Entries by Leonie

ENO Baylis’ Magic Flute workshop

On Wednesday 6th February a group of our Year 9 and 10 pupils took part in a workshop with the English National Opera. The workshop was based on Wolfgang Mozart’s classic, The Magic Flute and pupils really enjoyed projecting their voices, taking on the movements and personalities of characters and performing. It was a new experience […]


Sheriffs’ Challenge Semi Finals

On Monday 11th February 2019, six of our wonderful Year 12 students participated in the semi-final of the 2019 Sheriffs’ Challenge speaking competition. In its third year now, the competition has become a highly prestigious event with every one of the sixteen schools in London receiving the support of a livery company.  Our students were […]


Careers Drop Down Day

Monday 4th February was Mulberry Academy Shoreditch’s second Drop Day.   The day was a very busy one and saw a wide range of visitors coming to work with our young people. Throughout the day our students focused predominantly on Careers. The Prince’s Trust came in and delivered The Enterprise Challenge to 36 Year 9 students. […]


Sir Kevan Collins visits the academy

On Tuesday 15th January, the academy was excited to welcome Sir Kevan Collins, Chief Executive of the Education Endowment Foundation to meet with our leaders Dr Vanessa Ogden and Mrs Ruth Holden and speak with some of our fantastic Year 9 and 10 students. Sir Kevan shared his connections with Tower Hamlets for over 30 […]

Creative Cook School – The Finale

Tuesday 11th December saw the finale event of our fantastic six-week Creative Cook School project, run by staff at the Tab Centre in Shoreditch. Throughout the six weeks students have visited Michelin star restaurants and seen some top chefs in action, produced their own music pieces and learnt some invaluable new skills in the kitchen. […]


Spectroscopy in a Suitcase

On Monday 12th December, our Sixth Form chemists were involved an a  ‘Spectroscopy in a Suitcase’ enquiry session run by volunteers from UCL as part of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s outreach programme. They got to use a mass spec and IR to analyse samples of different chemicals. Students also got to talk to current […]

Latin Trip

On Saturday 8th December,a group of Year 11 Latin students went on a day trip to Bath, providing them with a first-hand insight into the ancient world. It was a chance for pupils to take in all that the town of Bath has to offer, including its stunning architecture and the Roman Baths which are a […]


Mulberry Think-Ins with Jude Kelly

On Wednesday 5th December students from the three Mulberry School Trust schools came together for the morning to participate in the first Mulberry Schools Foundation “Think-in” with Jude Kelly. Building from the Partnership of Equals Conference, the Think-ins supported our female students in generating, communicating and celebrating their ideas and priorities for achieving a gender […]

Old Ford Art project

Old Ford Primary School have been attending Mulberry Academy Shoreditch each week from 16th November – 7th December 2018 for an Art workshop. They got to take part in a range of different activities, for example creating a decorated candle holder and a 3D felt bird using materials that they may not be able to use […]


An operatic experience at the London Coliseum

Following the very successful takeover day with the English National Opera at the academy, on Saturday 24th November our students were invited to watch the ENO’s performance of La Bohème at the London Coliseum. A group of 21 students along with staff watched Jonathan Miller’s classic production of Giacomo Puccini’s famous opera, the tragic love story […]