Census data covering special educational needs, free school meals and school sizes

This section provides information from January censuses for academic years 2015-16 to 2018-19, excluding the numbers on roll (NOR) census data.

It includes information on special educational needs and disability (SEND), free school meals and school sizes.

For information relating to academic years 2019/2020 and beyond, the information will be made available by contacting schoolsfunding@surreycc.gov.uk

Census data

January 2015 census data (excluding NOR)

January 2016 census data (excluding NOR)

Pupils eligible for a free school meal as at 21 January 2016

School type Number of schools Number of pupils (headcount) Number of pupils eligible for a free meal (headcount) Percentage eligible for a free meal
Nursery 4 381 67 17.59
Infant 80 13556 782 5.77
Junior 34 10999 588 5.35
Primary 132 46097 4002 8.68
Secondary 20 20686 1243 6.01
Special 20 1733 414 23.89
Pupil Referral Units 10 64 27 42.19
Primary Sector Academies 54 19021 1592 8.37
Secondary Academies 33 37673 2400 6.37
Special Academies 3 291 58 19.93
Free Schools 3 426 45 10.56
Total maintained 300 93516 7123 7.62
Total including academies and free schools 393 150927 11218 7.43

January 2017 census data (excluding NOR)

Pupils eligible for a free school meal as at 19 January 2017

School type Number of schools Number of pupils (headcount) Number of pupils eligible for a free meal (headcount) Percentage eligible for a free meal
Nursery 44107117.32
Infant74128477295.67
Junior3199265375.41
Primary1244371036338.31
Secondary14144138355.79
Special19182842323.14
Pupil Referral Units8682130.88
Primary Sector Academies702532520478.08
Secondary Academies394400427986.36
Special Academies32985518.46
Free Schools36637110.71
Total maintained2748320262497.51
Total including academies and free schools389153492112207.31

January 2018 census data (excluding NOR)

January 2019 census data (excluding NOR)