Statements of SEN and EHC plans 2019

On 30th May 2019 the DfE published data on the number of children with an education, health and care (EHC) plan or statement of special educational needs.


  • As of January 2019, 354,000 children have EHC plans maintained by local authorities.
  • The number of EHC plans has increased by 11% from 2018 to 2019.  34,2000 young people had EHC plans in 2018.
  • Children aged 11-15 account for the largest percentage of young people with EHC plans (36%).
  • 48,900 new EHC plans were made for children in 2018 - a 16% increase compared to the number made in 2017.
  • The number of EHC plans issued has increased each year since their introduction in 2014.

Read the full article here.


key stage 1, key stage 2, key stage 3, SEN, SEND

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