Sara holds a Master's in Creative Writing and Education and is one of a handful of trained spoken word educators working globally.
Sara has taught and performed poetry in international schools in Thailand, China, Dubai, Egypt, Korea, Germany and Scotland, for Poetry Slam Madrid and for students of all ages in the UK and New Zealand.
Sara has led workshops for Ledbury Poetry Festival, The BFI, The Museum of London, Goldsmiths University and the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. They have presented their research on spoken word education in the EAL Academic Journal, at the Critical Connections Conference and at Michael Rosen's Reading Revolution Conference and has a chapter in the handbook on Spoken Word in the UK, published by Routledge.
Sara is currently teaching poetry evening classes for Wellington Community Education. Book a place here.
Sara's workshops cater for any age, ability and experience. She also does private sessions, mentoring and poetry feedback and editing.
"A huge contributor to our 80% A*-C in GCSE English.
Inspirational, entertaining and educational!"
Ronald Pillay, Head of English, Lammas School & Sixth Form
"Truly inspirational across all year groups. Sara captivated our students from the word go and produced some very deep reflective work from them in the workshop".
Lisa Toner, Librarian, Shrewsbury International School, Bangkok
"An inspirational workshop! A stunning success.”
Tony Litting, St Paul’s Primary School, Cambridge