National Statistics

Special educational needs in England: January 2015

Information from the school census on pupils with special educational needs (SEN), and SEN provision in schools.


Main text: SFR25/2015

National tables: SFR25/2015

Local authority tables: SFR25/2015

Additional tables: SFR25/2015


Information on the characteristics of pupils by their:

  • level of SEN provision - education, health and care (EHC) plan or SEN support
  • type of SEN

It is based on pupil-level data collected via the school census.

This SFR series previously included information on statements of SEN, based on data from the SEN2 survey. In 2015, we published this information separately as Statements of SEN and EHC plans: England 2015.

School census statistics team

Published 23 July 2015