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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International students taking A levels in the UK
Response by Department for Education to Gaurav on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Gaurav,   Thank you very much for your email received on 16th August 2018, reference number: 2018-0034266, your request was as follows:  ...
A-level Grade combinations
Response by Department for Education to Georgina Clark on .

Awaiting response.

Dear Ms Clark Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental standard for corre...
2016-17 A - Level results
Response by Department for Education to K Franks on .

Delayed.

Thank you for contacting the Department for Education, you will usually receive a reply within 15 working days. You can find out how the department...
Dear Sir/Madam Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental standard for corr...
List of academy trust contact names
Response by Department for Education to Daren Martin on .

Awaiting classification.

IRIS Ref: 2018-0036531 CRM Ref: ENQ-283250-Y8G8Y3   Dear Mr Martin   Freedom of Information Request   I refer to your request for informa...
Teaching roles
Response by Department for Education to Carla Longton on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Carla    Thank you for contacting the Teaching Regulation Agency (TRA).     While newly qualified teachers (NQTs) are encouraged to start...
Grants, Contracts and Academy Finances
Response by Department for Education to Samantha Fernandez on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Samantha Fernadez      Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 28/06/2018 00:00 . A full response is attached....
Dear Charles Rawlinson  Thank you for your request for information received on 28 August 2018. You requested:   “I would like to follow on from...
Individualised Learner Record (ILR) Returns
Response by Department for Education to Rob Clark on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Mr Clark Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental standard for corre...
Section 35(1)(a) exemptions
Response by Department for Education to A Baker on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Mr Baker,   I am writing in response to your request for information received on 17 August 2018. You requested:   “Under FOIA, please wou...
Thank you for contacting the Department for Education, you will usually receive a reply within 15 working days. You can find out how the department...
Thank you for contacting the Department for Education, you will usually receive a reply within 15 working days. You can find out how the department...
Information about 2018 early graduates
Response by Department for Education to Edward Burn on .

Delayed.

Thank you for contacting the Department for Education, you will usually receive a reply within 15 working days. You can find out how the department...
Dear Mr Phillips  Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 16 August 2018. I have dealt with your request under the Freedom...
Dear Mr Breed Thank you for your email of 24 August 2018 about independent schools. Your correspondence has not been dealt with under the Freedom of...
Dear David,   Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 20/08/2018. You requested:   Please send me any information...
Law on school uniform
Response by Department for Education to D B on .

Awaiting classification.

Thank you for contacting the Department for Education, you will usually receive a reply within 15 working days. You can find out how the department...
List of all bursars
Response by Department for Education to James Ryan on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Mr Ryan  Thank you for your request for information received on 30 August 2018. You requested:   “Please can you send me a excel list of al...
Dear Mr Ryan  Thank you for your request for information received on 30 August 2018. You requested:   “Please can you send me a excel list of al...
Request for information
Response by Department for Education to caroline duffy on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Ms Duffy  Thank you for your request for information received on 28 August 2018. You requested:   “Please provide me a list of all independ...
Earlier versions of the EHE Draft Guidelines
Response by Department for Education to A Baker on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Mr Baker   Further to my email of 17 August we have now finished consideration of your FOI request:   I read with interest your current c...
Dear Ms Hall   Thank you for your FOI request, received on 10 August.   You requested:   Could I please have a copy of Stockport's response...
Up to date MAT list
Response by Department for Education to Katie White on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Ms White,   Thank you for your request for information, please find our response attached.   Kind regards,   Education and Skills Funding A...
Dear S.Grove      Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 30/08/2018 . You requested     ·       Which policy with...
Compulsory logo's on school uniform?
Request to Department for Education by Wayne Pearsall. Annotated by David Adcock on .

Awaiting internal review.

Mr Pearsall’s request was very simple, and boilled down to: Can you please confirm whether a school can legally enforce (student to wear uniform with...

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