Progression rates in HE

The latest government figures reveal that the progression rates for pupils with Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND) lag well behind those for other pupils.  The proportion of pupils who had progressed to HE by age 19 by 2021-22 was:

  • 8.9% for pupils with an EHC plan or Statement of SEN, up 0.2% from the previous cohort
  • 24.2% for pupils receiving SEN Support, up 1.7% from the previous cohort

In comparison, 51.2% of pupils with no identified SEND progressed from school to HE in 2021-22. This was up 2.6% from the previous cohort.