Leaving at 16: Leaving at 16: A study of factors affecting young people's decision to leave full-time education
01 September 1998
This report is about young people who decided to leave full-time education at the age of 16. It is based on the findings of a survey of pupils in Years 8 and 11 (ages 12/13 and 15/16) in secondary schools in England. It compares the views and attitudes of young people who plan to leave full-time education at the end of compulsory schooling with those of young people who intended to remain in education.