Thriftwood School is looking to appoint an exceptional and inspirational Deputy Headteacher, the appointment will commence in September 2018.

Closing date for applications is Midday, Tuesday 15th May 2018 with interviews scheduled to take place on Wednesday 23rd May 2018.

Visits to the School site are available after 1400hrs on Thursday 10th May 2018.

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Admission Criteria:

Thriftwood College provides education for students aged 14-19, all of whom have a Statement of Educational Needs or an Education Health and Care Plan.

We fully understand that making the right choice of college is very important for the young person and for the family.


We therefore recommend that you:

  • Contact the college to register your interest and book an appointment for the next available open morning.
  • Attend an open session, gain information and ask any questions that you may have.
  • Reflect on what you have seen and heard.
  • Inform the SAS (Statutory Assessment Service) of your preference - this will initiate the placement process.

It is the local authority who has responsibility for the admissions to Thriftwood College.


The main criteria for a placement at Thriftwood College are as follows:

  • Students must have a Statement of Educational Needs or an Education, Health & Care Plan (EHCP)
  • Students must have Moderate Learning Difficulties plus additional complex needs
  • Priority is given to young people in the local catchment area and children looked after

To request advice on the admission process please telephone our Admin Team on 01245 262779.

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