Publication - Statistics

Education outcomes for looked after children 2017-2018

Published: 18 Jun 2019
Directorate:
Learning Directorate
Part of:
Children and families, Education, Statistics
ISBN:
9781787818941

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

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Contents
Education outcomes for looked after children 2017-2018
Annex A

37 page PDF

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Annex A

List of tables

The data underlying the illustrations, expanded versions of the tables and additional data tables are available here: http://www.gov.scot/ISBN/9781787818941

Introduction

Illustration 1

Main findings 2017/18

Educational attainment

Chart 1a

Stage of all school leavers and those who were looked after, 2009/10-2017/18

Chart 1b 

Percentage of pupils leaving school in S4 or earlier for all school leavers and those who were looked after, 2017/18

Illustration 2

Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) levels

Table 1.1

Percentage of all school leavers and looked after leavers by level of attainment, 2009/10-2017/18

Chart 2

Highest level of attainment of looked after leavers (full year and part year) and all school leavers, 2009/10 to 2017/18

Table 1.2

Highest level of attainment of school leavers looked after for the full year, by placement type, 2017/18

Table 1.3

Highest level of attainment of school leavers looked after for part of the year, by placement type, 2017/

Table 1.4

Highest qualification achieved by school leavers (looked after for the full year) by number of placements they had in the year, 2017/18

Table 1.5

Highest qualification achieved by school leavers (looked after for part of the year) by number of placements they had in the year, 2017/18

Additional data on Educational attainment

Table 1.6

Proportion of school leavers looked after for the full year in each local authority by their highest level of attainment, 2017/18

Post-school destinations

Table 2.1

Percentage of school leavers by initial destination (3 months after leaving school), for all school leavers and those who were looked after children, 2009/10-2017/18

Chart 3 

Looked after children in positive follow up destinations, 2009/10 to 2017/18

Table 2.2

Percentage of school leavers by follow-up destination (9 months after leaving school), for all school leavers and those who were looked after children, 2009/10-2017/18

Table 2.3

Positive initial and follow-up destinations among looked after school leavers by placement type, 2017/18

Additional data on Post-school destinations

Table 2.4

Positive initial and follow-up destinations school leavers looked after for the full year by local authority, 2017/18

Achieving CfE Levels

Chart 4

Percentage of children achieving the CfE level relevant to their stage, by stage, 2017/18

Table 3.1

Percentage of Primary 1, Primary 4, Primary 7 and Secondary 3 children who were looked after for the entire school year achieving the CfE level relevant to their stage, by accommodation type, 2017/18

Table 3.2

Percentage of Primary 1, Primary 4, Primary 7 and Secondary 3 children who were looked after for part of the school year achieving the CfE level relevant to their stage, by accommodation type, 2017/18

Table 3.3

Percentage of Primary 1, Primary 4, Primary 7 and Secondary 3 children looked after for the full year achieving the CfE level relevant to their stage, by number of placements 2017/18

Table 3.4

Percentage of Primary 1, Primary 4, Primary 7 and Secondary 3 children looked after for part of the year achieving the CfE level relevant to their stage, by number of placements 2017/18

Background notes

Table 4.1

Percentage of children aged 5 to 15 with Scottish Candidate Number (SCN) present, by local authority, 2017/18


Contact

Email: william.howes@gov.scot