Educational Participation

Educational Participation2018-07-11T10:02:10+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 4
Key Stage 5

General

EES 11: Percentage of 16 and 17 year olds participating

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In April 2018 88.8% of 9,910 individuals aged 16-17 (academic age) were in education, employment or training. The county has slowly increased for 7 consecutive months but remains below last year’s levels (93.5% in April 2017). This ranks Wiltshire in the bottom quartile at 126 nationally and below the national average (91.9%) and Wiltshire’s statistical neighbours (92%). This data was sourced from the national client caseload information system April 2018.

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

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Wiltshire had 46% (75 individuals) of its care leavers aged 19-21 in education, employment or training. This is slightly below Wiltshire’s statistical neighbours (47.4%) and the national average (50%). For this measure Wiltshire is ranked 104 nationally out of 152 counties. This data was sourced from the LAIT Jan 2018.

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

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Wiltshire has remained at broadly the same proportion of those academic age 16-17 year olds who were not in education, employment or training (NEET), which represents 220 individuals. This is lower than the national level (2.9%), and marginally lower than Wiltshire’s statistical neighbours (2.5%). This ranks Wiltshire 51 nationally out of 152 counties. This data was sourced from the national client caseload information system April 2018.

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

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Wiltshire’s unknown rate has continued to decrease over the last few months since the increase since the summer school break, for those individual’s academic aged 16-17 who are unknown or expired to the Local Authority (representing 660 individuals). Wiltshire’s level is significantly higher than the national average (2.9%) and its statistical neighbours average (2.4%). Wiltshire is currently in the bottom quartile nationally ranked 141 nationally. This data was sourced from the national client caseload information system April 2018.

EES 76: 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 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 4,830 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 2018, for mainstream schools 2015/16 destinations for the 2014/15 cohort.

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

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699 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 (88.3%) and matches the national average (88%). For statemented children Wiltshire 94% its marginally above statistical neighbour’s averages at 90.2%, and is slightly higher than the national average 91%. For SEN School Action or School Action Plus students sustaining EET, Wiltshire is ranked joint 48 nationally, and for Statemented is ranked joint 32. This data was sourced from destinations data published by DFE in January 2018, for mainstream schools 2015/16 destinations for the 2014/15 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 (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 2018, for mainstream schools 2015/16 destinations for the 2014/15 cohort.

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

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252 individuals, representing 5% of KS4 leavers progressed into an apprenticeship. This remained the same as the previous year, and is slightly below Wiltshire’s statistical neighbours (6.7%) and the national average (6%). Wiltshire is ranked 95th nationally. This data was sourced from destination data published by DFE in January 2018, for 2015/16 destinations for the 2014/15 cohort.

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

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1,946 individuals, representing 38% of KS4 leavers progressed into FE. This is slightly down on the previous year, and is slightly below Wiltshire’s statistical neighbours (38.9%) and matches the national average (38%). Wiltshire is ranked 62 nationally. This data was sourced from destination data published by DFE in January 2018, for 2015/16 destinations for the 2014/15 cohort.

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

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2,458 individuals, representing 48% of KS4 leavers progressed into a Sixth Form School. This is marginally up on the previous year (46%), and is above Wiltshire’s statistical neighbours (36%) and above the national average (39%). Wiltshire is ranked 56 nationally. This data was sourced from destination data published by DFE in January 2018, for 2015/16 destinations for the 2014/15 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 2015/16 2,461 Key Stage 5 leavers entered education, employment or training. This remains steady against the huge increase gained in the previous year. Wiltshire has continued to close the gap and is above its statistical neighbour’s averages (90%) and the national average (89%). The individual activity not captured remains at 2% due to more robust data collection by the DfE. Wiltshire is ranked joint 4th nationally, out of 152 counties. This data was sourced from provisional destinations data published by DFE in January 2018, for mainstream schools 2013/14 cohort in 2014/15.

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

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In 2015/16 176 individuals, representing 93% 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 (86%) and the national average (87%). This data was sourced from provisional destinations data published by DFE in January 2018, for mainstream schools 2013/14 cohort in 2014/15.

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

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Wiltshire had 120 individuals, representing 93% of the SEN cohort, continued into education, employment and skills. This builds on the 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 above its statistical neighbour’s average (88%), and the national average (87%). 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. This data was sourced from provisional destinations data published by DFE in January 2018, for mainstream schools 2013/14 cohort in 2014/15.

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

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94 Key Stage 5 finishers who have LLDD, representing 90% of the cohort, progressed into education, employment or training.  This was builds on the huge increase from last year. Wiltshire is significantly better than its statistical neighbour’s average (88%) and the national average (85%).This data was sourced from provisional destinations data published by DFE in January 2018, for mainstream schools 2015/16 destinations for the 2014/15 cohort.

EES 86: Percentage KS5 pupils going onto an apprenticeship

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Wiltshire had 160 individuals progress from KS5 to apprenticeships, representing 6% of the cohort. This represents a slight increase on last year but is slightly behind statistical neighbour’s averages (7%) and the national average (7%), ranking the authority 99 out 152 other LAs.This data was sourced from provisional destinations data published by DFE in January 2018, for mainstream schools 2015/16 destinations for the 2014/15 cohort.

EES 87: Percentage KS5 pupils going onto a higher education

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1,230 individuals, representing 46% of KS5 finishers progressed into HE, which is a dip on last year. Wiltshire is performing better than its statistical neighbours (43.5%) and the national average (41%). 400 individuals, representing 15% of Wiltshire finishers went on to attend a university from the Russell Group ranking This ranks Wiltshire 29 out of 152 Local Authorities on this measure. Wiltshire is significantly above both statistical neighbours’ average (11%) and the national average (12%) on the Russell Group measure. This data was sourced from provisional destinations data published by DFE in January 2018, for mainstream schools 2015/16 destinations for the 2014/15 cohort.

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