The Blue Tangerine Federation
Specialist & Special Educational Needs Schools
When considering a name for the federation of schools, the term 'Blue Tangerine' seemed to capture the feel and ethos of our schools. A 'Blue Tangerine' in Urban Dictionary Terms means 'Different in a good way and, indescribably beautiful!' We celebrate our differences and are proud of who we are.
As a federation of schools, 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 hope the website and prospectus for our schools gives you a good indication of what we are and our values. We look forward to welcoming you to what we consider are our very special schools.
Within The Blue Tangerine family, diversity is an integral part of our history, culture, and identity. Inclusion is the way we treat and perceive all differences. We want to create an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are seen as real value for our schools. We do not discriminate against people regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes them unique.