Primary school performance data: pupils with SEN

See the most recent national performance data for primary pupils with special educational needs (SEN) covering Key Stage (KS) 1 and KS2.

Last reviewed on 16 October 2023See updates
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Contents
  1. Phonics data
  2. KS1 data
  3. KS2 data
  4. See data from previous years

Phonics data

Year 1: pupils with SEN meeting the expected standard in phonics in 2022/23

Percentage of pupils with SEN meeting the expected standard:

SEN provisionPercentage of pupils
Total (pupils with or without SEN)79%
No SEN86%
All pupils with SEN42%
SEN support48%
SEN with an EHC plan20% 
Unclassified SEN32% 

See the table here.

Percentage of pupils with different kinds of SEN meeting the expected standard:

Type of SENPercentage of pupils
Total (pupils with or without SEN)79%
Specific learning difficulty34%
Moderate learning difficulty30%
Severe learning difficulty5%
Profound and multiple learning difficulty4% 
Social, emotional and mental health (SEMH)51%
Speech, language and communication needs45% 
Hearing impairment57% 
Visual impairment59% 
Multi-sensory impairment50% 
Physical disability49% 
Autism spectrum disorder33% 
Other difficulty/disability46%
SEN support but no specialist assessment of type of need45% 

See the table here.

By the end of year 2: pupils with SEN meeting the expected standard in phonics in 2022/23

Percentage of pupils with SEN meeting the expected standard:

SEN provisionPercentage of pupils
Total (pupils with or without SEN)89%
No SEN95%
All pupils with SEN59%
SEN support66%
SEN with an EHC plan30% 
Unclassified SEN45% 

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