This study will examine whether the Department for Education is improving the financial sustainability of schools.
Education and skills
This investigation sets out how the Department for Education set up and implemented the free school meals voucher scheme.
2 Dec 2020
Towards the end of March 2020, as part of the measures taken to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic, schools closed to all pupils except vulnerable children and children of key workers. Some year groups returned to school in June, but most children did not return until September 2020. Therefore, for several months the majority of pupils … Read more
This report focuses on the financial sustainability of further education and sixth-form colleges.
16 Sep 2020
Supporting disadvantaged families through free early education and childcare entitlements in England
This report examines whether the Department for Education is supporting disadvantaged families effectively through free early education and childcare entitlements.
13 Mar 2020
This investigation builds on our previous work and sets out the facts about the university technical colleges programme.
30 Oct 2019
The NAO is publishing a suite of Departmental Overviews, one for each government department and a selection of cross-government issues, to assist House of Commons Select Committees and Members of Parliament.
28 Oct 2019
This report assesses how well pupils with special educational needs and disabilities are being supported.
11 Sep 2019
The C&AG has qualified his audit opinion on the Department for Education consolidated annual report and accounts 2018 to 2019.
23 Jul 2019
The C&AG has reported on the Academy schools sector in England Consolidated annual report and accounts.
23 Jul 2019