Sarah Quinn

Sarah Quinn


Sarah delivers training and support to schools across the UK and internationally. She believes that training and development should be bespoke and sustainable. She works closely with leadership teams, practitioners and teachers to raise the quality of their practice and, therefore, outcomes for children.

She sits on governing and trustee boards, is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and is currently working in a number of schools to improve children’s chances of attaining ‘greater depth.’ This piece of research has developed in to a ‘Greater Depth’ programme used in schools to advance the work of middle leaders and to improve teaching, the curriculum, leadership and metacognition.

Sarah previously worked for Ofsted as a managing inspector and for CfBT Inspection Services as the Central Senior Managing Inspector delivering training to inspectors, quality assuring inspection work and performance managing a large team of inspectors. Sarah has extensive experience in the inspection of full primary schools, children’s centres and early years provisions, maintained, independent and registered. Sarah was a highly successful primary school teacher and leader.

Sarah has presented training to a variety of audiences including inspectors, local authorities, headteachers, teachers, children’s centre leaders and other education consultants. Her training covers a range of areas including Ofsted preparation, teaching, curriculum, assessment and early years. She also holds a Chartered Management Institute Organisational Development professional level 7 qualification and uses this to help organisations to develop coaching, peer-to-peer support systems and workable structures and systems.

Sarah has delivered training internationally and has an excellent reputation across the UK. She has written articles for Primary and Early Years Educator and Nursery World and has a variety of publications available.

Sarah has an enhanced DBS disclosure.
+ Reviews

"Thank you Sarah for sharing your knowledge and insight."

Carr Mill


"Great Trainer!"

"Sarah was very knowledgeable and easy to listen to."

Nutgrove Primary School


"Sarah Quinn delivered the session well."

Chase Terrace Primary School