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16:20 PM - 13 Dec 2017

Rehearsals are well under way for the Sixth Form Panto next week (oooh nooo they're not) (ooooh yes they are)!! https://t.co/D5DQWScNWo

14:28 PM - 8 Dec 2017

Well done to Y11 who have done the first two days of their GCSE mock exams!

22:08 PM - 3 Dec 2017

PRE visit: well done to Y10 who have been a delight to travel with this weekend. They have worked hard, listened, learnt and seen for themselves evidence of horrific human acts. And now to bed!

22:05 PM - 3 Dec 2017

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Will never forget meeting an Auschwitz survivor. Will never forget the tattoo on her arm or her story

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10:47 AM - 3 Dec 2017

PRE visit: excellent exhibition at the Galicia Jewish museum followed by student workshops and a meeting with an Auschwitz survivor, a former child prisoner who was a subject of Dr Mengele's experiments, who told us about her story and showed us her number tattoo. Very moving. https://t.co/ZwCqYSY32K

06:23 AM - 3 Dec 2017

Retweeted From Sue Davison

This will be one of the most memorable school trips Hinchley Wood students will make in their school years.

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21:31 PM - 2 Dec 2017

PRE visit: back at the hotel after nearly 16 hours out. Mr B's gadget says we have walked 11.1 miles, Mr C's says 11km. In any case it's been a good but hard day. Very moving visit to Auschwitz this morning, students laid candles and had a moment of reflection at the memorials. https://t.co/2Xav3CzUZ0

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12:30 PM - 2 Dec 2017

PRE visit: moving visit and moment of reflection at Birkenau. Now back to Krakow for a bit of down time before visiting Schindler's factory https://t.co/cGcSynGMDD

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07:46 AM - 2 Dec 2017

PRE visit: starting our tour of Auschwitz-Birkenau https://t.co/E3ipgiPAjF

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20:10 PM - 1 Dec 2017

Successful first day in Krakow for the PRE visit - walked at least six miles, had lush food and learnt lots. Hopefully an earlyish night before our visit to the Auschwitz museum tomorrow. https://t.co/TBAh1oojLu

Frequently Asked Questions

After School and Lunchtime Clubs

Timetables for after school and lunchtime clubs can be viewed via the Calendars tab above or click here for a direct link.

Confiscated Items

Items will be confiscated from students at school if they are a threat to others; a threat to learning; against the uniform rules; a threat to health and safety; illegal; undermining the ethos of the school eg production of material in paper form or via the internet which might cause tension between one community and another or one student and another.

In most cases confiscated items will be returned at the end of the school day.  Any items kept for more than a school day will be given to Student Reception who will keep a record of the items confiscated.  A note will be made in the planner to inform parents.  If the student brings in or uses the banned item then further sanctions will be applied.

Holiday/Term Dates

The holiday and term dates are available on this website via the Calendars tab above or click here for a direct link: Term Dates at a Glance.

Inoculations Records and School Nurse Service

Student inoculation records ARE NOT kept by the school.  However, they are available from Molesey Clinic – telephone: 020 8979 6464.  Please click here for Information on the full school nurse services provided by CSH Surrey via Molesey Clinic.

Leave of Absence – Can I take my child out of school during term time?

The school strongly advises against parents taking their children out of school during term time.  However, it is understood that on occasions it is unavoidable.  In exceptional circumstances the Head Teacher may, at his discretion, authorise up to five school days leave of absence a year.  There are certain times, however, when absence would never be authorised, for example during public examinations.  For the full Attendance Policy please click here.  Leave of Absence Application form click here

Locker and Lost Property Enquiries

Ms Bond at Main Reception is the contact for locker queries and lost property - 9.00am - 1.00 pm - 020 8398 7161 or nbond@hinchleywoodschool.co.uk  Students can go Student Reception to ask about lost property during morning break.

Music Lessons/Facilities Hire

For information on Music lessons available through the school please click here.  To find out about hiring the Music Centre facilities please click here.

Mobile Phones in School

Mobile phones should not be used inside the school buildings, i.e. in corridors or classrooms, without permission.  If a student is seen using a mobile phone without permission in any school building (including the canteen), the phone will be confiscated and handed in to Student Reception.  Confiscated mobile phones can only be collected by parents/carers.

Smart Card Procedures

Payments onto smart cards must be made via Parentpay, a paypoint card or by direct debit.  We will only accept cash or cheques in exceptional circumstances (eg when a student is new to the school).

If a new smartcard is required this can be done via email to: smorris@hinchleywoodschool.co.uk or putting a request in the finance letterbox or completing a request form at till one in the canteen.

Please allow 24 hours for a new card to be produced. New smart cards must be collected from the canteen (Till One) at breakfast, end of break, or at first lunchtime between 1.15pm and 1.20pm or second lunchtime between 1.35pm and 1.40pm.

Low balance email alerts are sent daily if there has been activity on the account and the balance is £5 or less.  Students are also informed of this when at the till. 

The balance can be checked at anytime on the Parentpay website.

Please ensure that there are sufficient funds on the smart card account if a student wishes to purchase food. 

If a student does not have sufficient funds or they have lost/forgotten their card, they will only be able to buy food at first lunchtime between 1.15pm and 1.20pm or second lunchtime between 1.35pm and 1.40pm.

Student Reception

Student Reception is where students collect forgotten items and sign in and out of school when they have doctor, dentist etc. appointment.  Parents are requested to drop off items or collect students from this area.  It is located at the end of the building by the ‘church entrance’ to the school.

Student Reception is open to students at the following times: before school (8.25 am), morning break (10.40 am), lunchtime (1.00 pm) and after school (3.00 pm) – on Fridays the opening times are 8.25 am, 10.50 am and 1.30 pm.