Year 10 Enrolment

Enrolment will be held at Mulberry UTC, 64 Parnell Road E3 2RU on 20th – 31st August, excluding the August Bank Holiday on 27th August and Eid al-Fitr, which has been confirmed for Tuesday 21st August. Enrolment involves you bringing in documentation so that you can officially enrol as a student at Mulberry UTC. The process will take approximately 30 minutes. You will need to bring the following with you:

Proof of address:

 

  • Current Council Tax bill - OR
  • Current Housing Benefit entitlement letter - OR
  • Tenancy Agreement - OR
  • Letter from the National Asylum Support Service (NASS) or a social services asylum team informing you of the address of the accommodation being provided for you and your family.
  • PLUS a recent utility bill, dated within the last 3 months.

Proof of date of birth:

  • You will also need to provide a copy of the student’s UK Birth Certificate OR Passport OR Asylum Seeker Documentation to verify their age.

At enrolment, you will show these documents to a member of our team, who will verify them and take copies. You will also need to choose your curriculum options if you haven’t already.

Enrolment is compulsory for all new students. If attending on the dates above is likely to be a problem for you, please notify us so that we can make alternative arrangements (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). You will also be able to purchase your school tie for £5 from us when you enrol. Unfortunately, we do not have the capacity to take card payments.

Year 12 enrolment

All students wishing to enrol at Mulberry UTC in September must attend an enrolment meeting. The dates are:

Friday 24th August      Applicants for Digital Media/Health Science             10am-4pm

Tuesday 28th August      Applicants for Health and Social Care                        10am-4pm

Wednesday 29th August        Drop in session for students wishing to discuss options         10am-4pm

Please bring the following with you:

  • Completed information forms (If you have not received a copy of these in the post then please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to request a copy
  • Copy of GCSE certificates
  • Passport
  • Copy of birth certificate
  • Proof of address (bank statement)

The Medical Mavericks recently visited the UTC to present a whole school assembly about careers in the Health Care and Health Science centre, as well as interactive workshop for Y12 Health Scientist and some Y10 students. The workshop involved students conducting medical tests e.g. using ultrasound to check for growth plates and conducting ECGs.

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Sports Relief

Year 10 and Year 12 students have raised over £150 for Sports Relief. They did this by organising a series of activities including a danceathon! All students wore red to show they supported the causes that Sports Relief was raising money for. Moriom Abdin, chair of the Committee Charity said “she was delighted with the students efforts and that there was a fantastic atmosphere in the school on the day.” The Charity Committee have so far nearly raised £500 this year for  various charities and have also donated food to the local food bank.

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Working with St Joseph’s Hospice

Students from Mulberry UTC have spent the last 6 weeks working with St Joseph’s Hospice in Hackney as part of the challenge projects. Students were commissioned to research and create a presentation on why an Instagram page would benefit the Hospice. Students also created a social media strategy explaining how the hospice could easily create an Instagram Page. In order to do so students work with Robyn Carylson a community fundraiser at the Hospice. Students also had the opportunity to visit the Hospice and meet staff and patients.

One group of students were so inspired by the visit that they decided to create an animated video for the Hospice to use on their website and social media. Digital Media students drew the content for the video, added the sound and edited it to make an incredible video showing why the work of the hospice is so important.

Robyn Carylson and her team came to see the student’s final work during one of the challenge project sessions. They were absolutely blown away by the student’s presentation, posts and video and have commissioned them to complete another piece of work editing a video which will be on display at the Tate Modern.

The challenge project was a great experience for all the year 12 students involved and it was great to see the health students and creative students working together on a project for a local charity. They are very excited to continue working with the Hospice.

At the bottom of the page you will be able to view the animation created by our students for this presentation.

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Letters from Arakan

On Thursday 22nd March, Mulberry UTC students and staff attended the opening of the Letters from Arakan exhibition at the Brick Lane Art gallery. The exhibition shows pictures taken by Adib Chowdhury and letters from Rohingya refugees which depict some of the things which they have endured.

Students also met Mark Field, who is the Minister of State for Asia and the Pacific  and MP for the Cities of London and Westminster.

Our sixth form students loved seeing the pictures and hearing about the crisis first hand from people who have visited the region. The charity committee are passionate about raising awareness and funds of such issues.

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Once again, we are immensely proud of our Year 10s. We are delighted to say that five students have had their poetry published in 'The Poetry Games - Truth or Dare?' the latest publication from the Young Writers' poetry competition. The students chose either Team Truth: writing about what it's like to be them, sharing their passions and dreams; or Team Dare, writing exciting poetry that challenges the reader or evokes the spirit of adventure.

Well done to Gabriela, Maiya, Abigail, Roxy and Nicole.

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Congratulations to Year 10 student, Abigail Manning, for winning the Regional Final of the Jack Petchey Speak Out Challenge 2018 for Tower Hamlets! This is the world's biggest youth speaking event, and we are incredibly proud of Abigail for her achievement. 

Follow this link to see more of the competitors at the event, and watch Abigail's powerful speech.

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Well done Abigail!

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On this page you will find any videos, podcasts, or articles we have created for BBC School Report.

 

Year 10 Projects

Mulberry UTC are pleased to be able to invite prospective Year 10 and Year 12 students and their parents/carers to find out more about Mulberry UTC and the exciting opportunities it has to offer. This Open Evening is particularly relevant to current Year 9 and Year 11 students who are thinking about applying to join Mulberry UTC in September 2018.

Dr Katharine Vincent, our Principal, will host a presentation at 5:30pm explaining why Mulberry UTC is so unique and how students will benefit from our combination of academic, technical and professional learning.

This UTC Open Evening will be held at our wonderful new building on Parnell Road in Bow, enabling students to have a look at our wide range of state of the art facilities. 

NB Please register for the event in the prospective student’s name (i.e. not the parent’s name). Registering a parental e-mail address is fine, as further details will be sent out to this address during the recruitment process.

Please note: It is essential that you apply on-time (before January 31st) as application received after this date are classed as late and are unlikely to result in having a place. Application forms can be found online and in hard copy at our open events. We will be accepting application forms during our events. Applicants are welcome from across London - please see our admissions policy on our website www.mulberryutc.co.uk.

By registering to attend this event, you give permission for your photograph to be taken and used by Mulberry UTC within marketing material, both printed and online. If you wish to withdraw this consent, please notify a member of the team upon arrival.

 


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