Teacher appraisal and capability: model policy

Guidance for schools on appraisal and dismissal policies.



This is for:

  • headteachers
  • governors
  • local authorities
  • statutory agencies

It applies to:

  • local-authority-maintained schools, including local-authority-maintained special schools
  • local authorities in respect of unattached teachers

This model policy is an optional resource for schools to refer to as they review and develop their own policies.

The assessment forms which schools should use to carry out their statutory induction of newly qualified teachers are also available online.