Secondary Education: Pupil Exclusions

Department for Education written question – answered on 22nd October 2018.

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Photo of Catherine McKinnell Catherine McKinnell Labour, Newcastle upon Tyne North

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if will publish a ranked list of the reasons for fixed-period exclusions of pupils in secondary schools in (a) the North East and (b) England in the last two years.

Photo of Nick Gibb Nick Gibb Minister of State (Education)

The National Statistics release ‘Permanent and fixed-period exclusions in England 2016 to 2017’ includes information on the reasons for exclusions. The full release is available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/permanent-and-fixed-period-exclusions-in-england-2016-to-2017.[1]

[1] National and regional information on reasons for exclusions by academic year by school type is available in the underlying data section of the release, in the file “reason_for_exclusion_exc1617.csv”. The data can be filtered by the columns “year, “level”, “region_name” and “school_type”.

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