13:18 PM - 29 May 2020

'We're nearly there! We are now only 1692 flights of stairs away from Mount Everest and £170 off our fundraising target. Keep it up HWS, you've done amazing so far, one last push!'


10:09 AM - 28 May 2020

A huge effort today by HWS community. We’re now 878 flights off Mont Blanc. We’ve also managed to raise our funds to £210, just £290 off our target. Well done and thank you to all for your efforts so far, keep it up! https://t.co/kojE5Vnzer


10:06 AM - 28 May 2020

"Miss Archer has just finished reading the brilliant 'Armistice Runner' by Tom Palmer as part of the Hinchley Wood Community Book Club! She couldn't put it down! There's still time to take part so remember to send your 1-4 line reviews to her by 31st May! " https://t.co/dULcb3H1g4


12:33 PM - 27 May 2020

"Yesterday we reached Ben Nevis and have also raised £180. We now look for a big push onto Mont Blanc. Keep it up HWS!" https://t.co/57TSVSronB


14:47 PM - 26 May 2020

"Thank you everyone for your efforts with the Mountain Climb so far, we have already raised £170 for the NHS Charities and almost climbed up our first mountain Pen y fan!" https://t.co/5fAOXHKZSG


13:27 PM - 22 May 2020

“There will be no school work set over half term but we are launching a special fundraising challenge to raise money for NHS charities on behalf of the school community. We’d love you all (Staff, Students, Parents) to get involved!” https://t.co/8NWCQAFn0Y https://t.co/Aq2w39BAue


10:54 AM - 22 May 2020

“Mr Murray is loving Death in 10 Minutes (a book about a radical suffragette). Mrs Adams is reading Goldfinch, a book recommended to her by Mrs Strevens and Mr Jacks is re-reading 1984. https://t.co/xcbHUMhyGL

10:42 AM - 22 May 2020

“Here are the shortlisted entries in the Lockdown Photography competition. Our judging panel will decide upon the top 3 which will be announced on Monday 1st June.” https://t.co/rnyOEg7Nz7


08:51 AM - 22 May 2020

“Well done to everyone who submitted their Sally Up, Sally Down videos for this week’s PE challenge. Keep an eye out for the montage. Winners this week were LK with 390, followed by Frank 350, Nightingale, 320 and Hawking 220. Total scores (just for the PE Challenges) are: https://t.co/BtQMpThnxl


08:45 AM - 22 May 2020

“We’re really impressed with Ania in Y8 who has joined a group to make PPE for local care homes and hospitals. Here are some of her first batch of face masks. We’d love to hear about students who are doing great work in the community. Pls email Mr Jacks with info of this kind”. https://t.co/qbxnaffiqu


Mountain pic

Mountain Community Challenge - raising money for the NHS      Oscar Dorman          

There will be no school work set over half term but we are launching a special fundraising challenge to raise money for NHS charities on behalf of the school community. We’d love you all (Staff, Students, Parents) to get involved!

For more details click here

For the Just Giving page click here







Students get creative to acknowledge and thank the NHS - scroll down to see the picture gallery below for a fantastic array of different rainbows!


Students across all the year groups and subjects are producing some great work during these strange times: 

History: student Felicity in Year 12, is studying the causes of the English Civil War.  Click here for an example of her excellent work.

Politics: (Year 12) students have been showing that the future of the government is in safe hands with their work on the Judiciary and Executive. Click here to see what one of them has to say  Click here for their Media and Voting Essay

Graphic Communications: work by Elin, Year 11, in preparation for A Level - click here to view her Isolation Story.

English A Dystopian Descriptive Essay by a Year 8 student. Embarrassment by a Year 9 Student

English some excellent poetry from Year 7s, follow link for an impressive montage: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8kJq--nWa0


View the weekly PE ChallengesHome Circuits and Juggling

We have two winners of the great TOILET ROLL CHALLENGE....7WH and 7LC

The ART department set its own toilet roll challenge and was rewarded with some interesting 3D models. . .

3D models toilet roll Art challenge

Evie's fries & drink; Indigo's bee hive; Isobel's sword

Evie's fries & drink; Indigo's bee hive; Isobel's sword


This is the winning NHS poster design from the first Community Challenge:
NHS winning poster




The school has received some much appreciated 'thank yous' and comments from Hinchley Wood Parents - click here to view


Miss Wiscombe, Miss Gray & Mrs Gravette discuss LIFE IN LOCKDOWN

UCAS APPLICATIONS advice and discussion with Mrs Brandon & Miss Gray

Mr Murray chats lockdown with Miss Gray