The Special Educational Needs (SEN) Information Act (2008) required the Secretary of State to publish information about children in England with special educational needs to help improve the well-being of these children. This is the second statistical publication that has been developed to meet the requirements of the act.
Reference Id: OSR25/2010
Publication Type: Other Statistics
Local Authority data: LA data
Release Date: 19 October 2010
Coverage status: Final/Provisional
Publication Status: Published
This publication includes new information on pupils with SEN alongside further interpretation of existing findings. There are new sections on looked after children with SEN, as well as reasons why pupils with SEN are absent and excluded from school and information on the types of school attended by pupils with SEN. All figures are provided at national level, with some regional and local authority information. The publication is divided into the following six key themes with data derived from a range of sources, including the School Census and National Pupil Database:
- Theme 1: Characteristics of pupils with SEN.
- Themes 2 to 5: Attainment of pupils with SEN.
- Theme 6: Absence and exclusions from school of pupils with SEN.