Exclusions from Schools

Exclusions in Moray

Exclusions in Moray area
  Primary Secondary Moray
  2011
/12
2012
/13
2013
/14
2011
/12
2012
/13
2013
/14
2011
/12
2012
/13
2013
/14
School Roll 6,207 6,363 6,622 5,692 5,598 5,387 11,899 11,961 12,009
Number of temporary exclusions 149 175 121 261 276 187 410 451 308
Number of removals from register 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total number of exclusions 149 175 121 261 276 187 410 451 308
Number of different pupils excluded 71 74 57 150 162 118 221 236 175
Number of half days absence due to temporary exclusion 470 650 582 1,319 1,375 875 1,789 2,025 1457

 

Exclusions by Gender

Number of pupils excluded per year and by gender
  Number of different pupils excluded
  2011/12 2012/13 2013/14
Female 49 22.2% 45 19.1% 34 19.4%
Male 172 77.8% 191 80.9% 141 80.6%
Moray Total 221   236   175  


Reasons for Exclusions

Reasons for Exclusions by year
  Moray
Reason for Exclusion* 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14
Fighting 30 49 28
Spitting 3 1 4
Verbal abuse of staff 106 139 113
Verbal abuse of pupils 26 29 25
Fire raising 4 1 4
Damage to school property 23 24 17
Threat to school property 6 11 17
Indecent exposure      
General or persistent disobedience 148 156 102
Insolent or offensive behaviour 83 113 77
Refusal to attend class 48 27 14
Parental non co-operation      
Substance abuse - alcohol 9 6 6
Substance abuse - not alcohol 5    
Physical assault with no weapon against pupil 93 89 79
Physical assault with no weapon against staff 35 26 28
Physical assault using weapon against pupil 1 5 1
Physical assault using weapon against staff 1 3 1
Physical assault using improvised weapon against pupil 10 14 4
Physical assault using improvised weapon against staff 8 3 2
Damage to personal property of pupil 4 1 3
Damage to personal property of staff     1
Theft from pupil 3   2
Theft from staff 1    
Threat of sexual violence against pupil      
Threat of sexual violence against staff   1  
Threat of physical violence, no weapon, against pupil 5 10 14
Threat of physical violence, no weapon, against staff 8 12 14
Threat of physical violence, using weapon or improvised weapon, against pupil 1 6 10
Threat of physical violence, using weapon or improvised weapon, against staff 4 7 4
Threat to personal property against pupil      
Threat to personal property against staff   1  
Malicious communications against pupil 1 5 2
Malicious communications against staff 6 2 1
Slander and libel (including website) against pupil      
Slander and libel (including website) against staff 1    
Stalking of pupil     1
Stalking of staff      
Extortion from pupil      
Other 44 63 47
  717 804 621


* More than 1 reason for exclusion is possible.
 

Motivating Factors for Exclusions

Motivating Factors for Exclusions in Moray by year
  Moray
Motivating Factor* 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14
Racial 1 3 3
Gender      
Homophobia / sexual orientation     1
Disability of victim   1  
Sectarian      
Substance misuse – alcohol 3 2 1
Substance misuse – not alcohol      
Territorial/gang related      
Assailant medical condition/disability 4 7 1
Other known factor 62 61 42
Not known 340 378 261
  410 452 309

* More than 1 motivating factor is possible.

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