National Statistics

Statements of SEN and EHC plans: England, 2017

Statistics and analysis on statements of special educational needs (SEN) and education, health and care (EHC) plans in England.


Main text: SFR22/2017

Main tables: SFR22/2017

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Technical document: SFR22/2017


This statistical first release (SFR) includes information on:

  • the number of statements of SEN and EHC plans in place at January 2017
  • the number of EHC plans made for the first time during the 2016 calendar year
  • the number and percentage of EHC plans that were issued within 20 weeks
  • progress transferring statements of SEN and learning difficulty assessments to EHC plans

It is based on the statutory SEN2 data collection.

Special educational needs statistics team

Published 25 May 2017