15:50 PM - 18 Mar 2018

School will be open as normal tomorrow / Monday 19th March

11:15 AM - 16 Mar 2018

Yesterday was the BBC School Report - please view amazing reporting by the students at

18:33 PM - 13 Mar 2018


Spanish Exchange 🇪🇸⛸good frindships being forged

18:32 PM - 13 Mar 2018

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Spring Concert Tuesday 20th March - 6:30pm. Tickets on sale.

18:27 PM - 13 Mar 2018


Thanks for a very competitive U13 ⚽️ game. Look forward to more in the future 👍🏼💪🏼💚⚽️

11:22 AM - 12 Mar 2018

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Thanks to for participating in our outreach day, hopefully this break in rain will continue ☔ 🏉

13:20 PM - 9 Mar 2018

Highlights from our annual concert in association with the Royal College of Music. Featuring the Hinchley Wood School Orchestra and students from the Royal College of Music. Special thanks to our guest conductor Christopher McMullen-Laird

15:18 PM - 8 Mar 2018

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This afternoon we have met our exchange partners again, met the mayor, been on the roof of the town hall to look at the City, had our photo taken for the local paper and now the partners have collected our students to go back to their families. Lessons at 7.45 tomorrow morning!

10:51 AM - 8 Mar 2018

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The German exchange group are on the train to Wolfsburg, the students are excited and planning some useful phrases for when we arrive :)

10:50 AM - 8 Mar 2018

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And we're off! Geared up for a wunderbar weekend of Deutsch with our exchange!

Outcome of Applications for Year 7 Intake 2018

Surrey residents who applied online will have received an email from Surrey County Council about the outcome of their application in the evening of 1st March 2018.  Applicants living in other areas will receive notification from their Local Authority. 

The school will be sending a letter to all successful applicants by 1st class post on Monday 5th March to confirm their place at Hinchley Wood School.  Included with the letter is a reply slip which we ask parents to return to the school in addition to their response to the Local Authority online.

Waiting Lists

Unsuccessful applicants are not automatically placed on the waiting list.

Applicants who included Hinchley Wood School as a preference on their application can ask to put their child’s name on the waiting list by following the procedure below:

  1. Download a Waiting List Form here or collect a paper copy from the reception desk at the school.
  2. Complete the form in full and return it to the Admissions Team at the school:
  • By post to:  The Admissions Team, Hinchley Wood School, Claygate Lane, Esher, Surrey KT10 0AQ
  • By email as a scanned document (attachment) to
  1. Please ensure that you return your form by Thursday 15th March 2018.
  1. In order to go on the waiting list a form must be completed.  An email request alone will not be sufficient.  The Admissions Team are unable to acknowledge receipt of waiting list form by email or post, however parents may telephone to ask for a verbal confirmation.

The waiting list will be drawn up from the replies received by Thursday 15th March 2018 and will be ranked according to the School’s admissions criteria (not on a first-come-first-served basis).  Any available places will not be offered before Thursday 15th March.  The waiting list will be finalised on Thursday 22nd March.  The school will not be publishing waiting positions by post or email but parents may wish to contact the Admissions Team by telephone from this date onwards to find out their child's position on the list.  As we anticipate a high volume of calls at this time, the Admissions Team will be available to answer queries regarding the waiting list between 10am and 12 noon only from Thursday 22nd March onwards on 020 8398 7161.

Unsuccessful applicants will have been allocated a place at another school which should be accepted if alternative arrangements for the child’s education have not been made.  Should a place at Hinchley Wood School from the waiting list be offered at any point during the coming months, parents can then inform the other school that they not going to take up the place there.

In the event that we are unable to offer a place, there is an appeals procedure that gives a parent the right of appeal to an independent committee.  If you would like to lodge an appeal please contact Mrs E Walsh, Clerk to the Governors, Hinchley Wood School, Claygate Lane, Hinchley Wood, Surrey KT10 0AQ or by Thursday 29th March 2018 in the first instance.  From this date parents who have informed the school of their intent to appeal will be able to download the necessary forms and guidance notes from the Surrey County Council website:  Please note that the completed forms must be returned by Friday 18th May 2018 in order to allow enough time to prepare for the appeals to be heard in June or July.

Please click HERE to download the Waiting List form.