Sarah Hindmarsh, Course Director

Sarah Hindmarsh

Course Director

Sarah Hindmarsh is Course Director for Undergraduate Primary Education courses, 3-7 and 5-11 at Leeds Beckett. Sarah leads a team of undergraduate tutors and has a specialism in primary science which she teaches in a range of modules. She has worked in Initial Teacher Education since 2009 and before this was a primary school teacher in Nottinghamshire. Her first career was in nursing, where she specialised in oncology. 

Sarah teaches primary science and professional studies in undergraduate modules. She has a particular interest in outdoor learning which has been explored through Erasmus funded visits to Norway and Finland. Sarah supports undergraduate students as an academic advisor and University link tutor.

Sarah is interested in teacher formation and teacher identity. She brings insights from her former career as a nurse into her work with beginning teachers in exploring issues of professionalism.

Current Teaching

BA Primary Education 5-11 with QTS:

  • Teaching and Learning 3
  • Core Curriculum 2
  • Foundation Curriculum 2
  • Action Research

Research Interests

Sarah is interested in outdoor learning in primary science and developing primary trainees confidence in leading learning outdoors. She has published in the Tean Journal and presented at Tean and UCET conferences following Erasmus funded study visits to Norway and Finland.

Sarah Hindmarsh, Course Director

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