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 Natasha Phillips    "Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 21/06/2018 00:00 . You requested, “a breakdown of the...
Teacher and Leadership Innovation Fund Round 2
Response by Department for Education to AJ on .

Long overdue.

Dear AJ,   Reference No: 2018-0023851   I am writing in response to your Freedom of Information request, which was received on 30^th May 2018,...
School Exclusions Review 2018
Response by Department for Education to N. Haughey on .

Refused.

Dear N Haughey    Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 9 July 2018. Your requests stated: ·       Since the deadlin...
Data request
Response by Department for Education to Ally Johnson 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...
Dear Mr Bowen    Thank you for your request for information, which was received on Thursday 19 July.   You requested:   "Release the free...
Dear Mr Murray  Thank you for your request for information received on 01 November 2017. You requested:   “Please can you send me the most recen...
KS2-KS4 National Progress Data for SEN Students
Response by Department for Education to Rowland Speller on .

Partially successful.

Dear Rowland, RE: National Progress Data for SEN Students Thank you for your email received on 24th March 2016, reference number: 2016-0015783. Your...
Children Looked After in Wales
Response by Department for Education to Sabine K McNeill on .

Refused.

Dear Ms McNeil,   Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 16th September 2016 (Ref 2016-0056305). You requested: “Data...
Dear Mr O'Regan  Thank you for your request for information received on 08 April 2016. You requested: “Please send me a list of schools of all levels...
Thank you for contacting the Department for Education. We can confirm that we have received the Freedom of Information request you submitted. We wil...
Spend data over £500 for October to December 2017
Response by Department for Education to Spend Network on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear  Helen McNally, Your correspondence has been allocated reference number 2018-0029776. If you need to respond to us, please visit: [1]https://ww...
Dear David Blackwell    Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 11 July 2018. You requested: “A list of schools (all...
"Drop out" rates from 6th Form Colleges
Response by Department for Education to Clare Newell on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Clare,   Re: Registered on Level 3 Courses (A Level, B Tec, C Tec etc) Courses   Thank you very much for your email received on 13^rd July...
UK Council for Child Internet Safety
Response by Department for Education to P. John on .

Information not held.

Thank you for contacting the Department for Education. We can confirm that we have received the Freedom of Information request you submitted. We wil...
Visits to early years settings by the children's minister
Response by Department for Education to Sue Cowley on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Sue Cowley   Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 10^th July 2018.  You requested “a list of early years setti...
Dear Ms Thind I am writing to thank you for your further email of 20 July relating to school attendance. With reference to your question about sch...
Dear Mr Harrison    Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 14/06/2018 00:00 .   Please find attached our response t...
I would like to see a breakdown of which software has been used by schools & MATs to return the school census to the department e.g. their MIS sup...
Dear Marina Dussek  Thank you for your request for information received on 27 June 2018. You requested:   “On the current edubase excel document...
Local councils outsourcing education services
Response by Department for Education to Joanna on .

Partially successful.

Dear Joanna I refer to your request for information received on 6 July. You requested:   “a list of all local councils in England and the statu...
Draft EHE guidelines consultation
Response by Department for Education to Jenny Aranha on .

Successful.

Dear Ms Aranha   Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 18 June. You requested:   1. Over what time period were the...
Ofsted URN and DfE URN
Response by Department for Education to Alex Dranfild on .

Successful.

Dear Alex Dranfild  Thank you for your request for information received on 20 June 2018. You requested:   “Could you please explain what is the...
Dear Ms Doran  Thank you for your request for information received on 28 July 2018. You requested:   “Please could you forward me a list of ALL...
Dear Ms Townshend   Thank you for your FOI request dated 25 June. You requested:   Elective Home Education (EHE) is a legal alternative to scho...
School contact details for Leeds and Bradford.
Response by Department for Education to Richie Halls on .

Partially successful.

Dear Mr Halls  Thank you for your request for information received on 02 March 2018. You requested:   “Please could you provide contact details...

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