We are very sorry to inform you that, following the announcement from the Secretary of State for Education, we have now been asked to close all schools in the Mulberry Schools Trust from Monday 23rd March to all students except those who are categorized as vulnerable or children of key workers. We look forward to reopening as soon as the government advice changes.
The Mulberry Schools Foundation will establish an endowment drawn from the legacy of one of the previous chairs of governors of the founding school, Mulberry School for Girls and some other funds that have been raised.
Building on a number of important projects carried out by schools within the Trust over the past few years, the Mulberry Schools Trust has a national through the CEO’s contribution to Teach First’s National Schools Forum and its work on education and regional disadvantage as well as through the CEO’s involvement chairing the board of the Somerset Challenge. It also has an international reach through the CEO’s and Mulberry School for Girls’ work to forward girls’ education, following Michelle Obama’s and Tina Tchen’s visits to Mulberry and our return visit to the White House, all in 2015 and 2016. The CEO is also extending the Trust’s reach to Singapore and Malaysia in 2018.
The Foundation will focus its work on a number of areas:
The Foundation is in its early stages and so initially, it will be the locus of extension to the following work: