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Children: Barnsley

Volume 504: debated on Monday 18 January 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many children there are with emotional, behavioural and social problems in Barnsley East and Mexborough constituency. (307164)

This Department collects information on children who have special educational needs. For those pupils at School Action Plus and those pupils with a statement of special educational need information is collected on their primary need and, if appropriate, their secondary need. Information on primary need only is provided in the table.

Maintained primary1, state-funded secondary1,2 and special schools3: number of pupils4 with behaviour, emotional and social difficulties5, January 2009, in Barnsley East and Mexborough parliamentary constituency


Maintained primary


State-funded secondary


All special


1 Includes middle schools as deemed.

2 Includes City Technology Colleges and Academies.

3 Includes maintained and non-maintained special schools. Excludes general hospital schools.

4 Headcount of solely registered pupils only.

5 The statistics relate to those children whose primary specific special educational need is classified as behavioural, social and emotional difficulties. Only children at the School Action Plus provision category or with statements of SEN are categorised according to specific need in this way.


Pupil numbers have been rounded to the nearest 10.


School Census