Number of pupils excluded rises to highest point in a decade

The number of permanent exclusions from schools in England has reached its highest point in nearly a decade, according to the latest government statistics.  

The figures showed that schoolchildren were permanently expelled on 7,900 occasions in 2017-18, compared to 7,700 in 2016-17 – a rise of 3 per cent. 

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