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.

3737 requests
The DfE applied to the Upper Tribunal for an extension of time to submit leave to appeal. That expired today 11.12.18. The DfE has today advised the...
Dear SJA Grove    Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 3 November 2018. You requested information on which individual...
EYFS Pilot schools 2018-19
Response by Department for Education to Katie Hiatt on .

Refused.

  Dear Mrs. Hiatt,   I am writing in response to your request for information dated 29 October 2018.   You requested: “Would it be possible...
Dear Ms. Cowley,   I am writing in response to your request for information dated 23 June 2018.   You requested:   “Please could you provide m...
Dear Ms Cowley,   Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 10^th July 2018. Your request was:   Please provide me wit...
Admissions of pupil's living outside catchment areas
Response by Department for Education to Lisa Emery on .

Information not held.

Dear Lisa Emery,  Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 31/10/2017.   You asked ·         how many pupils Saint Geor...
Schools built on graveyards
Response by Department for Education to Chris Cook on .

Refused.

Dear Mr Cook,   Thank you for your request for information on 14 May 2018. Firstly, please accept my sincere apologies for the delay in our respon...
Thank you for contacting the Department for Education. We can confirm that we have received the Freedom of Information request you submitted. We wil...
Fines for exclusions for schools in England and Wales
Response by Department for Education to Nicola Oxley on .

Information not held.

Dear Ms Oxley, Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 19 November 2018. You requested “the total value of financial penal...
Funding to State secondary schools in the UK
Response by Department for Education to DP on .

Information not held.

Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 16 October. You requested:   ‘Under the Freedom of Information Act, what has the...
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 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...
GCSE exam board east Leeds high 1996
Response by Department for Education to Mr metcalfe on .

Information not held.

Dear Mr Metcalfe    Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 29 June. Your request was as follows:   I attended East...
Feasibility study for free schools
Response by Department for Education to Andrew Washford on .

Information not held.

    Dear  Mr Washford,       This is a query about a party’s manifesto in relation to the upcoming general election. Therefore, in this ca...
REF: 2018- 0039588 Dear Dr Garcia-Sanchez, Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 5^th October 2018. You requested: A...
Contract with British Youth Council
Response by Department for Education to Huw Sherrard on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Mr Sherrard   Please find attached the response to your FOI request   Thanks, Ollie   Ollie Shortt Commercial Directorate Operat...
Dear Ms Tye, Please find attached a response to your Freedom of Information request. Kind Regards, Standards and Testing Agency Department for...
Dear Ms Minshull Thank you for your email of 24 May 2017, concerning the department’s internal review of your request for information. You asked h...
BB99 Primary School Compliance
Response by Department for Education to Annaliese Briggs on .

Information not held.

Dear Ms Briggs, Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 9th April. You requested the below information in relation to Buil...
UK Multi Academy Trusts
Response by Department for Education to Ricky Gupta on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Mr Gupta,   Thank you for your request for information, please find our attached response.   Kind regards,   Education and Skills Funding A...
Information regarding Multi Academy Trusts
Response by Department for Education to Ciara on .

Information not held.

Thank you for your recent Freedom of Information request, please find attached our response for your attention.   Your correspondence has been all...
Organic Food in Schools
Response by Department for Education to Mr Fenton on .

Information not held.

Dear Mr Fenton, Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 7 March 2018. You requested:    Dear Department for Educatio...
Home Education Consultation - legal advice
Request to Department for Education by T.L.Jones. Annotated by T.L.Jones on .

Refused.

I have appealed to the ICO for the information to be released and an investigation is underway. T.L. Jones
Dear Ms Mundy   Ref:  2018-0040154 Number of unqualified teachers employed at Solent Academies Trust   Thank you for your request for informat...
Dear Sylvia Mundy,   Thank you for your request for information (FOI 2018-0038621), which was received on 27 September 2018. You requested:  ...

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