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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Information regarding Headteachers (Acting/Interim)
Response by Department for Education to Ciara on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Caira  Thank you for your request for information received on 18 October 2018. You requested:   “Would it be possible to have the details o...
GCSE exam board east Leeds high 1996
Response by Department for Education to Mr metcalfe on .

Information not held.

Dear Mr Metcalfe    Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 29 June. Your request was as follows:   I attended East...
Current data for secondary schools
Response by Department for Education to Soo on .

Successful.

Dear Soo I can confirm that your Freedom of Information request in relation to secondary schools was included in the reply that was sent to you on 31...
Dear Nick Roberts, Thank you for you Freedom of Information request (FOI 2017-0013159) received on 08/03/2017 You requested: Dear Department for...
GCSE grades per subject and URN
Response by Department for Education to Dr S Charlesworth on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Dr S. Charlesworth,   Re: GCSE grades per subject and URN   Thank you for your email received on 1^st November 2018, request-529722-391d4...
List Of All Nurseries in the UK
Response by Department for Education to Joshua Wicks on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Joshua Wicks  Thank you for your request for information received on 11 October 2018. You requested:   “Under the Freedom of Information Ac...
Dear  Alexander Please find attached a response. Your correspondence has been allocated reference number 2018-0040120. If you need to respond to u...
Virtual School Head contact details 2018
Response by Department for Education to Chloe Billington on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Chloe Billington    Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 05/10/2018 .   You requested: 'Please could you s...
Dear Mrs Lynch All information requested is released Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 10 September 2018. You requ...
Address of School
Response by Department for Education to Rowland Hintz on .

Partially successful.

Dear Mr Hintz, Thank you for your email dated 17 October 2014 about Edubase. You requested: “Please can you send me a list of all London, Bedfordshire...
Feasibility study for free schools
Response by Department for Education to Andrew Washford on .

Information not held.

    Dear  Mr Washford,       This is a query about a party’s manifesto in relation to the upcoming general election. Therefore, in this ca...
NQT induction following QTS
Response by Department for Education to Brian Harrison on .

Successful.

Dear  Mr Harrison,  Thank you for your correspondence of 18 October 2018 regarding the statutory induction period for newly qualified teachers.  ...
REF: 2018- 0039588 Dear Dr Garcia-Sanchez, Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 5^th October 2018. You requested: A...
Dear Mr Harrison Thank you for your email dated 17 October addressed to the department’s enquiry unit, which contained an enquiry rather than a requ...
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...
Ref: 2018-0040325   Dear Mr Natali,   Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 10 October  2018. You requested inform...
A list of UK nurseries and pre-schools.
Response by Department for Education to Johnathan Harlow on .

Successful.

Dear Mr Harlow,    Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 6 September 2018. You requested “a list of all nurseries and...
Contract with British Youth Council
Response by Department for Education to Huw Sherrard on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Mr Sherrard   Please find attached the response to your FOI request   Thanks, Ollie   Ollie Shortt Commercial Directorate Operat...
Homework in Primary Schools
Response by Department for Education to Karin Siemund on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear  Ms Siemund,  I apologise if you found my original reply confusing. I set out below further clarification on what is in legislation alongside t...
  Dear Mr Hardy   Thank you for your request for information, received on 24 October, which was as follows:     Dear Department for Educat...
Dear Ms Tye, Please find attached a response to your Freedom of Information request. Kind Regards, Standards and Testing Agency Department for...
Dear Lyle,   Thank you very much for your email received on 10^th October 2017, reference number: 2017-0049423, your request was as follows:  ...
Dear Ms Minshull Thank you for your email of 24 May 2017, concerning the department’s internal review of your request for information. You asked h...
BB99 Primary School Compliance
Response by Department for Education to Annaliese Briggs on .

Information not held.

Dear Ms Briggs, Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 9th April. You requested the below information in relation to Buil...
2018 list of UK Multi Academy Trusts
Response by Department for Education to NIcholas Murnin on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Mr Murnin,   Thank you for your request for information, please find our response attached.   Kind regards,   Education and Skills Funding...

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