School Changes

In addition to maximizing placement stability, every effort needs to be made to minimize school changes for young people in residential care. For all school-aged children this indicator should measure the average and median number of school changes during their spell in care, including suspensions and expulsions.

Data Source

Timeframe for reporting

Examples from other jurisdictions


Within two years

Percentage of looked after children with a permanent exclusion compared to all children (UK Government, 2014: See Chart 10)