Think tank FFT Education Datalab has recently published analysis of pupils with education, health and care plans (EHCPs) in schools.
Reviewing Department for Education data on SEN provision, Chief Statistician Dave Thomson highlights trends since 2007 showing that children with more complex needs are increasingly attending special schools, rather than secondary schools.
The DfE data illustrates that the percentage of pupils with EHCPs in special schools has increased, while the proportion attending secondary schools has dropped. The percentage of the same category of pupils in primary…
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