• We currently have a vacancy for a TEACHER at THRIFTWOOD COLLEGE and further details can be found by clicking HERE.

    RESIDENTIAL TRIPS - The Coach arrived safely in DERBYSHIRE at 3.30pm on Monday 20th April.  For updates on our Residential Trips this week please follow the link HERE.

    Thank  you to all parents and carers who completed our School based Survey.  The results can be found HERE.

    We will be holding a meeting for the parents of prospective college students on Thursday 14th May at 10.00am. This will give parents the opportunity to have a tour of the college, gain information and ask any questions that you may have. If you are interested in attending, please contact Lisa or Gemma on 01245 262 779 to register your interest.

    Russell Woollard is running the London Marathon this year on behalf of Thriftwood. If you wish to sponsor him please click HERE.

    Thriftwood supports CEOP - the website for on-line safety. Please take a moment to click on the link and discuss this with your child. 



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 School
Slades Lane, Galleywood,
Chelmsford, Essex

01245 266 880

Thriftwood College
Fox Crescent

01245 262 779

01245 490 691