The proportion of pupils in Higher or Further Education is at a record high on a national basis. 93.3% of pupils had a ’positive destination’ including work, training or further study within three months of leaving school last year, official statistics show. The proportion of school leavers in higher or further education is at a record high, with 72.2% continuing in education in 2019-20, up from 67.6% in 2018-19.