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Special Educational Needs: Disadvantaged

Volume 488: debated on Wednesday 25 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many pupils in (a) primary schools and (b) secondary schools in each decile of income deprivation affecting children indices had statements of special educational needs in each of the last five years. (256892)

The information requested for 2004, 2007 and 2008 is shown as follows. The full-time series can be provided only at disproportionate cost.

Number1 of pupils2 with statements of special educational needs by IDACI3 decile of known residence, 2004, 2007 and 20084

Primary Schools

Secondary Schools5

2004

2007

2008

2004

2007

2008

0-10%

10,630

9,230

8,960

12,370

10,390

9,670

10-20%

9,300

7,980

7,490

11,170

9,660

8,950

20-30%

8,350

6,870

7,000

10,040

8,570

8,050

30-40%

7,390

6,470

6,110

8,610

7,730

7,120

40-50%

6,780

5,920

5,620

7,480

6,740

6,610

50-60%

5,870

5,300

5,240

6,850

6,140

5,860

60-70%

5,620

5,020

4,850

6,520

6,020

5,690

70-80%

5,380

4,850

4,700

5,770

5,490

5,310

80-90%

5,010

4,660

4,470

5,350

5,090

5,170

90-100%

4,860

4,640

4,370

4,410

4,480

4,510

1 Numbers are rounded to the nearest 10.

2 Excludes dually registered pupils.

3 Income Deprivation Affecting Children Indices.

4 0-10% = most deprived.

5 Includes CTCs and academies.

Source:

School Census