The statistics cover those who are participating in education, employment and training, and the destinations of those leaving Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5.

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General

EES 11: Percentage of 16 and 17 Year Olds Participating

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In May 2017 93.3% of 10,460 individuals aged 16-17 (academic age) were in education, employment or training. This ranks Wiltshire joint 49 nationally and is better than its statistical neighbours (91.3%) and the national average (91.9%). This data was sourced from the national client caseload information system May 2017.

EES 19: Percentage of Care Leavers at Age 19 – 21 in Education, Employment or Training

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Wiltshire had 55% (85 individuals) of its care leavers aged 19-21 in education, employment or training. This has continued to be significantly better than Wiltshire’s statistical neighbours (44.2%) and national average (49%). For this measure Wiltshire is ranked 44 nationally out of 152 counties. This data was sourced from the LAIT April 2017.

EES 71: Percentage of 16 – 18 Year Olds Not in Employment Education Training (NEET)

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Wiltshire remained the same as the previous month for academic age 16-17 year olds who were not in education, employment or training (NEET), which represents 290 individuals. This is marginally lower than the national level (3.0%), and broadly in line with its statistical neighbours (2.6%).  Wiltshire is ranked joint 60 nationally for this performance indicator. This data was sourced from the national client caseload information system May 2017.

EES 72: Percentage of 16 – 18 Year Old NEETs Unknown & Expired

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Wiltshire’s Unknown rate has remained relatively the same as the previous month for those individuals academic aged 16-17 who are unknown or expired to the Local Authority (representing 260 individuals). This level is lower than the national average (3.0%) and Wiltshire’s statistical neighbours average (3.7%). Wiltshire is currently ranked joint 84 nationally. This data was sourced from the national client caseload information system May 2017.

EES 73: Percentage of Offers of Education or Training Made to 16 & 17 Year Olds

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Wiltshire (94.7%) had a slight increase in the percentage of 16 and 17 year olds offers of education and training the previous year and is significantly higher than its statistical neighbours (91.67%). The England average for 2016 is 94.5%. As a county, Wiltshire is ranked 103 nationally. This data was sourced from the LAIT April 2017 showing January 2017’s data.

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Key Stage 4

EES 74: Percentage of Key Stage 4 in Sustained Education, Employment Training Destination

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95% of Key Stage 4 finishers, representing 4,830 individuals, sustained education, employment or training. This was marginally higher than Wiltshire’s statistical neighbours (94.8%) and the national average (94%). As a county, Wiltshire is ranked joint 21 nationally. This data was sourced from destinations data published by DFE in January 2017, for mainstream schools 2013/14 cohort in 2014/15.

EES 75: Percentage of Key Stage 4 SEN Pupils Entering Education, Employment Training Destination

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585 individuals, representing 89% of the SEN cohort, progressed onto education, employment or training (EET) after finishing Key Stage 4. This data represents those who are defined as SEN School Action or School Action Plus. Wiltshire is marginally ahead of its statistical neighbours (88.6%) and matches the national average (88%). For statemented children Wiltshire (93%) matches its statistical neighbour’s averages (93%), and is slightly higher than the national average (91%). For SEN School Action or School Action Plus students sustaining EET, Wiltshire is ranked joint 47 nationally, and for Statemented is ranked joint 38. This data was sourced from destinations data published by DFE in January 2017, for mainstream schools 2013/14 cohort in 2014/15.

EES 76: Percentage of Key Stage 4 Disadvantaged Pupils Entering Education, Employment and Training

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88% of students classed as disadvantaged (680 individuals) finishing Key Stage 4 remained in education, employment or training. This was slightly higher than the previous year, and is in line with Wiltshire’s statistical neighbours (87.9%) and the national average (88%). Wiltshire is ranked joint 56 nationally. This data was sourced from destinations data published by DFE in January 2017, for mainstream schools 2013/14 cohort in 2014/15.

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Key Stage 5

EES 12: Percentage of Key Stage 5 Entering Education, Employment Training Destination

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In 2014/15 1,800 Key Stage 5 leavers entered education, employment or training. This was a huge increase on the previous year as destination measures are no longer classed as experimental, have become a headline accountability measure and are now published in performance tables. Wiltshire has closed the gap significantly with its statistical neighbours (90.1%). Wiltshire is also slightly above the national average (90%). The individual activity not captured has reduced from 21% to 2% due to more robust data collection by the DfE Wiltshire is ranked joint 45 nationally, out of 152 counties. This data was sourced from destinations data published by DFE in January 2017, for mainstream schools 2013/14 cohort in 2014/15.

EES 77: Percentage of Key Stage 5 Disadvantaged Pupils Entering Education, Employment Training Destination

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In 2014/15 95 individuals, representing 92% of Key Stage 5 leavers who are from a disadvantaged background progressed into education, employment or training. Wiltshire is significantly higher than its statistical neighbours (87.6%) and the national average (86%). In 2010, Wiltshire took the decision to focus on 16-17 year olds, as such it must be remembered that this is lagged data and since then there have been changes in focus and the RPA has been introduced therefore cohorts in this year would be expected to improve. Wiltshire is ranked joint 13 out of 152 counties. This data was sourced from destinations data published by DFE in January 2017 for mainstream schools 2013/14 cohort in 2014/15.

EES 78: Percentage of Key Stage 5 SEN Pupils Entering Education, Employment Training Destination

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Wiltshire had 60 individuals, representing 87% of the SEN cohort, continued into education, employment and skills. This was a huge increase on the previous year as destination measures are no longer classed as experimental and have become a headline accountability measure and are now published in performance tables. Wiltshire is broadly in line with its statistical neighbour’s average (87.6%), and the national average (86%). In 2010, Wiltshire took the decision to focus on 16-17 year olds, as such it must be remembered that this is lagged data and since then there have been changes in focus. Wiltshire is ranked joint 56 out of 152 counties. This data was sourced from destinations data published by DFE in January 2017, for mainstream schools 2013/14 cohort in 2014/15.

EES 79: Percentage of Key Stage 5 LLDD Pupils Entering Education, Employment Training Destination

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130 Key Stage 5 finishers who have LLDD, representing 88% of the cohort, progressed into education, employment or training.  This was a huge increase on the previous year as destination measures are no longer classed as experimental and have become a headline accountability measure and are now published in performance tables. Wiltshire is significantly better than its statistical neighbour’s average (84.9%) and the national average (84%). In 2010, Wiltshire took the decision to focus on 16-17 year olds, as such it must be remembered that this is lagged data and since then there have been changes in focus. Wiltshire is ranked joint 20 nationally. This data was sourced from destinations data published by DFE in January 2017, for mainstream schools 2013/14 cohort in 2014/15.

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