The Emotional and Social Curriculum for Schools

A sequence of planned experiences which support children to practice and achieve proficiency in content and applied learning skills. The Mulberry Bush Emotional and Social Curriculum focuses learning on the five core competencies of successful emotional development.

Social Emotional Adjustment Scale

A helpful assessment tool that can be used with the Emotional & Social Curriculum

Additional Online Sessions

Can be purchased to facilitate reflective conversations for practitioners.

75 Years of Therapeutic Excellence

We have been helping traumatised children and those around them since 1948.

Curriculum Overview

An introduction to the Emotional and Social curriculum for schools

The Mulberry Bush Emotional and Social curriculum focuses learning on the five core competencies of successful emotional and social development:

  • Self awareness
  • Self management
  • Social awareness
  • Relationship skills
  • Responsible decision making

Who is the curriculum for?

The curriculum is for children who are functioning emotionally and socially significantly below their chronological ages. The curriculum can be used in mainstream and specialist provisions across a variety of age groups.

A great resource for anybody working with children in an education or care setting.  

For more details or if you wish to purchase please contact Angela Brown on 01865 594700 or email [email protected]

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We provide a variety of courses to help teach and hone skills that can be used for children and young people in any setting.

What is included in the package?

Full Curriculum Overview

The curriculum comes with a 240 page binder providing a full overview of the course, activity plan and step by step implementation guide.

Activity Cards

126 activity cards linked to each section within the curriculum for easy implementation.

10 Credits Included

For the Social Emotional Adjustment Scale to enable you to baseline & assess progress using the curriculum.

Training from The Mulberry Bush

An hours training from The Mulberry Bush Outreach Team on how to implement the curriculum in your setting.


As part of the package, training is included to ensure consistency and understanding of the curriculum delivery within the setting.  The training aims are: 

  • To explain what the Emotional and Social Curriculum is and who it is for.  
  • To explain how the curriculum works.  
  • To consider the role of the adult within the group and how to form the group.  
  • To consider possible use of assessment tools to support the curriculum.  

For more details or if you wish to purchase please contact Angela Brown on 01865 594700 or email [email protected]

Why Choose Us?


Established for Over 75 Years

Founded in 1948


Over 10,000 Graduates

Have benefitted from our approach


Located in Standlake, Oxfordshire

Practitioners all over the world


World Class Educators

Who adhere to our core culture of reflection, psychodynamic approach & collaboration

Laura Dennis, our Education Outreach Lead, presenting at the SPARK Day

About US

The Mulberry Bush Outreach

The Mulberry Bush Outreach service aims to use the charity’s core principles to strengthen the culture and leadership in organisations. This is achieved through the provision of training, consultation and support for those working with children & young people, their families and communities.

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Customer Testimonials

Super supportive product and a game changer; accessible for all, the curriculum makes planning so much easier.

Oxfordshire Primary SEMH TA

The thing that has been missing from education! This hinges well with other Mulberry Bush training we had and it was good to have our whole staff aware of the interventions.

Primary SENCO

Frequently Asked Questions

Can it be used with any group?

The Emotional & Social Curriculum is designed to be used with groups of up to 10 children. It can be used across mainstream and specialist schools.

Can anyone be trained in it?

Anyone working with children and young people can be trained to use the Emotional & Social Curriculum.

Can you use it with only 1 child?

For certain sections yes, but it works best when used in groups.

Do you need any special knowledge/skills?

No. Full training is given and the team can be contacted at any point with any queries.

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