Girls ‘informally excluded at higher rate than boys’ from English schools

Girls are being informally excluded at a higher rate than boys from some schools in England, but their experiences are invisible as they are not included in official school exclusion statistics, a study suggests.

While boys are much more likely to be formally excluded, the research shows that girls are being excluded through moves to other schools or early exit, which means they leave before the end of year 11 but do not finish school elsewhere.

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