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Statemented Children (Shropshire)

Volume 405: debated on Wednesday 14 May 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills (1) how many children have been statemented in Shropshire in each of the last 10 years; [111662](2) how many children with statements of special educational needs in Shropshire were taught in

(a) maintained special schools and (b) other maintained schools in the last 10 years. [111663]

The available information is shown in the table.

Number of pupils with statements of special educational needs (SEN): Shropshire local education authority
Pupils with statements of SEN
JanuaryTotal number of pupilsNumber of pupils in maintained special schoolsNumber of pupils in other maintained schools1Number of pupils in all other schools2
199432,2885041,609175
199532,4495251,760164
199632,6625781,927157
199732,8445902,059195
199832,9066102,139157
199941,6791911,352136
200041,6671901,327150
200145555
200241,5012061,132163
20034
(Provisional)1,4622161,091155
1 Includes Maintained Nursery, Primary and Secondary Schools and Pupil Referral Units.
2 Includes independent schools, non-maintained special schools and City Technology Colleges.
3 Before local government reorganisation. Prior to 1999 Shropshire included Shropshire and Telford and Wrekin.
4 After local government reorganisation. Figures from 1999 onwards are not directly comparable to those for earlier years.
5Not available. SEN data for 2001 are known to be incomplete.

Source:

Annual Schools' Census