"It is such a joy for me to visit this phenomenal school. For all of the brilliant, bold and beautiful young women here – I can’t wait to see all that you will achieve in the future.” Michelle Obama, Former First Lady of the United States of America
"Students are fulsome in their praise for the quality of teaching and the exceptional support teachers provide to ensure they attain well. Outstanding teaching over time has resulted in year on year improvements in students’ achievement at GCSE.” OFSTED, 2013
"Liberated, charming and fiercely ambitious, these teenagers defy lazy preconceptions about British Muslim women." Helen Rumbelow, The Times Newspaper
"Mulberry students are highly ambitious, confident and principled. Students are very aware of their rights and responsibilities as young women growing up in twenty-first century Britain." OFSTED, 2013
"Your results show that you are amongst the 100 top performing schools in terms of progress... your school is exceptionally effective in educating its pupils, including those on free school meals, and I commend you for everything that you are doing in this area." The RT Hon David Laws MP, Former Minister of State for Schools
"Students’ awareness of their rights and responsibilities is exceptional; they are passionate defenders of human rights." OFSTED, 2013
"The trouble with Mulberry students is that there can only be one Prime Minister at a time."
Jude Kelly OBE, Artistic Director of Southbank Centre
"The school provides high quality and extensive support to help parents contribute to their child’s learning. Classes in parenting skills, together with a raft of adult education qualifications, are helping to raise aspirations with regard to career opportunities and University choices." OFSTED, 2013
"IT IS SUCH A JOY FOR ME TO VISIT THIS PHENOMENAL SCHOOL. FOR ALL OF THE BRILLIANT, BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL YOUNG WOMEN HERE – I CAN’T WAIT TO SEE ALL THAT YOU WILL ACHIEVE IN THE FUTURE.”
MICHELLE OBAMA, FORMER FIRST LADY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
"STUDENTS ARE FULSOME IN THEIR PRAISE FOR THE QUALITY OF TEACHING AND THE EXCEPTIONAL SUPPORT TEACHERS PROVIDE TO ENSURE THEY ATTAIN WELL. OUTSTANDING TEACHING OVER TIME HAS RESULTED IN YEAR ON YEAR IMPROVEMENTS IN STUDENTS’ ACHIEVEMENT AT GCSE.”
"YOUR RESULTS SHOW THAT YOU ARE AMONGST THE 100 TOP PERFORMING SCHOOLS IN TERMS OF PROGRESS... YOUR SCHOOL IS EXCEPTIONALLY EFFECTIVE IN EDUCATING ITS PUPILS, INCLUDING THOSE ON FREE SCHOOL MEALS, AND I COMMEND YOU FOR EVERYTHING THAT YOU ARE DOING IN THIS AREA."
THE RT HON DAVID LAWS MP, FORMER MINISTER OF STATE FOR SCHOOLS
"MULBERRY STUDENTS ARE HIGHLY AMBITIOUS, CONFIDENT AND PRINCIPLED. STUDENTS ARE VERY AWARE OF THEIR RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES AS YOUNG WOMEN GROWING UP IN TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY BRITAIN"
"LIBERATED, CHARMING AND FIERCELY AMBITIOUS, THESE TEENAGERS DEFY LAZY PRECONCEPTIONS ABOUT BRITISH MUSLIM WOMEN."
HELEN RUMBELOW, THE TIMES NEWSPAPER
"STUDENTS’ AWARENESS OF THEIR RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES IS EXCEPTIONAL; THEY ARE PASSIONATE DEFENDERS OF HUMAN RIGHTS"
"THE TROUBLE WITH MULBERRY STUDENTS IS THAT THERE CAN ONLY BE ONE PRIME MINISTER AT A TIME."
JUDE KELLY OBE, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF SOUTHBANK CENTRE
"THE SCHOOL PROVIDES HIGH QUALITY AND EXTENSIVE SUPPORT TO HELP PARENTS CONTRIBUTE TO THEIR CHILD’S LEARNING. CLASSES IN PARENTING SKILLS, TOGETHER WITH A RAFT OF ADULT EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS, ARE HELPING TO RAISE ASPIRATIONS WITH REGARD TO CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AND UNIVERSITY CHOICES."