Disadvantaged children and those with SEND lost most learning in first lockdown, research shows

Fiona Simpson
Thursday, February 11, 2021

Primary school pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and those from disadvantaged backgrounds experienced the biggest loss of learning in the first national lockdown, new data shows.

Young children with SEND were less likely to hit age-related targets after lockdown, researchers found. Picture: Adobe Stock
Young children with SEND were less likely to hit age-related targets after lockdown, researchers found. Picture: Adobe Stock

Register now to continue reading

Thank you for visiting Children & Young People Now and making use of our archive of more than 60,000 expert features, topics hubs, case studies and policy updates. Why not register today and enjoy the following great benefits:

  • Free access to 4 subscriber-only articles per month
  • Unlimited access to news and opinion
  • Email newsletter providing advice and guidance across the sector
Register Now

CYP Now Digital membership

  • Latest digital issues
  • Latest online articles
  • Archive of more than 60,000 articles
  • Unlimited access to our online Topic Hubs
  • Archive of digital editions
  • Themed supplements

From £15 / month

Subscribe

CYP Now Magazine

  • Latest print issues
  • Themed supplements

From £12 / month

Subscribe