Increase in children receiving SEN support, DfE figures show

Fiona Simpson
Thursday, June 16, 2022

The number of children receiving support in school for special educational needs (SEN) has increased by 77,000 over the last year, new figures from the Department for Education show.

The number of children receiving SEN support has increased annually since 2016, DfE figures show. Picture: Adobe Stock
The number of children receiving SEN support has increased annually since 2016, DfE figures show. Picture: Adobe Stock

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