The information requested on pupils with special educational needs in pupil referral units can be found in the following publications, on the DFE Research and Statistics Gateway:
For 2006-10, data can be found in tables 1a and 1b of the Statistical First Release "Special Educational Needs in England: January 2010" at:
For 2001-05, data can be found in tables 1a and 1b of the Statistical First Release "Special Educational Needs in England January 2005" at:
For 1997-2000, data can be found in tables 1a and 1b of the "Special Educational Needs In England: January 2000" (Bulletin) at:
Information on pupils with special educational needs in alternative provision other than pupil referral units is only available from 2008. Data can be found in table C in the Statistical First Release "Schools, Pupils and their Characteristics: January 2010" at:
Information for pupils with special educational needs in alternative provision for 2008 and 2009 is shown in the table.
|Alternative provision: Pupils with and without statements of special educational needs (SEN)( 1) January 2008 and 2009 England|
|Pupils on roll||20,900||21,680|
|Pupils with statements||13,400||14,560|
|Pupils with SEN without statements||1,680||1,760|
|(1) Includes sole or dual registered pupils. |
(2) The number of pupils with and without statements expressed as a proportion of the number of pupils on roll.
Pupil numbers have been rounded to the nearest 10.
Alternative Provision Census