School suspensions and expulsions (FOI)
School suspensions and expulsions (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by States of Jersey and published on 30 June 2016.
The number of children suspended from Island schools in each of the following years: 2011 to 2015.
The number of children expelled from Island schools in each of the following years: 2011 to 2015.
Reasons why children were suspended or expelled: (I understand this may be impossible for each individual case but a cross reference would be good).
The range of time lengths the children were suspended for: Eg from 1 day to 2 weeks.
What protocols need to be met to warrant a suspension or expulsion?
The number of instances of suspension in primary schools is outlined below:
|All primary schools||13||27||16||18|
The Education Department is unable to provide a breakdown by school of the data supplied above as the numbers are small, and as such, Article 25 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 has been applied to this request.
The number of instances of suspension in secondary schools is outlined below:
|Alternative Curriculum||16 |
|Hautlieu||Less than 10 |
|Jersey College for Girls||Less than 10 |
|Victoria College||Less than 10 |
|Assault on staff member||-||8||10||13|
|Assault on student||-||49 ||52||76|
|Damaging school property||-||16||x||9|
|Refusal to co-operate||-||94||90||48|
|Verbal abuse to staff||-||107||106||99|
|Violence in classroom||-||x||x||x|
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