Ofsted Report

Ofsted Remote Visit to Hinchley Wood School - November 2020
Due to the ongoing pandemic, Ofsted carried out a remote visit to Hinchley Wood School in November 2020.  This visit was conducted under section 8 of the Education Act 2005 (as amended) and in accordance with Ofsted’s published procedures for visiting schools while routine inspections were temporarily suspended. Following changes to government guidance and the imposition of COVID-19 (coronavirus) lockdown restrictions, this visit was cariied out remotely to reduce pressure on the school. Ofsted’s visits to schools during the autumn term were not inspections and were not given graded judgements but a summary of he findings of the inspection team are shown below:

Letter from Ofsted January 2021

The last Ofsted Inspection of Hinchley Wood, carried out in September 2011, graded the school as outstanding.  Please also see links below for more recent official feedback:


Please click on the link below to view our latest Ofsted Report of 2011

Ofsted Report 2011
"Hinchley Wood is an outstanding school ....students work exceptionally well together in this harmonious and cohesive community and achieve excellent outcomes."

"All students feel highly valued and safe."

"There is a highly positive ethos of behaviour for learning and achievement."

"Teachers have strong subject knowledge and excellent classroom management skills and use these to inspire learning very effectively."