Form to nominate exceptional teachers for an appreciation letter at retirement from the Secretary of State for Education.


Nomination form for retirement letter

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Nomination form for retirement letter

MS Word Document, 67.7KB

Instructions for nominating a retiring teacher for letter of thanks

PDF, 116KB, 2 pages


This guidance is for:

  • headteachers
  • teachers
  • governing bodies
  • dioceses
  • local authorities

Submit your nomination form at least 12 weeks before you need to present the letter to the teacher.

Send completed nomination forms to:

Teachers’ Pension Policy Team

Department for Education
Bishopsgate House


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Published 22 April 2012
Last updated 23 March 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated nomination guidance and form.

  2. First published.