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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Value of loans to academies
Request to Department for Education by J Downs. Annotated by J Downs on .

Partially successful.

I have written about this here: http://www.localschoolsnetwork.org.uk/2018/05/exclusive-16m-lent-to-academies-to-achieve-financial-stability-in-201617-...
Manchester Creative minutes
Response by Department for Education to Andrew Jolley on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Andrew Jolley    Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 27/03/2018 00:00 . This is the third and final email enc...
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....
Thank you for contacting the Department for Education. We can confirm that we have received the Freedom of Information request you submitted. We wil...
Funding agreement of Cumberland School London
Response by Department for Education to Chester Yang on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Chester Yang  Thank you for your request for information, which we received on 24 April 2018. You requested:       ·         The Funding...
Academy Order Issued
Response by Department for Education to Victoria on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Victoria Scherer,   Thank you for your request for information, which we received on 27 April 2018.   You requested confirmation that an...
Dear Cath   The data that we provided you contains the wording that is currently held in our data systems.   To assist I have manually amended...
School List England and Wales
Response by Department for Education to Emma Darby on .

Successful.

Dear Emma Darby  Thank you for your request for information received on 06 August 2017. You requested:   “Under the freedom of information act c...
School Complaints
Response by Department for Education to Raising Voices on .

Awaiting classification.

FAO Raising Voices I refer to your request for information made under the Freedom of Information Act (2000), which we received on 30 April 2018. You...
Contact Details for Sixth Form Schools in the UK
Response by Department for Education to Paula Carter on .

Awaiting classification.

Dr Ms Carter Please find attached response to your recent FOI enquiry. Yours sincerely Fran Smith on behalf of the FE Briefing Hub  ...
Dear Chester Yang, Thank you for your request for information (FOI 2018-0018885), which was received on 24/04/2018.  You requested: Under the fr...
Dear Janet Downs    Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 18/04/2018. You requested:   Approved free school applic...
Free School Meal Changes
Response by Department for Education to Paula Williams on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Ms Williams      Thank you for your request for information, which we received on 16 March. I apologise for the delay in responding. You re...
Hi Rob   I would be most grateful if you could confirm receipt of this email, as I am unsure if you received the original response.   Thank yo...
Student maintenance overpayments
Response by Department for Education to Dan Gibney on .

Successful.

Dear Mr Gibney  Thank you for your enquiry of 25 April, regarding student maintenance loan overpayments. On this occasion, I have been asked to repl...
Independent faith schools in England
Response by Department for Education to J Brady 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...
Email addresses for schools
Response by Department for Education to Jamie on .

Successful.

Dear Jamie, Thank you for your email dated 12 February 2014 about Edubase. You requested: “Dear Department for Education, Could you please let me have...
Dear Mr Twynholm,    Thank you for your request for information on the average capital costs of establishing new Free Primary Schools, received on...
Which software schools use to return census data
Response by Department for Education to Hamzah H on .

Partially successful.

Thank you for your email dated 07 June about the school census. You wrote: “I would like to see a breakdown of which software's are used by schools...
Academies
Response by Department for Education to Anna on .

Successful.

Dear Ms Ruddick, Thank you for your email dated 13 December 2013 about Edubase. You requested: "I would be most grateful if you could please send me a...
School information
Response by Department for Education to David Hickinbottom on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear David Thank you for your request for information received on 02 May 2018. You requested:   “Please can you send me a excel list of all UK s...
Details of Head teachers
Response by Department for Education to Robin Stretton on .

Partially successful.

Dear Robin Stretton  Thank you for your request for information received on 03 April 2018. You requested:   “Can you please send me a list of al...
IDSR reports for York schools
Response by Department for Education to Rupert Burgess on .

Information not held.

Dear Rupert Thank you for your email. IDSRs are produced by Ofsted, not DfE. IDSRs are disclosive when based on small cohorts but if you get in touc...
FOI 2018-00017451 Dear Ms Starbuck Braidley,     Thank you for  your request for information about progression to leadership positions which w...
Good afternoon Brad   The csv file sent under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 contains a standard extract of all education establishments in E...

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