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Teachers: Labour Turnover

Question for Department for Education

UIN 127341, tabled on 7 February 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the retention rate of teachers and trainee teachers has been in each region of England in the last twelve months for which data is available.

Answered on

23 February 2018

Information on teachers leaving all state-funded schools in England, in the years following qualification, is available in Table 8 of the publication, ‘School Workforce in England, November 2016’ and can be viewed at:

Information at regional level for 2010-15 is published as part of the statistical release, ‘Local analysis of Teacher Workforce: 2010 to 2015’ tables 2.2a and 2.2b. This publication can be found here:

Information on the outcomes for trainee teachers is available as part of the publication, ‘Initial teacher training performance profiles: 2015 to 2016’, which is available here: