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:
March to April 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
Showing the way in therapeutic child care
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.
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share knowledge about therapeutic care for children and young people, and to support the use of reflective practice and research, in order to improve service quality and ensure excellent outcomes.
HUGE CONGRATULATIONS AND THANKS FROM ALL OF US TO OUR WONDERFUL RUNNERS: TOM LAWRENCE, JEN ROBERTS, CHRIS FORSYTHE, ANDREW LOPES, DINO MARKANTONIS AND RACHEL HAHN. They all completed the great race on Sunday 23rd April, having raised a huge amount of money to help to pay for our five new playgrounds. They were wonderfully enthusiastic more »
John Diamond, CEO of The Mulberry Bush Organisation and Stephanie Davies of MBOX Teaching School (now The Mulberry Bush Outreach) 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 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 »