Number Of Bullying Incidents

Thursday, 26 July 2018
Reference
2017111127000029
Category
Request Date
Saturday, November 11, 2017
Response Date
Monday, December 11, 2017

Question

Please can you advise:

  1. The total number of reported bullying incidents your authority has received amongst primary and secondary school as a percentage of the overall pupils?  
  2. The total number of reported bullying incidents your authority has received involving young people on the autistic spectrum who have either experienced bullying behaviour or demonstrated bullying behaviour as a percentage of the overall pupils within this category?
  3. The total number of school exclusions amongst all pupils?
  4. The total number of school exclusions amongst pupils that were attributed to bullying?
  5. The total number of school exclusions amongst those on the autistic spectrum?
  6. The total number of school exclusions amongst those on the autistic spectrum that were attributed to bullying?
    Please could you advise these figures for the past 5 years.

Answer

Please see questions 3-6 below, apologies as I am still awaiting questions 1 and 2 and will forward to you as soon as received. 
 

3. The total number of school exclusions amongst all pupils
 
2012/13 - 97
 
2013/14 - 114
 
2014/15 - 19
 
2015/16 - 15
 
2016/17 - 14
 

4. The total number of school exclusions amongst pupils that were attributed to bullying*
 
2012/13 - 33
 
2013/14 - 46
 
2014/15- 7
 
2015/16 - 12
 
2016/17 - 10
 
 

5. The total number of school exclusions amongst those on the autistic spectrum
 
2012/13 -0
 
2013/14 - 1
 
2014/15 - 0
 
2015/16 - 0
 
2016/17 - 0


6. The total number of school exclusions amongst those on the autistic spectrum that were attributed to bullying*
 
2012/13 - 0
 
2013/14 - 0
 
2014/15 - 0
 
2015/16 - 0
 
2016/17 - 0
 
 

 *There is no generic bullying category so these figures were taken from categories involving actions against other pupils.