About Us

Thornhill Park School is an independent specialist school based in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear for learners aged 4-19.Read more

Publications, Parents / Carers and Families

For specific information for parents/carers and families. Listed here are the school's publications including the latest Ofsted report and all key school policies.Read more


Safeguarding at Thornhill Park School is our highest priority.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

We actively listen to learners’ views and involve them in decision making to ensure both policies and practice have a real impact on improving the quality of provision.Read more

Preparing for Adulthood

All our learners work towards the 4 outcomes for adulthood taken from the SEND reforms over their journey through to Post 16 to provide them with the skills to move on after SchoolRead more


Thornhill Park School strives to provide coherent person-centered learning programmes for all learners.Read more

Impact and Outcomes

This section explains the key activities of our school and what these activities achieve in terms of outcomes for learners.Read more


Our school has a range of different learning environments which have been specifically adapted to meet the needs of our learners.Read more

Information Advice and Guidance

Information Advice and GuidanceRead more


The School continues to work in partnership with a wide range of stakeholders to further improve outcomes for learners.Read more

School News

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