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Sparking Curiosity.
Igniting Wonder.
Leading co-educational school and nursery for children from 6 months. Now expanding to age 16.

Holmwood House

At Holmwood House, we spark curiosity and ignite wonder in each and every child, allowing them to develop individuality, confidence and tenacity to reach their true potential…

Group of male students playing rugby in the purple Holmwood kit
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Smiling, young student writing on a whiteboard.
DISCOVER 11+ and 13+ Preparation
Excited students enjoying overnight stay at school
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SCHOOL FACTS

1922

Holmwood House
was founded

25

Acres of beautiful
grounds

330

Current pupils
aged 6 months -13 years

40

Extra-curricular
opportunities

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Holmwood Highlights

Preschool 3 Preschool 3 have been busy with their new theme ‘Mini Beasts’. They have developed their artistic and creative skills by making ladybirds and bumblebees using paint and cut up apples. They also used some cardboard rolls to make some scary spiders. There has been a lot of discussion about the weather and how rain and the sun make...

During Holmwood’s STEM Fortnight, Year 7 students eagerly embraced the Colchester Zoo STEM Challenge: Designing an Enclosure. Their journey began with a captivating visit to Colchester Zoo, where they researched the innovations and fundamentals of enclosure design and learnt more about their “Zoo of the Future” vision. The pupils returned to school brimming with ideas and newfound knowledge and set...

Preschool 3 Preschool 3 have been very busy completing lots of activities based around St Patrick’s Day. We have decorated some Irish flags using various different textures. We all took part in a treasure hunt where we collected pots of gold, rainbows and some leprechauns! We also had a visit from Mr Connelly where he showed us some lovely photos...

Cyclones, munchkins, witches and wizards, a yellow brick road and an emerald city: Years 6&7 welcomed us to Oz, where anything could happen and a huge amount did, most of it involving a little girl called Dorothy, her three unforgettable companions – the scarecrow, the tin woodman and the lion – and one very wicked witch!  Huge congratulations to all...

The first few years of a child’s life are the most formative and crucially shape the adult they grow up to be. At Holmwood House we understand that early exposure to Character Education has long lasting effects and lays the foundation for pupils to succeed in school and become positive contributors to society Why is Character Education in the Early...

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OUR TESTIMONIALS

Smiling girls

“Holmwood for me is unique in recognising the individuality of every child and working to develop each individual’s strengths.”

Parent
Swimming Pool

“Set in extensive grounds and with facilities that rival some secondary schools”

Good Schools Guide
Boy holding a piece of clay into water

“Pupils make excellent progress in all areas of the curriculum and experience considerable success in a wide range of activities”

ISI Inspection Report
Girl in pyjamas

“Boarding is done so well, the children absolutely love it!”

Parent

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Holmwood House Nursery

151 Coach Road, Great Horkesley,
Colchester,
Essex CO6 4DX
T: (01206) 273 827
E: nurserymanager@holmwood.house

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Holmwood House School

Chitts Hill, Lexden,
Colchester,
Essex CO3 9ST
T: (01206) 574305
E: office@holmwood.house

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