About Us

Thornhill Park School is an independent specialist school based in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, for learners age four to 19.Read more


A resource area featuring specific information and tools for parents, carers and families, including the school's most recent publications, Ofsted report and all key school policies.Read more


Safeguarding at Thornhill Park School is our highest priority. We take our responsibilities for safeguarding children and young people very seriously and follow the agreed Sunderland Child Protection procedures rigorously.Read more

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

At Thornhill Park School we recognise that everyone should be treated fairly and equally and no less favourably, specific to their needs, including areas of race, gender, disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation and age.Read more

Learner Voice

Listening to the voice and views of our learners is of the utmost importance to us. We actively involve our students in decision making helping ensure both our policies and practice have a real impact on improving the quality of our provision.Read more

Preparing for Adulthood

All of our students work towards the four outcomes for adulthood (taken from the SEND reforms) throughout their journey to Post 16, providing each person with the skills needed when they move on after school.Read more


Here at Thornhill Park School we strive to provide coherent, person-centred learning programmes for all of our learners.Read more

Our Impact

This section outlines our progress and outcomes.Read more

Environment and tools for learning

We work hard to create a range of different learning environments at Thornhill Park School. In this section we briefly look at the specific adaptations and tools we've used to meet the needs of our learners.Read more

Information Advice and Guidance

Documents, links and Information offering advice and guidance for families and carers of Thornhill Park School students.Read more


At Thornhill Park School we work in partnership to further improve outcomes for our learners.Read more

School News

Here you will find the school's latest news and eventsRead more