Sarah McGrath
Principal Of Carlisle College & fe Representative

Sarah has been the Principal at Carlisle College since 2021, prior to this she was a member of the Senior Leadership Team for seven years. Sarah is passionate about the Further Education Sector and the role it has to play in developing young people, retraining adults and bridging the skills gap. She strongly believes that the sector plays a key role in facilitating social mobility and raising aspirations and that it is key to the economic growth and development of Cumbria.

Sarah grew up in Nottingham before moving to Liverpool to study fashion design at Liverpool John Moore’s University. After which she began working at a number of Colleges in the midlands teaching art, craft and design courses as well as training to teach English to adult learners. Sarah holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Leadership and a Masters in Education.