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The Blue Tangerine Federation

Specialist & Special Educational Needs Schools

'What is a 'Blue Tangerine'?

"Different in a good way and, indescribably beautiful"

(Urban Dictionary Definition)

When considering a name for the federation of schools, the term 'Blue Tangerine' seemed to capture the feel and ethos of our schools. We celebrate our differences and are proud of who we are. 

We are ultimately focused on improving possibilities for our pupils by being better, together.  By securing exceptionally skilled adults to lead relevant and purposeful curricula, teaching and support across our schools is improving our provision.   We innovate and look outwards, confident in our direction of travel and what needs to be done. We are persistent in our lobbying for appropriate funding in order to provide specific SEND resources, further staff training and improve our infrastructure and fundraise ferociously to improve the schools for the children and young adults.

Our schools' ethos and values are tangible. We value every child's abilities - supporting them to acquire the knowledge and skills relevant for their childhood and transition to successful adulthood in our mainstream world.  We work to enable the individual to be proud of their difference and their special characteristics to create improved self-esteem in order that they thrive.

We look forward to welcoming you to our very special schools.

Best wishes,

Stephen Hoult-Allen

Executive Headteacher