Publication - Statistics

Looked after children: education outcomes 2018-2019

Published: 1 Sep 2020
From:
Deputy First Minister
Directorate:
Learning Directorate
Part of:
Children and families, Education, Statistics
ISBN:
9781800040151

Information on attainment and destinations of school leavers, school attendance and absence, and achievement of curriculum for excellence levels for looked after children in Scotland.

39 page PDF

1.1 MB

39 page PDF

1.1 MB

Contents
Looked after children: education outcomes 2018-2019
Main Findings 2018/19

39 page PDF

1.1 MB

Main Findings 2018/19

Main Findings 2018/19
Infographic Description Below

Infographic Description

Education outcomes for looked after Children have improved over the last 6 years.

However, there are still large gaps compared with all pupils

Leaver Attainment

  • 35% Looked after school leavers with 1 or more qualification at SCQF level 5
  • up from 23% in 2012/13
  • compared with 85% all pupils 2018/19

Leaver Destinations

  • 71% Looked after school leavers in positive follow up destinations
  • up form 63% in 2012/13
  • compared with 93% all pupils 2018/19

School attendance

  • 87% for pupils looked after within the last year
  • down from 89% in 2012/13
  • compared with 93% all pupils 2018/19

School Exclusions

  • 152 per 1,000 looked after pupils
  • down from 280 in 2012/13
  • compared with 22 all pupils 2018/19

Contact

Email: children.statistics@gov.scot