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

There has been lots of sensory play and activities this week in nursery.  From mono painting, to smoothie making and to making papier-mache planets we have got fabulously messy and had some fantastic fun. Babies We have been busy in babies creating fun through messy play activities and looking at Autumn as our theme. The children have painted some wonderful...

This half term, Year 4 have been working really hard on their meet and greet conversations in French. They have been learning different ways in which they can greet each other, introduce themselves, ask others what they are called, say how they are feeling and ask others how they are. We have used a great variety of ways in which...

The Pre Reception children have been very busy this week with our Space focus. We have been learning all about the eight planets in our solar system. We have been finding out different facts and then ordering the planets to see which ones are closest to the sun.  We have been making our own solar system by splatter painting and...

Year 8 pupils in Spanish are rocking the start of the term. Their motivation to do well and attitude are impressive, and I am enjoying being their teacher. They are excited about speaking in Spanish, particularly helped by the different games that we have played in the classroom.  In our “Trapdoor” activity, pupils are shown some sentences in Spanish. It...

Standing at the edge of the classroom at the beginning of the maths lesson was a rather oversized box. In fact, it was taking on the role of an oversized money box, overflowing with oversized coins, which were larger than life! Excitement heightened in the Year Two classrooms as the children selected individual coins and then joined up in pairs...

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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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