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Special Educational Needs

Volume 487: debated on Wednesday 4 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what the average standard assessment test scores achieved by special educational needs pupils taught in mainstream schools were in each of the last 10 years. (248867)

Data for the last 10 years can only be provided at disproportionate cost.

Information on the levels obtained in key stage 2 and key stage 3 tests by pupils with special education needs (SEN) in mainstream schools in 2007 can be found in the following tables. These figures are based on final KS2 and KS3 data.

Similar information for all pupils with SEN (i.e. including those at maintained special schools as well as mainstream schools) for 2007 can be found in SFR38/2007, at:

http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/rsgateway/DB/SFR/s000759/index.shtml

The KS2 and KS3 figures in this published SFR were based on provisional data.

Key stage 3 test results by each level1 in 20072, by special education needs (mainstream schools only)

Percentage of pupils achieving each level in English

Eligible pupils

Absent

T

B

N

3

4

5

6

7

No identified SEN

457,685

2

0

1

1

1

9

45

30

10

SEN without a statement

101,669

7

0

8

11

8

28

32

5

1

School action

70,282

5

0

6

9

7

30

36

6

1

School action +

31,387

11

0

12

15

8

25

24

4

1

SEN with a statement

13,386

9

1

27

16

7

19

17

4

1

Unclassified 3

4,219

6

1

6

7

4

15

38

18

5

All pupils

576,959

3

0

3

3

2

13

42

25

8

Percentage of pupils achieving each level in mathematics

Eligible pupils

Absent

T

B

N

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

No identified SEN

458,141

2

0

0

0

0

2

10

20

31

25

10

SEN without a statement

101,639

6

0

0

2

1

18

30

22

15

5

1

School action

70,264

4

0

0

1

1

17

31

24

16

6

1

School action +

31,375

9

0

1

2

2

23

27

18

12

5

1

SEN with a statement

13,345

8

0

5

6

4

28

23

13

9

4

1

Unclassified3

4,276

4

0

1

3

0

8

19

20

24

14

7

All pupils

577,401

3

0

0

1

0

6

14

20

28

21

8

Percentage of pupils achieving each level in science

Eligible pupils

Absent

T

B

N

2

3

4

5

6

7

No identified SEN

458,387

2

0

0

1

0

2

13

34

30

19

SEN without a statement

101,926

6

0

0

2

1

14

36

28

9

3

School action

70,433

4

0

0

2

1

13

37

30

10

3

School action +

31,493

10

0

1

3

2

17

33

23

8

2

SEN with a statement

13,426

7

0

4

5

3

20

30

20

8

2

Unclassified3

4,276

4

1

1

3

1

9

22

28

19

11

All pupils

578,015

3

0

0

1

0

4

17

33

26

15

1Includes T—unable to access test; B—not entered for test; N—failed to register a level;

2 Final data.

3 Includes information refused or not obtain

Key stage 2 test results by each level1 in 20072, by special education needs (mainstream schools only)

Percentage of pupils achieving each level in English

Eligible pupils

Absent

T

B

N

2

3

4

5

No identified SEN

432,655

0

0

1

0

0

7

50

42

SEN without a statement

118,180

1

0

8

4

2

39

41

5

School action

78,288

1

0

4

2

2

39

47

5

School action +

39,892

2

0

16

6

3

39

29

5

SEN with a statement

12,224

2

1

43

5

2

21

21

5

Unclassified3

2,336

2

4

16

2

1

18

39

19

All pupils

565,395

1

0

3

1

1

14

48

33

Percentage of pupils achieving each level in mathematics

Eligible pupils

Absent

T

B

N

2

3

4

5

No identified SEN

432,769

1

0

0

0

0

11

48

40

SEN without a statement

118,219

1

0

6

6

3

37

39

7

School action

78,320

1

0

3

5

3

38

42

8

School action +

39,899

2

0

12

9

3

36

32

7

SEN with a statement

12,230

2

0

36

8

3

24

21

6

Unclassified 3

2,333

2

4

12

3

2

22

40

16

All pupils

565,551

1

0

2

2

1

17

45

32

Percentage of pupils achieving each level in science

Eligible pupils

Absent

T

B

N

2

3

4

5

No identified SEN

432,781

0

0

0

0

0

4

39

55

SEN without a statement

118,232

1

0

3

2

1

24

51

18

School action

78,322

1

0

1

1

1

23

55

18

School action +

39,910

2

0

6

3

2

27

45

17

SEN with a statement

12,235

2

0

24

4

2

23

33

13

Unclassified3

2,333

2

4

11

2

1

17

38

26

All pupils

565,581

1

0

1

0

0

9

42

46

1 Includes T—unable to access test; B—not entered for test; N—failed to register a level;

2 Final data

3 Includes information refused or not obtained

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what the average administrative cost was of issuing a statement of special educational needs in each local authority in the last year for which figures are available. (252671)

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many pupils with special educational needs were given free transport to school in each of the last 10 years broken down by local authority. (253355)

The Department does not collect information on the provision of free transport to children with special educational needs.