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Special Educational Needs

Children, Schools and Families written question – answered on 11th March 2009.

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Photo of Tim Loughton Tim Loughton Shadow Minister (Children)

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what percentage of children in each decile of area deprivation by (a) pupil residence and (b) school location have been recorded as having (i) statemented and (ii) non-statemented special educational needs.

Photo of Sarah McCarthy-Fry Sarah McCarthy-Fry Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Schools and Learners), Department for Children, Schools and Families

The information requested is shown in the following tables.

(i) Percentage of children in schools( 1, 2) with a statement of special educational needs( 3) by IDACI decile( 4) of pupil residence and school location, 2008
Percentage of children with a statement of SEN
IDACI decile( 4) By pupil residency By school location
0-10% most deprived areas 3.4 2.9
10-20% 3.4 3.2
20-30% 3.4 2.9
30-40% 3.1 3.4
40-50% 2.9 2.8
50-60% 2.6 2.7
60-70% 2.5 2.7
70-80% 2.3 2.5
80-90% 2.2 2.7
90-100% least deprived areas 2.1 2.7
(ii) Percentage of children in schools( 1, 2) with special educational needs( 3) but without a statement by IDACI decile( 4) of pupil residence and school location, 2008
Percentage of children with SEN but without a statement
IDACI decile( 4) By pupil residency By school location
0-10% most deprived areas 26.0 24.3
10-20% 23.8 22.9
20-30% 21.6 20.7
30-40% 19.4 19.1
40-50% 17.3 17.4
50-60% 15.3 16.4
60-70% 13.9 15.5
70-80% 12.6 14.7
80-90% 11.6 13.8
90-100% least deprived areas 9.9 12.8
(1) Excludes dually registered pupils.

(2) Includes maintained and non-maintained special schools. Excludes general hospital schools.

(3) Excludes pupils whose SEN status is unknown.

(4) Income Deprivation Affecting Children Indices.

Source:

Spring 2008 School Census.

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