Department for Children, Schools and Families

Department for Children, Schools and Families

Our purpose

The Department for Children, Schools and Families leads work across Government to ensure that all children and young people:

  • stay healthy and safe
  • secure an excellent education and the highest possible standards of achievement
  • enjoy their childhood
  • make a positive contribution to society and the economy
  • have lives full of opportunity, free from the effects of poverty

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The PM and Ed Balls launch the Children's Plan [opens in a new window]