12:33 PM - 16 Feb 2019

Retweeted From HWS PE Dept

Year 7 Sports Hall athletics competition at Esher tonight. Great performances from both the boys and girls teams. 🏃‍♀️ 🏃🏼‍♂️ Girls picking up 🥇and boys coming 🥉🙌🏽

21:08 PM - 13 Feb 2019

Retweeted From HWS PE Dept

The talent on display at tonight’s Gym and Dance show was incredible. From ballet to body popping and pretty much everything in between! Well done to everyone involved and and a big thank you to Miss Barton, Miss Brooker and Mr Campbell for organising 💃 🤸‍♂️ 🏆

http://www.twitter.com/hinchleywschool/status/1095609788996698112

09:05 AM - 13 Feb 2019

“The Hinchley Wood School House Gym and Dance Showcase is on tonight in the hall at 6:30pm. Doors open at 6pm.” https://t.co/Ln6TZsZF0u

21:55 PM - 11 Feb 2019

Retweeted From HWS PE Dept

Fantastic achievement. Good luck! https://t.co/AnFTWNeGd3

14:23 PM - 10 Feb 2019

Retweeted From HWS PE Dept

Girls’ football is absolutely flying at HWS this year. Y7, Y8&9 and Y10&11 teams all through to the county cup semi finals 🙌🏽⚽️

http://www.twitter.com/hinchleywschool/status/1093595777681760257

19:42 PM - 7 Feb 2019

Retweeted From HWS PE Dept

Huge effort from the Y11 boys in their Rugby League National QF today. Congratulations to on the win and all the best in the semis 🏉 https://t.co/Pk34koeYcT

19:39 PM - 7 Feb 2019

Retweeted From HWS PE Dept

Well done to the U14 girls on their 🥇 finish at today’s district tournament at St Teresa’s. Also belated congratulations to the U15 girls for their win on Tuesday at the same tournament 🥇😝 🏑

09:13 AM - 25 Jan 2019

Welcome to our 21 German Exchange students who arrived at HWS yesterday!

20:23 PM - 20 Dec 2018

Hear, hear! Well done to all for a fab show! https://t.co/fUlgyBe882

http://www.twitter.com/hinchleywschool/status/1075792348678885381

16:37 PM - 20 Dec 2018

Retweeted From Hinchley

Full swing with rehearsals! Great commitment from Abi! Wizard of Oz (Probably Goes Wrong) TONIGHT! 6.15PM https://t.co/qwmYm7IprG

September 2019 Secondary School Transfer - Information for Parents

Parents are advised to read the Admissions Criteria for September 2019 and information on how places were offered over the past three years.


YEAR 7 ADMISSIONS - SEPTEMBER 2019

General Information 

The closing date for secondary applications is 31st October 2018.  Applications are made online through your Local Authority website under the Co-ordinated Scheme for Secondary School Admissions or by paper application - please contact your Local Authority for details.

Please note: If an application is submitted after the closing date (31 October 2018) it will be treated as a late applicant and therefore may not receive an offer of a school place until after the national offer date, 1 March 2019.  In some cases this may not be until the end of June 2019.

After the closing date, if you have not applied you can still apply.  If you live locally and pay your Council Tax to Surrey County Council (Elmbridge or another Surrey borough) you can complete a paper parental preference form available from:  schoolbooklets@surreycc.gov.uk or tel: 0300 200 1015.  Please state that you require a secondary form

If you live in another area (e.g. Kingston upon Thames, Merton, Richmond) please contact the Schools Admissions Team at your Local Authority as applications must be submitted through your home Authority.

For further information please contact: Gill Twells, Admissions Officer on 0208 398 7161 extn 110.

Important Dates for Applicants:

  • 1 September 2018 - online admissions opened
  • 26 September 2018 - Hinchley Wood School Open Evening 
  • 11 & 16 October 2018 - Hinchley Wood School Open Mornings  
  • 31 October 2018 - Closing date for applications
  • 1 March 2019 - outcome letters sent from the Local Authority by first class post to parents who applied on paper and to parents who applied online but cannot be offered their first preference school.
  • 1 March 2019- email sent from the Local Authority to parents who applied online giving the outcome of their application.
  • 1 March 2019 - parents who applied online can log on to their application to view the outcome of their application.
  • 4 March 2019 - letters sent from the Hinchley Wood School Admission Officer to parents of unsuccessful applicants, who placed Hinchley Wood School as their first preference, with reply slip to be returned if they wish to be placed on a waiting list.
  • 15 March 2019 - parents must accept or decline their offer of a school place.
  • 15 March 2019 - deadline for waiting list replies to be returned to the school.
  • 22 March 2019 - waiting list goes live.  Parents may contact the school to find out their child's position on the list.
  • 29 March 2019 -  notice of intent to lodge an appeal to be given to Clerk to Governors (see note below)
  • 29 March 2019  - appeals forms available to download (see note below)
  • 14 May 2019 - deadline for completed appeals forms to be returned to Surrey County Council (see note below)

ADMISSION APPEALS – SEPTEMBER 2019 ENTRY (YEAR 7)

In the event that we are unable to offer your child 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 at the school by Friday 29 March 2019 in the first instance. 

All admission appeals for this school are handled by the Surrey Schools Appeals Service based at County Hall, Kingston-upon-Thames.  All arrangements are made through the Appeals Service and appeals are normally held at County Hall.  It is anticipated that all appeals for September 2019 entry will take place in late June/early July 2019.

From Friday 29 March 2019, 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: completed forms should be returned to Surrey County Council by Tuesday 14 May 2019 in order to allow sufficient time to prepare for the appeals to be heard in June/July.  If you would prefer to receive a hard copy of the forms and guidance notes, please contact the Clerk to Governors.

Contact Details for appeals information:

Mrs E Walsh, Clerk to Governors

Telephone: 020 8398 7161 ext 109

Email: ewalsh@hinchleywoodschool.co.uk

Please note that the deadline for submission of any additional, late evidence from appellants, that is not sent with the initial appeal, is no later than 5.00pm on the day preceding three clear working days prior to the appeal hearing date.  Any evidence received after this date might not be considered at the appeal.

@hinchleywschool

  • February 16, 2019 Year 7 Sports Hall athletics competition at Esher tonight. Great performances from both the boys and girls teams. 🏃‍♀️ 🏃🏼‍♂️ Girls picking up 🥇and boys coming 🥉🙌🏽
  • February 13, 2019 The talent on display at tonight’s Gym and Dance show was incredible. From ballet to body popping and pretty much everything in between! Well done to everyone involved and and a big thank you to Miss Barton, Miss Brooker and Mr Campbell for organising 💃 🤸‍♂️ 🏆
  • February 13, 2019 “The Hinchley Wood School House Gym and Dance Showcase is on tonight in the hall at 6:30pm. Doors open at 6pm.” Read more
  • February 11, 2019 Fantastic achievement. Good luck! Read more
  • February 10, 2019 Girls’ football is absolutely flying at HWS this year. Y7, Y8&9 and Y10&11 teams all through to the county cup semi finals 🙌🏽⚽️
  • February 7, 2019 Huge effort from the Y11 boys in their Rugby League National QF today. Congratulations to on the win and all the best in the semis 🏉 Read more
  • February 7, 2019 Well done to the U14 girls on their 🥇 finish at today’s district tournament at St Teresa’s. Also belated congratulations to the U15 girls for their win on Tuesday at the same tournament 🥇😝 🏑
  • January 25, 2019 Welcome to our 21 German Exchange students who arrived at HWS yesterday!