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.

3689 requests
Average income of adoptive parents in Nottingham
Response by Department for Education to Sarah Chan on .

Awaiting response.

Dear Ms Chan Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental standard for corres...
Pupil Level Annual School Census Summer 2018 Data (PLASC)
Response by Department for Education to Kath Bedford on .

Awaiting classification.

Kath Thank you for your email dated 18 October 2018 about the school census. You wrote: ‘I need PLASC data submitted by two local authorities in S...
Care and provision for Trafficked Children
Response by Department for Education to Kate Garbers on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Ms Kate Garbers,   Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 18 October 2018. You requested:   For each local aut...
Thank you for contacting the Department for Education. We can confirm that we have received the Freedom of Information request you submitted. We wil...
Dear J Downs Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental standard for corres...
A-level Grade combinations
Response by Department for Education to Georgina Clark on .

Long overdue.

Thank you for contacting the Department for Education, you will usually receive a reply within 15 working days. You can find out how the department...
Independent faith schools in England
Response by Department for Education to J Brady on .

Successful.

Thank you for contacting the Department for Education. We can confirm that we have received the Freedom of Information request you submitted. We wil...
Dear Mr Kelly  Thank you for your request for information received on 08 August 2017. You requested:   “Under the Freedom of Information Act, co...
Thank you for contacting the Department for Education. We can confirm that we have received the Freedom of Information request you submitted. We wil...
Dear Ms. Francis    Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 17 October 2018.     Please find attached the Department...
Excel List of nurseries and childminders in Lancashire
Response by Department for Education to Elaine Warner on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Ms. Warner,   RE: FOI 2018-0041164   Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 17 October 2018.   Please find...
Thank you for contacting the Department for Education. We can confirm that we have received the Freedom of Information request you submitted. We wil...
Number of "Right to Withdraw" Requests from Sex Education
Response by Department for Education to Sally on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Sally Withheld    Thank you for your request for information that was received on 1 November, 2018.   You requested the following informa...
Thank you for contacting the Department for Education, you will usually receive a reply within 15 working days. You can find out how the department...
Dear Mr Phillips,   Secondary school PGCE trainees   Thank you for your request, reference number: 2018-0041399. Your request was as follows:...
Dear Katerina, Apologies for the delay in responding to your request. Your request is being dealt with and I will respond as soon as possible. Kind...
The legality of flexi-schooling
Request to Department for Education by Corrine Pearson. Annotated by Fiona Nicholson on .

Successful.

I have added this link to my page on flexischooling http://edyourself.org/articles/flexischooling.php
Details of UK schools with pupils between 4-11
Response by Department for Education to Peter Sumner on .

Awaiting classification.

Thank you for contacting the Department for Education, you will usually receive a reply within 15 working days. You can find out how the department...
Headcount and FTE independent school teachers
Response by Department for Education to J Brady on .

Awaiting classification.

Thank you for contacting the Department for Education, you will usually receive a reply within 15 working days. You can find out how the department...
Dear Mr. Ormson, Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 28 June 2016. You requested a list of the schools being used as 'de...
Dear Mr Burn,   Please accept the Department's sincere apologies for the delay in responding to your original Freedom of Information request. As you...
Names of free schools in temporary accommodation
Response by Department for Education to J Downs on .

Awaiting response.

Thank you for contacting the Department for Education, you will usually receive a reply within 15 working days. You can find out how the department...
GCE A-level and Equivalent
Response by Department for Education to Jon Gordon on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Kim,   2016/17 and 2017/18 GCE A-level and equivalent   Thank you for your email received on 26^th October 2018, reference number: 2018-0...
Fines for exclusions for schools in England and Wales
Response by Department for Education to Nicola Oxley on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Nicola,   Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 22 October 2018. You requested “the total value of financial pena...
    Dear Steve Choppen   Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental...

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