http://www.twitter.com/hinchleywschool/status/1153828950457516032

01:47 AM - 24 Jul 2019

Team 2 update - everybody is ready for their first full day at KOPEL 🍃🦎 https://t.co/x8npmH2FRR

http://www.twitter.com/hinchleywschool/status/1153470117512003584

02:01 AM - 23 Jul 2019

Team 2 update - we are on our way to Batu Puteh village for the conservation project and river safaris 🐒🐘 https://t.co/albMsSPGNz

http://www.twitter.com/hinchleywschool/status/1153447677096366080

00:32 AM - 23 Jul 2019

Morning! It's 7:30am we've survived our first night in the jungle and are waiting for breakfast https://t.co/hyIHwrBSVw

http://www.twitter.com/hinchleywschool/status/1153205942130864128

08:31 AM - 22 Jul 2019

Team one are in the jungle learning survival skills with Henry. 🔥🔥 https://t.co/9uWxG6WPSH

http://www.twitter.com/hinchleywschool/status/1153198439871602689

08:01 AM - 22 Jul 2019

Team 2’s orientation day in KK. Getting a feel for the place and organising our money and travel https://t.co/It9Z91jGyT

10:26 AM - 21 Jul 2019

We are in Borneo! 😄 After a very long two days of travelling both teams have arrived safely in Borneo. We're all very excited to be here if not a little tired 😀

17:26 PM - 20 Jul 2019

On our second flight now from Doha to Kuala Lumpur ✈ everyone is doing well but hoping to get some shut eye on the plane. Wish us luck

09:21 AM - 20 Jul 2019

Team 1 and Team 2 are boarded and ready to go ✈🌎 Borneo here we come! 😃

http://www.twitter.com/hinchleywschool/status/1151907883707228160

18:33 PM - 18 Jul 2019

Retweeted From Hinchley

The final night!!! After all the hard work and two fantastic performances, we've saved the best to last! What a cast/team we have, dedicated, talented, hard working, the lot! https://t.co/QhkbQvuNZr

http://www.twitter.com/hinchleywschool/status/1151247051331710978

22:47 PM - 16 Jul 2019

Retweeted From HWS PE Dept

Despite Mr Scammell’s 10 ball over it was a comfortable win for the Staff in the cricket against Y10. No super over needed in this game! All played in a great spirit though 🏏 https://t.co/d7BxvwqIUD

UNI & FUTURES INFO

Oxbridge Programme

Hinchley Wood Sixth Form runs a comprehensive Oxbridge Programme for Years 12 and 13. 

Students with the relevant academic profile are invited to join at the start of Year 12.  The group meets fortnightly to:

  • Discuss ideas to develop their ability to think, problem solve and reason effectively in areas beyond the curriculum
  • Deliver Presentations on an area of their specialist subject that they have independently researched
  • Practice past entrance exam papers.
  • Receive guidance on the application and selection process, additional reading, lectures, master classes, summer schools and other activities to thoroughly prepare them for their application.

OMS (Oxford Mentoring Scheme) is an online mentoring scheme which all candidates are encouraged to apply for.  This provides regular online meetings with a current Oxford Undergraduate in the students’ specialist subject and 2 or 3 students from other schools. The Undergrad facilitates discussions, sets tasks and answers questions on the academic subject, admissions process and interviews.

Mock interviews are undertaken with all candidates often including external subject experts.

Enrichment Tutorials are offered to applicants from the group covering 8 weekly sessions delivered by two Oxford graduates on the history of thought, from The Enlightenment to Postmodernism, and include consideration of politics, art, literature, music and philosophy, culminating with an individual tutorial.

Subject Specialist Tutorials are offered by teachers at the school and replicate Oxbridge tutorials and interviews, challenging students to question and think more deeply about their chosen subject.

Visits:

  • We take students to Oxford for a day’s visit which includes two subject lectures and tour of the Colleges.
  • A representative from Oxford visits to speak to the group about admissions, interviews, the application process and life at Oxford.
  • Hinchley Wood Alumnae, studying at Oxford, return to the school to talk to the group about their experiences.

University Applications

Please see below links to information that will help when making a university application.  If you need help at any stage of the process please see Mrs Brandon or one of the sixth form team.

1.Website address: https://www.unifrog.org

2. Click on Sign In button top right hand corner

3. Click on Been Given a Form Code? > Sign in for the first time

4. On the page that opens up enter the code: parentshinchley

5. Enter your details and create your own password

6. Click Sign Up

You will now have access to the platform.

If you have any queries or concerns please contact Mrs Brandon via abrandon@hinchleywoodschool.co.uk or 020 8398 7161.

  • See UCAS Widget (left) for quick help

Apprenticeship Applications

Apprenticeships are an excellent alternative to University: Apprentices are paid from day one and have work experience in the career of their choice, as well as studying for a qualification up to, and including, degree level.

The process of application is quite demanding, however, if you are successful your employer will be investing a considerable amount of time and money in you whilst you are training for your qualification.

Gone are the days when apprenticeships used to only be in low level qualifications; degree apprenticeships are abundant – please use the guide and links below to explore the options.

Guide to applying for Apprenticeships

Apprenticeship Opportunities with major companies

 

Mrs Brandon and the sixth form team are available if you have any questions or need help.

Work Experience

Year 12 students are expected to undertake a work experience placement during the last week of the summer term.