KNIGHTHOOD Keith Ajegbo, former head, Deptford Green school, Lewisham, south London
ORDER OF THE BATH Maurice Smith, former chief inspector of schools; Peter Wanless, director of school performance, DfES
DAME Yasmin Bevan (below), head, Denbigh high, Luton, Bedfordshires
CBE Susan Barratt, head, Bournville junior, Birmingham; Dr George Berwick, head, Ravens Wood school, Bromley, south-east London; Mabel Davis, head, Heathlands special school, Herts
OBE Richard Aust, head, Chadsgrove special school, Worcs; Anthony Campbell, principal, St Richards Catholic college, Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex; Margaret Clark, emeritus professor of education, Birmingham University; John d'Abbro (above), head, New Rush Hall special school, Redbridge, north-east London; Neil Davies, former chair, National Governors' Council and co-chair, National Governors' Association; Huw Evans, former head, Watchfield primary, Oxon; Patricia Johnson, former head, Hopwood primary, Rochdale; Martin Norfield, Esol adviser, DfES; Thomas Peryer, director of education, London Diocesan Board for Schools; Janet Roberts head, All Saints junior, Fleet, Hants; Kenneth Shooter, lead adviser, specialist schools programme, DfES; Graham Taylor, former head, Downs school, Newbury, Berks; Adrian Underwood, former national director, Boarding Schools'
MBE Barbara Bell, former chair of governors, Lady Adrian special school, Cambridge; Anthea Cooper, teacher, Collis primary, Teddington, Middlesex; Raymond Curtis, foundation governor, Ampney Crucis primary, Gloucestershire; Wendy Deakin, bursar, Cledford junior, Middlewich, Cheshire Hilary Joan Farley, former head, Gladstone primary, Barry, Wales; Glynis Farrell, specialist music teacher, Holwell primary, Hertfordshire; Evelyn Gittens, former school crossing warden, Halton Borough Council, Cheshire; Stephen Grainger, chief executive, Youth Sport Trust; Mary Terese Hanna, midday supervisor, St James's primary, Twickenham, west London; Ann Hilton, teacher, Dame Janet community junior school, Ramsgate, Kent; Gregory Hinds, chair of governors, St Alban's high, Pontypool, Wales; Ronald Hitchens, teacher, Roskear school, Camborne, Cornwall; Mary Jackson, supply teacher, Shanklin primary, Isle of Wight; Gareth Elwyn Jones, emeritus professor of education, Swansea University; Kenneth Kelley, bandmaster, Burghclere primary brass band, Berkshire Geoffrey Parsons, teacher, Vyners school, Hillingdon, west London; Stanley William Pike, former deputy head, Bosmere junior, Hampshire; Adrienne Smith, assistant head, The North school, Ashford, Kent; Dr John Trigg, vice-principal, Tomlinscote school, Frimley, Surrey; Florence Tristram, governor, Oliver Goldsmith primary, Southwark, south London; Michael Tyler, chair of governors, Osmani primary, Tower Hamlets, east London; Susan Wade, teaching assistant, Hethersett high, Norfolk