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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
Torridge 00913311195117127128
Q2 - Above Average5,7925,7784,9994,7624,7234,800
Torridge1,7991,7551,7271,8811,6531,607
Devon19,72019,68817,10816,15016,20516,288
Northern LCP4,5514,5544,1574,2333,9113,950

 

Percentage of children with special educational needs

Area201320142015201620172018
Torridge 00917.2%15.4%13.4%16.5%17.5%18.1%
Q2 - Above Average24.5%24.4%21.0%19.7%19.1%19.3%
Torridge22.7%22.3%21.5%23.1%20.1%19.5%
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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