Welcome to
The Mulberry Bush

The Mulberry Bush is a not-for-profit charity consisting of The Mulberry Bush School, a non-maintained residential special school providing integrated 38-week and 52-week specialist residential therapeutic care, treatment and education for vulnerable and severely traumatised primary aged children and their families from across England and Wales, The Learning and Research Centre, comprising The Mulberry Bush Outreach, our outreach and training department, The Mulberry Bush Research and The International Centre for Therapeutic Care. You can also find out more about our recently opened 52-week house ‘The Burrow’.



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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
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.

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