• We currently have a vacancy for a LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANT/LEARNING MENTOR at Thriftwood College - please click here for details.

    'Thrifts Got Talent'

    On Friday 5th December, College students will be holding a 'Thrifts Got Talent, Open Mic Concert Night'

    This will be held at the College site between 7.00pm - 9.30pm. Tickets are on sale for £2.50 - please contact us on 01245 262 779 if you would like to reserve a ticket. We look forward to seeing as many of you there as possible.




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.


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Thriftwood School
Slades Lane, Galleywood,
Chelmsford, Essex

01245 266 880

Thriftwood College
Fox Crescent

01245 262 779

01245 490 691