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Special Educational Needs

The term ‘special educational needs’ refers to children who have learning difficulties or disabilities that make it harder for them to learn than most children of the same age. Many children will have special needs of some kind at some time during their education. This measure shows the number of children in any special educational needs category as a percentage of all pupils.

 

Number of children with special educational needs

Area201320142015201620172018
Ashburton & Buckfastleigh ED354398367309332312
Q3 - Average6,0905,9255,3024,9744,9595,002
Teignbridge3,3413,4823,0362,7362,8702,611
Devon19,72019,68817,10816,15016,20516,288
Southern LCP3,6443,7953,3202,9353,0682,802

 

Percentage of children with special educational needs

Area201320142015201620172018
Ashburton & Buckfastleigh ED22.5%24.8%22.7%18.9%20.0%19.0%
Q3 - Average20.7%20.3%18.1%16.7%16.4%16.4%
Teignbridge20.9%22.0%19.0%17.1%17.7%16.0%
Devon21.3%21.2%18.3%17.1%17.0%16.9%
Southern LCP20.4%21.5%18.9%16.7%17.3%15.8%

 

Percentage trend of children with special educational needs

 

Percentage of children with special educational needs (latest data)

 

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