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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Response by Department for Education to Kate Dwyer on .

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Dear Ms Dwyer,   Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 28 August. You requested:   ‘Please provide statistics of s...
Dear Toby Connick Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 16 March 2016. You requested “Please may you provide me with the...
List of PFI/PPP Schools and Postal Addresses
Response by Department for Education to Megan I Waugh on .

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Dear Ms Waugh, Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 20 July. You requested: Please could you provide me with a full...
Dear Mr Radley Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 25 July. You requested ‘Could you please confirm for me the total num...
Dear Derek, Thank you for your request for information, which was received on Monday 17 July. You requested 'organisational structures prior to 2010 e...
How many children are temporarily lost on school trips
Response by Department for Education to Nicholas Charge on .

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Dear Nicholas Charge,    Thank you for your request for information, which was received by the department on 16 August 2017. You requested the fol...
Impero Education Software being used in UK schools
Response by Department for Education to Raza Nadim on .

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Dear Mr Nadim Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 2 September 2015. You requested to know: 1) Which primary and seconda...
  Dear Judith Godley   Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 12 September 2016. You requested:   1. A list of pr...
Dear Mr Barbour, Thank you for your email dated 25 March 2014 about Financial Reporting. I have attached a written response to your request for infor...
Dear A R Michael    Thank you for your request for information, which we received on 19^th July 2017. You requested: An up to date list of all t...
"Choosing with Care: Warner Report 1992"
Response by Department for Education to Cathy Fox on .

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Dear Cathy Fox    Reference number 2017-0036772 Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 17 July 2017. You requested...
Dear Ms Smyth Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 23 October. You requested 'In accordance with the Freedom of Informat...
Dear Mr Jones  Following my previous correspondence dated 27 March (reference 2015/0010290) which was considered under the Freedom of Information Act 2...
Tribunal cases involving teachers
Response by Department for Education to Sarah Marsh on .

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Dear Ms Marsh, Thank you for your further email dated 18 December regarding your recent FOI request. Please accept my apologies that you were misled...
Dear Mr Kinsey   Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 10 July 2017. You requested that the Department provide you wit...
Dear Ms Searle     Thank you for your email of 27 September 2013, in which you  request an internal review of the Department for Education's han...
Use of supply teachers in england
Response by Department for Education to gavin johnson on .

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Dear  Gavin   Thank you for your email dated 8 December in which you asked for: “… a breakdown (where possible) for each school, both primary and...
Dear Mr Robinson, RE: Freedom of Information request - Advanced and Advanced Subsidiary level grades Thank you for your request for information, which...
Dear Ms Richardson  Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 14 December 2015. You requested: “There have been requests for fu...
Thank you for your enquiry. We will endeavour to provide you with a response within 15 working days, or 20 working days if your request was made unde...
Safeguarding figures
Response by Department for Education to GHumphreys on .

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    Dear George Humphreys    "Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 02/07/2017 00:00. You requested    Thank you...
Local Authority - School Improvement Officers
Response by Department for Education to Alison Turner on .

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Reference No. 2017-0006632       Dear A. Turner,     Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 6 February 2017....
Dear Mr Clements-Wheeler, Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 23 June 2017. You requested:   Please provide the fo...
The judgment can be found here: http://www.bailii.org/uk/cases/UKFTT/GRC/2017/2016_0168.pdf The DfE are appealing. The DfE sought an extension of tim...
Schools' Kitchens contact list
Response by Department for Education to Mary on .

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Dear Mary, Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 12 May 2017. You requested the following information:  “I would like...

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