16 November 2018 — News story
26 innovative construction projects win share of £22 million to train thousands of workers
26 October 2018 — News story
Landmark package of support announced to help raise aspirations and outcomes for care leavers
25 October 2018 — News story
Government to roll-out more swimming lessons, extra teaching and improved guidance – supported by £320 million PE and Sport Premium.
Apply for Tax-Free Childcare and 30 hours free childcare.
19 September 2018 — Statutory guidance
Statutory guidance for schools and colleges on safeguarding children and safer recruitment.
24 October 2018 — Open consultation
We’re inviting proposals to add activities to the published list.
See all latest documents
Subscribe to feed
The Department for Education is responsible for children’s services and education, including early years, schools, higher and further education policy, apprenticeships and wider skills in England.
DfE is a ministerial department, supported by 18 agencies and public bodies.
Read more about what we do
The Rt Hon
Contact Form: General enquiries
0370 000 2288
0161 600 1332
The national helpline is open between Monday and Friday, 9am to 5pm, although you may get a quicker answer by calling between 9am and 10am, or between 4pm and 5pm.
020 7340 7264
If you are concerned about extremism in a school or organisation that works with children, or if you think a child might be at risk of extremism, contact our helpline.Open Monday to Friday from 9am to 6pm (excluding bank holidays).
020 7783 8300
Telephone: Alana Afflick
07469 413 560
FOI contact form
Please note, we receive a large volume of requests asking for lists of contact details for schools, which are available from our 'Get information about schools' service.
Read about the types of information we routinely publish in our Publication scheme. Our Personal information charter explains how we treat your personal information. Read our policy on Social media use.
Don’t include personal or financial information like your National Insurance number or credit card details.
To help us improve GOV.UK, we’d like to know more about your visit today. We’ll send you a link to a feedback form. It will take only 2 minutes to fill in. Don’t worry we won’t send you spam or share your email address with anyone.