Stephen has been described by parents as ‘one in a million’ He has turned The Collett School into an oversubscribed beacon of creativity and exploration, which engages both pupils and parents equally. He fights tirelessly for the entitlement of children with SEN to become respected and valued in the wider community through partnerships with outside schools and colleges. He recognises the crucial role education can place in closing the gaps so that all children can have positive outcomes. Time at school has to be a happy journey, so he celebrates the past, reflects on the present and works endlessly to fundraise to make the environment a special place for all to be. All pupils flourish, nurtured by his passion and drive to make enable them to experience success.