Catalogue description Department of Education and Science: Schools I Branch: Registered Files (S Series)

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Details of ED 207
Reference: ED 207
Title: Department of Education and Science: Schools I Branch: Registered Files (S Series)

Registered files of the Department of Education and Science Schools I Branch containing information on most aspects of primary and secondary education with specific reference to schools.

Particular subjects include, the introduction of comprehensive education, the department's reaction to Lady Plowden's Report on children and their primary schools, and its relationship with independent schools, complaints from parents about placement and availability of school places, bullying and ethnic problems as well as more routine files dealing with the provision and maintenance of school buildings.

The majority of files in the series relate to individual schools.

This series was introduced in 1966 replacing the existing S series, which continued to be in use simultaneously until 1970.

Date: 1966-2002
Related material:

This series continues the series transferred into ED 147

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: S file series
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

Department for Education, 1992-1995

Department for Education and Employment, 1995-2001

Department of Education and Science, Schools Branch 1, 1973-1992

Physical description: 557 file(s)
Access conditions: Open unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:

From 1994 Department for Education

Selection and destruction information: Only those files in the series which resulted in the development of policy have been selected for permanent preservation.
Accruals: Series is accruing.

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