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  • Less than half of parents and carers agree that their children/young people are getting the support they need to learn and progress in education (44% agree or strongly agree)
  • Those with an EHCP are more likely to agree that they are getting the support they need to learn and progress in education compared with those without an EHCP (54% vs. 23%)
  • Those with vision/hearing or physical disabilities (*caution low base) are more likely to agree that they are getting the support they need compared with other types of need

How much do you agree/disagree that your child or young person is getting the support they need to learn and progress in education?

Base: Children/young people aged 13+ (2023 sample): (151)

This chart shows that:
10% of respondents strongly agree that their child or young person are getting the support they need to learn and progress in education whilst 34% agree, 17% neither agree nor disagree, 18% disagree and 21% strongly disagree.

How much do you agree/disagree that your child or young person is getting the support they need to learn and progress in education? - by EHCP

Base (2023 sample 13+): EHCP (99) | No EHCP (52)

This chart shows that:
4% of respondents whose child does not have an EHCP strongly agree that their child or young person are getting the support they need to learn and progress in education whilst 19% agree, 17% neither agree nor disagree, 23% disagree and 37% strongly disagree.
13% of respondents whose child does have an EHCP strongly agree that their child or young person are getting the support they need to learn and progress in education whilst 41% agree, 17% neither agree nor disagree, 15% disagree and 13% strongly disagree.

How much do you agree/disagree that your child or young person is getting the support they need to learn and progress in education? - by SEND need

Base (2023 sample 13+): Vision/hearing (13*) | Physical (26*) | Learning (77) |Communication and interaction (111) | Social, emotional or mental health (107) | *caution low base

This chart shows that:
31% of respondents whose child has a vision or hearing need strongly agree that their child or young person are getting the support they need to learn and progress in education whilst 38% agree, 15% disagree and 15% strongly disagree.
15% of respondents whose child has a physical need strongly agree that their child or young person are getting the support they need to learn and progress in education whilst 46% agree, 8% neither agree nor disagree, 8% disagree and 23% strongly disagree.
13% of respondents whose child has a learning difficulty strongly agree that their child or young person are getting the support they need to learn and progress in education whilst 35% agree, 17% neither agree nor disagree, 17% disagree and 18% strongly disagree.
9% of respondents whose child has a communication and interaction need strongly agree that their child or young person are getting the support they need to learn and progress in education whilst 31% agree, 18% neither agree nor disagree, 21% disagree and 22% strongly disagree.
8% of respondents whose child has a social, emotional or mental health need strongly agree that their child or young person are getting the support they need to learn and progress in education whilst 29% agree, 16% neither agree nor disagree, 22% disagree and 24% strongly disagree.