A range of outcome measures at national and local authority level for children looked after continuously for at least 12 months.


CLA outcomes 2018: Text

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CLA outcomes 2018: Experimental tables text

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CLA outcomes 2018: National tables

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CLA outcomes 2018: Experimental tables

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CLA outcomes 2018: Underlying data

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CLA outcomes 2018: Pre-release access list


CLA outcomes 2018: Experimental tables pre-release access list



The outcome measures cover:

  • educational attainment at key stage 1, key stage 2 and key stage 4
  • special educational needs
  • absence from school
  • exclusions from school

The national tables include comparisons to children in need and non-looked after children.

Local authority data is published within the underlying data.

The experimental statistics include measures for previously looked after children who have:

  • been adopted from care
  • left care through a special guardianship order (SGO)
  • left care through a child arrangements order (CAO)

Children looked-after statistics team

David Collinge 01325 340886

Published 11 April 2019
Last updated 9 May 2019 + show all updates

  1. Added additional tables, text and pre-release list for attainment of children who have left care.
  2. First published.