- Just over two fifths of the children and young people in the sample attend a mainstream school (41%), with only slightly less attending a special school (36%).
- 8% go to college and 5% attend an Inclusion Centre (SEN unit or additionally resourced provision) within a mainstream school.
- Those who attend special schools are over-represented in this year’s survey compared to the two previous years of data and the School Census 2021 data.
Educational establishment type by research wave
Base: 2021 sample (742) | 2020 sample (285) | 2019 sample (478)