Minority ethnic groups made up 6.1% of the cohort (717 individuals).
Of those returning information on ethnicity:
- The most popular choice of route across all minority ethnic groups was continuing in full time education at 84.5%. This compared to 79.4% for individuals from a white background.
- The least popular route across all minority ethnic groups was continuing in part-time education (16 hours or less a week). No individuals from a minority ethnic background chose this option. This was also the least popular route for individuals from a white background, with 0.2% of this cohort choosing this option (23 individuals).
- A higher percentage of those with white backgrounds (5.7 percentage points difference) entered employment outside of Government sponsored training (11.1% of those from a white background compared to 5.4% of those from a minority ethnic background).
- There was a difference of 1.5 percentage points between white background and ethnic minority groups entering work based training–employed status (2.1% and 0.6% respectively).
- The proportion of young people from a minority ethnic background who were NEET was exactly the same as for those with a white background (2.8%). This represents 259 individuals from a white background and 20 individuals from a minority ethnic background.
|Year 13 Destinations by Ethnicity||White||%||Minority
|Continuing in Full Time Education||7333||79.4||606||84.5||1409||78.8||9348||79.7|
|Continuing in Part Time Education (less than 16 hours a week)||23||0.2||0||0.0||4||0.2||27||0.2|
|Work Based Training (without employed status)||27||0.3||4||0.6||5||0.3||36||0.3|
|Work Based Training (employed status inc. NT's. MAs & other||195||2.1||4||0.6||46||2.6||245||2.1|
|Known not be in full time ed, WBTYP or Employment||259||2.8||20||2.8||30||1.7||309||2.3|
|Statutory School leavers who are known to have left the area||51||0.6||5||0.7||7||0.4||63||0.5|
|Total Number in Cohort||9232||100.0||717||100.0||1787||100.0||11736||100.0|
|% of Total Cohort||78.7||6.1||15.2||100.0|