http://www.twitter.com/hinchleywschool/status/1073325628802379776

21:15 PM - 13 Dec 2018

Retweeted From Music@StMaryStokeDab

Do come and listen to HWS students Derik, Ella, Maddie-Jo, Sam, Sophie & William sing in our Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols on Sunday 16 December at 6pm. All welcome to join us for sherry & mince pies after the service in the hall. https://t.co/ODIdiU0sCT

http://www.twitter.com/hinchleywschool/status/1072941793862402054

19:50 PM - 12 Dec 2018

Well done & thank you to the families of Year 10 - this is just some of the produce that you've collected for the East Elmbridge/Esher branch of the food bank - such a worthy cause helping our local community - amazing community spirit at Christmas time! https://t.co/wOmT2Xj79x

20:13 PM - 7 Dec 2018

It was our pleasure to host you - we are looking forward to our Student Equalities Groups being able to do work together in the future! https://t.co/Lj69VbL0tz

06:38 AM - 7 Dec 2018

Well done to all involved, and thanks for organising a great event! https://t.co/Dp6VeFc0gm

19:25 PM - 29 Nov 2018

Retweeted From HWS PE Dept

Well done to the boys. Fantastic achievement 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 https://t.co/OGjL635H13

19:19 PM - 29 Nov 2018

Retweeted From Music@StMaryStokeDab

Congratulations to William, HWS yr 9 student, and St Mary's chorister, who has just been awarded a place in the National Youth Choir of Great Britain!

11:50 AM - 17 Nov 2018

Retweeted From YESURREY

Congratulations to Diffuse at Hinchley Wood School. First award this year in North Surrey Company Programme for producing the best Business Plan. Good luck with the candles!

http://www.twitter.com/hinchleywschool/status/1061714731487109121

20:18 PM - 11 Nov 2018

Proud & humbled to take part in service led by Fr Jenner from St Christopher's Church with reps from the Primary School, , local Guides & other local groups. Well done Freddie playing the Last Post, Khanyi for reading and Will & Ellie laying a wreath https://t.co/1OFjmoCxxS

20:24 PM - 31 Oct 2018

History visit: landed safely at Heathrow, fifteen minutes ahead of schedule. Will ask students to contact you when we board the coach back to school. It's been a wonderful visit, we hope that the students have come away with a much deeper understanding of Berlin past and present.

http://www.twitter.com/hinchleywschool/status/1057662817615130626

15:57 PM - 31 Oct 2018

Retweeted From HWSMFL

Olympiastadion! https://t.co/rGiyaqu5qF

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)
  • 17 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 17 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.

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  • December 13, 2018 Do come and listen to HWS students Derik, Ella, Maddie-Jo, Sam, Sophie & William sing in our Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols on Sunday 16 December at 6pm. All welcome to join us for sherry & mince pies after the service in the hall. Read more
  • December 12, 2018 Well done & thank you to the families of Year 10 - this is just some of the produce that you've collected for the East Elmbridge/Esher branch of the food bank - such a worthy cause helping our local community - amazing community spirit at Christmas time! Read more
  • December 7, 2018 It was our pleasure to host you - we are looking forward to our Student Equalities Groups being able to do work together in the future! Read more
  • December 7, 2018 Well done to all involved, and thanks for organising a great event! Read more
  • November 29, 2018 Well done to the boys. Fantastic achievement 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 Read more
  • November 29, 2018 Congratulations to William, HWS yr 9 student, and St Mary's chorister, who has just been awarded a place in the National Youth Choir of Great Britain!
  • November 17, 2018 Congratulations to Diffuse at Hinchley Wood School. First award this year in North Surrey Company Programme for producing the best Business Plan. Good luck with the candles!
  • November 11, 2018 Proud & humbled to take part in service led by Fr Jenner from St Christopher's Church with reps from the Primary School, , local Guides & other local groups. Well done Freddie playing the Last Post, Khanyi for reading and Will & Ellie laying a wreath Read more