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
South Hams 001A161714121010
Q5 - Least Deprived2,1692,2431,8261,6111,6531,662
South Hams1,8871,8701,5221,4631,4431,330
Devon19,72019,68817,10816,15016,20516,288
Western LCP1,8341,8121,5031,5181,4731,357

 

Percentage of children with special educational needs

Area201320142015201620172018
South Hams 001A9.9%11.4%10.4%9.2%7.9%8.5%
Q5 - Least Deprived17.4%18.2%14.7%13.0%13.4%13.2%
South Hams18.2%18.4%15.1%14.6%14.5%13.3%
Devon21.3%21.2%18.3%17.1%17.0%16.9%
Western LCP18.4%18.3%15.1%15.3%15.0%13.7%

 

Percentage trend of children with special educational needs

 

Percentage of children with special educational needs (latest data)

 

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