Sarah Wild is Headteacher of Limpsfield Grange School for girls with communication and interaction difficulties including autism.
Sarah has worked in education for 20 years, in a range of settings. Sarah has experience of leadership in a mainstream secondary school in the east end of London; and special schools in London and Brighton. Sarah is a qualified Teacher of the Deaf, and English teacher.
Since her appointment as Headteacher Sarah has dedicated time to raising awareness of female autism nationally. Limpsfield Grange School was the subject of the ITV documentary “Girls with Autism” and students of the school have written two novels M in the Middle and M is for Autism with the author Vicky Martin. Students are currently working with Vicky on their third novel in the M series.
Sarah and students from Limpsfield Grange speak nationally about female autism, and have spoken at the Autism Show London, NAHT and NUT SEND conferences and the National Autistic Society professional’s conference. Sarah is a member of Autism and Girls forum, and has contributed to published works on female autism and education, and on working with disadvantaged young people.