At the end of November 2016 we started to demolish the old cottages at the Mulberry Bush School to make way for our new 52-week house and accommodation for our volunteer students. The new building will be opened in 2018, but there’s a lot to be done before that, so here is a short video of the initial demolition work:
And this was the progress from Christmas 2016 to mid January:
January to February 2017:
February to March 2017:
We will be filming the whole build with time-lapse photography so that you can see how it is progressing. If you would like to be kept up to date with the build, please sign up to our mailing list (on the right hand side of this page) and we will send you updates.
WATCH A SHORT VIDEO ABOUT THE WORK WE DO AT THE MULBERRY BUSH SCHOOL
Transforming Troubled Lives Together
Providing hope and positive outcomes for troubled children who are looking for a way to learn and live again.
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.
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).
John Diamond, CEO of The Mulberry Bush Organisation and Stephanie Davies of MBOX Teaching School will be at the ‘Responding Therapeutically and Effectively to Aggressive Behaviour in Care Settings‘ conference at Carlow College on Monday 6th March. There has been considerable research and discussion recently on the significant number of social carers and foster carers who more »
At the second of our seminars on ‘Developing Research for the Children’s Residential Sector‘ a full house heard Yvon Guest and Dez Holmes from Research in Practice and John Diamond and Caryn Onions from The International Centre for Therapeutic Care discussing the importance of research within the children’s residential sector. The seminar explored how others have more »
Our aim is for reflective supervision to be a key part of the children’s sector by 2025 for all staff. MBOX Teaching School is now offering staff supervision which helps to: reduce staff stress reduce staff absence increase retention develop clarity of roles and tasks across organisations make better use of time increase our understanding more »