The Revd Canon Dr Peter Shepherd was formerly Headmaster of Canon Slade 11 – 18 CE School in Bolton. He was ordained to a self-supporting ministry, focusing on education, in Chichester Diocese almost 40 years ago, and continues to assist in parochial ministry. Since retirement he has been the SSM Officer for Blackburn Diocese. He has taught Doctrine and Liturgy to ordinands and reader candidates, and is an IME 2 (post-ordination) tutor. He holds Bachelor’s degrees in History and Theology, Master’s in Theology/Philosophy and Education Management, and a Doctorate in Religious Studies/Theology. He was author of ‘Values for Church Schools’ (1998) and has contributed chapters and articles to a variety of publications, specialising in providing a rationale for church schools, the theory and development of RE, School Worship and Christian values. Married to Sue, they have two grown-up daughters: Juliette and Penny.
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