Year 12 - Trends


  • Full time education remains the most popular route across the six year period. There was a 3 percentage point increase in 2017 (92.2) compared to the 2012 figure (89.2%).
  • In 2017, as in previous years, a higher percentage (2.6 percentage points) of females (93.4%) chose to continue in full time education compared to males (90.8%).
  • 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 (0.8%) increased slightly from 2016 (0.7%) and is exactly the same as it was in 2012.
  • The percentage of those entering work based training non-employed status fell by 0.3 percentage points, to 1%. This is a reduction of more than 50% over the six years, from its highest level of 2.7% in 2012.
  • In 2017, the percentage of the cohort known to be NEET (1%) has decreased in comparison to 2016 (1.2%). Over the six year period leading to 2017, the percentage has decreased 1.7 percentage points from its highest level of 2.7% in 2012. In numerical terms this represents a decrease from 441 individuals who were NEET in 2012 compared to 140 in 2017: a reduction of 301 individuals over the period.
  • Consistently a greater proportion of males than females in the cohort are known to have been NEET over the six year period to 2017. However, over the six year period to 2017 there has been a greater proportionate reduction in the number of males known to be NEET compared with females (a reduction of 1.8 and 1.6 percentage points respectively).
  • The percentage of non-responses has fallen by 0.1 percentage point compared to 2016 to 1.6%. This is partly due to the new methodology employed for the survey in 2016, as described in the introduction. Overall this means an increase for the six year period of 0.3 percentage points, although it is lower than the highest point, of 1.8% in 2013.
  • The percentage recorded as leaving the area was 0.3 percentage points lower at the end of the six year period (0.5%), compared to the peak of 0.8% at the beginning of the period in 2012.

Year 12 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 90.8 0.1 1.1 1.2 3.2 1.3 1.7 0.6 6570
2016 90.2 0.3 1.3 1.0 3.2 1.5 1.9 0.5 7144
2015 90.9 0.1 1.4 1.2 3.2 1.8 0.8 0.5 7646
2014 90.1 0.1 1.8 1.2 3.2 2.4 0.8 0.4 7971
2013 89.3 0.2 2.1 0.9 2.6 2.5 1.9 0.5 7950
2012 87.7 0.2 2.9 1.1 2.7 3.1 1.4 0.8 8012
Female
2017 93.4 0.1 1.0 0.5 2.3 0.7 1.5 0.5 7284
2016 92.6 0.1 1.2 0.5 2.5 1.0 1.6 0.6 7815
2015 93.4 0.1 1.1 0.7 2.3 1.4 0.5 0.5 8404
2014 92.8 0.2 1.5 0.5 2.2 1.5 0.7 0.6 8678
2013 91.3 0.2 1.6 0.6 2.0 1.7 1.8 0.7 8444
2012 90.5 0.2 2.5 0.5 2.0 2.3 1.2 0.7 8582
All Pupils
2017 92.2 0.1 1.0 0.8 2.8 1.0 1.6 0.5 13857
2016 91.4 0.2 1.3 0.7 2.8 1.2 1.7 0.6 14959
2015 92.2 0.1 1.2 1.0 2.7 1.6 0.7 0.5 16050
2014 91.5 0.2 1.7 0.8 2.7 1.9 0.7 0.5 16649
2013 90.3 0.2 1.8 0.8 2.3 2.1 1.8 0.6 16394
2012 89.2 0.2 2.7 0.8 2.3 2.7 1.3 0.8 16594