Publication - Advice and guidance

Improving educational outcomes for children and young people from travelling cultures: guidance

Published: 12 Dec 2018
Directorate:
Learning Directorate
Part of:
Education
ISBN:
9781787813618

Guidance for local authorities, schools, early learning and childcare settings to help support children, young people and their families to engage in education.

72 page PDF

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72 page PDF

1.4 MB

Contents
Improving educational outcomes for children and young people from travelling cultures: guidance
Annex E. Transitions data for White Gypsy/Traveller pupils in publicly funded primary and secondary schools in Scotland

72 page PDF

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Annex E. Transitions data for White Gypsy/Traveller pupils in publicly funded primary and secondary schools in Scotland

Source for all data http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/School-Education/dspupcensus

Table 1: Size of White Gypsy/Traveller cohort in P7 and S1

P7 S1 % difference
2016 to 2017 112 73 -35%
2015 to 2016 101 51 -50%
2014 to 2015 88 50 -43%
2013 to 2014 103 58 -44%
2012 to 2013 85 42 -50%

Notes:
P7 figure is number of G/T pupils in census in one year (eg 2016)
S1 figure is number of G/T pupils in census in following year (eg 2017)

Table 2: Numbers of White Gypsy/Traveller recorded in school census from 2012 to 2017

Stage Year S3 S4 S5 S6
2017 53 52 25 13
2016 58 44 29 7
2015 48 50 * *
2014 54 41 22 10
2013 42 36 17 7
2012 36 35 16 19

Notes:
* Fewer than five pupils

Table 3: Size of Gypsy/Traveller Pupil cohorts of through secondary school

S1 S2 S3 S4 S5 S6
Class of 2011 27 28 29 13 5
Class of 2012 34 31 30 27 21 9
Class of 2013 38 35 33 30 16 7
Class of 2014 28 27 33 35 17 10
Class of 2015 30 40 36 36 22 *
Class of 2016 42 40 42 41 * 7
Class of 2017 55 60 54 50 29 13
Class of 2018 42 45 48 44 25
Class of 2019 58 61 58 52
Class of 2020 50 56 53
Class of 2021 51 50

Notes:
* Fewer than 5 pupils
The class of 2011 are defined here as those who would have been in S6 in the school year 2010/11

Table 4: Change in Cohort Size

S3-S5
Number of pupils in S5 as a % of pupils in S3
S3-S6
Number of pupils in S6 as a % of pupils in S3
All Pupils Gypsy/ Travellers All Pupils Gypsy/ Travellers
Class of 2011 82% 46% 56% 18%
Class of 2012 83% 70% 58% 30%
Class of 2013 85% 48% 60% 21%
Class of 2014 86% 52% 62% 30%
Class of 2015 87% 61% 63% *
Class of 2016 88% * 63% 17%
Class of 2017 87% 54% 62% 24%
Class of 2018 87% 52%

Notes:
* Fewer than 5 pupils
The class of 2011 are defined here as those who would have been in S6 in the school year 2010/11


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