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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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...
Sugar tax funds
Response by Department for Education to Mike Ashley 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...
Thank you for contacting the Department for Education. We can confirm that we have received the Freedom of Information request you submitted. We wil...
Academy schools judge inadequate and without a new trust
Response by Department for Education to Craig Arden on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Craig Arden,   Thank you for your request for information (FOI 2018-0041501), which was received on 19/10/2018. You requested: Please may I...
Dear Ellie Seddon, Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental standard fo...
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 UK schools with details
Response by Department for Education to Nigel Scarfe on .

Awaiting response.

Dear Mr Scarfe Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental standard for corr...
Dear Mr Phillips,   Secondary school PGCE trainees   Thank you for your request, reference number: 2018-0041399. Your request was as follows:...
CCTV audio and visual recording in classrooms
Response by Department for Education to Pippa King on .

Awaiting response.

    Dear Pippa King   Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental st...
Current Complete UK Schools List
Response by Department for Education to Claudine Chapman 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...
UK Schools - Email address list
Response by Department for Education to Ella Taylor on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Ella Taylor  Thank you for your request for information received on 20 November 2018. You requested:   “Please can you send me an Excel lis...
List of boys' and girls' secondary schools in England
Response by Department for Education to Rachel Brierley on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Rachel Brierley  Thank you for your request for information received on 16 November 2018. You requested:   “Please could you provide me wit...
Dear Mr Goodacre,   Thank you for your correspondence, which was received on 15 November.   You responded:   ‘I am disappointed that the in...
Capacity of Independent schools
Response by Department for Education to Harley on .

Successful.

Dear Harley   Thank you for contacting the department regarding independent schools that may have made changes without prior approval by this depa...
Haringey Involve Parent Carer Forum
Response by Department for Education to S.Leveson on .

Awaiting internal review.

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...
Names of free schools in temporary accommodation
Request to Department for Education by J Downs. Annotated by J Downs on .

Successful.

I've written about this here: http://www.localschoolsnetwork.org.uk/2018/11/exclusive-one-quarter-of-free-schools-are-in-temporary-accommodation
List of email addresses for schools in london
Response by Department for Education to siamak karimzadeh-fernandes on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Siamak Karimzadeh-Fernandes  Thank you for your email of 19 November about school recruitment. It may be helpful if I explain that recruitment...
Free school meals data
Response by Department for Education to Lauren Snell on .

Withdrawn by the requester.

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...
Universal Free School meals statistics per school
Response by Department for Education to Paul on .

Partially successful.

Dear Paul Evans  Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 03/07/2017. You requested:   "Following the confirmation of w...
All Multi Academy Trusts
Response by Department for Education to Tamrarind Saunders 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...
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...
Asbestos responses in the schools condition survey
Response by Department for Education to Lucie Stephens on .

Awaiting response.

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...
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...
Thank you for contacting the Department for Education. We can confirm that we have received the Freedom of Information request you submitted. We wil...

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