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) is our indoor and outdoor space in Toddington, Gloucestershire, for events, conferences and workshops, incorporating the Planned Environment Therapy Archive and The National Childcare Library.
You can find out about the impact our services have nationally and within the context of those children and families that we help, by reading our latest Impact Report on our charity pages.
Please contact Angus Burnett if you need to discuss or arrange a referral for our 38-week or 52-week programmes. Call
01865 300202 or 07775 441730
News & Announcements
Do you work with children and young people in groups? We are now taking applications for Spring/Summer 2020 to join our Certificate Course. Suitable for staff using group work with children or young people in either school or care settings, this course will help...read more
We are extremely pleased to announce that after an inspection by Ofsted in November 2019 The Mulberry Bush School has again been judged as 'Outstanding' for Social Care. Ofsted said: The children’s home provides highly effective services that consistently exceed the...read more
We are very pleased to announce that The Mulberry Bush has been shortlisted for two awards in the West Oxfordshire Business Awards, namely The Sandler Training Large SME Award and The MGroup Employer of the Year Award. Wish us luck as we go forward to the next round!read more