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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

Area 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Torridge 009 133 111 95 117 127 128
Q2 - Above Average 5,792 5,778 4,999 4,762 4,723 4,800
Torridge 1,799 1,755 1,727 1,881 1,653 1,607
Devon 19,720 19,688 17,108 16,150 16,205 16,288
Northern LCP 4,551 4,554 4,157 4,233 3,911 3,950

 

Percentage of children with special educational needs

Area 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Torridge 009 17.2% 15.4% 13.4% 16.5% 17.5% 18.1%
Q2 - Above Average 24.5% 24.4% 21.0% 19.7% 19.1% 19.3%
Torridge 22.7% 22.3% 21.5% 23.1% 20.1% 19.5%
Devon 21.3% 21.2% 18.3% 17.1% 17.0% 16.9%
Northern LCP 22.6% 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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