Sally started her working life as a freelance musician playing for a number of orchestras and chamber groups in the North east of England. In a teaching career that ranged from primary to further education she was involved in the delivery and management of both vocational and academic qualifications in music and drama. In recent years she has worked as a freelance consultant.
Sally regularly leads training events to support teachers delivering BTEC Performing Arts programmes and the Creative and Media Diploma and is a senior assessment associate for a leading awarding body.
Sally has played a leading role in the development and design of a number of performing arts qualifications. Her publications include the BTEC National Performing Arts Student Book and the BTEC First Performing Arts Student Book recently published by Pearson. Sally also contributed the student book and teacher resources for the Creative and Media Diploma. She has also produced a range of interactive whiteboard resources for Boardworks Ltd including their KS4 Music Resource and is a regular contributor to Teaching Drama Magazine.