15:26 PM - 7 Aug 2019

Thank you to all the parents / carers for giving the students such a lovely welcome at Heathrow and for your support since the trip launched! We (the teachers) had a great time and are proud of all the students!

13:51 PM - 7 Aug 2019

Have most of the bags, we won't be long (hopefully)

13:13 PM - 7 Aug 2019

We have just landed, see you all once we get through customs and baggage reclaim ✈✈✈

03:46 AM - 7 Aug 2019

First two legs of journey are over, both teams are currently in Doha awaiting our final flight, no delays thankfully... See you in Heathrow at 1.45pm next to Costa Coffee 👍

http://www.twitter.com/hinchleywschool/status/1158168775016865792

01:12 AM - 5 Aug 2019

Team 2 have survived the jungle! The students have done brilliantly and are back in KK for a well deserved R&R day of snorkelling 🐢🧘‍♀️ https://t.co/l6vQtjqDFM

http://www.twitter.com/hinchleywschool/status/1157192568150482944

08:33 AM - 2 Aug 2019

Team one clearing one of the ox bow lakes overcome with the zativa weed in the Borneon Jungle https://t.co/v2xZySCPvj

http://www.twitter.com/hinchleywschool/status/1156575051950514181

15:39 PM - 31 Jul 2019

Team one arrived at Kinabatagan yesterday for their KOPEL project and have spent today collecting and planting seeds to help grow more trees in areas of the jungle affected by deforestation. It's been a hot but productive day! 🌲🌿 https://t.co/8gRz1aci3N

http://www.twitter.com/hinchleywschool/status/1155761043706011654

09:44 AM - 29 Jul 2019

Team one have survived the jungle! We are back in Kota Kinabalu feeling very refreshed and clean https://t.co/ZV6peDebB8

http://www.twitter.com/hinchleywschool/status/1155279563502411776

01:51 AM - 28 Jul 2019

Our time at KOPEL has come to an end. The students’ experience here will be one they will not forget and they are so grateful for the community’s hospitality 🐒🍃🚤 https://t.co/CcBE1UxKYH

http://www.twitter.com/hinchleywschool/status/1154002009072140289

13:14 PM - 24 Jul 2019

Team one are enjoying our penultimate night in Survivor school before we brave the jungle! https://t.co/7oTi47wqba

OUTCOME OF APPLICATIONS FOR YEAR 7 INTAKE 2019

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 2019.  Applicants living in other areas will receive notification from their Local Authority. 

The school will be sending a letter to all successful applicants by 2nd class post on Monday 4th 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.

Further information about secondary school transfer to Hinchley Wood School for September 2019 can be found under Joining Us from the main menu on this website.

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 gtwells@hinchleywoodschool.co.uk
  1. Please ensure that you return your form by Friday 15th March 2019.
  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 Friday 15th March 2019 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 Friday 15th March.  The waiting list will be finalised on Friday 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 Friday 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 ewalsh@hinchleywoodschool.co.uk by Friday 29th March 2019 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:  http://www.surreycc.gov.uk/schoolappeals  Please note that the completed forms must be returned by Tuesday 14th May 2019 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.