MBE Michael PipesMany congratulations to Michael Pipes (Emeritus Governor)* who has received a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for services to Education in the New Year's Honours List, 2018.

Jonathan Slater, Department for Education Permanent Secretary stated: “I want to congratulate each and every person who has been recognised in the New Year Honours list. The hard work and dedication of the award recipients is helping to improve educational standards and to create opportunities for every young person. They are also essential in unlocking the talent in every community across the country. This is something we should all aspire to.”

* Mr Pipes is an Oxford physicist and former fellow of Keble College. He taught at Oakham and Oundle, before being appointed as Headmaster of the City of Portsmouth Boys’ School and then Warminster School. He is a former President of the National Association of Headteachers, and finished his career as a Reporting Inspector. He has an MBA and has written books on education management. Mr Pipes has been a Governor of St Mary’s Calne since 2002, also sitting on the Finance and General Purposes Committee and the Academic Committee, and became an Emeritus Governor in September 2017.