Sparking Curiosity.
Igniting Wonder.
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
Sparking Curiosity.
Igniting Wonder.
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
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

STEM Week 2020 STEM Week took over the whole school this week, and such a lot of fun was had by all. The week was launched in assembly with a gruesome crime to be solved by Year 6, helped by the rest of the school. Many other activities were to follow, so read below for a taster of the week....

Pre-Prep Awards Golden Awards Golden Awards are made weekly to individuals in each class based on the Golden Rules. The child receives a Golden Award badge to wear for the week. The presentations are made weekly in the Pre-Prep assembly. The following children received a Golden Award during Week 10. Reception Proud Clouds Christian J & Quinn C Year 1...

To celebrate STEM week, based this year on The Olympics, in Pre-R to Year 3, we held a competition to design an Olympic medal. All mediums were acceptable; paint, clay, modelling, relief or pencil designs, etc. We were very impressed by all the different mediums used, from drawings to clay to papier-mâché! Even a fantastic booklet full of facts about...

Babies Babies have enjoyed making patterns for Diwali using different coloured pens.  Some have also been involved in activities around turn taking and sharing with their friends.   Bluebells  This week we have enjoyed learning about Diwali and made some henna handprints. We have also enjoyed exploring the secret garden, going on the bridge and tree swing, this was so much...

The pupils created masks for different characters in the Tempest, and acted in roles to develop character empathy skills and understanding. Year 5 have been studying The Tempest this term and, with the aim of immersing them in the language and drama of Shakespeare and nurturing a love of this cornerstone of their culture, they have had huge fun trying...

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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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