Table 4

The frequency (number and percentage) of specific types of SEN in the 565 children with a documented special educational need*

SEN typeN%
Behaviour, emotional and social difficulties529.2
Hearing impairment437.6
Learning difficulties7713.6
Speech, language and communication needs41673.6
  • *Some children had more than one type of SEN specified, so the percentages total >100.

  • SEN,┬áspecial educational needs.