Educational Participation

Educational Participation2019-02-11T15:46:44+00:00

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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Key Stage 5

General

EES 11: Percentage of 16 and 17 year olds participating

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In December 2018 89.4% of 9,700 individuals aged 16-17 (academic age) were in education, employment or training. This is a continued increase after the annual September dip coinciding with the new school academic year as young people’s participation is identified. The participation level is improved from the same period last year, December 2017 (85.1%). Wiltshire ranks joint 128th nationally and is below the national average (91.7%) and Wiltshire’s statistical neighbours (91.1%). This data was sourced from the national client caseload information system December 2018.

EES 19: Percentage of care leavers at age 19 – 21 in education, employment or training

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Wiltshire had 45% (70 individuals) of its care leavers aged 19-21 in education, employment or training. This is significantly below Wiltshire’s statistical neighbours (51.3%) and the national average (51%). For this measure Wiltshire is ranked 110 nationally out of 152 counties. This data was sourced from the LAIT Jan 2019.

EES 74: Percentage of 16 – 18 Year olds not in employment education or training (NEET)

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1.6% of those academic age 16-17 in Wiltshire were not in education, employment or training (NEET), which represents 160 individuals. This is lower than the national level (2.6%) and Wiltshire’s statistical neighbours (2.1%). This ranks Wiltshire joint 25 nationally out of 152 counties. This data was sourced from the national client caseload information system December 2018.

EES 75: Percentage of 16 – 18 year old NEETs unknown & expired

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Wiltshire’s unknown rate has continued to decrease since the spike in September, for those individual’s academic aged 16-17 who are unknown or expired to the Local Authority (representing 750 individuals). This increase traditionally happens in September as it is the new academic year before improving in the run up to the new year as young peoples participation is identified. Wiltshire’s level is significantly higher than its statistical neighbours average (3.5%) and the national average (3.8%). Wiltshire is currently ranked 138 nationally. This data was sourced from the national client caseload information system December 2018.

EES 76: Percentage of offers of education or training made to 16 & 17 year olds

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Wiltshire (92.6%) had small decrease in the percentage of 16 and 17 year olds offers of education and training the previous year, and is slight lower than its statistical neighbours (93.33%). The national average for 2017 is 94.7%. As a county, Wiltshire is ranked in the bottom quartile, 130 nationally. This data was sourced from the LAIT October 2018 showing September 2017 data.

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Key Stage 4

EES 77: Percentage of Key Stage 4 in sustained education, employment or training destination

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95% of Key Stage 4 finishers, representing 4,900 individuals, sustained education, employment or training. This was in line with Wiltshire’s statistical neighbours (95%) and the national average (94%). As a county, Wiltshire is ranked joint 18 nationally. This data was sourced from destinations data published by DFE in October 2018, for mainstream schools 2016/17 destinations for the 2015/16 cohort.

EES 78: Percentage of Key Stage 4 SEN pupils entering education, employment or training destinations

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90% of 625 individuals progressed onto education, employment or training (EET) after finishing Key Stage 4. This data represents those who are defined as SEN supported, Statemented or on an EHC Plan. Wiltshire is marginally ahead of its statistical neighbours (89.8%) and matches the national average (89%); this ranks Wiltshire joint 41 nationally. For SEN supported young people, Wiltshire (90%) ranks joint 34 nationally and is marginally above statistical neighbour’s averages at 89.9%%, and is slightly higher than the national average 90%. For Statemented/EHC Plan students sustaining EET, Wiltshire 91% were EET ranking joint 71 nationally, this is in line with its statistical neighbours (90.3%) and is above the national avergae. This data was sourced from destinations data published by DFE in October 2018, for mainstream schools 2016/17 destinations for the 2016/17 cohort.

EES 79: Percentage of Key Stage 4 disadvantaged pupils entering education, employment or training destinations

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88% of students classed as disadvantaged (795 individuals) finishing Key Stage 4 remained in education, employment or training. This was the same the proportion as the previous year, and is in line with Wiltshire’s statistical neighbours (88%) and the national average (88%). This data was sourced from destinations data published by DFE in October 2018, for mainstream schools 2016/17 destinations for the 2015/16 cohort.

EES 80: Percentage of Key Stage 4 pupils going onto an apprenticeship

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4% of the 4,900 KS4 leavers progressed into an apprenticeship, 3% into an intermediate apprenticeship and 1 into an advanced or higher apprenticeship. This was slightly lower than the previous year, and is slightly below Wiltshire’s statistical neighbours (5%) and the national average (5%). Wiltshire is ranked joint 83 nationally. This data was sourced from destination data published by DFE in October 2018, for 2016/17 destinations for the 2015/16 cohort.

EES 81: Percentage of Key Stage 4 pupils going onto a further education college

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38% of KS4 leavers progressed into FE setting. This is slightly down on the previous year, and is above Wiltshire’s statistical neighbours (32.5%) and the national average (34%). Wiltshire is ranked 52 nationally. This data was sourced from destination data published by DFE in October 2018, for 2016/17 destinations for the 2015/16 cohort.

EES 82: Percentage of Key Stage 4 pupils going onto a 6th form school

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52% of KS4 leavers progressed into a Sixth Form School or College (48% School Sixth Form and 4% College Sixth Form). This is the same as Wiltshire’s statistical neighbours (52%) and the national average (51%). Wiltshire is ranked 66 nationally. This data was sourced from destination data published by DFE in October 2018, for 2016/17 destinations for the 2015/16 cohort.

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Key Stage 5

EES 12: Percentage of Key Stage 5 entering education, employment or training destinations

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In 2016/17 90% of the 2,610 Key Stage 5 leavers entered education, employment or training. This is lower than the previous year. Wiltshire is now slightly better than its statistical neighbour’s averages (89%) and the national average (89%). The individual activity not captured slightly increased to 3%. Wiltshire is ranked joint 30 nationally, out of 152 counties. This data was sourced from provisional destinations data published by DFE in October 2018, for mainstream schools 2015/16 cohort in 2016/17.

EES 83: Percentage of Key Stage 5 disadvantaged pupils entering education, employment or training destinations

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In 2016/17 88% of the 210 disadvantaged individuals progressed into education, employment or training. Wiltshire is higher than its statistical neighbours average (86%) and the national average (85%). This data was sourced from the destinations data published by DFE in October 2018, for mainstream schools 2015/16 cohort in 2016/17.

EES 84: Percentage of Key Stage 5 SEN pupils entering education, employment or training destinations

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Of the 60 SEN individuals in Wiltshire, 94% continued into education, employment and skills. Wiltshire is significantly better than its statistical neighbour’s average (86%), and the national average (86%). Wiltshire is ranked joint 7 in the country. This data was sourced from provisional destinations data published by DFE in October 2018, for mainstream schools 2015/16 cohort in 2016/17.

EES 85: Percentage of Key Stage 5 LLDD pupils entering education, employment or training destinations

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Of the 110 individuals with learning difficulties or disabilities, 77% progressed into education, employment or training. This is a sharp decrease compared to the previous year. Wiltshire is significantly lower than its statistical neighbour’s average (87.5%) and the national average (85%). Wiltshire ranks joint 124 out of 152 counties for this measure. This data was sourced from destinations data published by DFE in October 2018, for mainstream schools 2016/17 destinations for the 2015/16 cohort.

EES 86: Percentage KS5 pupils going onto an apprenticeship

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5% of Key Stage 5 leavers progressed from on to an apprenticeship, of which 2% started an intermediate apprenticeship, 3% started an advanced apprenticeship and under 0.5% started a higher or degree level apprenticeship. 55 represents a slight decrease compared to the previous year, and is also slightly behind its statistical neighbour’s averages (6%) and the national average (6%), ranking the authority joint 99 out 152 other LAs. This data was sourced from destinations data published by DFE in October 2018, for mainstream schools 2016/17 destinations for the 2015/16 cohort.

EES 87: Percentage KS5 pupils going onto a higher education

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48% of KS5 finishers progressed into HE in 2017, which is an increase on the previous year. Wiltshire is performing better than its statistical neighbours (44.2%) but is lower than the national average (50%); the county ranks joint 99 out of 152 counties for this measure. 15% of Wiltshire KS5 leavers went on to attend a university from the Russell Group ranking Wiltshire joint 24 out of 152 Local Authorities on this measure. Wiltshire is significantly above both statistical neighbours’ average (11.3%) and the national average (12%) on the Russell Group measure. In 2017, an additional 7% of students deferred UCAS entry. This data was sourced from destinations data published by DFE in October 2018, for mainstream schools 2016/17 destinations for the 2015/16 cohort.

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