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).
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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.

3490 requests
Dear Mr Hayes 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 Natasha Phillips    Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 21/06/2018 00:00 . You requested, “a breakdown of the f...
Draft EHE guidelines consultation
Follow up sent to Department for Education by Jenny Aranha on .

Delayed.

It has been more than 20 working days since I submitted an FOI request on stakeholder engagement for the draft EHE guidelines. Please can you let me...
Please could you provide the following information: How many first and second year undergraduate students, who use British Sign Language, attended...
Postal list for uk primary schools
Request sent to Department for Education by phyllis guy on .

Awaiting response.

Please can you send me a excel list of all UK schools, with their name, email address, address, other contact details, website, name of the head tea...
Dear Ms Cowley Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental standard for corr...
Grants to academies to stabilise their finances in financial year 2017/18
Internal review request sent to Department for Education by J Downs on .

Awaiting internal review.

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews. I am writing to request an internal review of Department for Educat...
Dear Mrs Day    Thank you for your email of 14^th May 2018, which asked a number of questions about children with special educational needs. I hav...
Thank you for contacting the Department for Education. We can confirm that we have received the Freedom of Information request you submitted. We wil...
Revoking of Academy Orders
Response by Department for Education to Sylvia Mundy on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Sylvia Mundy, Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental standard for...
School Information
Response by Department for Education to R Kaur on .

Partially successful.

Dear Mrs Kaur  Thank you for your request for information received on 14 May 2018. You requested:   “Please provide a list of contact details fo...
Dear Nicky McGregor,   Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 2 July 2018. You requested the name of the most senior pe...
Earlier versions of the EHE Draft Guidelines
Response by Department for Education to A Baker on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear A Baker, 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 Brandon Bowen, Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental standard for...
"Drop out" rates from 6th Form Colleges
Response by Department for Education to Clare Newell 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...
Can you please provide me with the statistics on the number of children who achieved the maximum scaled score of 120 in all of their KS2 SAT's 2018,...
Financial Interests Within Adoption Agencies
Response by Department for Education to Natasha Phillips on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Natasha Phillips    "Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 21/06/2018 00:00 . You requested, “a breakdown of the...
Local councils outsourcing education services
Response by Department for Education to Joanna on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Joanna I refer to your request for information received on 6 July. You requested:   “a list of all local councils in England and the statu...
Information Request - UK School Details
Response by Department for Education to Balasundaram Lavan on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Balasundaram Lavan  Thank you for your request for information received on 15 July 2018. You requested:   “Please can you send me a standar...
Dear Nariah Francis  Thank you for your request for information received on 06 July 2018. You requested:   “Under the freedom of information act...
Dear Mr Evans,  Thank you for your request for information received on 09 March 2016. You requested: “Could you please forward to Haydn Evans, the He...
School Census Supplier Data May 2018
Response by Department for Education to Richard Harley on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Rich Thank you for your email dated 10 July 2018 about the school census. You wrote: ‘I would like to see a breakdown of which software is us...
In relation to The Horsell Village School, URN 140084 DfE Number 936/2489 UKPRN 10043018: Please provide the Test Results for KS1 National Curr...
School Cluster Groups in the UK
Response by Department for Education to GWBENNETT on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Mr Bennett, Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 20^th June 2018. You requested details of all UK education cluste...
Retention rate of teaching staff
Response by Department for Education to Ossian Hynes on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Mr Hynes   Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 11 June 2018. You requested:   I would like to know the numb...

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