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Student Statistics

Education and Skills written question – answered on 4th May 2004.

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Photo of Bob Spink Bob Spink Conservative, Castle Point

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what the staying-on rate at 16 years is for (a) Canvey Island, (b) Castle Point, (c) Essex and (d) England.

Photo of David Miliband David Miliband Minister of State (School Standards), Department for Education and Skills

Data on the percentage of students staying on in full-time education and education and training is not calculated for areas smaller than local education authorities (LEAs) as reliable estimates cannot be made.

Canvey Island and Castle Point are part of Essex LEA. The percentage of 16-year-olds participating in full-time education, and in education and training in Essex LEA and in England for the latest academic year, as at end 2001, are shown in the table.

Participation in education and training by 16-year-olds in Essex LEA and in England for end 2001
Essex LEA England
Full-time education 70 71
Education and training(21) 79 82

(21) Includes participation in full-time education, part-time education and government supported training.

Source:

DfES Statistical Bulletin 01/2004, published 26 February 2004.

Participation rates by LEA for 16-year-olds are published in an annual statistical bulletin, 'Participation in Education and Training by 16 and 17-year-olds in Each Local Area in England'.

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