Retiring teachers: nomination form for official letter of thanks

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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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:

School Employment Division

Level 1
Department for Education
Bishopsgate House


Published 22 April 2012
Last updated 17 October 2016 + show all updates
  1. Updated nomination guidance and form.
  2. First published.