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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Autumn-17 census - MIS supplier
Response by Department for Education to Jamie on .

Successful.

Thank you for your email dated 12 December about the school census. You wrote: ‘I would like to see a breakdown of which Software is used by schools...
Thank you for contacting the Department for Education. We can confirm that we have received the Freedom of Information request you submitted. We wil...
OfS Board Appointments
Response by Department for Education to Ollie on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Ollie Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental standard for correspo...
A list of all the Colleges in the UK
Response by Department for Education to Toby Ball on .

Delayed.

Dear Toby Ball  Thank you for your request for information received on 23 November 2017. You requested:   “I would like to have a list of all th...
Schools using BPO services
Response by Department for Education to Annie Thomas on .

Awaiting response.

Dear Ms Thomas Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental standard for corr...
A-level grade combinations
Response by Department for Education to David Dinsmore on .

Awaiting response.

Dear Mr Dinsmore Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental standard for co...
Dear Arn H Please find a response attached. Kind regards ESFA Enquiry Service Arn H Sent via email: [FOI #449469 email] 2 January 201...
Multi Academy Trusts
Response by Department for Education to Mr C. F. Hamilton on .

Awaiting response.

Dear Mr Hamilton Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental standard for co...
Approved/Outstanding Academies
Response by Department for Education to Mr C. F. Hamilton on .

Awaiting response.

Dear Mr Hamilton Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental standard for co...
Dealings with CPE-PEN
Response by Department for Education to Simon Webb on .

Awaiting response.

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 Mr Ratcliffe,   Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 28/11/2017 00:00.   Please find attached our response t...
Didsbury C of E Free School
Response by Department for Education to maire redmond on .

Partially successful.

Dear Ms Redmond, Thank you for your email dated 24 September about Free Schools Enquiries. I can confirm that a response to your request for informatio...
  Dear Brian   Thank you for your email of 11 December, addressed to the department’s enquiry unit about maximum tuition fee caps in 2018/19 for...
Dear Lindsay,   Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 25 November. You have requested a range of information and respo...
Dear Mr King Please find a response attached. Kind regards ESFA Enquiry Service     Education and Skills Funding Agency 53-55 Butts Road Ear...
Impact studies concerning UK's exit from EU
Response by Department for Education to Mark Edwards 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...
WEEE and DPA Compliance
Response by Department for Education to Mr J Evans on .

Awaiting response.

Thank you for contacting the Department for Education. We can confirm that we have received the Freedom of Information request you submitted. We wil...
Book bannings
Response by Department for Education to G Webber on .

Awaiting response.

Thank you for contacting the Department for Education. We can confirm that we have received the Freedom of Information request you submitted. We wil...
National Schools Commissioner
Response by Department for Education to Philip Kerridge on .

Successful.

Dear Mr Kerridge,   Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 5 November 2017. You requested “I want to contact the nation...
Dear Mr Straw      Thank you for your request of 24 November 2017 for the department to carry out an internal review of our handling of your FOI...
Timeline for release of costs of academy transfers
Response by Department for Education to J Downs on .

Partially successful.

Dear Ms Downs    Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 27 November 2017. You requested:     I should be grateful i...
Ofsted results for schools in selective areas
Response by Department for Education to Joanne Bartley on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Joanne,   Thank you very much for your email received on 7^th December 2017, reference number: FOI 2017-0056358, your request was as follows:...
Local authority schools in the UK
Response by Department for Education to Georgia Lockett on .

Partially successful.

Dear Ms Lockett  Thank you for your request for information received on 07 December 2017. You requested:   “Please may I request a list of all l...
List of all Multi Academy Trusts
Response by Department for Education to Jenni Ward on .

Awaiting classification.

Thank you for your recent correspondence, please find attached our response for your attention     Your correspondence has been allocated refere...
EFA Contractors Framework
Response by Department for Education to Nathan Reid on .

Successful.

Dear Mr Reid      Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 21 November 2017. You requested:   The following request...

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