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Summary Statistics for Schools in Scotland, No.2 ¦ 2011 Edition 7th December, 2011

DescriptionThis is an annual summary statistics bulletin covering pupils, teachers, pre-school children, school attendance, exclusions, examination results, destinations on leaving school and school buildings.
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateDecember 07, 2011


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ISBN 978 1 78045 533 4 (Web publication only)
DPPAS 12330

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A National Statistics Publication for Scotland

9th August 2012: Table 2.1 (below) commentary
3rd May 2012: Tables 1.1, 2.1 and main point 1.1
29th February 2012: Table 3.5
1st February 2012: Tables 2.3, 3.1, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 5.2 and main point 1.5

Data on pre-school, primary and total teachers along with associated pupil teacher ratios for 2010, 2011, 2012 have been revised to remove teachers who were double counted as a result of working in both sectors. Therefore these figures have been superseded, please use revised figures in the 2013 publication.



Summary Statistics for Schools in Scotland, No.2 ¦ 2011 Edition

Main Statistics



Pre-schools, Pupils and Teachers

1.1 Schools, pupils, teachers and pupil teacher ratios ( PTR) by school sector, 2004 to 2011


2.1 Teachers in publicly funded schools by sector, by LA, 2011
2.2 Pupil teacher ratios in publicly funded schools (all sectors), 2004 to 2011
2.3 Teacher characteristics: gender, age, ethnicity and employment type, grade and mode of working by sector, 2011
2.4 Employment of teachers following their probationer induction year, 2007 to 2011.
2.5 Percentage of post-probationers in permanent or temporary employment 2007 to 2011

Publicly Funded Schools

3.1 Class sizes of P1-P3 pupils, 2006 to 2011
3.2 Average class size of primary school pupils, 2006 to 2011
3.3 Number of P1 pupils by class size, 2006 to 2011
3.4 Percentage of P1-P3 pupils in classes of size 18 or less or in two teacher classes with a pupil teacher ratio of 18 or less, 2006 to 2011
3.5 Pupil characteristics: ethnicity, additional support needs and English as an additional language by gender, 2011

Attendance and Absence

4.1 Percentage attendance and absence by detailed reason, 2006/07 to 2010/11
4.2 Percentage attendance by Gender, Ethnicity, Additional Support Needs and Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation, by sector, 2010/11
4.3 Percentage attendance by local authority, 2006/07 to 2010/11


5.1 Cases of exclusion and rate per 1,000 pupils by type of exclusion, 2005/06 to 2010/11
5.2 Cases of exclusion and rate per 1,000 pupils by gender, additional support needs and Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation ( SIMD 2009), by sector, 2010/11


6.1 Local Authority and partnership pre-school education registrations, September 2011
6.2 Percentage of children with access to a GTCS registered teacher by local authority, September 2011

School Estates

7.1 Number of schools which were built or refurbished under PFI/ NPD or via direct funding, 2007-08 to 2010-11
7.2 Condition of all schools and the number of pupils on their school roll, April 2007 to April 2011
7.3 Capital & revenue expenditure on the school estate by local authority, 2009-10 (£000s)

Initial Destinations of leavers from Scottish Schools

8.1 Percentage of school leavers from publicly funded secondary schools in Scotland by destination category, 2008/09 to 2010/11

SQA Attainment and School Leaver Qualifications in Scotland

9.1 Attainment and staying on rates by the end of each stage, 2008/09 to 2010/11


Chart 1 Age profile, school based teachers, 2004 to 2011
Chart 2 Age profile of GTCS registered pre-school teachers, September 2011

A National Statistics Publication for Scotland