Performance

Key Stage 4 Destinations

This data, published in October 2017, is for pupils who completed key stage 4 in 2015, which is the most recent data available.

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Pupils staying in education or employmentSchoolLocal authority state-funded schoolsEngland state-funded schools
Pupils staying in education or employment for at least two terms after key stage 4

Any sustained education or employment destination.
94% 94% 94%
Total number of pupils included in destination measures

Number of pupils who finished key stage 4 in the academic year 2014/15.
170 12630 553910
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.
89% 89% 90%
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.
18% 52% 38%
School sixth form 33% 17% 38%
Sixth form college 38% 19% 13%
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.
0% 1% 2%