Official Statistics

Children with special educational needs: an analysis - 2014

Statistics on pupils with special educational needs including attainment, destinations, tribunal appeals, school absence and exclusions.


SFR31/2014: main text

SFR31/2014: prevalence tables

SFR31/2014: attainment progression tables

SFR31/2014: young people tables

SFR31/2014: absence exclusions tables

SFR31/2014: appeals tables

SFR31/2014: local authority tables


The Special Educational Needs Information Act (2008) requires the Secretary of State to publish information about children in England with special educational needs (SEN).

This publication covers:

  • pupil characteristics

  • attainment and progression

  • destinations

  • absence and exclusions

  • special educational needs and disability (SEND) appeals

Contact details

John Simes

Telephone: 0114 274 2065

Published 4 September 2014
Last updated 12 September 2014 + show all updates
  1. Corrected the 'SFR31/2014: appeals tables' document to include Liverpool in the list of appeals registered per local authority in England.
  2. First published.