New year honours


Clive John Bourne, JP, for services to charity and to education.

Peter James Ogden, founder of the Ogden Trust.

Richard John Staite, OBE, head, Beeslack community high, Midlothian.

Michael John Tomlinson, CBE, above, chair, A-level standards inquiry, working group on 14-19 reform, and Learning Trust for Hackney schools.

Dames of the British Empire

Mary Beaton MacDonald, head, Riverside primary, North Shields.

Gillian Mary Pugh, OBE, chief executive, Coram Family.

Order of the Bath

KCB: David John Normington, CB, permanent secretary, DfES.

CB: Naomi Eisenstadt, right, director, Sure Start unit, DfES.

Royal Victorian Order

Vice-Admiral Michael Peter Gretton, CB, director, The Duke of Edinburgh's Award (UK).

LVO Constance Margaret Tyler, former assistant fundraising director, The Duke of Edinburgh's Award (UK).

Bettina Marie Helen Gonsalves, former fundraising executive, The Duke of Edinburgh's Award (UK).


Quentin Saxby Blake, OBE, illustrator. Jill Vivienne Kelsall Coughlan, head, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson school, Islington, London.Christopher John Hughes, former chief executive, Learning and Skills Development Agency.

Alison Lindsay King, leader, Norfolk county council and education chair of the Local Government Association.

Anne Shirley Lucas Lapping and Brian Michael Lapping, television producers whose company is involved in Teachers' TV.

Cresson Vivian McIver, assistant chief inspector, Education and Training Inspectorate, Department of Education, Northern Ireland. Denis Mulkerrin, head, Gordon's school, Woking.

Frank Pignatelli, chief executive, Scottish university for industry.

Timothy David Melville-Ross, chair, Investors in People UK. Neville Shulman, OBE, charity fundraising explorer and mountaineer and chairman of the George Thomas educational trust. Peter Whittaker, former head, Hall Green school, Birmingham.


Anne Lesley Abbott, professor of early childhood education, Manchester metropolitan university. Maggi Allan, executive director, education resources, South Lanarkshire council. David Berridge, professor of child and family welfare, Luton university. Raymond Bobby Carter, former chair, English Schools Football Association and chair, games and sports, Central Council for Physical Recreation. Francis Anthony Charnock, former head, Holy Cross Roman Catholic high, Chorley, Lancashire. Lesley Jane Corbett, head, Carden primary, Brighton.

Geoffrey Alexander Daniels, director, National Learning and Skills Council.

Richard Adrian Daugherty, former professor, education department, University of Wales Aberystwyth.

Katherine Anne Green, chief executive, Child Poverty Action Group; member, National Employment Panel.

Ann Christine Harris, head, Oaktree nursery and primary, Swindon.

Annabel Hemstedt, former executive director, Basic Skills Agency. Robert Graham Hubbard, principal and chief executive, Prior's Court school, Thatcham, Berkshire. John David Wynne Hudson, former head, Holloway school, Islington, north London. William Joseph Hutcheson, head, Elm Court school, Lambeth, London. Joyce Sara Ramsay Johnston, principal, Fife college of further and higher education. Carol Jones, head, St Barnabas Church of England primary, Bristol. David Graham Lendon, chair, Lincolnshire business education trust. Dorothy Eva Levy, former educational consultant, Attention Deficit Disorders Information Services. John Malynn, team leader, school inspection and Office for Standards in Education corporate relations; local authority performance division, DfES. James Malcolm McManners, head, Cassop primary, Durham. April Ann Pumfleet, principal inspector (development), Havering council.

Nigel Robbins, principal, Cirencester college, Gloucestershire.

Pamela Minerva Odette Singh, former head, Pope John Roman Catholic primary, Shepherds Bush, London. Philip John Snell, Grade 7, special needs policy framework and transition team, DfES.

Angela Patricia Stones, head, McMillan nursery, Kingston-upon-Hull.

Mark Vaughan, founder and co-director, Centre for Studies on Inclusive Education. John Goodall Wilson, former head, College House junior school, Nottingham.


Zakia Masud Ahmed. Black and minority development worker, special needs advisory project.

Margaret Anderton, member, Council for Awards in Children's Care and Education. Peter John Antonelli, music development officer, Preston Lodge high, East Lothian.

Judith Archer, head of student support, Hampshire county council. Rosemary Avis Augar, field officer, the Duke of Edinburgh's Award scheme. Alison Jane Balsamini, teaching assistant, Settle middle, North Yorkshire.

Ann Elizabeth Barr, bursar, The Mosslands school, Wallasey, Wirral. Richard Anthony Bartlett, administrative officer, independent education and boarding team, school transport, safety and independent education, DfES.

Kathleen Muriel Bass, former academic counsellor, The Hewett school, Norwich. Wendy Baum, teacher, Eleanor Palmer primary, Camden, London.

Robin Bream, senior executive officer, post-16 equal opportunities policy team, learning and skills partnerships unit, DfES.

Linda Christine Brook, schools finance support officer, City of York. Alan Burns, member, Aberdeenshire children's panel. Hugh Clark Burns, for services to children with special needs in Gibshill, Greenock, Renfrewshire. Margretta Maud Campbell, school crossing warden, South Eastern education and library board, Northern Ireland.Janet Chierchia, for services to young people with special needs and to the community in Hampshire. Margaret Joyce Cobern, school crossing warden, Breamore primary, Fordingbridge, Hampshire. Raymond Cooper, former site manager, Sacred Heart Roman Catholic school, Harrow, London. Mary Cowie, catering manager, Seaton infants, Workington.Paul Dodd, deputy head, Gilmour junior, Liverpool.

Ruth Muriel Fawcett, chair, Wokingham early-years development and childcare partnership, Berkshire. Sheila Kathleen Gallagher, school crossing warden, London.

Margaret Ena Glasgow, tutor, distance-learning courses for teachers of the deaf, Birmingham, Hertfordshire and Oxford Brookes universities.

Edna Glenton, teaching assistant, Kingston Park primary, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

Bruce Sidney Grantham, site supervisor, Barry primary, Northampton. Celia Louise Harding, founder, Jack and Jill pre-school, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire.

Gillean Stewart Hoehnke, staff development manager, Edinburgh's Telford college. Mildred Howell, former mathematics teacher, Hurworth school, Darlington.Judith Howes, teaching assistant, Hardwick primary, Stockton-on-Tees.

Robert Myles Huck, head of year, Whitehaven school, Cumbria. John Anthony Hughes, caretaker and teaching assistant, Wrockwardine Wood junior, Shropshire. Ian Jackson, lay member, HM Inspectorate of Education. Ian Kennedy James, principal director, Tamworth and Lichfield college, Staffordshire. Irene Jenkins, site agent, Pulloxhill lower school, Pulloxhill, Bedfordshire. Emily Margaret Johnston, cleaner, for services to the Department of Education in Northern Ireland.

James Summers Hamilton Johnston, principal of technology, Springburn academy, Glasgow. Margaret Elizabeth Kerr, teaching assistant, St Edmund's Roman Catholic primary, Enfield, London. John Alan King, deputy head, Greswold primary, Solihull. Anne Lesley Mansell, teaching assistant, Seymour Road primary, Clayton, Manchester. Ronnie Marlor, chair of governors, Cliffe Hill community primary, Calderdale, West Yorkshire.Carole Joan Marr, principal teacher of outdoor education, St Columba's School, Kilmacolm.

Rosemary McCloskey, for services to people with learning disabilities.

Janet McCormack, nursery nurse, Millbank primary, Westminster, London.

Christopher Robin McCormick, divisional manager, South East First Bus Group and UK manager for Lifelong Learning.Reg Mead, president, Buckinghamshire schools athletics association.

Maria Philomena Mendonca, teacher, Sacred Heart Roman Catholic school, Peterborough. Donald Roddy Morrison, janitor, Lionel school, Isle of Lewis.

William Cecil Noble, for political and public service and services to education.

Wilfred Alec Osborn, chair of governors, Deacon's school, Peterborough.

Keith Gordon Phipps, geography teacher, King Edward VI Camp Hill school for boys, Birmingham.

Dr Joseph Rea, teacher, Aquinas grammar school, Belfast. Paul Beresford Redrup, TD, regional officer, The Duke of Edinburgh's Award, East Region.

Elen Rhys, for services to lifelong learning in Wales. Stephen Brian Mansel Roberts, for services to the Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme and to the community in the Wirral, Merseyside. Frederick David Robinson, former teacher and key stage 3 manager, Queensbury school, Bradford. Judith Sandland, teacher, Leighswood primary, Walsall, West Midlands.

Marina Helen Smith, education director, Beth Shalom Holocaust educational centre. Wendy Joyce Stirling, education department, Scottish executive.

Frances Stone, teaching assistant, Hambleton Church of England primary, Hambleton, Selby, North Yorkshire.Graeme Alexander Stuart, policy adviser, education department, Scottish Executive. Christine Shinn Taylor, former adviser to the DfES.

Gillian Tee, voluntary teaching assistant, Old Stratford Community primary, Milton Keynes.

Gillian Rosamund Temple, for services to education and to the community in East Sussex. Sian Whiteley, teacher and leader of adult basic skills, North Warwickshire and Hinckley college. Jean Wilson, head of science, Blackpool and The Fylde college.

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