Proposed new service to provide SPECS to children in Wales’ special schools
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- Total expenditure on SEN provision is budgeted to be £356 million, a decrease of £0.8 million or 0.2% compared with the previous year.
- Delegated expenditure to special schools accounts for 25% of the total budgeted SEN expenditure. Notional allocations within nursery, primary, middle and secondary schools account for a further 47% of the total. The remaining 28% is made up of money held centrally by local authorities.
- Denbighshire delegates the largest proportion of their SEN budget to their schools at 90%, whilst Caerphilly delegates the smallest proportion at 52%.
- Total SEN expenditure per pupil for Wales is budgeted to be £789. This is made up of delegated expenditure at £567 per pupil and non-delegated expenditure at £222 per pupil.
- Isle of Anglesey has the largest SEN budget per pupil at £1,059, whilst Torfaen has the smallest SEN budget per pupil at £579.
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