UK schools - email address list

Gerard Strong made this Freedom of Information request to Department for Education

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Dear Department for Education,

Please can you send me a excel list of all UK schools, with their name, email address, address, other contact details, website, name of the head teacher, headteacher email address, and phase of education.

Yours faithfully,

Gerard Strong

Department for Education

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Thank you for your request for information received on 11 April 2015. You requested:

“Please can you send me a excel list of all UK schools, with their name, email address, address, other contact details, website, name of the head teacher, headteacher email address, and phase of education.”

I have dealt with your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and a copy of the information as held by the Department as at 05 May 2015 is attached.

I have prepared for you a csv file that contains –

A standard extract of all Educational establishments (including, LA Maintained, Independent, Academies, CTCs, Free Schools, Studio Schools Further Education and Higher Education) in England with addresses, Head Teacher details, school email addresses and telephone number where available.

At present the Department does not hold individual Head Teacher or school staff email information, and for this reason we have supplied you with the school email address where possible.

The extract can be sorted to your own requirements by Phase of Education (primary, secondary etc.) or Type of Establishment (academy, free school, community school, etc.). Further information on these and other terms used within this extract can be found in the EduBase 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:



Northern Ireland

As part of the data extract we have included the school Unique Reference Number (URN) so that if you require further information on any particular school record please go to<> where you will be able to view more information.

If you have any further issues or queries please do not hesitate to contact the EduBase helpdesk using the feedback form:

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 ( For information about the OGL and about re-using Crown Copyright information please see The National Archives website - .

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.

Graham Devonshire.
Education Data Division.

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