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Thornhill Park School [Special School]

21 Thornhill Park, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom SR2 7LA

Age Range & Fees

Age Range4 to 19
Annual Day Fees£33752 to £45806
Annual Weekly Boarding Fees£54364 to £107760
Annual Full Boarding Fees£117433 to £204986

Number of Pupils

Boys Girls
45Day12
24Full Board9
1Weekly1
70Total22

Number of Staff

Full-time: 200
Part-time: 6

GCSE Pass Rate - Age 16

Grades A* - C or 9 – 5

Pass Rate - Age 18

Exams at age 18

Higher Education

Pupils who went on to Higher Education

What we offer

  • Agriculture/Horticulture
  • Design technology
  • Drama/Theatre
  • ICT
  • Photography
    • Archery
    • Fitness training
    • Gymnastics
    • Swimming
    • Canoeing
    • Cycling
    • Horse riding and management
    • Orienteering
    • Rock climbing
      • After school club
      • Particular diets
      • Autism
      • Aspergers

      • * This school operates
          52 weeks in the year.

      Method of Entry

      • Assessment
      • Referral by Local Authority or Social Services
      • This is a Special School
      • This school is for pupils with autistic spectrum needs (or autistic spectrum PLUS other special education needs)

      Scholarships & Bursaries

        Accreditations and Affliations:

        • ASDAN
        • NAS Autism Accreditation
        • NASS Special Schools

        Religious Affliations:

        • All denominations welcome


        Teaching Languages:

        • English
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