Mulberry Bush School
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Special school
5 - 12
Non-maintained special school

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Free school meals
Abingdon Road
OX29 7RW

School Description

Mulberry Bush School is a residential special school for pupils with a wide range of severe emotional, behavioural and social difficulties. They come from across the country and spend around three years at the school. Full-time residential care is provided for 38 weeks of the year. At the time of the inspection all the pupils were residential. The residential element of the school’s work was inspected separately earlier this year and judged to be outstanding. Around two thirds of pupils are boys. The proportion of pupils from minority ethnic groups is slightly lower than average. A high proportion of pupils are eligible for the pupil premium, which provides additional funding for children in the care of the local authority and for pupils known to be eligible for free school meals. The Mulberry Bush Organisation is the proprietor of the school and is a charity. The Board of Trustees is the school’s governing body. The school takes a psychodynamic approach to pupils’ behaviour which focuses on understanding the internal causes of different behaviours. A range of professionals supports therapeutic residential care, treatment and education. The school provides training and support for other schools and professionals locally and nationally.

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