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.

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Dear Alex Baker  Thank you for your request for information received on 25 October 2016. You requested: “Under the Freedom of Information Act, please...
SEN provisions
Response by Department for Education to Martin Donnelly on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Martin Donnelly  Thank you for your request for information received on 12 October 2016. You wrote: “Thank you for the initial information I ha...
FE ITT Bursaries
Response by Department for Education to Brian Harrison on .
Successful.
Dear Mr Harrison,   Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 28 September 2016. You requested the following information:...
Dear Stephen Asante  Thank you for your request for information received on 17 October 2016. You requested: “I hereby request the full contact detail...
Postgraduate loans - PhD timetable
Response by Department for Education to James Smith on .
Successful.
BEIS ref: FOI2016/21143 Dear Mr Smith Thank you for your request for information which was received on 25th August. Your request has been passed...
Postgraduate loans - PhD
Response by Department for Education to James Smith on .
Successful.
Dear Mr Smith   Please see attached, responses to your Freedom of Information enquiries, reference FOI 2016/21141 and FOI 2016/21143.     Once...
emails between SFP and Dfe
Response by Department for Education to Andrew Jolley on .
Successful.
Dear Mr Jolley 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 Dr Neckles Case ref: 2016-0042063 I am writing to inform you that the Department has now completed its internal appeal process following your com...
June 2016 School MIS supplier data
Response by Department for Education to Richard Harley on .
Successful.
Thank you for your email dated 05 September about the school census. You wrote: “I would like to see a breakdown of which Software is used by schools t...
Thank you for your email dated 12 May about the school census. You wrote: "I would like to see a breakdown of which software is used by schools to retu...
Dear Vinh Nguyen  Thank you for your request for information received on 10 October 2016. You requested: “I would like a list of all the schools/acad...
Nursery Contact list in UK
Response by Department for Education to Stanley Ogbuchi on .
Partially successful.
Dear Mowala Thank you for your request for information received on 7 September 2016. I am not sure if you ever received my response so I am re-sendi...
DFES 2004-2005 "Learning Styles" Pamphlet
Response by Department for Education to Tom Smith on .
Successful.
Dear Mr Smith Thank you for your email of 21 August about your earlier correspondence with the department about Learning Styles pamphlet. We have inv...
The degree subjects of head teachers in England and Wales.
Follow up sent to Department for Education by Dominic Salles on .
Partially successful.
Dear Neil, Thank you for your very full response, which is more than I asked for, and fascinating. I understand why it has taken so long to reply....
Dear Julie, Please find attached the responses regarding your FoI questions pertaining to investments in Whitehaven Academy by Bright Tribe Trust....
Dear Sarah Bowman  Thank you for your request for information received on 07 October 2016. You requested: “Please could I request a list of all schoo...
Data on teacher experience
Follow up sent to Department for Education by Mr Brown on .
Successful.
Thank you very much - this is precisely what I wanted to see. I appreciate your help and flexibility with my request. All the Best, James Hirsch...
Pre-2010 academy pledges not fulfilled
Request to Department for Education by J Downs. Annotated by J Downs on .
Successful.
I've written about this here: http://www.localschoolsnetwork.org.uk/2016/10/exclusive-harris-owes-nearly-6m-in-unpaid-pledges-for-academy-capital-fundi...
School Email Addresses
Response by Department for Education to Gerard Strong on .
Successful.
Dear Gerard Strong  Thank you for your request for information received on 05 September 2016. You requested: “Please can you send me an excel list of...
School Census software
Response by Department for Education to A Hudson on .
Successful.
Thanks you for your email dated 29 September about the school census. You wrote: "I would like to see a breakdown of which software is used by schools...
Copy of Consultation response
Response by Department for Education to Belinda Coles on .
Successful.
Dear Ms Johnson, Thank you for your email dated 14 September 2016, requesting a copy of the Department's response to the HMRC Off-payroll working in t...
Transfer of LDAs to EHC plans
Response by Department for Education to Christina Savage on .
Successful.
Dear Christina Savage Thank you for your query about the deadline for transferring LDAs of young people aged 19 to 25. LDAs expired on 31 August and no...
Thank you for your message. Please note that from 1st October 2016 this email address is changing to [email address]
Multi Academy Trust Board Members
Response by Department for Education to David Harman on .
Partially successful.
Dear Mr Harman  Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 25/08/2016. I have dealt with your request under the Freedom of Inf...
Replacing Qualified Teacher Status
Response by Department for Education to Brian Harrison on .
Successful.
Dear Brian Harrison  Thank you for your enquiry regarding the implementation of the proposal to replace Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) with a new syst...

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