Children, Schools and Families
Michael Gove (Shadow Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, Children, Schools and Families; Surrey Heath, Conservative)
To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many teachers in the maintained sector will reach retirement age in each of the next five years.
Jim Knight (Minister of State (Schools and Learners), Department for Children, Schools and Families; South Dorset, Labour)
Under the Teachers' Pensions Scheme (TPS) regulations there is no fixed retirement age. There is a normal pension age of 60, or 65 for new entrants from
The following table provides an estimate of the number of full-time qualified regular teachers in service in England in 2007, broken down by age from 55, (i.e. five years before the normal pension age of 60). This is the latest information available.
|Full-time regular qualified teachers broken down by age. Coverage: England—2007, provisional|
|65 and over||200|
| Note: |
Numbers are rounded to the nearest 100.
Annual survey of teachers in service and teacher vacancies, 618g, and Database of Teacher Records.