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Statistics: special educational needs (SEN)

Statistics on pupils with SEN, including information on educational attainment, destinations, absence, exclusions, and characteristics.

Statistics from May 2010 onwards are available on GOV.UK. You can find our archived statistics on the UK Government Web Archive website. Note: the search function is not available on archived content so please use the filters on the left of each page.

National statistics on special educational needs in England

  1. Special educational needs in England: January 2016

    • National Statistics
  2. Special educational needs in England: January 2015

    • National Statistics
  3. Special educational needs in England: January 2014

    • National Statistics
  4. Special educational needs in England: January 2013

    • National Statistics
  5. Special educational needs in England: January 2012

    • National Statistics
  6. Special educational needs in England: January 2011

    • National Statistics
  7. Special educational needs in England: January 2010

    • National Statistics

Statements of special educational needs (SEN) and education, health and care (EHC) plans

We published this information as a separate statistical first release (SFR) for the first time in 2015.

  1. Statements of SEN and EHC plans: England, 2017

    • National Statistics
  2. Statements of SEN and EHC plans: England, 2016

    • National Statistics
  3. Statements of SEN and EHC plans: England, 2015

    • National Statistics

Analysis of children with special educational needs

  1. SEN absences and exclusions: additional analysis

    • Research and analysis
  2. Special educational needs: analysis and summary of data sources

    • Research and analysis
  3. Children with special educational needs: an analysis - 2014

    • Official Statistics
  4. Children with special educational needs: an analysis - 2013

    • Official Statistics
  5. Children with special educational needs: an analysis - 2012

    • Official Statistics
  6. Children with special educational needs: an analysis - 2011

    • Official Statistics
  7. Children with special educational needs: 2010

    • Official Statistics

SEN statements issued within 26 weeks

  1. SEN statements issued by DfE within 26 weeks: 2011

    • Official Statistics
  2. SEN statements issued by DfE within 26 weeks: 2010

    • Official Statistics