The Collett School "Special Educational Needs"

Special Dacorum Borough



The Collett School is a foundation school and part of The Blue Tangerine Federation. The Blue Tangerine Federation is a collaboration of specialist and special education schools. All three schools have Foundation status. St Luke’s School and The Collett School are special educational needs schools for children with complex learning difficulties. Forest House Education Centre is a hospital school providing specialist education for young adults with complex mental health needs. 

The Collett School is a fantastic school; full of energy, creativity and passion.  We are an all-age school for 128 pupils aged 4-16 who have complex learning difficulties, including autism, speech and language communication needs and/ or moderate learning disabilities.  All pupils have an EHC Plan (or statement of special educational needs). Across the school, our pupils are taught in dynamic Learning Groups that are based on ability levels and communication needs.

Teachers and TAs work with all age groups over time. Our exciting developments include treehouse classrooms, informal learning spaces, lots of innovative practices and holistic approaches that support the individual make outstanding progress.  The vision of the school is to 'thrive in life', highlighting our daily practice of supporting children to access our mainstream world with advancing confidence - hence we believe in creating opportunities that ensure our children shine! We are an Ofsted 'Good' school, stridently on our way to becoming 'Outstanding'. We are an oversubscribed, hardworking, happy school! Please have a look at our website: for further information about our ethos and what's happening!

Our child protection and safeguarding measures are rigorously enforced to ensure our children are safe.  All staff and volunteers are subject to our stringent child protection and safeguarding checks, training and monitoring.

We look forward to meeting you.