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Special Educational Needs: East Yorkshire

Volume 458: debated on Thursday 22 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what proportion of children in East Yorkshire (a) had special educational needs and (b) were educated in special schools in each year since 2000. (126201)

The available information is shown in the tables.

All schools: Number and percentage of pupils with special educational needs (SEN)—position in January each year: 2000 to 2006—East Yorkshire parliamentary constituency

Maintained mainstream schools1

Maintained special schools2

Pupils with statements of SEN

Pupils with SEN without statements3

Pupils with statements of SEN

Pupils with SEN without statements3

Number of pupils4

Number

Percentage5

Number

Percentage6

Number of pupils4

Number

Percentage5

Number

Percentage6

2000

13,733

263

1.9

1,816

13.2

63

49

77.8

n/a

n/a

2001

13,968

343

2.5

1,874

13.4

63

55

87.3

n/a

n/a

2002

14,168

273

1.9

1,902

13.4

72

55

76.4

n/a

n/a

2003

14,246

320

2.2

1,556

10.9

71

55

77.5

0

0.0

2004

14,245

339

2.4

1,938

13.6

75

59

78.7

16

21.3

2005

14,156

325

2.3

1,977

14.0

79

64

81.0

15

19.0

2006

14,075

329

2.3

2,092

14.9

85

70

82.4

15

17.6

Independent schools7Total8

Pupils with statements of SEN

Pupils with SEN without statements3

Pupils with statements of SEN

Pupils with SEN without statements3

Number of pupils4

Number

Percentage5

Number

Percentage6

Number of pupils4

Number

Percentage5

Number

Percentage6

2000

957

0

0.0

25

2.6

14,750

310

2.1

1,840

12.5

2001

956

0

0.0

9

9

14,990

400

2.7

1,880

12.5

2002

852

0

0.0

20

2.3

15,090

330

2.2

1,920

12.7

2003

892

0

0.0

50

5.6

15,210

380

2.5

1,610

10.6

2004

886

0

0.0

42

4.7

15,210

400

2.6

2,000

13.1

2005

891

0

0.0

49

5.5

15,130

390

2.6

2,040

13.5

2006

886

0

0.0

51

5.8

15,050

400

2.7

2,160

14.3

n/a = not available

1 Includes maintained nursery, primary and secondary schools.

2 Maintained special schools only. There are no non-maintained special schools in East Yorkshire parliamentary constituency.

3 A change to the Code of Practice in January 2002 means that the numbers of pupils with SEN without statements in 2003 and later are not directly comparable with earlier years.

4 Headcount of pupils. Excludes dually registered pupils.

5 The number of pupils with statements of SEN expressed as a percentage of the school population.

6 The number of pupils with SEN without statements expressed as a percentage of the school population.

7 Independent schools only. There are no direct grant nursery schools, city technology colleges or academies in East Yorkshire parliamentary constituency.

8 Totals across all schools have been rounded to the nearest 10. There may be discrepancies between the sum of constituent items and totals as shown.

9 1 or 2 pupils, or a rate based on 1 or 2 pupils

Source:

School Census