Department for Education

A ministerial department, also called DfE

The Department for Education was formed on 12 May 2010 and is responsible for education and children's services. It replaces the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF).
If you are seeking contact information for schools please see requests which have already been made on this subject before submitting your own (example) and consider our policy on redacting email addresses from responses.

Requests for information held by Regional Schools Commissioners, who are responsible for making decisions about academies and free schools, can be made to the Department for Education.

2611 requests
Dear Mr Danby, Thank you for your further email dated 5^th March in which you highlight your ongoing concerns regarding the deployment of police off...
Contact List
Response by Department for Education to Dee Skinner on .
Delayed.
Dear Dee Skinner  Thank you for your request for information received on 16 February 2017. You requested:   “I would be much obliged if you coul...
Please can you send me a current list of all primary and secondary schools, as well as pupil referral units in the UK? the last relevant list I have...
I would like to make a request to have the contact details for all private and independent schools in the UK. I would like their addresses, phone nu...
Land purchases made by the Department since 2015
Response by Department for Education to Gareth Brading on .
Partially successful.
  Dear Mr Brading, Thank you for your request for information land purchases received on 27 February 2017. You have asked for the following info...
Enquires regarding Core subjects and Study leave
Response by Department for Education to Jordan B on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Jordan Thank you for your email of 10 March. I am glad you found my last response helpful, but am sorry to hear about the trouble you are hav...
Dear Mr Downs Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental standard for corre...
URN academies and maintained schools
Response by Department for Education to Mr Brown on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear James Hirsch  Thank you for your request for information received on 20 March 2017. You requested:   “As you are no doubt aware, a school's...
Contact details for uk secondary schools
Response by Department for Education to Luke on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Mr Crist  Thank you for your request for information received on 17 March 2017. You requested:   “Please can you send me a excel list of al...
Arts subjects in schools
Response by Department for Education to Alexandra Martin on .
Awaiting response.
Dear Alexandra Martin Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental standard f...
List of Academy Trusts within the UK
Response by Department for Education to Dan Killick on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Dan Killick  Thank you for your request for information received on 16 March 2017. You requested:   “I am from a small Architectural firm i...
GCSE percentiles
Internal review request sent to Department for Education by Madeleine Lempert on .
Awaiting internal review.
A reply to my request is long overdue: by law, under all circumstances, the authority should have responded by now. Could you please send a reply...
Ref: 2017-0008237 Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 14 February 2017.   You referred to a report by Dr Robert Hale...
Dear Ms Whittle Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental standard for cor...
Meetings Between Ministers & David Meller
Response by Department for Education to Chris Coomber on .
Awaiting response.
Dear Sir/Madam Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental standard for corr...
Data on teacher experience - follow up
Follow up sent to Department for Education by Mr Brown on .
Successful.
Thank you very much, Neil. Much appreciated. Best, James Hirsch.
Heads of Department for secondary schools in the UK
Response by Department for Education to jayar on .
Handled by post.
Dear Mr Jayar,   Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental standard fo...
Child protection education
Response by Department for Education to Stephen murray on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Mr Stephen Murray,   Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental st...
Dear Farhana Ghaffar,   RE: Percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals achieving five or more grades at A* to C including English and Mat...
Complaints
Response by Department for Education to K. Gallagher on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear K Gallagher,   Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental standard...
All Education Dataset
Response by Department for Education to Jen Persson on .
Awaiting response.
Dear Ms Persson,     Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental standar...
Pupil data: licensing agreements
Response by Department for Education to Jen Persson on .
Delayed.
Dear Mr Lempereur  Please find attached response to your request for information, which was received on 2 March 2017. Your correspondence has been...
Multi Academy Trust Health Checks
Response by Department for Education to Philip Kerridge on .
Partially successful.
Dear Mr Kerridge,   Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 21 February 2017. You requested information on details of an...
IT budget and inspections
Request sent to Department for Education by Monika on .
Awaiting response.
Can you please give me an indication of your current FY IT budget and which IT systems you use to support and manage inspections? Also can you pleas...

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