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Sarah Ward

Graduate Teaching Assistant



Sarah is a PhD student and Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Department of Sport and Physical Activity at Edge Hill University. She joined Edge Hill University in 2021, after finishing her Masters by Research at York St John University. Sarah’s research interest mainly focuses on children and young people’s mental wellbeing in spaces such as sport and physical activity, education and leisure. Her sociological research explores community spaces, examining how community provision can contribute towards promoting and improving mental health and wellbeing.


  • Exploring children and young people’s perspectives through creative methods: How can place-based provision promote mental health and wellbeing.