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  1. Step 1 Choose a publication

    Special educational needs in England
  2. Step 2 Select a data set or featured table

    Data set
    Age and Gender, by type of SEN provision and type of need - 2016 to 2023
  3. Step 3 Choose locations

    • England
  4. Step 4 Choose time period

    Time period
    2015/16 to 2022/23
  5. Step 5 Choose your filters

    • Boys
    • Boys (%)
    • Girls
    • Girls (%)
    Phase type of school
    • Total
    Primary type of need
    • Total
    SEN provision
    • EHC plans
    • SEN Support
  6. Step 6 (current) Explore data

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    'Age and Gender, by type of SEN provision and type of need - 2016 to 2023' for EHC plans and SEN Support in England between 2015/16 and 2022/23
    EHC plansBoys162,594166,290173,304185,724201,544221,852240,627260,994
    Boys (%)72.972.972.973.
    Girls (%)
    SEN SupportBoys604,110610,144619,105631,854645,159643,529663,368686,641
    Boys (%)65.265.365.264.964.664.263.562.8
    Girls (%)34.834.734.835.135.435.836.537.2


    1. EHC plans also includes statements of SEN. Statements were phased out from 2014 to 2018
    2. Includes state-funded nursery, primary, secondary and special schools, non-maintained special schools and state-funded alternative provision schools. Does not include independent schools.

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