Key findings of the TES survey
Class teachers Yes 62% No 26%
Headteachers Yes 73% No 18%
Should closure of special schools be halted?
Class teachers Yes 77% No 17%
Headteachers Yes 82% No 10%
Are children with special needs more likely to achieve their learning potential in a mainstream school?
Class teachers Yes 28% No 26%
Headteachers Yes 35% No 12%
Are children with special needs more likely to develop social skills in a mainstream school?
Class teachers Yes 72% No 12%
Headteachers Yes 80% No 5%
Should children with dyslexia, dyspraxia or dyscalculia be taught in mixed classes?
Class teachers Yes 90% No 5%
Headteachers Yes 89% No 3%
Are there children in your school who you feel should be in a special school?
Secondary heads Yes 65% No 35%
Primary heads Yes 31% No 69%
Do you feel your school receives sufficient resources and support to ensure the Government's inclusion policy is successful?
Class teachers Yes 36% No 60%
Headteachers Yes 12% No 88%
Should children with autistic spectrum disorders be taught in mainstream or in separate classes?
Primary teachers Mainstream 51% Separately 24%
Secondary teachers Mainstream 47% Separately 33%