Understanding Suspensions and Exclusions in UK Schools

Interested in the effects of misbehaviour? This infographic summarises data from the Government National Statistics Report ‘Permanent exclusions and suspensions in England: spring term 2021 to 2022’ to give you a quick picture of the state of behaviour in UK schools. 

Key statistics

  • Suspension rates have risen since the pandemic, while permanent exclusion rates are decreasing
  • Over 10% of all exclusions were due to verbal abuse or threatening behaviour against an adult
  • The most commonly cited reason for both suspensions and exclusions was persistent disruptive behaviour 


Topic: Behaviour Management

Type: Infographics

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