Local authority schools in the UK

Georgia Lockett made this Freedom of Information request to Department for Education

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Dear Department for Education,

Please may I request a list of all local authority schools within the UK?

Yours faithfully,
Georgia Lockett

ACCOUNT, Unmonitored, Department for Education

Thank you for contacting the Department for Education. We can confirm that
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We will respond to you within 20 working days.


ACCOUNT, Unmonitored, Department for Education

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 local authority schools within the


I have dealt with your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.


Under section 21 of the Act, the department is not required to provide
information in response to a request if it is already reasonably
accessible to you. This response provides you with further guidance to
locate this information.

A series of files which include data about schools and academies in
England are available to download from the Get Information about Schools
(GIAS) website. These files are updated each day and can be accessed here:

Further information on the terms used within this extract can be found in
the Get Information about Schools glossary:


The Department for Education is responsible for education and children’s
services in England. The department does not hold information for
educational establishments in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. This
information may be available using the following links:


Scotland [3]http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Br...

Wales [4]http://gov.wales/statistics-and-research...

Northern [5]http://www.deni.gov.uk/


The information supplied to you continues to be protected by copyright.
You are free to use it for your own purposes, including for private study
and non-commercial research, and for any other purpose authorised by an
exception in current copyright law. Documents (except photographs) can be
also used in the UK without requiring permission for the purposes of news
reporting. Any other re-use, for example commercial publication, would
require the permission of the copyright holder.


Most documents produced by the Department for Education will be protected
by Crown Copyright. Most Crown copyright information can be re-used under
the Open Government Licence
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information about the OGL and about re-using Crown Copyright information
please see The National Archives website


Copyright in other documents may rest with a third party. For information
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If you have any queries about this letter please contact me. Please
remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.


If you are unhappy with the way your request has been handled, you should
make a complaint to the Department by writing to me within two calendar
months of the date of this letter.  Your complaint will be considered by
an independent review panel, who were not involved in the original
consideration of your request. 


If you are not content with the outcome of your complaint to the
Department, you may then contact the Information Commissioner’s Office. 

Your correspondence has been allocated reference number 2017-0058197. If
you need to respond to us, please visit:
[9]https://www.education.gov.uk/contactus and quote your reference number.
Yours sincerely

Graham Devonshire 

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