Guidance for local authorities completing returns for the 2020 special educational needs survey, commonly known as SEN2.


Special educational needs survey 2020: guide v1.1

Ref: DFE-00286-2018PDF, 356KB, 35 pages


This guide contains information to help local authorities submit data for the SEN2 2020 survey. It includes:

  • main changes from SEN2 2019
  • notes on individual data items in the SEN2 survey

Published 24 September 2018
Last updated 23 September 2019 + show all updates

  1. Updated ‘Special educational needs survey 2020: guide’. The document’s version history describes the changes.
  2. First published.