This snapshot, taken on
, shows web content acquired for preservation by The National Archives. External links, forms and search may not work in archived websites and contact details are likely to be out of date.
The UK Government Web Archive does not use cookies but some may be left in your browser from archived websites.
Essential maintenance work is being carried out on the UK Government Web Archive. This should not affect access, but in the event that it does, we will resolve it as soon as possible. We apologise for any inconvenience this might cause.
Please email if you require any assistance.

Increase contrast

Default colours

Welcome to Schools

This section of the site contains a range of information and resources for the schools workforce.

In the news

  • Michael Gove to the Durand Academy

    The Secretary of State talks about the making of an 'educational underclass'

    Speech  Michael Gove, 01 September 2011

  • More than 160,000 disabled children now enjoy short breaks

    The number of disabled children receiving short breaks more than doubled between April 2008 and March 2011, with increases in every area of the country. The findings are published today in a report by Together for Disabled Children (TDC), commissioned by the Government.

    News  26 August 2011

  • Nick Gibb congratulates GCSE students

    Congratulations from Nick Gibb to the GCSE students collecting their exam results today.

    News  25 August 2011

New 'Compare school' tool
 Social media links Department for Education on Flickr Department for Education on twitter Department for Education on YouTube Department for Education on facebook
Free schools - Hear from proposersAcademies - Register your interestSchools White Paper