Pupils with SEN are segregated

15th February 2013 at 00:00

Pupils with statements of special educational needs are being routinely segregated from their teachers and classmates, prompting fears that many of the most vulnerable children are receiving a poor education. On average, children with SEN statements spend more than a quarter of their time away from a qualified teacher, instead being entrusted to teaching assistants, according to a study led by Peter Blatchford of the University of London's Institute of Education.

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