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Pupil Destinations from Schools in Wales, 2009
Statistics on pupil destinations from schools include data for Wales for the period up to 31 October 2009. The latest release updates the statistics previously released in March 2009.
The key points from the latest release are:
Year 11 cohort
Overall, 82 per cent of the year 11 cohort continued in full-time education (79 per cent in 2008), continuing the general increase seen in recent years.
- 89 per cent entered into some form of continued full-time learning, either in full-time education or Government supported work-based training (86 per cent in 2008).
- A small number of year 11 leavers entered part-time education(1).
- A further 2 per cent entered employment without Government supported training (3 per cent in 2008).
- 82 per cent continued in full-time education - 86 per cent of females compared with 79 per cent of males.
- 6 per cent of the cohort were known not to be in education, training or employment (7 per cent in 2008).
- 2 per cent gave no response (similar to 2008).
Year 13 cohort (students in the second year of a school sixth form only)
Overall, 60 per cent of the year 13 cohort entered a higher education institution, excluding those taking a gap year(2), compared with 59 per cent in 2008.
- 81 per cent entered into some form of continued full-time learning, either in full-time education or Government supported work-based training (similar to 2008).
- A small number of year 13 leavers continued in part-time education(1).
- A further 8 per cent entered employment without Government supported training (9 per cent in 2008).
- Of those continuing in full-time education, 75 per cent entered a higher education institution in 2009 and a further 4 per cent had formally deferred their entry into higher education, 10 per cent continued in a school sixth form and 11 per cent entered a further education institution.
- 7 per cent of the cohort were known not to be in education, training or employment (6 per cent in 2008).
- 3 per cent gave no response (4 per cent in 2008).
(1) In previous years, learners in part-time education (less than 16 hours a week) were counted as ‘Known not to be in education, training or employment’.
(2) From 2009, only those who deferred via UCAS were counted as taking a gap year.
The results of this study are not classified as National Statistics.
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