful Links

Religion Page

School Education Page

Publications and Outputs

Publications and Outputs

Summary statistics for Schools in Scotland - This statistical publication provides information on the annual census of pupils and teachers in publicly funded schools, and of early learning and childcare provision in Scotland which is conducted in September each year. It also provides information from the school estate survey, and information on attendance and absence and exclusions from school on a biennial basis.

Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) - Highlights from Scotland's Results. The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is an international assessment of student attainment in reading, maths and science at age fifteen.

Data

Data

School Education datasets - Statistical datasets covering attainment, school leaver destinations, pupil statistics, teacher statistics, pupil numbers and school information.

Contacts

Contacts 

School Education

school.stats@gov.scot