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.
This release gives information on children accommodated in secure children's homes by gender, age, length of stay and type of placement.
Article on GOV.UK06 June 2013
This statistical first release (SFR) reports on absence in primary, secondary and special schools, city technology colleges and academies during the 2011/12 school year.
Article on GOV.UK19 March 2013
This statistical first release reports on pupil absence from schools in England in autumn term 2012.
Article on GOV.UK23 May 2013
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.