15:00 PM - 16 Oct 2020

“Year 7 have made such a fantastic start to life at Hinchley Wood and it’s been my pleasure to be their Head of Learning. Parents/Carers of Y7 please see the link below for a short video message from me. Mr Jacks” https://t.co/W6X7N1aaRQ

http://www.twitter.com/hinchleywschool/status/1317102149092974593

14:56 PM - 16 Oct 2020

"Great to see some excellent model globes from our year 7 students, with some students finding impressively creative ways to display them!" https://t.co/A2xm18wbpR

http://www.twitter.com/hinchleywschool/status/1317005563016994816

08:32 AM - 16 Oct 2020

'Mr Dutton spent yesterday afternoon registration delivering Year 8 end of half term prizes. Well done to the students below!' https://t.co/HSPkOcTvFw

http://www.twitter.com/hinchleywschool/status/1316028145317949440

15:48 PM - 13 Oct 2020

"Mr Poole spent afternoon registration delivering Year 9 Star of the Week Awards. Well done to the students below!" https://t.co/vYVqusVzEC

http://www.twitter.com/hinchleywschool/status/1309077014025056261

11:27 AM - 24 Sep 2020

During PSHCE this week students have been looking at their mental health and what can affect it. Here are some helpful tips for them to incorporate into their daily routine. https://t.co/oG3wGdzRkh

http://www.twitter.com/hinchleywschool/status/1308761561809510400

14:34 PM - 23 Sep 2020

Please see the link below which will take you directly to the Hinchley Wood School Virtual Open Evening 2020 Presentations and films available for viewing from 7.00pm https://t.co/D8cdQYUXW7 https://t.co/CkNyKcMEjm

15:46 PM - 22 Sep 2020

Please log on to our website at 7pm Wednesday 23 September to view our Virtual Open Evening: Headteacher Speech, Student Interviews, Admissions FAQs and much more! https://t.co/eOOk7dT7Ht

http://www.twitter.com/hinchleywschool/status/1306492166680834048

08:16 AM - 17 Sep 2020

Having looked at equality and diversity in PSHCE students were reminded to THINK before they speak https://t.co/fRDtIjxXoI

http://www.twitter.com/hinchleywschool/status/1304317315337654272

08:14 AM - 11 Sep 2020

September's Calendar from the team at is all about taking care of yourself. Take some time for look after yourself and each other with this great daily tool. https://t.co/GgZg0QqA52

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Sustainability

The Hinchley Wood School Sustainability Group (HWSSG) is a student led group whose key focus is to encourage the whole school community to be a more environmentally friendly organisation.

Its aim is for all students to be more aware of the impact their actions, and those around them, have on the planet; what we can do as individuals and as a school team to reduce damage to the environment; and improve the school and the local community.

The school was awarded the prestigious Green Flag award in 2015 for a second time as part of the Eco Schools scheme;  this is accomplished through a number of initiatives:

Recycling

  • Throughout the school, we encourage recycling, re-using items and reducing waste.
  • In corridors and classrooms there are recycling litter bins for items such as paper, plastic bottles, paper and glass.  
  • We are currently collecting two litre plastic drinks bottles and plan to build a greenhouse for the school’s growing projects.  
  • The playground contains a clothes recycling bin which allows students and their families to both recycle clothes, whilst at the same time raising funds for sustainability projects in school.
  • Years 7 and 8 take part in annual enrichment days that focus on recycled clothing for fashion design and environmental sustainability - even the school blazers are manufactured from recycled plastic bottles!

Energy Conservation

Energy usage is monitored throughout the school using EcoDriver software, with new building projects such as the Cullum Centre being built to the highest standards of energy efficiency.  We also:

  • encourage all school community members to turn off lights in empty rooms; 
  • use photovoltaic cells on the roof to generate electricity and have LED movement activated lights in corridors to prevent energy waste;
  • encourage students to walk to school wherever possible - even it is just part of the way - and take part in the National Walk to School Week/Living Streets initiative in March.
  • the installation of bicycle sheds means more students can easily use non-car based transport to school.

HWS Farm

Our HWS Farm includes four school 'house' beds, where students in the HWSSG grow produce such as new potatoes, strawberries and radishes, the sale of which pays for seeds and equipment. The farm area also includes a pond which is used to educate students in science lessons on bio-diversity and habitats.