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.

2619 requests
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...
    Dear Anne Woodley   Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental...
Dear Mr Verducci 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 Rocker Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental standard for c...
Registration of Interest to convert to Academy Status
Internal review request sent to Department for Education by Nicky on .
Awaiting internal review.
You are late in responding to the request I submitted on 2nd February 2017. Please review and provide a response as soon as possible. Yours faith...
Progress at Key Stage 2
Request sent to Department for Education by Philip Kerridge on .
Awaiting response.
I recently received a very interesting table on results in Cornwall from Gideon Oviada from your attainment analysis team. In Cornwall attainment re...
Can you please supply copies of all correspondence (including all emails) between any member of the Governing Body of Simon Langton Girl's Grammar S...
Schools list
Response by Department for Education to Grace Rowley on .
Withdrawn by the requester.
Dear Ms Rowley  Thank you for your request for information received on 25 January 2017. You requested:   “Under the Freedom of Information Act c...
    Dear R Mason   Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental stand...
DfE meetings with Grammar School Heads Association
Response by Department for Education to J Downs on .
Partially successful.
Dear Ms Downs Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 1 March 2017. You requested: i)             the dates and attendee...
      Dear Angela Dickinson   Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the depar...
KS2 Results 2016 Cornwall part 2
Response by Department for Education to Philip Kerridge on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Mr Kerridge,   Thank you for your request: You have published a document National Curriculum assessments at key stage 2 in England 2016 rev...
Updated clawback from free schools
Response by Department for Education to Andrew Jolley on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Mr Jolley    Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 27/02/2017   I have dealt with your request under the Free...
Dear Melina,   RE: Freedom of Information request – A level retention rates   Thank you for your email received on 21^st February 2017, referen...
Academy Switches
Response by Department for Education to John Winstanley on .
Awaiting classification.
    Dear John Winstanley   Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the department...
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...
Power to remove an academy chair of the board
Response by Department for Education to Catherine Redmond on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Catherine,   Thank you for contacting us about removing board members of an academy school.   An academy trust is the legal entity that o...
Dear Mr Evans Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental standard for corre...
Dear Mr Vodden Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental standard for corr...
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...
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...
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...

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