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Pupils leaving full-time education with no qualifications

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  • Release date: 28 November 2013
  • Period covered: 2012/13
An annual report which presents data collected from schools on 15-year-olds who left full time education without a recognised qualification.

Key points

  • The number of pupils leaving full time education without a recognised qualification continues to fall – 0.3 per cent of pupils aged 15 left full time education without a recognised qualification.
  • In 2012/13, 117 15-year-olds left full time education without a recognised qualification. This is lower than the 2011/12 total of 152.
  • Expressed as a percentage of the cohort 0.3 per cent of pupils left full time education without a recognised qualification in 2012/13, 0.1 percentage points lower than in 2011/12.
  • A greater percentage of males than females left without a qualification: 0.4 per cent and 0.2 per cent respectively.
  • Anglesey, Gwynedd, Conwy, Powys and Ceredigion reported no 15 year olds leaving full time education without a recognised qualification and Cardiff, Blaenau Gwent and Flintshire had the highest percentage with 0.7 per cent.

Contact

Tel: 029 2082 5056
Email: school.stats@wales.gsi.gov.uk

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