Year 11 - Trends


  • Full time education (FTE) remains the most popular route across the six year period. The proportion of the cohort entering FTE increased in 2017 to 88.2% (from 87.9% in 2016).
  • In 2017, as in previous years, a higher proportion (3.6 percentage points) of females (90.1) chose to continue in FTE compared to males (86.5%). Between 2012 and 2017 there has been an increase of 3.6 percentage points in the number of males and females choosing to remain in full time education (84.6% in 2012 compared to 88.2% in 2017).
  • The proportion of males entering the labour market, either through work based training or employment, continues to be above that for females over the six year period.
  • The percentage of those entering work based training – employed status in 2017 (1.7%) is slightly up from 2016 (1.3%). This is the highest figure over the six year period from 2012 when it stood at 1.6% (the lowest point came in 2013 at 1.1%).
  • The percentage of those entering work based training non-employed status is down 0.4 percentage points over the six years, from 5.1% to 4.7%. it is down 0.2% from 2016.
  • In 2017, the percentage of the cohort known to be NEET (1.6%) has decreased once again in comparison to 2016 (2%). Over the six year period leading to 2017, the percentage has decreased from 4.2% in 2012 to 1.6% in 2017; a reduction of 2.6 percentage points over the six year period. In numerical terms this represents a decrease from 1,471 young people who were NEET in 2012 compared to 491 in (2017) ; a reduction of 980 individuals (66.6%) over the period
  • For the first time in the six year period from 2012, a greater proportion of females than males are known to be NEET in the 2017 survey 1.7% females (255 individuals) compared to 1.5% males (236 individuals). Over the six year period there has been a greater reduction in the proportion of individuals who are NEET amongst males, with a 3.2 percentage point decrease for males and a 2 percentage points decrease for females.
  • The percentage of non-responses has fallen by 0.3 percentage points in 2017 (0.5%) compared to 2016 (0.8%). This represents a return to the 2015 figure. The 2017 non-response rate represents a 0.2 percentage point decrease across the six year period.
  • The proportion recorded as leaving the area reduced over the six year period from a high of 1.6% in 2012 (545 individuals) to a low of 0.6% in 2014 (217 individuals). For 2017 it stands at 0.7% (217 individuals).

Year 11 Key Destination Trends 2012-2017 (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
2017 86.5 0.2 5.0 2.4 3.0 1.5 0.7 0.8 15788
2016 86.1 0.3 5.2 1.7 2.6 2.2 1.0 0.8 16165
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
Female
2017 90.1 0.3 4.3 1.0 1.5 1.7 0.4 0.6 15016
2016 89.8 0.2 4.5 0.8 1.4 1.7 0.7 0.9 15359
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
All Pupils
2017 88.2 0.2 4.7 1.7 2.3 1.6 0.5 0.7 30811
2016 87.9 0.3 4.9 1.3 2.0 2.0 0.8 0.8 31524
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