Ethnic minority groups made up 7.8% of the cohort.
Of those returning information on ethnicity:
- The most popular choice of route across all minority ethnic groups was continuing in full time education at 93.5%. This is higher than the proportion for those from a white background (92%).
- The least popular route for all minority ethnic groups was continuing in education part-time (16 hours or less a week) at 0.1%. The same route was also the least popular option for those from a white background (also 0.1%).
- A higher percentage of those with white backgrounds (2 percentage point difference) were represented in the employed category, 3% from white backgrounds compared to 1% from minority ethnic backgrounds.
- The NEET figure for those from white backgrounds and from an ethnic minority background are similar (0.9% and 1% respectively).
|Year 12 Destinations by Ethnicity||White||%||Minority
|Continuing in Full Time Education (schools and colleges)||10542||92.0||1016||93.5||1213||92.5||12771||92.2|
|Continuing in Part Time Education (less than 16 hours a week)||13||0.1||1.0||0.1||1||0.1||15||0.1|
|Work Based Training - Non Employed status||119||1.0||14||1.3||9||0.7||142||1.0|
|Work Based Training - Employment status||102||0.9||2.0||0.2||11||0.8||115||0.8|
|Employed - Other||346||3.0||11||1.0||26||2.0||383||2.8|
|Known not to be in Education, Training or Employment||112||1.0||10||0.9||18||1.4||140||1.0|
|No response to survey||168||1.5||27||2.5||25||1.9||220||1.6|
|Left the area||57||0.5||6.0||0.6||8||0.6||71||0.5|
|Total Number in Cohort||11459||100.0||1087||100.0||1311||100.0||13857||100.0|
|% of Total Cohort||82.7||7.8||9.5||100.0|