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Special Educational Needs: Braintree

Volume 488: debated on Wednesday 25 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many children from Braintree with statements of special educational needs were educated at a special school outside their local authority area in each year since 1997. (258168)

Information for years prior to 2003 is not available. Information for 2003 and 2008 are shown in the table below, additional years could be provided only at disproportionate cost.

Number of pupils1 from Braintree with statements of SEN educated in special schools outside of their resident local authority

Number of pupils

2003

6

2008

8

1 Includes solely registered pupils attending special and non-maintained special schools.

Source:

School Census

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many children with statements of special educational need there are in mainstream education in Braintree. (258172)

The requested information is provided in the following table.

State-funded primary and secondary schools and all special schools: Number of pupils with statements of special educational needs1, Position in January 2008: Braintree parliamentary constituency

Primary schools2

170

Secondary schools2

140

All special schools3

210

1 Excluding dually registered pupils.

2 Includes middle schools as deemed.

3 Including general hospital schools.

Pupil numbers have been rounded to the nearest 10.

Source:

School Census