Reporting year 2024

Serious incident notifications

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, Families and Wellbeing
  • Minister for the School System and Student Finance
  • Special Advisor, Schools, Children and Families
  • Special Advisor, Skills, Higher Education and Further Education
  • Special Advisor, Social Media and Digital Communications
  • Special Advisor, Parliamentary and Communications
  • Permanent Secretary
  • Director General, Families
  • Director General, Strategy
  • Director, Children's Social Care Strategy and Care System (2)
  • Director, Children's Social Care - Safeguarding and Workforce
  • Chief Social Worker for Children and Families
  • Deputy Director, Child Protection Safeguarding
  • Deputy Director, Children's Social Care Workforce
  • Deputy Director, Looked-after Children Placements
  • Deputy Director, Children Residential Placements (2)
  • Deputy Director, Children's Social Care Improvement and Intervention for Regions Group (2)
  • Deputy Director, Serious Incidents, National Panel and Multi Agency (2)
  • Grade 6, Safeguarding Policy (2)
  • Grade 6, Child Protection Policy
  • Team Leader, Serious Incidents, System Learning and Panel Sponsorship Unit
  • Chief Analyst and Director, SARDIS & Strategic Data Transformation
  • Deputy Head of Profession for Statistics and Section Head, Statistics Services Unit 
  • Lead Analyst, Children’s Social Care Analysis and Research
  • Head of News, News and Social Media 
  • Chief Media Officer
  • Senior Media Officer
  • Media Officer
  • Specialist Adviser, Cross-remit Safeguarding, Ofsted
  • Principal Officer, Safeguarding Social Care Regulation and Inspection, Ofsted
  • Data and Insight, Ofsted
  • Panel Chair, National Safeguarding Practice Review Panel
  • Panel Member, National Safeguarding Practice Review Panel
  • Head of Communications, National Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel Secretariat