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English Language: Assessments

Volume 479: debated on Monday 1 September 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what proportion of (a) deaf children and (b) all children failed to attain level 3 at key stage 2 English in the latest period for which figures are available. (220142)

Table 73 of the Statistical First Release ‘National Curriculum Assessment, GCSE and Equivalent Attainment and Post-16 Attainment by Pupil Characteristics, in England 2006/07’ shows Key Stage 2 attainment by SEN stage and primary SEN type. This SFR is available at:

Table 73 can be found via the 9 Additional Information Excel link.

The table includes information on the attainment of children with a hearing impairment, as information on deaf children is not one of the types of SEN collected. These figures also only include those identified with a statement of SEN or with SEN at School Action Plus who have a hearing impairment as their primary SEN type.