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Special Educational Needs: Pupil Exclusions

Question for Department for Education

UIN 166506, tabled on 20 July 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what proportion of children excluded for 2017-18 were children with special educational needs or disabilities; and what proportion of such children were excluded by their schools for the reason given as Other.

Answered on

27 July 2018

The attached tables give the percentage of permanent and fixed period exclusions for pupils with and without special educational needs (SEN), and the percentage of exclusions of pupils with SEN that were recorded with a reason of 'Other'. The figures cover academic year 2016/17, figures for 2017/18 are not yet available.

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