Learning to live, living to learn
For referrals email Angus Burnett or call 01865 300202

Welcome to the Mulberry Bush Organisation

The Mulberry Bush is a not-for-profit charity consisting of The Mulberry Bush
School, a non-maintained residential special school with a three-year programme
which runs for 38-weeks a year, working with vulnerable and severely traumatised
primary aged children and their families from across England and Wales, MBOX
Teaching School our outreach and training department and The International Centre
for Therapeutic Residential and Foster Care.




Please contact Angus if you need to discuss or arrange a referral for our 38-weeks a year, three year programme.

01865 300202 ext 228



Transforming Troubled Lives Together


Providing hope and positive outcomes for troubled children who are looking for a way to learn and live again.

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By improving the life chances and social inclusion of traumatised children and young people, we create long-term benefits to society by reducing anti-social behaviour and its impact on families, schools and communities.

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Behaviour Support for Schools and Professionals MBOX (Mulberry Bush OXfordshire) helping those who help others. National Specialist Outreach for Social Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties (SEMHD).

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Transforming Troubled Lives Together – The International Centre for Therapeutic Residential and Foster Care. Promoting Therapeutic Child Care, Social Pedagogy and Trauma Informed Practice.

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Latest News

The 15th Mulberry Bush Women of the Year Lunch 20th September 2016

In the beautiful September sunshine nearly 200 women met on the lawn of Somerville College, Oxford to raise funds for the Mulberry Bush and to celebrate the contribution to society of many women. After delicious drinks they filed into the beautiful dining hall where they ate delicious guinea fowl and were hugely entertained by our more »

Shifford Has Been Renovated

We are thrilled with the way Shifford has been renovated with wonderful new lighting, flooring and sensory equipment. Shifford is a special room in the education area where the children can go if they are finding the class-room environment overwhelming. The sensory equipment helps them to unwind and the room gives the children another space more »

The Mulberry Bush Oxfordshire Women of the Year Lunch

The 15th Mulberry Bush Oxfordshire Lunch will be at Somerville College, Oxford on Tuesday 20th September. We are thrilled that our speakers this year are Prue Leith, the founder of Leith’s Cookery School, novelist and TV judge on Best British Menu, and Hannah Rothschild, the Chair of the National Gallery, film-maker, biographer and novelist – more »