Exclusion statistics provide a useful benchmark for schools
to assess their exclusion rates against similar establishments.
The reasons behind
exclusions are varied and identifying the underlying factors can help schools
to retain more pupils and, most importantly, allow them to provide the best
education possible for these pupils.
Factors such as special educational needs (SEN), free school
meal (FSM) eligibility, age, gender and ethnic group are all assessed in the
documents listed below.
Also provided is a 3-Minute Read presenting the key facts
contained in the larger DfE documents, ensuring you can stay informed in no
time at all.
TheSchoolBus has also created interactive maps breaking down
the statistic rates even further. This maps show the rates in your local
authority, enabling you to accurately benchmark your school with the immediate
Further downloads including infographics explaining the
variations between exclusion rates in pupils with various characteristics ‘at a
glance’ will be featured shortly.