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

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