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Completed Research

Here you will find The Mulberry Bush Research and Development Department’s completed research papers, with key findings and executive summaries where applicable. Full reports are available from Caryn Onions.


‘This shared parenting we do is difficult to get your head around’: Experiences of parents and carers during their child’s first year at a residential therapeutic special school: a qualitative study

Caryn Onions
June 2017

Key findings


‘Keeping the children close’:
Towards an understanding of therapeutic provision at The Mulberry Bush School

Heather Price, Jane Herd, David Jones and Alice Sampson
April 2017

UEL executive summary
Key Findings


Child outcomes at the Mulberry Bush School:
a quantitative study

Leslie Gutman and John Vorhaus
July 2016

IOE executive summary
Key findings


MBS Success Project:
Sharing understanding of children’s communication for emotionally successful schooling

Ray Burrows, Catherine Mattachine-Lee, Colin Lutman and Dave Roberts
May 2011

Key findings


Stakeholder perspectives about the Mulberry Bush School

Louise Harris, Moli Paul and Jane Barlow
April 2006

Harris, L., Barlow, J., & Moli, P. (2008). Specialist residential education for children with severe emotional and behavioural difficulties: Pupil, parent and staff perspectives. Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, 13(1), 31-47.

 

 

 

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This year the children at The Mulberry Bush School have each created their own Christmas card so that they could print them and take them home with them. There’s some fantastic creativity here!

2017 OFSTED ‘OUTSTANDING’ REPORT

We are pleased to announce that following our inspection in October 2017 Ofsted inspectors found us to be “Outstanding” in the overall experiences and progress of children and young people.   The Mulberry Bush School was judged as outstanding because: The quality of individualised care and support provided is excellent and has a substantial impact on more »

The Mulberry Bush in Children and Young People Now Supplement

Recent articles about The Mulberry Bush were published in the latest Children and Young People Now Children In Care supplement. You can read it here.