Information for Parents & Carers

Home School Liaison

At Thriftwood College, Mrs Janine Cavey is our Pastoral and Family Engagement Manager and Mrs Frances Satterley is our Pastoral Support Manager

They work closely with parents, carers, and multi-professionals with an aim to meet the holistic needs of each child and their families.

We have an open door approach to communication between parents and carers and College.

It is very important that we work in partnership with you to support your child – good communication is essential.

If your child attends Thriftwood College, you can ring 01245 262779 or e-mail

  • Class Tutors are available to take calls before the College day, at lunch-time or after College
  • You can make an appointment with Tutors, the Pastoral Team or a member of the Senior Leadership Team if necessary
  • We hold termly Parent Consultations for you to meet the Class Tutor, plus a One Planning or an Education, Health and Care Plan meeting in the autumn or spring term
  • Regular updates, information, and letters are sent home via email and text - please ensure the office have your current mobile phone number and email address