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.

For full details please click HERE

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The results of our Pupil Questionnaire can be found HERE


Safeguarding our students is a priority at Thriftwood. Our policies and practices ensure that our students are monitored effectively and are able to develop in a safe and supportive environment.

At Thriftwood, we follow Essex Guidelines for Child Protection (SET), found at Essex Safeguarding Children Board.

All volunteers and visitors should be aware of our procedures for safeguarding children. Our policies include:

  • Child Protection
  • Anti Bullying
  • Behaviour for Learning incorporating the Use of Reasonable Force
  • Safer Recruitment
  • Equal Opportunities

Responsibilies for Safeguarding

At Thriftwood School: Child Protection(1), Safeguarding & PREVENT Facilitator - Georgina Pryke, Head of School, email: georginapryke@thriftwoodschool.com

At Thriftwood College: Child Protection(1), Safeguarding & PREVENT Facilitator - Liz Smart, Head of College, email: lizsmart@thriftwoodschool.com

Child Protection (2) - Janine Cavey, Home School Liaison Manager, email: janinecavey@thriftwoodschool.com

Governor for Safeguarding - Ann-Marie Briggs, email: admin@thriftwoodschool.com

Should you have any queries about Safeguarding at Thriftwood, please contact any of the above.

Education against Hate - Please follow the link to a new, interactive website created by HM Government, The Home Office and DfE to support parents, teachers and school when education againist radicalisation and extremism. Please click HERE

Thriftwood Supports CEOP: The Thinkuknow website www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents contains lots of information, advice and guidance to educate children and young people in order to keep the whole family safe on the internet.  We recommend you follow the link above and discuss the content with your family.  If you wish to report online bullying or abuse, please click the following link to CEOP: http://www.ceop.police.uk/safety-centre/

A range of policies can be found on our Policies Tab, including those relating to safeguarding.

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