This data, published in October 2019, is for pupils who completed key stage 4 in 2017, which is the most recent data available.
Key Stage 4 Destinations
|Pupils staying in education or employment||School||Local authority state-funded schools||England state-funded schools|
|Pupils staying in education or employment for at least two terms after key stage 4 |
Any sustained education or employment destination.
|Total number of pupils included in destination measures |
Number of pupils who finished key stage 4 in the academic year 2014/15.
|Pupils staying in education for at least 2 terms after key stage 4 |
Pupils who have been in a sustained education destination for the first 2 terms, October 2015 to March 2016. Individual lines may not add up to totals as some pupils can be counted in more than one category.
|Further education college or other further education provider |
Includes pupils on work-based learning or studying further education in a higher education institution.
This does not include school sixth forms or sixth-form colleges.
|School sixth form||17%||115%||37%|
|Sixth form college||45%||19%||11%|
|Other education destinations |
Includes pupils staying for 2 terms in:
• higher education institutions (universities)
• special schools and special post-16 institutions
• alternative provision (including pupil referral units)
• independent schools or colleges
Also includes pupils who moved between different types of education provider.
|Pupils staying in apprenticeships for at least 6 months after key stage 4||4%||7%||4%|
|Pupils staying in employment for at least 2 terms after key stage 4||5%||4%||3%|
|Pupils not staying in education or employment for at least 2 terms after key stage 4||4%||5%||5%|