Year 11 - Trends


  • Full time education remains the most popular route across the five year period. There was a 0.4 percentage point increase in 2015, compared to 2014 (87.9% and 87.5% respectively)
  • In 2015, as in previous years, a higher proportion (3.9 percentage points) of females (89.9%) chose to continue in full time education compared to males (86%). There has been an increase of 2.8 percentage points in the number of Year 11 pupils, choosing to remain in full time education over the five year period (85.1% in 2011 compared to 87.9% in 2015)
  • The proportion of males entering the labour market, either through work based training or employment, continues to be above that for females over the five year period
  • The percentage of those entering Work Based Training – Employment Status in 2015 (1.5%) is slightly up from 2014 (1.3%) and continues a trend from 2013 (1.1%)
  • The percentage of those entering Work Based Training – Non Employed Status status is down to its lowest level in five years at 4.3% compared to its highest level of 5.4% in 2013
  • In 2015, the percentage of the cohort known to be NEET (2.8%) has decreased once again in comparison to 2014 (3.1%). Over the five year period leading to 2015, the percentage has decreased from 4.4% in 2011 to 2.8% in 2015; a reduction of 1.6 percentage points over the five year period. In numerical terms this represents a decrease from 1,576 young people who were NEET in 2011 compared to 911 in 2015; a reduction of 665 individuals (or 42.2%) over the period
  • Consistently, a greater proportion of males than females are known to have been NEET over the five year period to 2015. There has been a differential of between 0.5 and 1 percentage points more male NEETs during this period. However in 2015 the gap has narrowed to just 0.2 percentage points. Over the five year period there has been a greater reduction of in the proportion of NEETs amongst males, with a 1.8 percentage point decrease for males and a 1.5 percentage point decrease for females
  • The percentage of non-responses has decreased by 0.1 percentage points in 2015 (0.5%) compared to 2014 (0.6%). The 2015 non-response rate is the lowest level for the five year period
  • The proportion recorded as leaving the area reduced over the five year period from a high of 1.6% in 2012 (545 individuals) to a low of 0.6% in 2014 (217 individuals). The rate climbed back slightly by 0.1 percentage points in 2015 to 0.7% (241 individuals)

Year 11 Key Destination Trends 2011-2015 (Percentage)


Continuing in
Full time
Education
Continuing in
Part Time
Education
Work Based
Training - Non
Employed
Status
Work Based
Training -
Employment
Status
Employed
- Other
Known not to be
in Education,
Training or
Employment (NEET)
No response
to survey
Left the
area
Total number
in cohort
Male
2015 86.0 0.4 4.6 2.3 2.7 2.9 0.5 0.7 16752
2014 85.4 0.5 5.0 1.9 2.5 3.5 0.7 0.6 17399
2013 84.2 0.5 5.9 1.6 1.9 4.2 0.8 0.9 18512
2012 82.8 0.6 5.3 2.0 2.2 4.7 0.8 1.7 17981
2011 83.1 0.1 5.6 1.5 2.6 4.7 1.2 1.2 18219
Female
2015 89.9 0.4 4.0 0.7 1.1 2.7 0.4 0.8 15990
2014 89.7 0.4 4.4 0.6 1.2 2.6 0.5 0.7 16535
2013 88.7 0.4 4.8 0.6 0.9 3.2 0.7 0.7 17422
2012 86.6 0.4 4.9 1.1 1.0 3.7 0.7 1.4 16953
2011 87.3 0.1 4.5 0.8 1.0 4.2 1.0 1.2 17333
All Pupils
2015 87.9 0.4 4.3 1.5 1.9 2.8 0.5 0.7 32742
2014 87.5 0.4 4.7 1.3 1.8 3.1 0.6 0.6 33934
2013 86.4 0.4 5.4 1.1 1.4 3.7 0.8 0.8 35934
2012 84.6 0.5 5.1 1.6 1.6 4.2 0.7 1.6 34934
2011 85.1 0.1 5.1 1.1 1.8 4.4 1.1 1.2 35552