COVID-19 Visitor Guidelines

Thriftwood School & College are asking for the support and understanding of our visitors in helping us minimise the risk of COVID-19.

Thriftwood continues to take guidance from Public Health England. Taking this into account, we are now limiting access to the site to essential visitors only.

If your visit to Thriftwood is an essential one, we would nevertheless ask that you refrain from visiting if:

Along with all members of the Thriftwood community, any visitors to the School or College should wash their hands with soap and water before leaving home and once they arrive on site. Gel hand sanitiser will also be available on arrival and throughout your visit. You will need to wear a face covering throughout your visit to our school.

For the avoidance of potential embarrassment, we would also like to advise you that Thriftwood is currently operating a ‘no handshake’ policy for all members of its community.

We apologise for not being able to give you our usual warm welcome, but we must take the current situation very seriously and look after the welfare of our pupils and staff.

If you have any questions, please contact the member of staff you were due to visit.

Name: _________________________________________________

Contact Number: _________________________________________

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Our Vision is to create a culture of Achievement and Recognition, Participation and Responsibility and Tolerance and Respect

Our Commitment is To promote a healthy lifestyle and improve the life chances of our pupils.

Our Aim is to create A fair, just and inclusive learning environment with equality of opportunity as its cornerstone.

How does Thriftwood ensure pupil safety and encourage good behaviour?

We are committed to providing a safe and positive environment for pupils.  This means high expectations and a clear and consistent approach to managing behaviour. 

The Thriftwood Code provides a framework for everyone, pupils and staff, and underpins our Pupil Care and Safeguarding Package – Pupil Profile, Multi-Agency Support, Behaviour for Learning, Anti-Bullying and Child Protection policies.

The Thriftwood Code expects all in the school community to:-

  • Show Respect
  • Be Kind
  • Listen Well
  • Work Hard
  • Tell the Truth
  • Be Friendly
  • Take Care of Property

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