Welcome to
The Mulberry Bush

The Mulberry Bush is a not-for-profit charity with a mission to provide services to meet the needs of emotionally troubled and traumatised children, young people their families and communities.

Our services currently consist of:
The Mulberry Bush School, a non-maintained residential special school and children’s home providing integrated 38-week and 52-week specialist residential therapeutic care, treatment and education for traumatised children aged 5- 13 and their families from across England and Wales.

The Mulberry Bush Learning and Research Centre is based at Linden House, Standlake, Oxfordshire and comprises The Mulberry Bush Outreach, our outreach and training department, The Mulberry Bush Research and our free alliance The International Centre for Therapeutic Care.

The Mulberry Bush Third Space (MB3) our indoor and outdoor space in Toddington, Gloucestershire, for events, conferences and workshops. Incorporating the Planned Environment Therapy Archive and The National Childcare Library.



Can you help us with a DONATION to help us look after the children in our care?

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Please contact Angus if you need to discuss or arrange a referral for our 38-week or 52-week programmes. Call:
01865 300202 or 07775 441730

The Mulberry Bush

The leading therapeutic residential school in the UK for traumatised children and their families. We offer 38 week and 52 week residential provision, working in close partnership with each child’s family and referring authority.

The Learning & Research Centre

The centre of excellence for trauma-informed practice, teaching and research, incorporating The Mulberry Bush Outreach, The Mulberry Bush Research and The International Centre for Therapeutic Care.


Find out more about our charitable objective: ‘to provide specialist therapeutic services to meet the social, emotional and educational needs of troubled & traumatised children, their families and communities’. We welcome donations to allow us to continue our vital work.


Our indoor and outdoor space for conferences, training courses, workshops, seminars, study and research and for use by schools, clubs and groups. Incorporating The Planned Environment Therapy Archive and The National Childcare Library.

News & Announcements

The Trifecta 3-Peaks Challenge!

On 10-12 May 2019 business leaders from across Oxfordshire will take part in the gruelling Trifecta 3-Peaks Challenge, a 24-hour event involving three teams tackling the three largest peaks in the UK, raising money for The Mulberry Bush and two other local charities,...

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Register For Our Therapeutic Group Work Course

Now taking applicants for Summer 2019 - sign up today for our Level 3 Certificate in Therapeutic Group Work with Children and Young People Group Work is used by staff at The Mulberry Bush and across many schools, colleges and care settings with children and young...

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Get In Touch

The Mulberry Bush School, Standlake, Witney OX29 7RW

Telephone: 01865 300202
Email: reception@mulberrybush.org.uk
Office Hours: M-F: 8am – 5pm