Beth gained a degree in Biology & European Studies from the University of Sussex. She then took up a number of writing, journalist and features editorial positions on medical, women’s and health issues. After years working freelance for a variety of publications including the daily newspapers, Beth is currently Copywriter for Weber-Shandwick.
Emma Gibbs (class of 2009) and Matt Sharman were married in July 2017. Emma worked as a temporary Science teacher at Plymouth High School for girls before they go off travelling for 2 months in October.
Ruth graduated this summer  with a BSc in Biology from Royal Holloway, University of London. She is currently on a 12 week secondment working on aphids and ants at the Austrian Institute of Science and Technology in Vienna. This follows on from her aphid work at Rothamsted for her Nuffield Project during her sixth form at Roundwood.
In September she will start an MSc at Harper Adams University which has recently opened a new entomology building and will run a new post graduate course set up by Professor Simon Leather (President of the Royal Entomology Society).
After studying Biology, Chemistry, Pure Mathematics & Statistics at A level in the Sixth Form, Penny went on to the University of Manchester where she gained a BSc(hons) in Biology in 1992. From there she went to the University of Liverpool and completed her doctorate in Biology in 1996. After doing some research in Public Health, Penny is now Professor of Public Health at the School of Health Sciences at the University of Salford.
After gaining a BSc in Biology with European Studies from the University of Sussex, Beth worked on features desks at a number of publications before becoming a freelance journalist.