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
North Devon 005219216180169182175
Q4 - Below Average4,2174,2683,6073,4913,6733,613
North Devon2,7522,7992,4302,3522,2582,343
Devon19,72019,68817,10816,15016,20516,288
Northern LCP4,5514,5544,1574,2333,9113,950

 

Percentage of children with special educational needs

Area201320142015201620172018
North Devon 00520.0%19.3%15.8%14.6%15.1%13.9%
Q4 - Below Average18.8%18.8%15.8%15.1%15.6%15.2%
North Devon22.5%22.9%19.8%18.9%17.7%18.3%
Devon21.3%21.2%18.3%17.1%17.0%16.9%
Northern LCP22.6%22.6%20.5%20.6%18.7%18.8%

 

Percentage trend of children with special educational needs

 

Percentage of children with special educational needs (latest data)

 

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