Education and Skills Funding Agency

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What the Education and Skills Funding Agency does

The ESFA brings together the former responsibilities of the Education Funding Agency (EFA) and Skills Funding Agency (SFA) to create a single agency accountable for funding education and skills for children, young people and adults.

ESFA is an executive agency, sponsored by the Department for Education.

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Documents

Policy papers and consultations

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Transparency and freedom of information releases

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Our management

Interim Chief Executive, Education and Skills Funding Agency
Director, Academies and Maintained Schools, ESFA
Director, Further Education, ESFA
Director, Apprenticeships, ESFA
Director, Provider Market Oversight, ESFA
Director, Professional and Technical Education, ESFA
Director, Funding Directorate, ESFA
Director, Customer Experience, Digital and Data, ESFA

Contact ESFA

General enquiries

Ministerial and Public Communications Division
Department for Education
Piccadilly Gate
Store Street
Manchester
M1 2WD

United Kingdom

Subject access requests and other information rights requests

Our Personal Information Charter details what data Department for Education (DfE) and Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) holds about you and how to request a copy of your personal information, or how to tell us if you think the information we hold about you is wrong.

You must contact education/childcare providers directly to request personal information collected by schools and other education establishments.

Please note, you can obtain contact details for schools from Get Information About Schools.

Get help with apprenticeships

Our opening times are 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday. You can call, email or use our webchat on the apprenticeship service.

Make an FOI request

  1. Read about the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and how to make a request.
  2. Check our previous releases to see if we’ve already answered your question.
  3. Make a new request by contacting us using the details below.

Freedom of information (FOI) requests

Ministerial and Public Communications Division
Department for Education
Piccadilly Gate
Store Street
Manchester
M1 2WD
United Kingdom

Corporate information

Jobs and contracts