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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Single Departmental Plan
Response by Department for Education to Matt Foster on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Matt Foster, Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 20th June 2016. I apologise for the delay in responding. You requ...
Green Energy
Response by Department for Education to Jonathan Mantle on .
Information not held.
Ref: 2016-0038724 Dear Mr Mantle I am writing in response to your email of 15 August 2016 regarding renewable energy. You requested the following:...
Small Schools Taskforce report
Response by Department for Education to Feargal Hogan on .
Refused.
Dear Mr Hogan I refer to your request for an internal review which was received on 8 August 2016. You requested an internal review of our response to...
The appeal EA/2016/0168 is now listed at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/information-rights-register-of-tribunal-cases/information-tribunal-...
Leave (holiday) statistics
Response by Department for Education to Claire Webb on .
Refused.
Dear Ms Webb  Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 01/08/2016. You asked the following. How much paid annual leave are...
Weald of Kent Annexe Consultation
Request to Department for Education by James Coombs. Annotated by James Coombs on .
Refused.
The Weald of Kent Academy Trust (WoK) consulted on a proposal to open a new CO EDUCATIONAL school in Sevenoaks. That proposal was rejected by the form...
Departmental changes
Response by Department for Education to Brian Harrison on .
Information not held.
Dear Mr Harrison, Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 29th July 2016.You requested to know “[g]iven recent departmental...
Named officer for FOI compliance
Response by Department for Education to Ann McGauran on .
Refused.
Dear Ms McGauran, I am writing in response to your request for information, which was received on 18 July 2016. You requested; “Please provide the na...
60% of all LAC have identified SEN including ASD and ADHD. Many of these children have for example communication needs ( eg diagrams in lieu of words)...
Long term sick due to stress
Response by Department for Education to Jonathan Mantle on .
Refused.
Dear Mr Mantle  Thank you for your email You asked the following. Please can you tell me how many staff you have, at time of writing, that are on lo...
Safeguarding - responsible
Response by Department for Education to Gerard Strong on .
Information not held.
Dear Mr Strong Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 13th April 2015. I am sorry for the delay responding to you. You...
Dear Ms Eades, Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 23 June. Your request required information by each year on: 1. The n...
Dear Alex Chapman  Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 24 June 2016. You requested: “I would like to see a copy of the m...
Dear Ms Littlejohn, RE: A level value added measure by ethnicity Thank you for your request, reference number: 2016-0052985. Your request was as foll...
Dear Mr Townsend, Thank you for your request for information, reference number: 2016-0030290. Your request is as follows: May I request the number of...
Dear Rachel Thank you for your request for information which was received on 25 November 2015.You requested: I would like to request a table of EYFS...
If you don't succeed at first ... On 16 June 2016 the ICO required the DfE to release the information. See: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/20...
Communication on smoking control and smoking cessation
Response by Department for Education to RT Freud on .
Information not held.
Dear Mr Freud, RE: FOI 2016-0027313 Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 25th May. You requested ‘a list of all bodies t...
Dear Mr Straw, Please find attached a response to your recent request for information. Yours sincerely Free Schools Group Department for Education...
Recruitment Spend for Trinity Academy, Brixton
Response by Department for Education to T Blossom on .
Information not held.
Dear T Blossom Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental standard for corr...
School Title Deeds and School Land Title Deeds
Request to Department for Education by Mel Kelly. Annotated by John Edwards on .
Information not held.
It is perfectly possible that they do not actually own the school lands and an analysis of their documents would reveal this hence the lack of transpar...
Website useage
Response by Department for Education to Jonathan Mantle on .
Information not held.
Dear Mr Mantle, Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 6 June 2016. You requested the following information: “What...
Dfe - reia school holidays
Response by Department for Education to Wayne Pearsall on .
Information not held.
Dear  Pearsall  Thank you for your further correspondence of 2 April. I should start by explaining that the regulation changes in 2013 did not resul...
EHCP college transfers
Response by Department for Education to J Bucknall on .
Information not held.
Dear J Bucknall  Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 09/05/2016. You requested information about the number of missed d...
Dear Mr Wilkins, Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 21st May 2014. You requested: Net Capacity Assessment forms for...

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