Sarah graduated from the University of Manchester, UK, with a BSocSci degree in Sociology. After spending time in Africa, Sarah began her teaching career in a Year 4 classroom in a school in Derby, England, gaining her PGCE through the ‘Teach First’ programme. She held a number of positions of responsibility including Lead Teacher, Year 6 Lead and Science Coordinator. In 2015 Sarah decided to move to London and took on a role a large school in central London, continuing to teach in Year 6, followed by a move in 2017 to Shanghai.
Sarah has been heavily involved in the Performing Arts during her career, leading Year 6 leavers' musicals and choreographing Secondary School productions and other dance and drama performances. She has danced since a young age and is trained in ballet, tap and modern.
Sarah has a love of travel and has spent many months abroad working at summer camps in the US, volunteering on projects in China, Cambodia and Tanzania, and backpacking across the globe. She has lived in Shanghai for three years and loves exploring this fascinating city, as well as travelling further afield to different parts of China. Sarah is a fitness enthusiast and enjoys running; regularly competing in 5k, 10k and 10 mile distances, as well as participating in boot camp classes. She also enjoys reading, cooking and going to the theatre.