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Transparency and freedom of information releases

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Department for Education (DfE)

  1. Free schools and UTCs: successful applications

    Details of successful applications for free schools and university technical colleges (UTCs) in the pre-opening stage.

  2. Local authority interactive tool (LAIT)

    An interactive spreadsheet for comparing data about children and young people across all local authorities in England.

  3. DfE and executive agency spend over £25,000: 2019 to 2020

    Spending over £25,000 by the Department for Education (DfE) and its executive agencies during the financial year 2019 to 2020.

  4. Department for Education: exceptions to spending controls

    Reports on DfE exceptions to government spending controls.

  5. New school proposals

    Lists of local authorities seeking academy and free school proposers, and of all academies and free schools already set up.

  6. DfE: special advisers' gifts, hospitality and meetings, 2019

    Data on gifts and hospitality received by Department for Education special advisers, and meetings they attended with senior media figures.

  7. DfE: ministerial gifts, hospitality, travel and meetings, 2019

    Data on gifts that Department for Education ministers gave and received, their external meetings and any overseas travel.

  8. Senior DfE officials' travel and hospitality: 2019 to 2020

    Travel and hospitality data for senior civil servants at the Department for Education (DfE) for the financial year 2019 to 2020.

  9. Permanent Secretary's meetings with external organisations: 2019

    Details of the Department for Education Permanent Secretary's meetings.

  10. Teaching schools and system leadership: reports

    The number of system leaders working in and across schools in the United Kingdom.

  11. DfE monthly workforce management information: 2019 to 2020

    Staff numbers and costs for the Department for Education (DfE) group for the financial year 2019 to 2020.

  12. British schools overseas: inspection reports for accredited schools

    Inspection reports for British schools overseas that meet DfE accreditation standards and that are registered on Get information about schools (GIAS).

  13. DfE and executive agency ePCS spend over £500: 2019 to 2020

    Spending by electronic purchasing card solution (ePCS) over £500 in the 2019 to 2020 financial year.

  14. Teachers' pension scheme payments: 2019 to 2020

    Teachers' pension scheme payments made on behalf of the Department for Education (DfE) in the 2019 to 2020 financial year.

  15. List of schools by EBacc language entry

    A list of mainstream state-funded schools and their English Baccalaureate (EBacc) language entry.

  16. Early adopters of relationships education, relationships and sex education (RSE) and health education

    A list of schools who registered their interest to voluntarily introduce the new subjects during the 2019-20 academic year.

  17. Open academies, free schools, studio schools and UTCs

    Information on all academies, free schools, studio schools and university technical colleges (UTCs) open in England, and those in the process of opening.

  18. Academy sponsor list

    Details of approved academy sponsors.

  19. English proficiency: pupils with English as additional language

    Analysis of school census data on the English proficiency of pupils with English as an additional language (EAL).

  20. Common basic data set (CBDS): requests for change (RFC) 2020

    Completed RFCs that we'll make to the CBDS during 2020, including details of the change and the reasons for the request.