Publication - Statistics

Summary Statistics for Schools in Scotland, No.4 : 2013 Edition

Published: 11 Dec 2013
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
9781784121631

This contains the results of the annual pupil census, annual teacher census, pre-school data, school estates data, attendance and absence data and exclusions data.

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Summary Statistics for Schools in Scotland, No.4 : 2013 Edition
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Table 3.5 shows pupil characteristics. These data are used primarily in equalities monitoring.

88.8 per cent of pupils were recorded as being White-Scottish or White-other British. The largest other ethnic backgrounds include White-Other (3.6 per cent), Asian Pakistani (1.8 per cent) and Mixed (1.1 per cent).

131,621 pupils (19.5 per cent of all pupils) had an additional support need recorded. This will include pupils in special schools and those in mainstream schools with a Co-ordinated Support Plan (CSP), Individualised Education Programme, Child Plan or some other type of support.

Table 3.5: Pupil characteristics: ethnicity, additional support needs and English as an additional language by gender, 2013(1)

Female Male Total
Ethnicity
White - Scottish 280,844 291,261 572,105
White - Other British 12,435 13,033 25,468
White - Gypsy/Traveller 460 501 961
White - Other 11,876 12,497 24,373
Mixed 3,571 3,579 7,150
Asian - Indian 2,051 2,221 4,272
Asian - Pakistani 5,838 6,103 11,941
Asian - Bangladeshi 363 381 744
Asian - Chinese 1,506 1,356 2,862
Asian - Other 1,663 1,702 3,365
Caribbean/Black 393 414 807
African 2,319 2,456 4,775
Other 1,569 1,683 3,252
Not known / not disclosed 5,406 5,806 11,212
Additional Support Needs (ASN)
CSP 1,087 2,192 3,279
IEP 12,621 27,468 40,089
Child Plans 4,522 7,580 12,102
Assessed/Declared Disabled 4,945 10,565 15,510
Other 37,551 56,539 94,090
Total pupils with ASN 49,934 81,687 131,621
English as an Additional Language 14,193 15,339 29,532
Total Pupils 330,372 343,158 673,530

(1) Data for ethnicity and English as an Additional Language does not include grant aided special schools.


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