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.

2090 requests
Email Address's of all Academy's in UK
Request sent to Department for Education by Rachael Helmn on .
Awaiting response.
Please can you provide the most comprehensive list of email addresses for (state-funded) academies that you have access to. Yours faithfully, Ra...
Study leave in Welsh schools
Response by Department for Education to Angharad on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Angharad,   Please find attached a response to your email of 21^st April 2016, regarding study leave for A level students in Welsh Schools.  ...
School food plan handover plans
Response by Department for Education to Andrew Jolley on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Andrew Jolley  Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 21 April 2016. You requested further clarification as follows: E...
Dear Mr Brothers   Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental standard...
Building Schools for the Future
Response by Department for Education to Adam Martin on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Mr Martin,   I refer to your request for information, which was received on 11 April. You requested: Please could you provide a list of all...
Request for all schools contact information
Response by Department for Education to Gail Attewell on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Ms Attewell Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental standard for co...
Dear Simon Light, Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 17th March 2016. I am very sorry for the delay in replying. You req...
Colchester Academy - Transfer Cost
Request sent to Department for Education by Mr. Bacon on .
Awaiting response.
Please publish the payment made to Bright Tribe Academy Trust in exchange for the sponsorship and takeover of Colchester Academy in April 2015. Yo...
Childcare voucher provision
Response by Department for Education to Claire Webb on .
Successful.
Dear  Webb  Thank you for your email. You asked the following. Do you offer any sort of childcare voucher to staff? If yes, who do you contract wit...
Dear Mr Stewart, Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 18th March 2016. Please accept my apologies for the delay in respond...
Contact details for schools in England
Request sent to Department for Education by Jonathon Devitt on .
Awaiting response.
Please could you provide me with an up-to-date list of schools within England in Excel (or csv) format, to include the standard Edubase information...
Dear Mr Devitt Thank you for your request for information received on 29 June 2015. You requested: “Please could you provide me with an up-to-date li...
Dear Mr Scott  Thank you for your request for information received on 05 April 2016. You requested: “Please could you provide a full list of schools...
Follow-up question sent to the DfE based on this FOI refusal. Dear Department of Education, I am writing to express my concerns that the Weald of K...
Dear Mr Stewart, Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 29 March 2016. Your correspondence has been allocated reference num...
School details including pupils on roll and maximum capacity.
Internal review request sent to Department for Education by Luke Warren on .
Awaiting internal review.
I believe I should have had a response by now? Yours faithfully, Luke Warren
Dear Ms Cavan Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental standard for corre...
Secondary School email addresses
Response by Department for Education to Sam Ahmed on .
Awaiting response.
Dear Mr Ahmed   Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental standard for...
Children & Social Workers throughout England
Response by Department for Education to Graham Reed on .
Awaiting response.
Dear Mr Reed   Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental standard for...
Dear Kelly McBride  Thank you for your email of 12 April 2016 about the definition of fundamental British values. I apologise that you did not receiv...
Dfe - reia school holidays
Response by Department for Education to Wayne Pearsall on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear  Pearsall  Thank you for your further correspondence of 2 April. I should start by explaining that the regulation changes in 2013 did not resul...
Regular attendance
Response by Department for Education to Megan French on .
Delayed.
Dear Ms French Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 17 March. You requested: “Please can you send all internal correspon...
Study leave for as
Request sent to Department for Education by Emran on .
Awaiting response.
I am at a sixth form and I am currently studying for my as exams however due to certain individuals within my school. That are not achieving the req...
Dear Mr Tang, You requested: “Please can you provide me with a separate list of contact names and email addresses for people in primary and secondary...
Dear Ms Dukakis   Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental standard f...

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