• THRIFTWOOD EXAM RESULTS OVERVIEW: Can now be found here.   All staff would like to congratulate students on their excellent achievements this year.

    We wish everyone a happy and restful summer break.  Pupils return to School on Thursday 3rd September.  Thriftwood College re-starts on Thursday 3rd September for Year 10 & 11 students and Year 12, 13 & 14 students return to College on Monday 7th September.

    There will be an open morning at College on Tuesday 15th September at 10.00AM. This will give parents/carers of prospective students a chance to have a look around the college and ask any questions that they may have. If you would like to attend, please register your interest by contacting Lisa or Gemma on 01245 262 779.  



On behalf of the staff, Governors and pupils we would like to welcome you to the Thriftwood Website.

We hope you will gain an insight into the life of this vibrant and outstanding Special School & College where the wellbeing and achievement of every pupil is our priority. We hope you will be able to sense the fun, excitement and challenge that is evident in every aspect of life at Thriftwood; every day is humming with activity and pupils are motivated and engaged in learning.

We want all our pupils to feel secure, gain confidence and achieve their individual best.

Thriftwood provides an outstanding quality of education for its pupils and is highly regarded by parents and carers and by the community it serves.”  Ofsted 2011

Ofsted Parent View - Click here for details.  And for more information during an Ofsted Inspection please click here.

Thriftwood is part of SEAX Trust. Click here for details.


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Thriftwood School
Slades Lane, Galleywood,
Chelmsford, Essex

01245 266 880

Thriftwood College
Fox Crescent

01245 262 779

01245 490 691