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SQA Attainment and School Leaver Qualifications in Scotland: 2006/07

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Table 17: Highest qualifications attained by leavers with additional support needs 1,2, 2006/07

Percentages

Total leavers (=100%)

No NQ Qualifications @ Level 2 or better

1+ @ SCQF Level 2

1-4 @ SCQF Level 3

5+ @ SCQF Level 3

1-4 @ SCQF Level 4

5+ @ SCQF Level 4

1-4 @ SCQF Level 5

5+ @ SCQF Level 5

1-4 @ SCQF Level 6

5+ @ SCQF Level 6

1+ @ SCQF Level 7

Total

58,553

4.7

0.3

2.3

0.4

13.3

8.3

22.8

6.4

21.5

8.2

11.8

No Additional Support need

56,227

4.4

0.2

1.9

0.3

12.5

8.3

23.0

6.6

22.1

8.5

12.2

Any Additional Support need

2,326

12.4

1.6

10.5

2.2

34.1

8.3

19.0

1.5

7.4

1.1

1.9

of which:

Hearing impairment

65

4.6

-

3.1

-

23.1

7.7

27.7

4.6

21.5

3.1

4.6

Visual impairment

42

7.1

7.1

-

-

26.2

4.8

33.3

2.4

16.7

2.4

-

Physical or motor impairment

132

11.4

1.5

5.3

0.8

25.8

11.4

23.5

2.3

12.1

3.8

2.3

Language or speech disorder

75

17.3

2.7

6.7

1.3

24.0

10.7

24.0

1.3

8.0

1.3

2.7

Autistic spectrum disorder

136

6.6

-

5.1

-

24.3

7.4

33.1

5.1

11.0

2.2

5.1

Social emotional and behavioural difficulty

572

23.6

1.2

18.0

2.4

38.8

5.1

8.4

0.3

1.2

0.3

0.5

Specific learning disabilities

727

5.6

0.3

5.9

1.5

31.9

12.0

24.9

2.8

11.0

1.5

2.6

Learning disability

189

26.5

7.4

15.3

3.2

28.0

4.8

12.2

-

2.6

-

-

Moderate learning difficulty

468

10.9

4.3

15.2

4.5

42.1

6.4

12.0

0.4

3.6

-

0.6

Complex or multiple impairments

52

17.3

3.8

19.2

1.9

36.5

5.8

13.5

-

1.9

-

-

Other

328

16.8

1.2

7.3

2.4

30.2

7.0

20.4

0.9

9.1

1.2

3.4

Notes:
1 Leavers from publicly-funded secondary and special schools. See background note 4.5
2 Individuals may have more than one additional support need - numbers will not add up to the total.