- 42 young people are permenantly excluded from school everyday.
- Permanent exclusions continue to rise every year.
- Around 200,000 young people a year are temporarily excluded from school.
- Children with special educational needs and learning difficulties are most at risk of being excluded.
"All young people should be able to get help where and when they need it most"
- On average, the cost to the taxpayer is estimated to be in the region of £370,000 over the course of each permanently excluded young person’s life.
- Excluding a young person in Key Stage 4 costs, on average, £4,800 per year.
- Excluding a young person in Key Stage 3 costs, on average, £3700 a year.
- A place in a Pupil Referral Unit costs in the region of £18,000 a year.
- A place in a Special School costs from £25,000-£48,000 a year.
- For provision in an Independent Non-Maintained School the cost is £40,000-£80,000 a year.
- An Independent Non-Maintained Residential School costs around £180,000 a year.
- The Criminal Justice System costs £250,000 per year, per young person.