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Honours recipients in the education sector announced

In total, 108 people received awards from across the Department for Education's spectrum of responsibility.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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The Queen’s birthday honours list was published on Friday 14 June.

Chris Wormald, Permanent Secretary at the department, commended all of the recipients:

I want to congratulate everyone from across the department’s sphere of responsibility who have had their outstanding services recognised in the birthday honours list. Their contribution is helping every child and young person to fulfill their potential, whatever their background or circumstances.

Award Forename Surname Short citation
Kt/DBE Sue Bourne Headteacher, The Avenue School, Reading, For services to Education
Kt/DBE David Carter Executive Principal, Cabot Learning Federation. For services to Education
Kt/DBE Ken Gibson Executive Headteacher of Harton Technology College and Jarrow School, South Tyneside. For services to Education
Kt/DBE Greg Martin Executive Head, Durand Academy, Lambeth. For services to Education
Kt/DBE Dana Ross-Wawrzynski Executive Headteacher, Altrincham Grammar School for Girls. For services to Education
Kt/DBE Anthony Salz For voluntary service to Young People and Public Life
CB (Order of the Bath) Ann Gross Director of Early Years and Extended Schools and Special Needs Group, Department for Education. For services to Special Education and Social Care
CBE (Order of the British Empire) John Atkins Chief Executive Officer, The Kemnal Academies Trust. For services to Education
CBE Vicky Beer Headteacher, Ashton on Mersey School, Trafford. For services to Education
CBE Pamela Chesters Lately Chair, Action for Children. For services to Vulnerable Children
CBE Graham Dacre Founder and Chair, OPEN Youth Trust and Lind Trust. For charitable services to Young People
CBE Frank Green Chief Executive of Leigh Academies Trust. For services to Education
CBE Carol Homden Chief Executive, Thomas Coram Foundation for Children. For services to Children and Families
CBE Neil McIntosh Chief Executive Officer, CfBT Education Trust. For services to Education
CBE Anthony Tomei Lately Director, the Nuffield Foundation. For services to Education
CBE Teresa Tunnadine Headteacher, the Compton School, London Borough of Barnet. For services to Education
OBE Adesola Adetosoye Lately Divisional Director, Children and Young People’s Services, Lambeth Council. For services to Children and Young People
OBE Anne Bull Headteacher, Weston All Saints CoE Primary School, Somerset. For services to Education
OBE Norman Cooke Lately Headteacher, Cloughside College, Prestwich, Manchester. For services to Education
OBE Kay Dimelow Headteacher Huntingdon Nursery School and Director of Huntingdon Town Children’s Centre. For services to Education
OBE Pauline Gavin Headteacher, St Bartholomews Church of England Primary School, Leeds. For services to Education
OBE Patrick Heisel Head of Bureaucracy Reduction for Schools, Department for Education. For service to Education and Diversity and voluntary service through the Special Constabulary
OBE Sylvia Libson Executive Headteacher, Furness Primary and Oakington Manor Primary Schools. For services to Education
OBE David Martin Designer, Interactive Smart Board and Executive Chairman, SMART Technologies Inc. For services to Education
OBE Sheema Parsons Headmistress, St Mark’s Square Nursery School, Regents Park, London. For services to Early Years Education
OBE Jean Pinkerton Lately Headteacher, Datchet St Mary’s CofE Primary Academy. For services to Education
OBE Peter Posner For services to the YMCA in the UK and Abroad
OBE David Rosbottom Chair of Governors, Winstanley College, Wigan. For services to Education
OBE Leslie Rose Patron, Make-a-Wish Foundation UK. For services to Childen and Families
OBE Andrew Ross Chief Executive, The Children’s Trust. For services to Children
OBE David Seddon Principal, Baxter Business and Enterprise College, Worcestershire. For services to Education
OBE Srabani Sen CEO, Contact a Familly. For services to Children and Families
OBE Jean Stogdon Co-Founder and Co-Chair, Grandparents Plus. For services to Children and Families
OBE Linda Thompson Lately Head, Looked After Children’s Education Team, London Borough of Ealing. For services to Education
OBE Brenda Wallace Lately Headteacher, Gumley House Convent School, Isleworth. For services to Education
OBE Stephen Webb Honorary Vice-President, National Association of Clubs for Young People. For services to Young People
OBE Angela Whelan Lately Headteacher, St Paul’s School for Girls, Edgbaston. For services to Education
MBE Eric Albone Director, Clifton Scientific Trust, Bristol. For services to Education
MBE Ivy Alexander Social Work Manager, Children and Young People’s Services, Lambeth Council. For services to Children, Young People and Families
MBE Sue Anderson CEO, Sue Anderson Consultants. For services to Education
MBE Gary Barnes Foster Carer and Adoptive Parent, West Sussex. For services to Children
MBE Judith Barnes Foster Carer and Adoptive Parent, West Sussex. For services to Children
MBE James Bennet Volunteer, The Prince’s Trust. For services to Young People
MBE Lewis Bronze CEO, Espresso Education, London. For services to Education
MBE Colin Butler Volunteer, ChildLine West Midlands. For services to Children
MBE Jennifer Capstick Lately Head of Early Intervention Team, London Borough of Hounslow. For services to Education
MBE Ann Craig Governor, All Saints CofE VC Primary School, Winchester. For services to Education and the community in Winchester
MBE Andrew Cuthbert Founder and President, The Norfolk Boat (Sail Training) Ltd. For services to Young People
MBE Jean Dorey Foster Carer, Dorset County Council. For services to Children
MBE Peter Dorey Foster Carer, Dorset County Council. For services to Children
MBE Peter Drake Founding Member, Young Explorers Trust. For services to Young People
MBE Susan Edney Foster Carer, Hertfordshire County Council. For services to Children and Families
MBE Linda Edwards Co-Founder and Chief Executive, The Larches Community Charity. For services to Children and Young People
MBE Toni Gardner Foster Carer, Guildford, Surrey. For services to Children
MBE Adrian Giles Club Leader, Epsom and Ewell PHAB Club. For services to Disabled Children
MBE Julia Giles Club Leader, Epsom and Ewell PHAB Club. For services to Disabled Children
MBE Jameel Hadi Manager, Participation Through Sport. For services to Young People in the North West of England
MBE Christopher Hall Lately Assistant Principal, Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College, Birmingham. For services to Education
MBE Ann Hambly Head of Special Educational Needs and Advance Skills Teacher at Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School. For services to Education
MBE Karen Harvey Leader, Greenacre and Great Yarmouth Children’s Centre Leader. For services to Children and Families
MBE Tracy Haycox Director of Children and Young People’s Services, SAFE@LAST. For services to Children and Young People
MBE Paul Hughes Lately Teacher, Queensbury Upper School, Bedfordshire. For services to Education
MBE Peter Latham Lately, PE Teacher,Otley, West Yorkshire. For services to Education and Sport
MBE Brian Lawless Chair of Governors, Northcote Primary School, Liverpool. For services to Education
MBE Susan Logan Foster Carer, East Sussex Council. For services to Children and Families
MBE John Mellor Service Manager, CAFCASS. For services to Children, Young People and Families
MBE Maggie Morgan Language Teacher, St. Pauls Nursery and Primary School, Brighton and Hove. For services to Education
MBE Marita Nibbs Trustee and Home Visiting Volunteer, Home-Start Leicester. For services to Families
MBE Graham Olway Chair, National Education Building Development Officers Group. For services to Education
MBE Margaret Orr CEO, EMI Music Sound Foundation. For services to Music Education
MBE Ruthie Phillips Lately NSPCC Divisional Vice-President, North West. For services to Children
MBE George Pincus School Governor, Epsom College. For services to Education
MBE Ian Pringle School Governor, Ripon Grammar School and Outwood Academy, Ripon. For services to Education
MBE Richard Rainbow Lately Deputy Headteacher, Malorees Junior School, Brent. For services to Education
MBE Kaneez Shaid For services to Young People and the Community in East London
MBE Barbara Slider Head of School and Deputy Headteacher, Shiremoor Primary School, Newcastle upon Tyne. For services to Education
MBE Sally Stephens Service Manager, CAFCASS. For services to Children, Young People and Families
MBE Elizabeth Tatman Founder and Chairman, Bolton Toy Library. For services to Children and Families
MBE Pauline Taylor Director of Youth Work, UK Youth Charity. For services to Children and Young People
MBE Carolyn Taylor-Score Enhanced Practitioner, CAFCASS. For services to Children and Families
MBE Maire Tejani EO, Department for Education. For services to Education and for charitable services through Yaarah Schools Charity in Ghana
MBE Avis Turner Volunteer, Mencap Gateway Youth Club, Scarborough. For services to Young People
MBE Janet Vaughan Headteacher, Canvey Junior School, Essex. For services to Education
MBE Linda Wainwright Teacher, Slade Green Infants School. For services to Education and Children with Special Educational Needs
MBE Gary Warke Chief Executive, Hull College Group. For services to Education
BEM James Beswick Leader, Cheadle Hulme Community Youth Club. For services to Young People
BEM Patricia Bulmer Founder and Leader, Elim Toddler Group, Sunderland. For services to Education
BEM Jennifer Butler Lately Teaching Assistant, Richard Whittington Primary School, Bishops Stortford. For Services to Education
BEM Janice Chapman Brownie and Guide Leader, Groombridge Guide Group, Kent. For services to Young People
BEM Lawrence Chapman Youth Club Leader. For services to Young People in Castlethorpe, Buckinghamshire
BEM Michele Chown School Cleaner, St Bartholomews School, Somerset. For services to Education
BEM Lynne Doodney For services to the Scouts and to the Community of Sherborne, Dorset
BEM Pamela Eldridge Independent Member on Fostering Panels, Hertfordshire Social Services. For services to Children and Families
BEM John Elliott For services to Young People and to the Community in South Oxhey and Hertfordshire
BEM Trevor Ford For services to Special Needs Education
BEM Michael Gooderson Group Scout Leader, 17th Holborn Scouts, and lately Chairman, Great Ormond Street Hospital Scout and Guide Project. For services to Young People and to the Community
BEM Arthur Green Chairman, 3rd Doncaster Scout Group Executive Committee, Doncaster. For services to Young People and the Community in Doncaster
BEM Carole Halliday For services to Young People and the Community of Mevagissey, Cornwall
BEM Peter Healey Patron, Blue Coat School Academy, Wavertree, Liverpool. For services to Education
BEM Christine Leaves Family and Friends Care Support Group Consultant, Family Rights Group, and Leader Second Time Around Support Group, Peterborough. For services to Children and Families
BEM Barbara Letchford Lately Branch and Regional Representative, National Association of Head Teachers, South East Region. For services to Education
BEM June Rixson School Crossing Officer. For services to Education and to the community in the London Borough of Croydon
BEM Christine Rostron Chair of Governors, Town Green Primary School, Aughton, Lancashire. For services to Education
BEM John Rudkin Youth Worker, Tangmere Youth Club, Chichester. For services to Young People
BEM Pamela Simpson Lately Girls’ Brigade Captain, 1st Colchester Group, and Volunteer Bishop William Ward CofE Primary School. For services to Children and Young People
BEM Pamela Valler Youth Worker and Treasurer, Rogate Village Youth Club. For services to Young People
BEM Crin Whelan Early Support Coordinator, Penzance and Newlyn Children’s Centre. For services to Children and Families
BEM Andrew Wright School Police Officer and Project Leader, Nowt2do Scheme. For services to Children and Young People in Greater Manchester

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Published 17 June 2013