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This section pulls together new and current research and evaluation projects, research centres, publications and data from a range of sites, making it easier to compare a selection of individual schools and to see all the information in one place.
Information about children’s social workers employed by local authorities as at 30 September 2013.
Article on GOV.UK06 March 2014
Local authority and school expenditure on education, children's and young people's services, in the financial year 2012 to 2013.
Article on GOV.UK28 February 2014
Information on the numbers of children referred to and assessed by children's social services for the year ending March 2013.
Article on GOV.UK27 February 2014
The Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills (Ofsted) Survey Reports.
Access to statistics regarding education and skills in your local area.
The latest official statistical publications from the Department.
Access to details of research projects funded by the Department for Education (DfE), as well as projects previously undertaken by the Department for Children, Schools and Families and the Department for Education and Skills.
Offers access to an up-to-date database of educational establishments across England and Wales.
Information, advice and guidance on how statistical data is collected and used by the Department.
Access information on the systems in place that enable schools and local authorities to transfer data safely and securely between themselves, the Department and other public bodies.
The National pupil database (NPD) holds a wide range of information about pupils who attend schools and colleges in England.