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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Early Years Advisory Teams
Response by Department for Education to Erica Larsen Burnett on .

Partially successful.

Dear Erica Larsen Burnett, Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 14/05/2018. You requested:     Please could you let...
Dear Mrs Hughes    Thank you for your request for information, received on 14 May 2018, asking for clarification of your legal rights, as a parent...
Home Education Consultation - legal advice
Response by Department for Education to T.L.Jones on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Mr Jones   Thank you for your email, copied below. The department will now arrange for an internal review to be conducted on the basis set ou...
Dear Rebecca Hickman   Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible.   For information; the departmental...
GCSE & A Level results
Response by Department for Education to Ralph Dean on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Ralph Dean   Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible.   For information; the departmental stan...
EYFS review groups
Response by Department for Education to E Bennett on .

Awaiting response.

Dear Mrs Bennett Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental standard for co...
School admissions: summer born children
Response by Department for Education to Rozana Dutton on .

Partially successful.

Dear Ms Dutton Request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 Reference: 2015/0023306 Thank you for your request for information,...
MIS Supplier - Spring 2018 Census Data
Response by Department for Education to Annie Thomas on .

Awaiting classification.

Thank you for contacting the Department for Education. We can confirm that we have received the Freedom of Information request you submitted. We wil...
Salary of Executive Headteacher
Response by Department for Education to C.Kennedy on .

Refused.

FOI 2018-0022322   Dear Mr Kennedy   Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 17th May 2018.   You requested:  ...
Dear  Ellie  Thank you for your request for information received on 31 May 2018. You requested:   “I wish to make a freedom of information reque...
Dear Satnam Darar  Thank you for your request for information received on 15 May 2018. You requested:   “Under the freedom of information act, w...
Number of Pupil Absentee Fines by School Type
Response by Department for Education to Andrew Hooper on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Mr Hooper,   Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 10 May 2018.   You requested:   Concerning pupil absen...
School Information
Response by Department for Education to R Kaur on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Mrs Kaur  Thank you for your request for information received on 14 May 2018. You requested:   “Please provide a list of contact details fo...
Potential rural sixth form suspensions or closures
Response by Department for Education to Simon Bell on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Simon Bell,   Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 10 May 2018. You requested: a)    Under the freedom of info...
HE Children and The EHC Plan
Response by Department for Education to Harley on .

Successful.

Dear  Harley Thank you for your recent email requesting information about elective home education. You set out a list of questions and, without havi...
Email Archive System
Response by Department for Education to B Holbrook on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear B Holbrook    Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 08/04/2018 00:00 .   Please find attached our response to...
EFSA concessionary loaning
Response by Department for Education to Andrew Jolley on .

Awaiting classification.

Thank you for contacting the Department for Education. We can confirm that we have received the Freedom of Information request you submitted. We wil...
Pupil data: security and costs
Response by Department for Education to Jen Persson on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Ms Persson, Ref: 2018-0016544 Thank you for your request, which was originally received 8 March 2018. The request was then re-submitted on th...
Policy/Expert Advisers
Response by Department for Education to David Spencer on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear David,   Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 11/04/2018. Your original request said:   " Within government...
Thank you for contacting the Department for Education. We can confirm that we have received the Freedom of Information request you submitted. We wil...
Dear Martin Vodden  Thank you for your request for information received on 27 March 2017. You requested:   “I would like to make a request to ha...
Dear Mr McDougall    Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 8 May 2018. You requested How many unregistered schools a...
Contact details for Multi-Academy Trusts
Response by Department for Education to Ella Taylor on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Ella Taylor   Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible.   For information; the departmental sta...
School MIS Suppliers Stats
Response by Department for Education to Ella Taylor on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Ella Taylor   Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible.   For information; the departmental sta...
Dear Helen, Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental standard for corresp...

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