Over 130 honoured in the Queen’s birthday list

More than 130 people have been recognised for their contribution to education in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2017.

Those honoured today include people working in schools, colleges and universities as well as foster carers and children’s social workers.

Among the honoured include: CEO at Burnt Mill Academy Trust, Helena Mills (CBE) for services to education; Margaret Sumner (OBE), headteacher based in Tottenham for services to special educational needs and disabilities; and Barnsley headteacher, Julie Anne Allen (MBE), for her services to education.

Jonathan Slater, department for education permanent secretary, said: “I would like to congratulate everyone recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

“These are extraordinary people, whose achievements improve the lives of children, young people and adults through excellent care and education, and promoting equality and diversity for all.”

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