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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Unregistered establishments
Response by Department for Education to Debbie Weiss on .
Partially successful.
Dear Mrs Weiss Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 7 October 2015. You requested: "Please provide any documents, inform...
Reason for refusal of free school
Response by Department for Education to Tracy Calvert on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Ms Calvert, Thank you for your email dated 3 August about why the application for Crindledyke CofE Primary School was refused. I have dealt wit...
School statistics by london borough levels
Response by Department for Education to Atisha Ghosh on .
Partially successful.
Dear Ms Ghosh Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 8 August. You requested: ‘1) number of schools ( all types) in each o...
Information for all Day Nurseries and First schools
Response by Department for Education to Gerard Strong on .
Partially successful.
Dear Gerard, Thank you for your request for information received on 30 July 2016. You requested: “Please can you provide the following up to date i...
Free Schools data
Response by Department for Education to Sarah on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Sarah Please find attached the response to your recent request for information. Your correspondence has been allocated reference number 2016-003...
Dear Dr. Edmond, Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 10th August 2016. You requested: As I understand it from informati...
Dear Mr Randle-Jolliffe   I refer to your complaint which we received by e-mail on 9 August.   Your complaint followed your request of 20 July...
List of all primary and secondary schools in the UK
Response by Department for Education to Shaleena Anand on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Shaleena Anand  Thank you for your request for information received on 25 August 2016. You requested: “Under the freedom of information act coul...
GCSE Data Results
Response by Department for Education to Laurence Hothersall on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Laurence, Re: GCSE results from 1995/96 to 2005/6 Thank you for your request for information, reference number: 2016-0036978. Your request is a...
Independent Schools
Response by Department for Education to D A Beardmore on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear David Beardmore  Thank you for your request for information received on 19 August 2016. You requested: “Please provide me with a list of all ind...
Dear Sorabh Sharma  Thank you for your request for information received on 03 August 2016. You requested: “I am requesting the following information...
Recruitment
Response by Department for Education to Blake Denny on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Blake D  Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 8th August. You asked the following. The Department has undertaken a...
The appeal EA/2016/0168 is now listed at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/information-rights-register-of-tribunal-cases/information-tribunal-...
Homework during school holidays
Response by Department for Education to Steven Phillips on .
Successful.
Dear Mr Phillips, Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 9 August. You requested: 1. How many Secondary Schools gave homewo...
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...
List of Academy schools in the UK
Response by Department for Education to Sere Davoudi on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Sere Davoudi  Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 01/08/2016 I have dealt with your request under the Freedom of I...
Regional Schools Commissioners - education advisers
Response by Department for Education to Jack Keith-Smith on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Mr Jack Keith-Smith Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 1st August 2016. We have dealt with your request under the F...
Sugar tax and children diet
Response by Department for Education to Clara from Sibberi on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Clara from Sibberi Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental standard...
Dear Mr Hogan Thank you for your request for information, which we received on 14 June 2016. You requested: “Can you please provide copies of all corr...
GCE A-level outcomes by ethnicity
Response by Department for Education to Naomi Littlejohn on .
Successful.
Dear Naomi, RE: 2013/14 and 2014/15 GCE A-level Thank you for your email received on 21st July 2016, reference number: 2016-0035518. Your request was...
Dear M J Barber  Thank you for your request for information received on 27 July 2016. You requested: “IT Schools Africa recycles PC's and laptops whi...
Sugar tax and children diet
Response by Department for Education to Clara from Sibberi on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Ms Vaisse, Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 4 August 2016. You requested: 1. What was the requirement of a schoo...
Dear Ashling  Thank you for your request for information received on 26 July 2016. You requested: “I would like to please have a list of all schools...

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