Reporting year 2022

Education provision: children under 5 years of age

Pre-release access list


Besides Department for Education (DfE) professional and production staff, the following post holders were given pre-release access up to 24 hours before release.

  • Secretary of State for Education
  • Minister for Children and Families
  • Minister for the School System
  • Special Adviser on schools, early years, and children’s services
  • Communication Special Adviser 
  • Permanent Secretary
  • Director General, Children’s Services, Communications & Strategy Group
  • Director, School Food and Teaching Regulation Directorate
  • Deputy Directors (2), Early Years Strategy & Entitlements
  • Grade 6, Childcare Entitlements Unit
  • Grade 6, Early Years Funding
  • Senior Executive Officer, Early Years Funding
  • Grade 6, Early Years Setting Quality
  • Grade 6s (2), Early Years Workforce Unit
  • Grade 6, Early Years Recruitment and Retention
  • Grade 7, Early Years Education and Entitlements
  • Grade 7, Family Hubs and Early Years Interventions
  • Grade 7, Two-Year-Old Entitlement Team
  • Senior Executive Officer, Two-Year-Old Entitlement Team
  • Grade 7, Early Years Markets and Sufficiency Unit
  • Grade 7, Early Years Markets and Affordability
  • Grade 7, Early Years Workforce Development
  • Senior Executive Officer, 30 Hours Team
  • Director and Chief Statistician, Data Directorate
  • Deputy Director and Deputy Head of Profession for Statistics, Data Insight and Statistics Division
  • Deputy Director, Families Analysis Division
  • Grade 6, Early Years and Deprivation Analysis and Research Unit
  • Grade 7, Chief Media Officer
  • Higher Executive Officer, Media Officer