Berry Education is a support service specialising in business functions and governance development for multi academy trusts in the education sector.  

Claire Mitchell, our Lead Consultant and Director has over a decade of experience in the education and skills sector with previous senior leadership roles managing quality and safeguarding of ESFA funded educational provision.  

Claire is a Chair of Governors at a Church of England Primary School and is also an NGA and Leading Governance Consultant.

At Berry Education we are passionate about supporting schools to keep abreast of their governance and business compliance functions.  We are expertly placed to support, with a robust understanding of both academic and business requirements in a educational setting, and how they must be streamlined to promote best practice and continued development. 

The requirements on academies and trusts to operate as corporate businesses as well as academic institutions is ever increasing meaning the pressures on leaders to ensure compliance, best practice management and oversight is a growing one. 

Berry Education provides a holistic service in the areas of educational leadership, governance and business management offering support options ranging from advice, guidance, coaching and mentoring to hands on reviews, administration support, audits and a diverse range of training and development options.