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

It was a 4am start last Saturday morning at Holmwood, for the bright eyed, bushy tailed Year 4s, keen and eager to embark on their Day Trip to France. Everyone enjoyed their breakfast en route and despite the staff keeping their fingers crossed – the children appeared not to need forty winks during our drive to the Eurotunnel. Passport control...

Dear Parents As the grass turns brown and the trips get ready to leave work carries on apace here. The Year 8s have been incredibly busy on their challenge week, I am not sure if they, or Mr Jeffries and Mr White were more excited about visiting nuclear races and the mud. We had a fantastic concert last week, arranged...

2022 Ahead of their PGL trip in the final week of term, the Year 8s have been throwing themselves into a number of different challenges, which culminated in their final ever Holmwood House Production on Friday. They have undertaken a number of activities that have worked on their team working skills, resourcefulness, reasoning, communication and presentation skills. Through challenges such...

The Prep school put on a spectacular end of year Summer Concert which really showcased all the hard work our musicians have put in this year. There was a wonderfully diverse programme in which most of the children were involved in one way or another.   Surfin’ Safari Brian Wilson & Mike Love Don’t Stop Me Now Freddie Mercury Years...

It was fantastic to be able to welcome everyone back to the traditional Holmwood House Pre-Prep Sports day, after a false start the previous week! The children started the day with 4 different carousels each lasting 30 minutes: jumping, throwing, obstacle course and traditional running races.  The children moved from activity to activity and progressed towards a Bronze, Silver and...

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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

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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