Sheila trained as a secondary PE teacher with a specialism in Dance. Her last post in school was as head of department but with experience teaching across all the key stages and in adult education was offered an Advisory post with Coventry City Council in 1995. With all the new developments in PE and School Sport she moved to Staffordshire in 1998 and played a key role in the implementation of the PE and School Sport Strategy. She also trained as a Teaching Learning Consultant on the KS3 National Strategy and continues to have a special interest in teaching and learning.
After a period of time as an Education Consultant in the third sector and as a Teacher Consultant with Entrust Sheila has recently started her own consultancy partnership supporting schools in the delivery of high quality teaching and learning across the PE curriculum. She has a particular specialism in primary gymnastics and dance and lots of experience and success in demystifying these areas of the curriculum for the non-specialist primary teacher.