Entries by Leonie

Community Iftar 2022 

In 2022, after a two year Covid-imposed break, Mulberry Academy Shoreditch was once again honoured to be asked to host the Prince’s Trust Annual Mosaic Iftar. Mosaic was founded by HRH The Prince of Wales to connect young Muslims to relatable role models to help increase their confidence and improve their chances of fulfilling their […]

Tower Hamlets Poverty Review July 2021

A group of our students in years 10 and 12 were proud to take part in focus groups with Councillor Asma Begum to provide evidence for the Tower Hamlets Poverty Review. This review sought to identify how the pandemic has affected Tower Hamlets residents and what can be put in place to ensure a strong […]


Cycling for STEM students

Year 12 STEM Academy students, along with Ms Montgomerie, Mr Farmer, Ms Gillott and Ms Hunnisett, have been working with Peter Hodgkinson, Head of Employee Engagement at Mercedes Grand Prix Ltd to build our F24 cars. The Year 12 Stem students completed their first Greenpower race on Sunday 8th May, winning the Best Kit Car […]

Connect: Issue #11 out now!

The latest issue of Connect, the Mulberry Schools Trust newsletter, is out now! Issue #11 features an update on our Inspirational Societies – 69 exceptional and high quality trips, visits and events have taken place since Autumn 2021…with a trip to Athens planned in September 2022! In February, we held a lavish ceremony for the […]

Hadri Taekwondo Academy

On 5th February 2022, Hadri Taekwondo Academy hosted their Black Belt Seminar and Grading in the sports centre at Mulberry Academy Shoreditch. The 8th DAN Grand Master was invited to put the Black Belts through their paces. It was a day full of energy and excitement and lots of learning. Well done to all involved!

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Meeting the Mayor

We are incredibly proud of our two year 13 students, Khalishah Rahman and Camilla Ben Mohamed for their amazing work with the Osmani Trust to support young people in Tower Hamlets. On Wednesday they met with the London Mayor, Sadiq Khan, to discuss his new initiative to provide mentors for vulnerable young people in London. […]

Mrs Holden gives evidence to Education Select Committee

On Wednesday 25 January Mulberry Academy Shoreditch Executive Principal, Ruth Holden, gave evidence to the government’s Education Committee. The Committee spoke to a panel of school leaders about the effectiveness of the Government’s education catch-up programme and Covid mitigation measures in schools. The panel were asked about the Department for Education’s guidance for pupils to […]

Year 7 go skiing

On Thursday 13th January a group of Year 7 students headed to Brentwood dry ski slope for the first of their three skiing sessions. They began by learning how to put on their boots and then went onto the beginners slope where their instructor showed them how to form a triangle with their skis to stop […]

Cycling at London’s VeloPark

A group of Year 7 girls have recently had the opportunity to take part in two exciting sessions at the Lee Valley VeloPark in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. On Thursday 16th December the first session was outside on the BMX track and they did really well, learning new techniques and plucking up the courage […]