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.

2443 requests

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Dear Mr Scrutinio  Thank you for your request for information received on 13 May 2016. You requested: “thanks a lot for your quick reply. I am writin...
Time off from school for funerals
Response by Department for Education to Ann McNeil on .
Successful.
Dear Ms McNeil, RE: Case reference 2016-0025327 Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 16 May 2016. You requested: “This art...
Money spent on free schools that never opened
Response by Department for Education to Frank Nooness on .
Partially successful.
Dear Mr Nooness, Please find attached a response to your recent request under the Freedom of Information Act. Kind regards, Paul Stubbs Free School...
Dear Mr King  Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 2 March 2016. You requested policy documents or announcements or lette...
Data Protection breaches
Response by Department for Education to Jonathan Mantle on .
Successful.
Dear Mr Mantle Ref: 2016-0026945 I am writing in response to your email of the 23 May regarding data protection breaches. You requested the following...
Dear Mr Coaton  Thank you for your request for information received on 04 April 2016. You requested: “Please provide the following information for al...
School contact information
Response by Department for Education to Joe Pritchard on .
Successful.
Dear Joe Pritchard  Thank you for your request for information received on 08 June 2016. You requested: “I would like to request information under th...
Dear Claire Wells  Thank you for your request for information received on 03 June 2016. You requested: “I would like to request a spreadsheet contain...
Dear Ms Persson, Ref: 2016-0013928 Thank you for your communication, as a follow-up to 2015-0009307, which was received on 21/03/2016. I would like to...
Ref: 2016-0025332 Dear RT Freud I am writing in response to your email of the 20 May 2016 regarding smoking. You requested the following: Dear De...
Dear Ms Redfellow Thank you for your information request received on 11 June 2015. You asked the Department for Education to publish a copy of any rep...
All Academies and Free Schools with contact details
Response by Department for Education to David Limb on .
Partially successful.
2016-0019169 Dear Mr Limb Please see the attached response to your recent Freedom of Information request. I hope you find this information helpful. Ki...
Are NCTs (SATs) compulsory
Response by Department for Education to Cheryl Moy on .
Successful.
Dear Ms Moy Thank you for your email of 9 May about national curriculum assessments. Schools have a statutory duty to administer the key stage 1 (KS1...
GCSE Exam Study Leave
Response by Department for Education to Elaine Farrow on .
Successful.
Dear Ms Farrow  Thank you for your email of 24 May regarding study leave. Study leave should not automatically be granted once teaching of the exam s...
Academy Conversion Numbers
Response by Department for Education to Nicholas Marshall on .
Successful.
Dear Nicholas Marshall  "Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 04/05/2016 00:00 . You requested To know the following fig...
Latest autism education statistics
Response by Department for Education to Matt Ball on .
Successful.
Dear Matt Ball  Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 27 January 2016. You requested “Percentage of children with autis...
Dear Mrs Oliver  Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 16 May 2016. Your request was as follows: I would like a breakdown...
Dear Mr Mair Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 8 April 2016. You requested the most up to date figures over a thr...
Dear Jill Cavan, Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 25/04/2016. You requested the number of schools selected to take pa...
Dear Mrs Mitchell, Thank you for your request for information received on 13^th May April 2013. You requested:   “Please could you provide me with a...
Reading texts for Key Stage 2 SATs May 2016
Response by Department for Education to Liz Worrall on .
Partially successful.
Dear Liz Worrall, Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 16/05/2016. You requested the reading ages of the individual t...
SKE numbers by provider
Response by Department for Education to Alexandra Vine on .
Successful.
Dear Alexandra Vine   Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 18 April 2016. You requested confirmation for the academic...
Headteacher names for secondary school
Response by Department for Education to Vincenzo Scrutinio on .
Partially successful.
Dear Mr Scrutinio  Thank you for your request for information received on 09 May 2016. You requested: “Could you provide me with the list of secondar...
Dear Ms Downs, I refer to your request for information, which was received on 26 April 2016. You requested the names of all academies which changed...
SoS School visits
Response by Department for Education to Henry Stewart on .
Partially successful.
Dear Mr Stewart, FOI Reference Number: 2015-0057081 / 2015-0057143 Thank you for your requests for information, which were received on 21 December 20...

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