Pupil Exclusions

Education and Skills written question – answered on 18th November 2004.

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Photo of Mr Parmjit Gill Mr Parmjit Gill Liberal Democrat, Leicester South

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many pupils have been expelled from (a) primary and (b) secondary schools in Leicester in each year since 1997.

Photo of Stephen Twigg Stephen Twigg Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education and Skills)

The information requested is shown in the table.

Maintained primary and secondary schools(129): number of permanent exclusions, academic years 1997/1998 to 2002/2003, Leicester local education authority
Primary Secondary
Number of permanent exclusions Percentage of the school population(130) Number of permanent exclusions Percentage of the school population(130)
1997/98 18 0.06 80 0.44
1998/99 15 0.05 52 0.29
1999/2000 22 0.07 77 0.43
2000/01 30 0.10 80 0.44
2001/02 20 0.07 87 0.48
2002/03 19 0.07 59 0.32

(129) Includes middle schools as deemed.

(130) The number of permanent exclusions expressed as a percentage of the number (headcount) of pupils in primary and secondary schools, excluding dually registered pupils.

Source:

Annual Schools' Census

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