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The DCSF web site was http://www.dcsf.gov.uk.
The Department for Children, Schools and Families was one of three new government departments set up by the then Prime Minister (of the UK) on 28 June 2007; the others are the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (DIUS) and the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (DBERR), later merged into the Department of Business Innovation and Skills.
It has lasted less than three years.
Change of name to DfE
(announcement of 12 May 2010)
DCSF is to be placed in the new (since 12 May) Department for Education - http://www.education.gov.uk