Publication - Statistics

Attainment, leaver destinations and healthy living: summary statistics

Published: 9 Sep 2019
Directorate:
Learning Directorate
Part of:
Education, Statistics
ISBN:
9781839601408

Results of the initial and follow-up leaver destination surveys (S3 to S6), post-review attainment, school meals and physical education.

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Attainment, leaver destinations and healthy living: summary statistics
Summary Statistics for Attainment, Leaver Destinations and Healthy Living

Summary Statistics for Attainment, Leaver Destinations and Healthy Living

Corrected 9 September 2019

This annual statistical publication provides information on:

  • Post review attainment for 2016/17 school leavers
  • Initial and follow-up destinations for 2016/17 school leavers
  • The Healthy Living Survey undertaken in February 2018.

Follow-up destinations of school leavers, 2016/17

Follow-up destinations of school leavers, 2016/17

  • 61.2 per cent of leavers left with one or more passes at SCQF Level 6 or better - down slightly from 61.7 per cent for 2015/16.
  • The percentage of pupils who took a school meal (free or paid for) decreased to 55.6 per cent (56.9 per cent in 2017).
  • 99 per cent of schools were meeting the target level of PE provision (98 per cent in 2017).

Supplementary data tables can be found at: http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/School-Education/Pub-SS-ALM

School leaver attainment and destinations: 2016/17 school leaver cohort

School leaver destinations for the 2016/17 leaver cohort were:

  • 38.3% Higher Education
  • 23.0% Further Education
  • 28.3% Employment
  • 3.2% Other Positive Destinations
  • 7.1% Other Destinations

Percentage of school leavers by attainment at SCQF Level 4 to 6, 2009/10 to 2016/17

Percentage of school leavers by attainment at SCQF Level 4 to 6, 2009/10 to 2016/17

pp = percentage point

Healthy Living Survey 2018

Percentage of school leavers by attainment at SCQF Level 4 to 6, 2009/10 to 2016/17


Contact

Email: school.stats@gov.scot