Alumni Stories – Rebecca Moore


Rebecca Moore attended Arts & Media School, Islington from 2004 – 2009

What qualifications did you achieve at Arts & Media School?

1 A* and 9 A  at GCSE

Grade B in AS level Maths

The BA Crest Silver Award in Science

What did you do after leaving Arts & Media School?

I attended Woodhouse 6th Form College where I studied A-Level Biology, Chemistry, Geography and Maths

In what way did your time at Arts & Media School influence your education and career progression?

My time at Arts & Media gave me confidence in myself and in my academic ability, so that I could go on to do well at University and live abroad. Thanks to the amazing teachers I had, it is also where I picked up my passion in Geography.

What is your fondest memory of Arts & Media School?

The opportunities to participate in amazing projects that Arts & Media gave me as part of the G&T program. I had the chance to create a series of Radio shows, including one broadcast on BBC World Service, and carry out some fascinating science experiments at the Metropolitan University.

What is your favourite pastime?

Dancing salsa and exploring to new countries and cultures

What is your proudest achievement?

Moving to Canada by myself having never lived away from home (or Finsbury Park) before.

What advice on careers would you give to current Arts & Media School students?

Aim high; anything is achievable if you put your mind to it.Try to do something you enjoy. I would not have been able to survive studying for 4 years for a university degree in something I did not really enjoy it . Be adaptable, opportunities you had never previously considered may come your way and lead you down a new path.