Alumni

Moulsham High School alumni have gone on to a wide variety of career paths - see below for inspiration on your next steps after completing your education at Moulsham.

Name Moulsham Dates Higher Ed / Next Step Now
Terry F 1954 - 1956   Chief Purser RMS Queen Elizabeth 1972-2004, Chief Purser and Financial Controller for Royal Carribean Cruise Lines 2004-2009. Now retired, living in North Carolina, USA.
Barry W 1955 - 1959 Apprenticeship at Marconi
ONC & HNC

Cardiff University
Electronic Engineering

University College London
Master of Science in Microwaves and Optics
7 years as a Research and Development Engineer at Marconi Research, followed by 14 years at the RF Technology, ERA Technology, designing high performance antennas for Communications Satellites, Radio Astronomy, and Military Radars. After a move to Texas, Barry worked VP of Engineering for Vertex Comms before the company was taken over by General Dynamics. Having moved to Dorset, Barry now works as a consultant for General Dynamics.
Nicholas L 1973 - 1978   Principal Wedding Cake Designer at Woodnutts, creating cakes for large London hotel's, including Claridges, The Ritz and the Savoy. Commissioned to create cakes for the Royal Family, including a wedding cake for Lady Diana and Prince Charles, the Queen Mother's birthday, and the Christening of Prince Harry.
Having written over a dozen cookery books, as well as instructional videos and DVDs, Nicholas co-founded The International Sugar Art Collection (ISAC), and The International School of Sugar and Confectionary Arts.
Neil B 1976 - 1982   Former English cricketer who played as a wicketkeeper/batsman for various clubs but spent the majority of his career at Leicestershire and Somerset. In 2004, following the end of his playing career, Neil re-formed the London County Cricket Club which had been founded by WG Grace - which he continues to manage.
Charles D 1979 - 1987   Solicitor and Director of Drayson Law Limited
Philip W 1983 - 1990 De Montfort University Fellow and Tutor in English at Somerville College, University of Oxford.
Dr Philip works on early modern English literature, with a particular interest in poetry of the seventeenth century. His previous research has focussed on George Herbert and Henry Vaughan, and he is now editing the poems of James Shirley for Oxford University Press.
Chris R 1985 - 1990 Middlesex University Director of Dance company - Roval Perfomances
June A 1986 - 1993 De Montfort University Assistant Headteacher at Roding Valley High School. Came second in 5 mile race at Olympic Stadium recently, three seconds behind Nell McAndrews!
Kerrie L 1988 - 1995   Professor of Zoology at Texas State University and ‘America’s leading female animal play scholar’
Jenny W 1989 - 1996 St. Catherine’s College
2:1 degree in English
Went on to work for the BBC
Joseph F 1989 - 1996 University of London, Goldsmith’s College
BA in Education with QTS
Executive Headteacher of Purleigh Primary School and Meadgate Primary School, and CEO of the Eveleigh Link Academy Trust.
Tyler W 1989 - 1996 Anglia Ruskin University
2:1 degree in Law
Global Head of Compliance at ETF Securities
Joanna L 1990 - 1997 University of Warwick
2:1 degree in Law
Went on to do Masters in Chinese studies
Sarah M 1990 - 1997 Southhampton Institute Team Leader for the Princes Trust
Pamela S 1991 - 1998 University of Cambridge
Degree in Law
 
Amy C 1992 - 1997 Northumbria University
First Class Honours degree in Nursing Studies (Mental Health) with Special Commendation for Academic Achievement
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Nurse specialising in Youth Offending and Child Protection.
Alexander H 1992 - 1999 London Central School of Speech and Drama Actor and Co-founder of The Factory Theatre Company whose patrons include Ewan McGregor, Bill Nighy, Mark Rylance and Emma Thompson
Elizabeth C 1992 - 1999 St. Catherine’s College, Cambridge
2:1 degree in English
Went on to work in the House of Commons
Matthew A 1992 - 1999 Sidney Sussex College
2:1 degree in Land Economy
Financial Analyst (Investment) for the Bank of America
Andrew B 1993 - 2000 St. Catherine’s College Cambridge
First Class Honours degree in English
Member of the prestigious Shirley Literary Society while at University where he met Stephen Fry and Sir Ian McKellen.
Joanne B 1993 - 2000 University College London
First Class Honours degree in Physics with Space Science followed by a PHD
 
Emily M 1993 - 2000 University of Essex
MA in Criminology & Sociology

University of Leicester
MA in New Media, Governance and Democracy
Alumna of the Year for 2015.

Awarded an MBE for services to equality and diversity as latterly Leader of the Gay Police Association in Devon and Cornwall Police.
Alex F 1995 - 2002 Imperial College London
First Class Honours degree in Physics
Went on to study Medicine
Arwen C 1995 - 2002 University of Liverpool
First Class Honours degree in Geography
 
Chris S 1995 - 2002 University of Newcastle
First Class Honours degree in Town Planning
 
Chris T 1995 - 2002 University of Bristol
First Class Honours degree and Department Prize in Biology
 
Matthew L 1995 - 2002 University of Staffordshire
First Class Honours degree in Music Technology
Backing singer and bass guitarist for the The Library Suits; a UK indie/rock group from Chelmsford, Essex.
Philip S 1995 - 2002 University of Bristol
MSCI degree in Chemistry
Joined the Institute of Physics Publishing as an Editor and now manages the peer review on several scientific journals which includes travel to many global scientific conferences.
Rachel H 1995 - 2002 University of Southampton
First Class Honours degree in Maths and Astronomy
 
Sarah H 1995 - 2002 University of East Anglia
First Class Honours degree in Computer Science
 
James W 1995 – 2002 University of Bath
First Class Honours degree in Civil Engineering and Architecture
Won a travel scholarship and worked in Spain and South America. Works for Buro Happold in the Bridges team.
Ben W 1995 - 2002 University of Sheffield
Electronic Engineering

University of Manchester
MA in Education Leadership
Currently works as Assistant Vice Principal responsible for teacher professional development, leadership development and educational research in Manchester. Also writes for some publications and facilitates and coaches for Leadership Training.
Lloyd K 1996 - 2002   Professional Golfer with European Tour Card, winning the  2007 The Towergate Insurance Championship at Maylands (PGA Europro Tour) and 2008 Selsdon Park Masters (PGA Europro Tour).
Martin S 1998 - 2000 University of Essex
First Class Honours degree in Modern Languages
 
Wael D 1998 - 2000   Freelance Documentary Film Maker
(Unreported World, Dispatches, National Geographic and the first British film maker to shoot undercover in Syria)
Lindsay K 1999 - 2006 Bath University Worked at Moulsham High School as a Teacher 2010—2012
Plays netball for England and the Hertfordshire Mavericks, the Manchester United of domestic netball!
Ali-Reza P 2000 - 2007 Aston University
2:1 Honours degree in Business and Management
One of the youngest employees to achieve a sponsored relocation to New York to work for JP Morgan, one of the world’s largest investment banks.  Currently residing in New York, he is now on track to becoming one of the youngest ever Vice Presidents in the firm's history.
Daniel R 2001 - 2008 University of Manchester
First Class Honours degree in Music

Institute of Education
PGCE
Worked as a Trainee Manager for Majestic Wines on their Graduate Scheme, but decided to return to education.
Having completing his PGCE, Daniel is now Head of Academic Music at the Hampton Independent School for boys in South West London. 
Sam P 2001 - 2008 City University London
BSc (Hons) 1st in Diagnostic Imaging

University College London
PG Certificate in Health & Medical Sciences - Distinction
Senior Diagnostic Radiographer in the NHS, Expert Reviewer at Cancer Research UK, and Committee Member at British Standards Institute.
Sam has won multiple awards including; 2017 UK Radiographer of the Year, 2017 East of England Radiographer of the Year, 2012 City University Award Prize.
Ben C 2002 - 2009   Professional Squash Player becoming U23 national champion, part of the Great Britain senior team, and has won 9 PSA World Tour titles.
Ben is now ranked #1 in Essex and #56 worldwide.
Charlotte A 2002 - 2009 Royal Northern College of Music
BMus in Vocal and Opera studies
Singer with Opera Anywhere, performing unique versions of Opera old and new in interesting locations.
Stevan L 2002 - 2009 University of Warwick
2:1 Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering

University of Warwick
Master’s Degree in Tunnelling & Underground Space
Since starting work in 2014, Stevan has gone on to design a 22km long cable tunnel below Morecambe Bay connecting Sellafield Nuclear Power Station into the National Grid, alongside working on the Crossrail project in London alongside some of the most prestigious construction projects across the UK.
Nicole D 2006 - 2013 University of Essex
First Class Honours degree in BSc Computer Science
Currently training to be a teacher.
Becky B 2008 - 2013 Anglia Ruskin University
First Class Honours degree in Midwifery
Now working at Broomfield Hospital as a qualified Midwife.
Cameron J 2009 - 2014 Colchester United Academy Made his professional football debut in 2016 with Colchester United, and is currently defender or midfielder for League Two club Colchester United.
Phillip W   Selwyn College, Cambridge
First Class Honours degree in English
Went on to work for the BBC

If you attended Moulsham High School and would like to share your achievements, please email us.