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Education Outcomes for Looked After Children – 2019/20

Information on attainment and leaver destinations, for school leavers in Scotland who were looked after during the 2019/20 school year.

Education Outcomes for Looked After Children – 2019/20
Main Findings 2019/20

Main Findings 2019/20

 
Main Findings 2019/20
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Education outcomes for looked after children have improved over the last ten years.

However, there are still large gaps compared with all pupils

Leaver Attainment

  • 38% Looked after school leavers with 1 or more qualification at SCQF level 5
  • up from 13% in 2009/10
  • compared with 86% all pupils 2019/20

Leaver Destinations

  • 75% Looked after school leavers in positive follow-up destinations
  • up from 42% in 2009/10
  • compared with 92% all pupils 2019/20

Full results are available from the accompanying tables that can be found alongside this report.


Contact

Email: children.statistics@gov.scot