Sparking Curiosity.
Igniting Wonder.
Leading co-educational preparatory school and nursery for children aged 6 months to 13 years
Join our next Open Morning
Friday 2 October 2020
Leading co-educational preparatory school and nursery for children aged 6 months to 13 years
Sparking Curiosity.
Igniting Wonder.
Leading co-educational preparatory school and nursery for children aged 6 months to 13 years
Join our next Open Morning
Friday 2 October 2020
Leading co-educational preparatory school and nursery for children aged 6 months to 13 years
Sparking Curiosity.
Igniting Wonder.
Leading co-educational preparatory school and nursery for children aged 6 months to 13 years

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…

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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

A Prep school like Holmwood specialises in preparing children for senior schools and is committed to its 13+ tradition.  Our expectations for all the children are high, and for the top two years, the desired academic and personal development of these pupils is unique and significantly different from the experience similarly aged children will have as part of a vast...

A new term and year has started at Holmwood House, and our pupils and staff could not be happier to be back together as a learning community. In this video, we have captured a flavour of what our pupils think and what they have been experiencing.

We are delighted to be opening our doors to Year 5 pupils from outside of Holmwood House for our maths and English camp over the summer. Children who do not attend Holmwood are welcome to join Mrs Gupta and Miss Larkin for 11+ or catch up sessions, which will take place the week commencing 10 August. Please do let friends and...

Pre-Prep Golden Awards Golden Awards are made weekly to individuals in each class based on the Golden Rules. The following children received a Golden Award during Week 11. Reception All the children in the Rs for such a brilliant first year at Holmwood.Year 1 All the children in Year 1 for a fantastic effort, this term especially. Year 2 Oliver W, Eva H, Tobey E...

Thank you to all those who took part with the ballet, drama and musical theatre online lessons. It has been lovely to see you all singing, dancing and acting. I hope to see you back in “real time” in September.

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OUR TESTIMONIALS

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

Parent

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

Good Schools Guide

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

ISI Inspection Report

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

Parent

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Holmwood House Nursery School

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

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Holmwood House Preparatory School

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

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Join our next Open Morning on Friday 2 October 2020

We will be hosting our next Open Morning on Friday 2 October 2020, and welcome families to join us to discover more about how we spark curiosity and ignite wonder in each and every child here at Holmwood House. Tours can be booked for the day between 9.30 to 11.30 am. Visit our Open Morning page for more information and to register.

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