January 28, 2013

Primary School Exclusions Overtake Those at Secondary Schools 

A Daily Mail report refers to figures on schools exclusions, compiled by the Department for Education, that have recently been placed in the House of Commons library. The journalist draws conclusions that forty primary school pupils are expelled every day for attacks on staff, making exclusions for assaulting teachers more common in primaries than in secondary schools.

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read the DfE 2010/2011 Permanent and Fixed Exclusions from Schools statistical release