Proposed Changes to HInchley Wood School Admissions Criteria

The Governors of Hinchley Wood School and the Trustees of the Hinchley Wood Learning Partnership are conducting an information gathering exercise ahead of a formal consultation process regarding the following possible changes to the Hinchley Wood School (HWS) Admissions criteria.

Hinchley Wood School Proposed Admissions Criteria Changes for September 2026:

It is proposed that, from 1 October 2024, we conduct a formal consultation on making the following changes to the HWS Admissions criteria for the September 2026 intake (current Y4):

1. Increasing the Hinchley Wood School Published Admission Number (PAN) from 210 to 220. 

2. Introducing a new Category 5: Children attending one of the HWLP Trust primary feeder schools (Hinchley Wood Primary School and Thames Ditton Junior School) and introducing a new Category 6: Children attending the following feeder schools: Long Ditton St Mary’s Junior School and Claygate Primary School. 

If you wish to provide any feedback on these proposals at the current time, please do so by emailing:

Please note, we will not be replying to emails sent to this email address but all views expressed will be considered as we prepare for any formal Admissions Consultation in the Autumn Term.