“The data is shocking if not surprising. There are nearly 55,000 pupils experiencing unexplained moves, but it is specific groups of students experiencing offrolling at a far greater rate. These groups are pupils with behavioural, emotional and social needs, young people who are Looked After (LAC), children on FSM and Black children.
“It is urgent that we move beyond the numbers, analyse the real reasons behind these moves, and challenge the Government policies which are undermining inclusive and high-quality education.”
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