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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  Dear Mr Grindrod   Ref: 2017-0032656   Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 4 July 2017. You requested:  ...
Re: A Previous request made in January 2017
Response by Department for Education to Joseph Chalmers on .

Partially successful.

Dear  Chalmers  You are correct in saying that the department does not hold records on whether there is any Fabian Society activity or a presence wi...
Dear Mr Hindess Thank you for your email of 23 May 2018, concerning the School Complaints Unit's response to your previous request for information....
Dear Ms Heald, Thank you for your email dated 24 October 2014 about EduBase. You requested: “I would be very grateful if you could provide a list of al...
Reason for refusal of free school
Response by Department for Education to Tracy Calvert on .

Refused.

Dear Ms Calvert, Thank you for your email dated 3 August about why the application for Crindledyke CofE Primary School was refused. I have dealt wit...
Specialist Leaders of Education
Response by Department for Education to Hitesh on .

Partially successful.

 Dear Mr/Ms Hitesh   Thank you for your email dated 07 May 2014 about Specialist Leaders of Education (SLEs). I would like the following informati...
Gender division of achievement in Swindon
Response by Department for Education to Lewis Forthide on .

Long overdue.

Thank you for contacting the Department for Education. We can confirm that we have received the Freedom of Information request you submitted. We wil...
New schools
Response by Department for Education to David Aldwinckle on .

Information not held.

Dear Mr Aldwinckle,  Thank you for your email of 31 January about building projects due for tender. This has been forwarded to the capital team in t...
Dear Mr Brown   Thank you for your FOI request, which was received on 29 July. You requested:   I have been in correspondence with Local Autho...
Multi Academy Trust information 2018
Response by Department for Education to Claire Wells on .

Partially successful.

IRIS Ref: 2018-0032877   CRM Ref: ENQ-279855-S0D2Q7   Dear Ms Wells   Freedom of Information Request   I refer to your request for info...
Nursery List for UK
Response by Department for Education to Samuel Adjei on .

Long overdue.

Thank you for contacting the Department for Education. We can confirm that we have received the Freedom of Information request you submitted. We wil...
Revoking of Academy Orders
Response by Department for Education to Sylvia Mundy on .

Successful.

Dear Sylvia Mundy,   I am writing to you in relation to FOI (2018-0031234). On 21^st of August you requested an internal review of the case, stati...
Dear A.E. The legal framework around child protection, the Children Act 1989 and statutory guidance Working together to safeguard children (2018), d...
Ofsted results for schools in selective areas
Response by Department for Education to Joanne Bartley on .

Partially successful.

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:...
Failed inspections due to safeguarding
Response by Department for Education to Luke Shine on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Luke Shine,   Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 15 August 2018. You requested: “Under the freedom of inform...
SKE Numbers by Provider
Response by Department for Education to Adrian Loughrey on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Adrian Loughrey  Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 31 July 2018. You requested: - The total amount of funded...
Multi Academy Trusts in London
Response by Department for Education to Naranee Ruthra-Rajan on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Ms Ruthra-Rajan,   Thank you for your request for information, please find our response attached.   Kind regards,   Education and Skills Fu...
List of schools and academies with their specialty
Response by Department for Education to William Montgomery on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear William Montgomery,   Thank you for your Freedom of Information request regarding schools with a specialism. I have dealt with this request u...
First Class Travel
Response by Department for Education to Andrew Brown on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Andrew, Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental standard for corres...
Senior Civil Servant Pay
Response by Department for Education to Mike Ashley on .

Awaiting classification.

  Dear Mr Ashley Thank you for your recent email. You asked the following: Under the Freedom of Information Act can you provide me with the fol...
Dear Ella   Thank you for your email dated 07 August 2018 about the school census. You wrote:   ‘I would like to see a breakdown of which soft...
Dear  Susannah Wilkinson, Thank you for your email of 30^th May 2018 requesting an internal review of the Department for Education's handling of you...
University Learning & Support Department
Response by Department for Education to christina wilkie on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Christina Wilkie    Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 24/07/2018 00:00 .   Please find attached our respo...
The 'My Dangerous Loverboy' educational film
Response by Department for Education to David Webster on .

Partially successful.

Dear Mr Webster,   Thank you for your request for information, which we received on 17 June. You requested the release of documents relating to th...
Dear Ms Mander-O’Beirne I am writing to thank you for your further email of 4 August relating to your FOI request. I was sorry to read that you ar...

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