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:
Then January to February 2017:
February to March 2017:
March to April 2017:
April to May 2017:
May to June 2017:
We are filming the whole build with time-lapse photography, as well as aerial filming and stills 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.
Behaviour Support for Schools and Professionals helping those who help others. National Specialist Outreach for Social Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties (SEMHD).
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.
Our free alliance whose aim is to 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.
We have just published our Mulberry Bush Outreach Summer Newsletter, which provides information about our courses, a case study on a child causing concern, OFSTED advice, an update on SEN and EHC Plans by the DfE and an article about our work in developing nurturing practice in schools. You can read the Outreach newsletter here.
We are now taking bookings for our new ‘Leadership for an Emotionally Aware Environment’ course which is suitable for current and aspiring leaders from education and care settings, who work with children and young people experiencing social, emotional and mental health difficulties. The course will be led by Dawn Davidson and Andy Lole from The more »
We are taking applications now for this three-year course for child-care professionals working in education, care and health services. The degree is accredited through the University of West of England. The closing date is 6th June. You can find full details about the course here.
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