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Publication - Statistics publication

Attainment, school leaver destinations and healthy living: education statistics summary

Published: 20 Jun 2017
Directorate:
Learning Directorate
Part of:
Children and families, Education, Statistics
ISBN:
9781786529985

Results of the initial and follow-up surveys of leaver destination (S3-S6), post-appeal attainment, school meals and physical education provision.

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Attainment, school leaver destinations and healthy living: education statistics summary
Summary Statistics for Attainment, Leaver Destinations and Healthy Living

Summary Statistics for Attainment, Leaver Destinations and Healthy Living

This annual statistical publication provides information on:

  • Post review attainment for 2015/16 school leavers
  • Initial and follow-up destinations for 2015/16 school leavers
  • The Healthy Living Survey taken in February 2017

Follow-up destinations of school leavers, 2015/16
Follow-up destinations of school leavers, 2015/16

  • 61.7 per cent of leavers left with one or more passes at SCQF Level 6 or better - up from 60.2 per cent for 2014/15.
  • The percentage of pupils who took a school meal (free or paid for) decreased to 56.9 per cent (58.1 per cent in 2016).
  • 98 per cent of schools were meeting the target level of PE provision (same as 2016).

Supplementary data tables can be found at:
http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/School-Education/Pub-SS-ALM

The diagram below shows the highest level of achievement for 2015/16 school leavers, and the leaver destinations [1] of pupils who attain at each of these levels.

The highest level of achievement for 2015/16 school leavers, and the leaver destinations

This diagram shows the main findings from the Healthy Living Survey 2017

Main findings from the Healthy Living Survey 2017


Contact

Email: Marion MacRury

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG