2022-23 Prospectus

Admissions Appeals

If you have applied for a place at Hoe Valley and your child is not allocated a place, you have the right to appeal. The letter you receive from Surrey County Council  will contain information on how to appeal. Hoe Valley School has signed up to the Surrey County Council Appeals Service. You can contact the Appeals Service on 020 8541 8092 or you can email them at surrey.schoolappeals@surreycc.gov.uk

School Admission Appeals Timetable

In year or immediate entry appeals

Appeals resulting from in year admission applications will be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged. Please note that the deadlines and the process for hearing appeals may change depending on the national situation as a result of Covid-19.  You will be informed on a case by case basis.

Appeals for September 2022 resulting from year of entry or transfer applications: 

School Offer Appeals lodged by Appeals to be heard by
Secondary 1 March 2022 29 March 2022 16 June 2022 (40 School days)
Primary 19 April 2022 18 May 2022 20 July 2022 (40 School days)

Please note that some of these deadlines and the process for hearing appeals may change depending on the national situation as a result of Covid-19.  You will be informed on a case by case basis.

NB: Appeals will not start being heard until after the relevant closing date has passed.

Appeals lodged after these dates will be heard within 40 school days of the appeal deadline or 30 school days of being lodged, whichever is the later date.

Appellants will be sent notification of their appeal hearing at least 10 clear school days in advance of the hearing.  Appellants will be sent a copy of the school’s case 7 clear working days in advance of the hearing.

Appellants must ensure that any further evidence not included with their initial appeal, is received by 5pm on the day preceding three clear working days prior to the appeal hearing date.  Any additional evidence or information received after this date might not be considered at the appeal hearing.

Year 6 Transition – Sept ’22

Year 6 Transition Information – September 2022

We know how important it is for your child to feel relaxed and happy about the transition from primary to secondary school. As part of our transition programme for Year 6 children who are joining us in September 2022, we are pleased to share this information with you:

Welcome Letter from Head Teacher – 30.03.22

HVS Uniform List 2022-23
Valentino Schoolwear – Annual Discount Promotion 2022
Valentino Schoolwear – How to Buy Guide

Y6 Transition Letter from the Head Teacher – 27.05.22

Y7 Parents’ Induction Evening Slides

Year 6 Transition FAQs 2022-23
Summer Reading Booklet 2022-23
How do I sign in to Google Classroom?

 

Please check back on this page regularly as new information will be added over the coming weeks and months to aid a smooth transition in to Year 7.

We look forward to welcoming you to Hoe Valley School!

Admissions

Open Event for Year 7 entry for September 2023

We are delighted to be holding our next Open Event on Monday 3rd October 2022 from 6.00pm to 8.00pm where prospective students and their families will have full access to all of our facilities and opportunities to talk to all of our staff. There is no need to book, we look forward to welcoming you to our school so that you can see for yourself what makes us unique.

 

In Year Applications – 2022/23 Academic Year

In Year Applications for admission in the 2022/23 academic years are handled by our Admissions Officer, Mrs Rebecca Knight. In order to make an application for In Year Admission to Hoe Valley School, please complete the SMA Form (School Managed Application) in full and return it along with all of the required additional evidence to:

Mrs R Knight – Admissions Officer
Hoe Valley School
Egley Road
Woking
GU22 0NH

These documents can also be emailed to admissions@hoevalleyschool.org

If you have any questions, please contact Mrs Rebecca Knight in the Admissions Office by email to admissions@hoevalleyschool.org. You can also call directly on 01483 662627 option 3 for Admissions.

Our Admissions Policy for September 2022 admission can be downloaded here: HVS Admissions Policy 2022-23
The Supplementary Information (Child of Founder) can be downloaded here: Supplementary Form Child of Founder 2022-23
The Supplementary Information (Child of Staff) can be downloaded here: Supplementary Form Child of Staff 2022-23

In Year SMA Application Form
Guidance Notes – SMA Applications

As set out in our Admissions Policy, if you are applying for a place as either a member of Hoe Valley School staff, or as a Founding Governor of Hoe Valley School, you are required to complete a Supplementary Information Form, which can be accessed using the links above.

You can also access information and guidance on the general admissions process, both for Year 7 2023, and the in-year application process on Surrey County Council’s website here. Information on Secondary Schools in Surrey is also available through Surrey County Council here

Entry for Year 7 in September 2023

Hoe Valley will be admitting students into Year 7 in September 2023 as part of Surrey County Council’s coordinated arrangements. Therefore you will apply for a place through Surrey County Council using their online Common Application Form (CAF). More details regarding closing dates and offers dates for Surrey’s coordinated arrangements will follow in due course.

HVS Admissions Policy 2023-24

As set out in our Admissions Policy, if you are applying for a place as either a member of Hoe Valley School staff, or as a Founding Governor of Hoe Valley School, you are required to complete a Supplementary Information Form, which can be accessed by the following links;

Supplementary Form Child of Founder 2023-24
Supplementary Form Child of Staff 2023-24

 

Out of Chronological Applications

Surrey County Council’s guidance on the education of children outside of their chronological year group can be accessed here Surrey County Council Guidance on the education of children out of their chronological year group

If you are considering making an in-year application for out of chronological admission for your child, in the first instance please contact our Admissions Officer, Mrs Rebecca Knight by email at admissions@hoevalleyschool.org or by telephone to 01483 662627 option 3.

 

General Information

The admission arrangements for Surrey’s community and voluntary controlled schools for 2022-23 and Surrey’s primary and secondary coordinated schemes for 2022-23 and 2023-24 were determined by Surrey’s Full Council.  The following documents, which set out Surrey’s arrangements, are available in full on the Surrey County Council website here: Surrey County Council Determined Admission Arrangements  

 

Please note that the HVS Admissions Office only operates during term time. You will not receive a response to applications submitted during school closure periods until school re-opens again.