Special Needs

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Parliamentary Answers

Sep 7 2017
Numbers of looked after children who have special educational needs, 2012 - 16
Jul 24 2017
Number of educational psychologists employed in all local authorities in (a) 2016 and (b) 2017.
Jan 31 2017
Disadvantage funding for post-16 places , 2016-17.
Jan 17 2017
Number of educational psychologists employed in all local authorities, 2010 - 16
Jan 17 2017
Number of educational psychologists employed by local authorities , 2010 - 15
Nov 24 2016
Number and GCSE achievement of hearing impaired children, 2014/15
Nov 24 2016
Number of GCSE entries in Italian, Modern Greek, Modern Hebrew, Bengali, Chinese, Turkish, Urdu, Polish and Panjabi, 2012 - 16
Nov 18 2016
Number of 2-, 3- and 4-year-old children benefitting from funded early education by Special Needs provision by type of provider, England, 2016
Nov 11 2016
Number of pupils with special educational needs in Selective Schools
Oct 18 2016
number of pupils with education, health and care plans
Oct 10 2016
pupil absence due to mental health conditions
Jul 28 2016
apprenticeship achievements by 16-24 year olds with hearing impairments in 2014/15,
Jul 21 2016
funding for each secondary school pupil from the Year 7 catch-up grant in academic year 2016-17.
Jul 7 2016
foreign languages most spoken by pupils for whom English is listed as an additional language, 2015
May 24 2016
Number of Statements of Special Educational Needs and Education, Health and Care Plans issued 2013 - 2016 SEE LINK
May 24 2016
Number of Statements of Special Educational Needs and Education, Health and Care Plans issued 2013 - 15 SEE LINK
May 9 2016
The number and proportion of pupils whose first language is not English in primary, secondary and special schools in England SEE LINK
May 4 2016
Cost of supporting pupils who do not have English as their first language.
May 4 2016
Number and proportion of pupils in local authority maintained schools who have (a) statements of special educational needs and (b) Education, Health and Care plans. SEE LINK
May 4 2016
Number of trainees who undertook teaching experience at a pupil referral unit , 2012-16
May 4 2016
Number of children in (a) primary and (b) secondary non-specialist schools have autism spectrum disorder;
May 4 2016
Number and proportion of pupils in schools with academy status who have (a) statements of special educational needs and (b) Education, Health and Care plans.
May 4 2016
Number and proportion of school pupils who had a Statement of Special Educational Needs or an EHCP 2011 - 15
Apr 19 2016
proportion of pupils in alternative provision with Education, Health and Care plans
Mar 17 2016
LA top-up funding to schools for SEN pupils
Mar 8 2016
Funding for Ofsted and CQC to inspect new local area duties in SEN and disabilities
Feb 23 2016
proportion of primary and secondary school budgets spent on tackling mental health problems, 2015
Feb 23 2016
Exclusions for pupils, by national curriculum year group and special educational need provision, SEE LINK
Dec 24 2015
Number and proportion of new applicants deemed by Student Loans Company to be eligible for Disabled Students’ Allowances, 2011 - 14
Nov 26 2015
Apprenticeship participation by learners with Learning Difficulties and/or Disabilities, broken down by age, SEE LINK
Nov 23 2015
Number of providers that support apprentices with a learning difficulty, - see LINK
Oct 26 2015
Number of pupils with autistic spectrum disorder excluded from school in Year 10
Oct 23 2015
Numbers of children not in full-time mainstream education
Sep 7 2015
legal duties of local authorities for SEN in early years
Jun 5 2015
funding for training educational psychologists
Mar 26 2015
Departmental funding available to improve the quality of special educational needs and disability services and their delivery, 2014 - 16
Feb 9 2015
year 7 pupils at selective schools in 2013 who were FSM, statemented, BME, or LAC
Feb 9 2015
year 7 pupils at selective schools in 2012 who were FSM, statemented, BME, or LAC
Feb 9 2015
year 7 pupils at selective schools in 2011 who were FSM, statemented, BME, or LAC
Feb 9 2015
year 7 pupils at selective schools in 2010 who were FSM, statemented, BME, or LAC
Jan 19 2015
Information on the attainment of pupils by ‘type of need’ - attached document
Jan 5 2015
Number of children who have a statement for or related to behavioural difficulties.
Jan 5 2015
Universities and training providers who offered the National Award for SEN Co-ordination as accredited providers, 2013/14
Dec 17 2014
exclusions from secondary schools since 2010
Dec 3 2014
number and ages of pupils with specific learning difficulties
Oct 24 2014
allocation of special education needs and disability implementation grant to local authorities
Oct 20 2014
directions by EFA to academies to admit pupils
Jul 17 2014
local authority spending on school transport
May 7 2014
Education funding for 18-year-olds with severe and complex disabilities who attend special schools.
Mar 19 2014
number of pupils with Autistic Spectrum Disorder as their primary need
Jan 13 2014
number of pupils with specific learning difficulties, January 2013
Jan 9 2014
number of free schools for autistic pupils
Dec 5 2013
Amount of funding provided in disabled student allowance, 2011-12.
Dec 4 2013
Number of special schools in England and the age ranges they accommodate.
Nov 29 2013
Number of pupils with autism in education, 2011-13
Nov 19 2013
Pupils with statements of special educational needs based on where the pupil attends school, January each year: 2009-2013 by region and local authority area in England
Nov 7 2013
Improved attainment in deaf children , 2007/8 - 2011/12
Oct 31 2013
rates of exclusion from school for bullying
Oct 14 2013
numbers of children with profound and multiple learning difficulties in England and local authorities in the NW, and costs of their education
Jun 20 2013
Number of First-tier tribunal (special educational needs and disability) appeals registered per local authority, 12010/11
Jun 17 2013
Number and percentage of pupils by first language, England
Jun 17 2013
Number and percentage of pupils by first language, England
Apr 25 2013
GCSE achievements of pupils who attended schools for pupils with a primary special educational need of behavioural, emotional and social difficulty, 2012
Apr 16 2013
Number of permanent exclusions and fixed period exclusions by reason, 2008/09 to 2010/11, state funded primary and secondary schools and special schools, England
Feb 25 2013
Government funding for schools in rural communities to encourage provision for children with special educational needs during school holidays, 2011 - 15
Feb 7 2013
Pupils with statements of special educational needs, 1992 to 2012, England
Feb 6 2013
Number and percentage of school pupils whose first language is other than English, England, Jan 2012
Nov 20 2012
Number of primary schools with more than five per cent of pupils in (a) reception, (b) year 1 and (c) year 2 with speech, language and communications difficulties, Jan 2012
Nov 20 2012
Number of children currently in receipt of a statement of special educational need who will be eligible for an education, health and care plan, January 2012
Nov 13 2012
Number and percentage of pupils with statements of special educational needs (SEN) , January 2012, England
Sep 13 2012
Proportion of Demographic Growth Capital Fund spent on projects for young people with disabilities and learning difficulties.
Sep 13 2012
Funding to pathfinder local authorities to test the SEN Direct Payments pilot.
Sep 4 2012
Number of qualified teachers and support staff studying specific programmes in dyslexia-SpLD (specific learning disabilities) supported by the National Scholarship Scheme.
Jul 17 2012
Number of pupils on roll and number of pupils with special educational needs, by school type and SEN provision, 2003-2011.
Jul 12 2012
Number and percentage of children with special educational needs given fixed term or permanent exclusions, by SEN category, 1997/98 - 2009/10
Jul 12 2012
Number and percentage of children with special educational needs (School Action, School Action Plus and Statemented) with at least one half day of unauthorised absence, 2005/6 - 2010/11.
Jul 10 2012
Number of children with a statement of special educational needs attending a school outside of their local authority (England), 2011.
Jul 6 2012
Number and percentage of pupils with special educational needs in England by age and gender, including breakdown by statemented and non-statemented, January 2011.
Jun 11 2012
Number of teachers funded by Government to undertake postgraduate qualifications in dyslexia between 2009 and 2011
Apr 26 2012
Proportion of children and adults diagnosed with dyslexia.
Apr 23 2012
Assistance available to parents and guardians of deaf children to undertake adult education courses in sign language and other skills related to the care of their child.
Feb 7 2012
Education arrangements, assessment and placement of children for whom local authorities maintain a statement of special educational needs (SEN): England
Jan 31 2012
Number and proportion of schools which identified at least one Gifted and Talented pupil (January 2011 school census)
Jan 25 2012
Disability status of 16 to 24-year-olds NEET in England, Quarter 3 2011
Dec 20 2011
Number of children from Gypsy, Roma and Traveller backgrounds eligible for pupil premium funding and this number as a proportion of the total children from these backgrounds included in the January 2011 school census.
Dec 13 2011
Number of children in state schools with autistic spectrum disorder, January 2011.
Dec 1 2011
Number and proportion of schools providing information on disability for their children in the January 2011 census.
Jun 15 2011
Number of children in maintained primary and secondary schools in England (all types) with hearing impairments, January 2010.
May 12 2011
Disabled young people who are in receipt of income support will be eligible to receive a guaranteed bursary of £1,200
May 10 2011
Net expenditure on the provision of education for pupils with special educational needs (2010-2011)
Apr 26 2011
Characteristics of national curriculum year 7 pupils in state funded secondary schools and grammar schools, England 2006 to 2010 ,
Apr 26 2011
Children in residential schools owing to disability, 2010
Mar 31 2011
Number and percentage of pupils with special educational needs by type of need, 2010, England
Mar 22 2011
Departmental funding allocations for children's programmes in 2008-09, 2009-10-and 2010-11.
Mar 17 2011
Departmental funding allocated to the Targeted Mental Health in Schools Grant, 2008 - 11
Mar 15 2011
Funding available to local authorities for the provision of disabled children's services 2011 - 13
Mar 10 2011
Local authorities who were granted an Exceptional Circumstances Grant owing to the number of children with English as an additional language, 2008 - 11
Mar 8 2011
Number and percentage of pupils at primary, secondary and special schools who have behavioural, emotional and social difficulties , under the age of 11 as at January each year, England, 2006 - 10
Jan 24 2011
Number of people who received an education maintenance allowance by gender, disability and ethnicity, 2009-10.
Jan 13 2011
Expenditure on provision for pupils with SEN ,2009-10
Jan 10 2011
Funding for programmes to support gifted and talented children
Jan 10 2011
Ethnic minority achievement grant funding
Dec 21 2010
Educational achievement of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller children at the end of key stages 1, 2 and 4, 2003 - 09
Dec 20 2010
Enrolments by Disability at UK Higher Education Institutions-academic year 2008/09
Dec 9 2010
Number of permanent exclusions by special educational needs England, 2005/06 to 2008/09
Jul 20 2010
Number of pupils in pupil referral units with special educational needs (SEN) without a statement by age, in England, by local authority, Jan 2010
Jul 14 2010
Number and percentage of pupil enrolments receiving one or more fixed period exclusions or a permanent exclusion by special educational needs (SEN) England, 2007/08
Jul 14 2010
Number of pupils with and without statements of special educational needs in alternative provison (other than pupil referral units),2008 and 2009
Jul 14 2010
Mainstream state funded and special schools: number of full time and part time pupils with special educational needs, actual and projected, 2010, 2012, 2015
Jun 30 2010
Number and proportion of students at (a) academy and (b) non-academy schools in each education authority with a statement of special educational needs, 2009 - 10
Apr 8 2010
Pupils with Gifted and Talented status who did not sit any A-levels, 2006, 2008 and 2009.
Mar 30 2010
Funding for local authorities to administer the provision of learning for those with learning difficulties and/or disabilities in 2009-10 and 2010-11
Mar 29 2010
Effect of efficiency savings on funding for the deaf and hearing impaired in adult further education, 2010 - 11
Mar 25 2010
Maintained primary and state funded secondary schools at which more than 50 per cent. of the pupils have statemented or non-statemented special educational needs, 2009
Mar 24 2010
Budget for placements including support and resources secured for learners with learning difficulties and/or disabilities at independent specialist providers, 2009 - 11
Mar 24 2010
Departmental funding provided to further education colleges to help students with learning disabilities, 2006 - 09
Mar 18 2010
Funding for mainstream further education colleges and training institutions to administer the provision of learning for those with learning difficulties and/or disabilities, 2009-10
Mar 18 2010
Number of schools for pupils with special educational needs which have opened and closed in England between 1997 and 2009
Jan 14 2010
Cost of educating SEN children at residential schools
Jan 7 2010
Cost of undertaking an assessment for Special Educational Needs
Dec 15 2009
Number of pupils with a statement of SEN educated outside their resident local authority, 2003, 2007, 2008, 2009
Dec 14 2009
Number of schools for children with emotional, behavioural and social difficulties in England
Dec 9 2009
Number and percentage of pupils identified as gifted and talented by local authority and Government office region, England, 2009
Dec 8 2009
Proportion of young offenders who have special educational needs
Dec 2 2009
Number of children in school with emotional, behavioural and social difficulties in England, 2009
Nov 9 2009
Number and percentage of pupil enrolments receiving one or more fixed period exclusions or a permanent exclusion, broken down by the pupils' (a) elligiblty for free school meals (b) having English as an additional language and © special educational needs, 2007/08.
Jul 20 2009
Funding guidelines for extended services at schools, particularly relating to pupils with special needs and those elligible to receive free school meals.
Jul 9 2009
Number and percentage of pupils with statements of special educational needs, and all pupils, attending nursery, primary and secondary schools which were in special measures at the end of each academic year since 1997/98.
Jun 30 2009
Free school meal eligibility and special educational needs in state funded secondary and grammar schools, Jan 2009
Jun 29 2009
Cost of educating a pupil with special educational needs was in a (a) special school, (b) mainstream primary school and (c) mainstream secondary school, 2008 - 09
Jun 24 2009
Number of maintained mainstream secondary schools which (a) had between one and nine pupils and (b) 10 or more pupils with a statement of special educational needs at the end of Key Stage 4, 2008
Jun 15 2009
Average funding for a maintained special school place, 2008 09
Jun 15 2009
Number of maintained mainstream schools with more than 10 pupils with statements of SEN at the end of key stage 4, where no pupils with statements of SEN achieved five or more GCSEs at grades A*-C in 2008.
Jun 10 2009
Proportion of pupils with statements of special educational need who attended mainstream secondary schools at which less than 10 per cent., 20 per cent. and 30 per cent. of pupils obtained fewer than five A* to C grades in GCSE, 2007 - 8
Jun 4 2009
Number and proportion of permanent exclusions given to pupils with statements of special educational need at primary, secondary and special schools,2006 - 07
Jun 4 2009
Pupils eligible for free school meals, with statements of special educational needs and in care, at LA maintained primary and state secondary schools, 2008, England
Jun 3 2009
Number and percentage of gifted and talented children that stayed on in full-time education beyond 16, England, 2005 -07
Jun 3 2009
Number of mainstream schools attended by pupils with statements of special educational needs where no such pupils achieved five A* to C grades at GCSE, 2004 - 08
Jun 1 2009
Mainstream schools where no pupils with statements of SEN achieved five or more GCSEs at grades A*-C , 2008.
Jun 1 2009
Maintained nursery, primary and secondary schools with more than 20 per cent. of pupils with statements of special educational needs, Jan 2008
May 11 2009
Number and percentage of pupils with special educational needs, attending nursery, primary and secondary schools which were in special measures, 1997/98 - 2007/08.
May 8 2009
Number and percentage of pupils with special educational need taking one or more sessions of unauthorised absence, 2005-08.
May 7 2009
Government funding schemes to which non-maintained special schools have access.
May 5 2009
Number of schools attended by pupils with statements of special educational need, 1997-2008.
May 4 2009
Proportion of pupils with statements of special educational needs attending special schools —1997, 2000, 2005 and 2008
Apr 24 2009
Instances of truancy by status of special educational needs of pupil, 2005/06 - 2007/08.
Apr 24 2009
Special schools with inadequate overall effectiveness at their most recent inspection, by area deprivation.
Apr 24 2009
Number of pupils with a statement of special education needs, and percentage of whom, that achieved selected GCSE benchmarks.
Apr 2 2009
Funding provided to non-maintained special schools, 2006-09.
Apr 2 2009
Number and percentage of pupils whose first language is other than English, and those of whom have special educational needs, in primary, state-funded secondary and special schools, 2002-2008.
Apr 2 2009
Number of pupils with and without special education needs in schools placed in special measures, 2004-08.
Mar 31 2009
Number of maintained special schools and non-maintained special schools inspected by Ofsted in the 10% most deprived and 10% least deprived areas, and their inspection outcomes.
Mar 27 2009
SEN pupils with and without statements in maintained schools who achieved A*-C in both English and Mathematics GCSE, 2006-08
Mar 26 2009
Number and percentage of mainstream schools with pupils with special educational needs with statements, by local authority area, 2008
Mar 24 2009
Number and proportion of children with a statement of special educational needs in special and all schools, by IDACI decile of pupil residence, 2003 and 2008
Mar 24 2009
Proportion of young people identified as gifted and talented who went on to higher education, 2006
Mar 24 2009
Number of fixed period exclusions by type of special educational need and by reason for exclusion , primary schools, England, 2006 - 07
Mar 24 2009
GCSE achievements of statemented and unstatemented SEN pupils, broken down by type of school., 2003 - 08
Mar 19 2009
Number and percentage of pupils who attend maintained special schools achieving GCSE and equivalents, 2006 - 08
Mar 18 2009
Pilot Schemes and funding for Special Educational Projects, 2007 -10
Mar 18 2009
Number of special schools in the most deprived areas by income deprivation affecting children indices, 2008
Mar 17 2009
Non-maintained special schools with 100 or more pupils
Mar 16 2009
Number of pupils in care attending Maintained Special Schools, 2004 - 08
Mar 16 2009
Number of pupils attending special schools with a statement of special educational needs by IDACI decile of pupil residence, 2003 and 2008
Mar 16 2009
Expenditure on the provision of education for pupils with special educational needs in England for 2008-09:
Mar 12 2009
Statemented SEN pupils, non-statemented SEN pupils and pupils with no SEN as a proportion of all pupils in all schools, 2004-08: England
Mar 11 2009
Proportion of pupils with special educational needs by Income Deprivation Affecting Children Indices decile of known residence, 2004, 2007 and 2008
Mar 11 2009
Total planned net expenditure by Local Authorities on the administration, assessment and co-ordination of statements for 2008-09
Mar 9 2009
Pilot schemes related to special educational needs run by the DCFS, 2009.
Mar 9 2009
Number of children registered as gifted and talented who gained three or more A Grades at A Level in 2006 and 2008
Mar 9 2009
Number of independent schools catering wholly, or mainly, for pupils with special educational needs; in each local authority area, 1997 - 2009
Mar 5 2009
Independent schools catering wholly or mainly for pupils with special educational needs which opened between 2005 and 2008
Mar 5 2009
Number of pupils in each year group with (a) statemented and (b) non-statemented special educational needs attending academies, 2003 - 08
Mar 5 2009
Number and percentage of pupils who have and have not been in care in their current school and of those the number which are gifted and talented - maintained primary and state-funded secondary schools, 2007 and 2008, England
Mar 4 2009
Top 10 academies by number of pupils with special needs with statements in 2008
Mar 2 2009
Number of maintained special schools by size, 2008
Mar 2 2009
Number of SEN pupils (if statemented, on free school meals, in care), in maintained primary and secondary schools, 2004 - 08
Feb 27 2009
Maintained special schools opening in 2008
Feb 27 2009
Percentage of pupils (primary SEN type) achieving level 2 or above in Key Stage 1 assessments, 2006
Feb 25 2009
Number of pupils in (a) primary schools and (b) secondary schools in each decile of income deprivation affecting children indices with statements of special educational needs, 2004, 2007, 2008
Feb 25 2009
Number of fixed period exclusions by special educational needs and by reason for exclusion in primary schools, England, 2003 - 05
Feb 12 2009
Number of educational psychologists employed by local authorities and the number of SEN pupils per psychologist, England, 2008
Feb 12 2009
Number of SEN Key Stage 4 pupils attending academies 2003 - 08
Feb 11 2009
Number of independent schools primarily for pupils with special educational needs which opened 2003 - 08
Feb 11 2009
Number of primary and secondary mainstream schools assessed as having inadequate provision for special educational needs , 2005 - 08
Feb 11 2009
Number of fixed period exclusions by special educational needs and by reason for exclusion in primary schools, 2006-07 England
Feb 11 2009
Number of pupils in year groups 10 and 11 who had a statement of special educational needs and who had unstatemented special educational needs, 2003 - 08, England
Feb 9 2009
Number of pupils statemented, in care, eligible for free school meals, in primary secondary and special schools, England, 2004 - 08
Jan 28 2009
Percentage of pupils in care per school (primary, secondary and special), January 2007.
Jan 27 2009
Number of maintained special schools that were opened and closed in the academic year 2007-08.
Jan 26 2009
Number and percentage of pupils with special educational needs achieving five or more grades A*-C by type of school, 2003 to 2008.
Jan 26 2009
Planned net expenditure on the provision of education for pupils with special educational needs in each local authority for 2008-09.
Jan 14 2009
Key Stage 3 test results for pupils in pupil referral units, 2006 to 2008.
Jan 13 2009
Proportion of fixed period exclusions given to pupils (a) with special educational needs and (b) entitled to free school meals (secondary and primary schools), 2003-04 to 2006-07.
Jan 12 2009
Number and proportion of fixed period exclusions in primary and secondary schools, by special educational needs, 2003-04 to 2006-07.
Dec 15 2008
Expenditure on the provision of education for pupils with special educational needs in England, 2008-09:
Dec 11 2008
Number of special schools in England, 1997 - 2008
Dec 10 2008
Funding for specialist schools to support their specialism
Nov 25 2008
Number and percentage of pupils with special educational needs of behavioural, emotional or social difficulties by national curriculum year group in maintaind primary, state funded and all special schools, England 2008
Nov 20 2008
Government expenditure on transport to school for children with special education needs
Nov 5 2008
Number of schools for pupils with special needs opened and closed in England since 1997.
Nov 3 2008
How many pupils had a statement of special educational needs in England , 2008
Oct 27 2008
Number of children with autism spectrum disorders were subject to permanent exclusion and fixed-term exclusion from school in the academic year 2006-07.
Oct 6 2008
Number of children classified as having a hearing and vision impairment achieved the national standard in key stage 1, 2 and 3 tests.
Sep 15 2008
Funding for disabled children in schools, 2001 - 09
Sep 1 2008
Amount allocated to provide further educational assistance to those with dyslexia-related reading difficulties in 2007 -08; and to how many people such assistance will be provided in 2008-09.
Jul 21 2008
How many placements of children with special educational needs in each local authority have been appealed against, 2004 - 07
Jun 11 2008
How many special educational needs statements were made in each of the last five years.
May 12 2008
Number of primary and secondary school pupils who were permanently excluded and had special educational needs in each year since 1997.
Apr 30 2008
Percentage of pupil referral units offering two hours of physical exercise every week.
Apr 28 2008
Funding for personalised learning, including funding for Special Educational Needs,2008 -11
Apr 21 2008
Local authority expenditure on the provision of education for children with special educational needs for 2007-08
Mar 31 2008
How many pupils aged under 11 years were in pupil referral units in each year since 1997.
Mar 31 2008
GCSE performance or equivalents of children who are looked after continuously for at least 12 months in Year 11, 2000 - 2006
Mar 27 2008
Number of pupil referral units opening and closing in each of the last 10 years
Mar 26 2008
How many equal and lower qualification students with disabilities were studying less than 50 per cent. of a full course in the latest period for which figures are available.
Mar 26 2008
How many pupils in pupil referral units taking GCSEs did not obtain a single GCSE at C grade or above in 2007
Mar 25 2008
Percentage of children who were looked after for at least 12 months achieving five GCSEs (or equivalent) at grades A*-C, England
Mar 25 2008
Number of pupils with special educational needs in the last five years in all schools
Mar 20 2008
How many and what proportion of pupils in a pupil referral unit obtained a GCSE in 2007
Mar 18 2008
How many and what proportion of children in mainstream education were autistic at the latest date for which figures are available.
Mar 13 2008
How many hearing impaired pupils are taught in (a) mainstream and (b) special maintained schools.
Mar 10 2008
Number of pupils in the gifted and talented programme who did not gain level five or above at key stage three tests in 2007.
Jan 29 2008
How many children have been identified in each local authority as gifted and talented in each year since 2005.
Jan 29 2008
Number of maintained and independent schools that have statutory provision for deaf and hearing impaired pupils.
Jan 16 2008
What proportion of children identified as gifted and talented did not achieve 5 A*-Cs, including English and mathematics, at GCSE in the last three years.
Jan 16 2008
What proportion of children identified as gifted and talented achieved level 7 in (a) English and (b) science at Key Stage 3 in the last three years
Jan 16 2008
What proportion of children identified as gifted and talented are entitled to free school meals
Jul 23 2007
Average time taken to carry out an assessment for a statement of special educational needs in each year since 1996 - 7
Jul 23 2007
Time taken to issue draft statements for SEN pupils
Jul 23 2007
Number and percentage of pupils with Special Educational Needs (SEN) in schools
Jul 18 2007
Number of schools in special measures and receipt of intensive local authority support since 1996
Jul 17 2007
Number of primary school age children diagnosed with autism.
May 24 2007
Transfer of children with SEN especially service children to new schools
May 10 2007
Proportion of children with statements on autistic spectrum 2007

Statistical First Releases

Jan 19 2017
SFR 06/2017: school and college performance, 2015-16
Sep 14 2016
DfE SFR 20/2016: schools, pupils and their characteristics January 2016
Jun 14 2016
Statistics and analysis on statements of special educational needs (SEN) and education, health and care (EHC) plans in England
Mar 24 2016
characteristics of children in need 2014-15
Jul 23 2015
Special educational needs in England: January 2015. Information from the school census on pupils with special educational needs (SEN), and SEN provision in schools.
Jul 23 2015
Special educational needs in England: January 2015 Information from the school census on pupils with special educational needs (SEN), and SEN provision in schools.
Jul 23 2015
data on pupils with SEN and information about special schools
Oct 14 2014
Special educational needs in England: January 2014
Oct 14 2014
Special educational needs in England: January 2014 information available on special educational needs (SEN), along with related information about special schools (updated).
Oct 2 2014
Special educational needs in England: January 2014
May 1 2014
Characteristics of pupils by their provision of special educational needs (SEN) together with the assessment and placement of pupils with statements of SEN.
Jul 12 2012
National statistics on Special Educational Needs in schools in England, including information at local authority level.
Oct 19 2011
DfE: Children with Special Educational Needs: an analysis - 2011
Oct 19 2011
This SFR covers characteristics, attainment, progression and absence and exclusions from school of pupils with SEN and activities up to age 19 for young people with SEN
Oct 19 2011
DfE: Special Educational Needs: statements issued within 26 weeks in 2010-11
Dec 16 2010
GCSE and Equivalent Attainment by Pupil Characteristics in England, 2009/10
Dec 16 2010
Foundation Stage Profile Attainment by Pupil Characteristics in England, 2009/10
Dec 9 2010
Key Stage 2 Attainment by Pupil Characteristics, in England 2009/10 (provisional)
Dec 9 2010
Special Educational Needs: statements issued within 26 weeks in 2009-10
Jun 23 2010
Special Educational Needs in England: January 2010
May 13 2010
Schools, Pupils and their Characteristics: January 2010
Mar 4 2010
GCSE Attainment by Pupil Characteristics, in England 2008/09
Jan 28 2010
DCSF: Early Years Foundation Stage Profile Attainment by Pupil Characteristics, in England 2008/09
Dec 15 2009
Measurement of parental experiences of services provided to disabled children: 2009-10
Dec 9 2009
Special Educational Needs: statements issued within 26 weeks in 2008-09
Dec 8 2009
Key Stage 1 Attainment by Pupil Characteristics, in England 2008/09
Nov 19 2009
DCSF: Key Stage 2 Attainment by Pupil Characteristics, in England 2008/09
Oct 8 2009
DCSF: Children with Special Educational Needs 2009: an analys
Aug 18 2009
DCSF: Neighbourhood Statistics - Announcement of the release of small area National Curriculum Assessment, GCSE and Equivalent Attainment and Post 16 Attainment by Pupil Characteristics in England, 2008
Jul 30 2009
DCSF: Permanent and Fixed Period Exclusions from Schools in England 2007/08
Jun 30 2009
DCSF: Special Educational Needs in England: January 2009
May 13 2009
DCSF: Parental experience of services for disabled children: 2008-09
Mar 24 2009
DCSF: Level 2 and 3 Attainment by Young People in England Measured Using Matched Administrative Data: Attainment by Age 19 in 2008 (Provisional)
Nov 20 2008
DCSF: Attainment by Pupil Characteristics, in England 2007/08
Jun 25 2008
DCSF: Special Educational Needs in England: January 2008
Apr 29 2008
DCSF: Pupil Characteristics and Class Sizes in Maintained Schools in England: January 2008 (Provisional) This includes provisional data from England covering free school meal eligibility, ethnicity, first language and special education needs together with a range of class size information.
Feb 26 2008
DCSF: Pupil Absence in Schools in England, including Pupil Characteristics: 2006/07 This reports on absence in primary, secondary and special schools, city technology colleges and academies during 2006/07 school year, providing information on the levels of absence (authorised, unauthorised and overall) by type of school; absence rates by pupil characteristics (such as gender, free school meal eligibility, ethnic group and special educational needs); the percentage of pupils by number of days absence; as well as summary statistics on persistent absentees (the percentage of absence these pupils

Press Releases

Mar 4 2017
SEND provision capital funding to local authorities, 2018-20
Jan 29 2016
Funding to boost support for special education
Dec 17 2014
Government funding to help local authorities continue to implement new special educational needs system.
Jun 11 2014
Funding for special educational needs and disabilities support
May 12 2012
Publication of the Children and Families Bill
May 9 2012
Government announce the Children and Families Bill including 'a single, simpler assessment process for children with SEN or disabilities, backed up by new Education, Health and Care Plans'.
May 9 2012
Summary of the government's Children and Families Bill including changes to the delivery of SEN services.
Apr 18 2012
£500,000 scholarship scheme launched for SEN support staff
Nov 17 2011
Children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) have made remarkable progress in attainment, behaviour and attendance under the Results from the Achievement for All programme
Sep 21 2011
Summer school for disadvantaged children (those eligible for the pupil premuim) to assist transition from primary to secondary school.
Sep 21 2011
31 local authorities were selected to be pathfinders for the new SEN arrangements. There will be reports in September 2012 and the final report in March 2013.
Sep 16 2011
DfE to introduce new phonics check to identify children needing additional help with reading.
Dec 13 2010
Schools financial statement - pupil premium
Jan 4 2010
Funding for catch up support for failing primary pupils, and for training specialist dyslexia, maths and language teachers in primary schools
Dec 29 2009
Government cash boost for childcare for disabled children
Jun 22 2009
£10 million investment in dyslexia training and 4000 specialist teachers
Jun 11 2009
Achievement for All project to pilot innovative teaching and support for young people with special educational needs
Dec 11 2008
Government investment for children with special educational needs
Sep 2 2008
Investment in intensive catch up prpgrammes for 11 year olds who fail to reach the expected level in literacy and numeracy at Key Stage 2
Jul 29 2008
Funding for schools to train their Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO)
Nov 14 2007
£4 million to help gifted and talented pupils and boost entry to universities in deprived areas
Sep 26 2007
Programme of intensive support for writing, readng and maths skills in primary schools
May 15 2007
Investment in new programme of support for children with dyslexia and their teachers

Key Reports

Nov 10 2016
Commons library research paper: overview of curriculum and tests since 2010
Nov 10 2016
Commons research briefing: England's system of SEN support
Sep 12 2016
Government consultation (green paper): Schools that work for everyone
Jul 6 2016
report of LSYP (longitudinal study of young people) covering experiences of upper secondary schooling and onward progression
Jul 4 2016
House of Commons library briefing paper Constituency casework: schools in England. Regularly updated overview.
Apr 29 2016
Chief Inspector of School Annual Report 2014 -2015
Mar 17 2016
White Paper: Educational Excellence Everywhere
Mar 10 2016
Report on local area effectiveness of meeting SEN needs.
Mar 10 2016
Special Educational Needs: support in England House of Commons research briefing
Oct 12 2015
Consultation on inspection of SEND provision by Ofsted
Jul 16 2015
Report on funding for young people with SEN
May 1 2015
SEND Code of Practice updated May 2015
Mar 26 2015
SEND Code of Practice updated guide for parents
Dec 10 2014
Chief Inspector of Schools Annual Report (Ofsted) 2013 -2014
Sep 1 2014
Government consultation response on SEN and disability code of practice, June 2014.
Sep 1 2014
The impact of mental health problems on children's intellectual development, a 2004 report by the ONS.
Dec 11 2013
Annual Report 2012/13
Dec 12 2012
Pre SEND legislation scrutiny,report by Education select committee
Oct 12 2012
A series of reports and guidance from Ofqual on language accessibility to national curriculum assessments.
May 1 2012
A response to the Green Paper on SEN sets out the progress made and next steps in taking forward the plans, through legislation and in other ways.
May 1 2012
A response to the Green Paper on SEN sets out the progress made and next steps in taking forward the plans, through legislation and in other ways.
Mar 1 2012
The SEN Green Paper consultation launched in March 2011 before the publication of the SEN Bill
Jan 30 2012
A Public Accounts Committee report which examined the oversight of special education for young people 16-25 and was largely critical of the provision.
Jan 30 2012
A Public Accounts Committee report which examined the oversight of special education for young people 16-25 and was largely critical of the provision.
Dec 8 2011
Education and Training Statistics for the United Kingdom 2011. This volume contains information such as the number of schools by type and region, pupil numbers and pupil-teacher ratios, pupil progress and standards and free school meals data (Chapter 1); numbers involved in post-compulsory education or training (Chapter 2); GCSE and A Level results and pupil destinations (Chapter 3).
Oct 19 2011
A statistical release which reports on the number and proportion of statements issued withink 26 weeks by local authorities.
Sep 14 2010
An Ofsted review on the legislative framework and arrangements for children and young people who had special educational needs and/or disabilities, including the early years, compulsory education, education from 16 to 19, and the contribution of social care and health services.
Sep 14 2010
An Ofsted review of how the needs of children with SEN are being met.
Sep 14 2010
An OFTED review evaluating how well the legislative framework and arrangements served children and young people who had special educational needs and/or disabilities looking at early years, compulsory education, education from 16 to 19, and social care and health services.
Dec 1 2009
Lamb Inquiry into parental confidence in the SEN system which recommended that support for children with SEN and disabilities should focus on improving outcomes and not just processes.
Nov 23 2009
Annual Report of Chief Inspector of schools is wide ranging study based on inspections of the preceding year and includes many aspects of the work of primary. secondary and special schools and FE colleges
Mar 6 2009
An IPSOS MORI survey of parental attitudes to school inspection

Statistical Bulletins

Relevant Web Sites

Mar 9 2013
The membership list of the SEN consortium has links to the many organisations supporting children with special educational needs of different kinds.
Mar 9 2013
The Special Educational Consortium (SEC) is a group of organisations who protect and promote the rights of disabled children and children with special educational needs (SEN).
Mar 1 2013
Achievement for All (3As) is a national charity which supports schools to improve the aspirations, access and achievement of learners and young people.
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