Sarah Chick, Director of Education

Tel: 01223 872601Sarah Chick, Programme Director

Sarah joined the Trust in September 2015 due to the expansion of the education team. As Director of Education she focuses on ensuring that all of our educational initiatives are delivered to the highest standards and remain at the cutting edge of the latest developments. Sarah is also Programme Director for the East Lancashire and 2020 STEM Scholars Programmes, helping academically able students from lower-income backgrounds reach their full potential and gain access to leading universities or other centres of excellence. Finally, Sarah leads on the Villiers Park INVOLVE Programme, looking at how students can drive forward improvement through outreach in their own schools and colleges.

Sarah has worked in schools for ten years and has been a Head of Science and a Vice-Principal of a Sixth Form STEM College.  The latter role included playing a major role in the design and opening of the College, liaising closely with Industry and Higher Education to provide the best possible outreach opportunities for students.

Sarah also has a keen interest in the use of new technologies to maximise learning potential, having spent several years working as a graphic and web-designer.