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Data on all pupils in maintained primary, middle, secondary and special schools and pupil referral units for September 2018 to August 2019.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic the collection of data from pupil referral units was not completed so exclusions data relates to maintained primary, middle, secondary and special schools only for 2018/19.

Main points

  • In 2018/19 there were 0.5 permanent exclusions, 39.1 fixed-term exclusions of 5 days or fewer and 1.7 fixed-term exclusions over 5 days per 1,000 pupils in maintained schools.
  • The rate of permanent exclusions in maintained schools has increased slightly in 2018/19 after staying the same in 2017/18.
Rate of exclusions from maintained schools and pupil referral units, 2016/17 to 2017/18
  2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Fixed 5 days or less 34.4 36.7 39.1
Fixed over 5 days 1.9 1.7 1.7
Permanent 0.4 0.4 0.5

Source: Pupils Exclusion Record Welsh Government

Reports

Permanent and fixed-term exclusions from schools: September 2018 to August 2019 , file type: PDF, file size: 692 KB

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Data

Datasets and interactive tools

Permanent and fixed-term exclusions from schools: September 2018 to August 2019 , file type: ODS, file size: 53 KB

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