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Sarah Brooks

Sarah Brooks

Sarah Brooks MA

Current roles

  • Programme Leader: FdA Supporting Children with Special Educational Needs and Disablities
  • Programme Leader: Top Up BA (Hons) Supporting Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
  • Lecturer: Top Up BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies
  • Lecturer: BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies
  • Lecturer: FdA Early Childhood Development and Learning in Practice


I have worked within the early years sector since 2006 where I had experience of working with children from birth to 11 years. I started my career as a level 2 nursery assistant progressing to a room supervisor to a manager and finally an area manager. Within my role I have been a SENCO, Safeguarding Officer and a mentor to staff and students. I have had experience of working within a multi-agency team and experienced multiple Ofsted inspections. I began lecturing at Doncaster University Centre in 2018.

Current modules taught

  • Special Educational Needs
  • Observation, Assessment and Request
  • Current Issues and Contemporary Debates
  • Diversity and Inclusion

Research / scholarly activity

  • Postgraduate study.

External activity / professional links

  • Links with Local Authorities regarding children with SEND.