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

Year 1 have been having great fun with their new theme ‘Enchanted Woodland.’ We started off spending some time outside looking at trees. We enjoyed looking at similarities and differences in their shape, size, leaves and trunk. We used a tree identification sheet to try and identify the trees we saw and looked to see if they were evergreen or...

Thank you to all of you that got involved last week with our Children in Need themed week of activities. We raised £114.00 in total.  The children produced some wonderful Pudsey Bear pictures and had fun dressing up.  The weather has produced some wonderful opportunities to go splashing in puddles, which is always a firm favourite amongst the children at...

We were very excited to be welcome our Year 9 Pioneers to a fun and informative evening on Tuesday 22 November. This group (currently in Year 8) will be our first cohort of Year 9s into our new Senior School as we expand our provision up to 16 (Year 11) from September 2023.  This exciting development will give pupils  the...

The school has celebrated its birthday every year for the last 101 years around the 5 November as it was on this day in 1921, that Mr and Mrs E. F. Duggan secured the lease on Holmwood House, Chitts Hill, Lexden. It was the perfect site with several acres of land to allow them to fulfil their dream of opening...

Igniting Wonder – Year 5’s trip to Ely Cathedral sparked their curiosity and developed their understanding of the cross curricular work they are doing about pilgrimage this half term. This spectacular building and particularly the stained glass ignited the children’s wonder and will also be the inspiration for their design work in Art. The aims of the trip are to...

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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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