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

September 2021 Secondary School Transfer - Information for Parents

Parents are advised to read the Admissions Criteria for September 2021 and information on how places were offered over the past three years.  Please also click on the links below for further clarification relating to our Admissions Criteria:

Admissions Information Presentation

Home Address - distance from school

Exceptional Circumstances category


YEAR 7 ADMISSIONS - SEPTEMBER 2021

General Information 

The closing date for secondary applications is 31st October 2020.  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 2020) 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 2021.  In some cases this may not be until the end of June 2021.

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: 

Email: schooladmissions@surreycc.gov.uk 

Telephone:  0300 200 1004 (before 2pm) or 01483 519890 (after 2pm)

Postal Address:  Admissions & Transport Team, Quadrant Court, 35 Guildford Road, Woking, Surrey GU22 7QQ 

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 2020 - online admissions opened
  • 23 September 2020 - Hinchley Wood School Open Evening (Virtual)   
  • 31 October 2020 - Closing date for applications
  • 1 March 2021 - 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.  Applicants who applied online will be sent an email or receive a notification through the app 'ParentComms@ with their outcome.  Online applicants may also log in to their online account to view the outcome.
  • 15 March 2021 - date by which parents must accept or decline their offer of a school place.
  • 24 March 2021 - waiting list goes live.  Parents may contact the school to find out their child's position on the list.
  • 29 March 2021 -  notice of intent to lodge an appeal to be given to Clerk to Governors (see note below)
  • 2  March 2021  - appeals forms available to download (see note below)
  • 14 May 2021 - deadline for completed appeals forms to be returned to Surrey County Council (see note below)

ADMISSION APPEALS – SEPTEMBER 2021 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 Monday 29 March 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 2021 entry will take place in late June/early July 2021.

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 Friday 14 May 2021 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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  • October 16, 2020 Read more
  • October 16, 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” Read more
  • October 16, 2020 "Great to see some excellent model globes from our year 7 students, with some students finding impressively creative ways to display them!" Read more
  • October 16, 2020 'Mr Dutton spent yesterday afternoon registration delivering Year 8 end of half term prizes. Well done to the students below!' Read more
  • October 13, 2020 "Mr Poole spent afternoon registration delivering Year 9 Star of the Week Awards. Well done to the students below!" Read more
  • September 24, 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. Read more
  • September 23, 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 Read more Read more
  • September 22, 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! Read more