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 had great fun exploring ice balloons in their science lesson this week. After using our senses of touch and sight, we shared our ideas about what we thought was in the balloons and how they were made. After agreeing that they were made out of ice we talked about what would happen to the balloons now they were...

Dear Parents Two weeks in and the energy has heightened as the sun has re-emerged. Wednesday was very special in a number of ways, not least because the sun came out seemingly for the first time this term, but because we had the first upper prep football fixtures for two years. All the football matches were won too. I will remember...

Pre-Prep Awards Golden Awards Reception Proud Clouds Jake B and Bear S-C Year 1 Golden Awards Noah W and Clemmie C Year 2 Golden Awards Gabrielle J and Rhaman S Year 3 Golden Awards Eivissa M 5R Awards Resilient Rhino Oakley M, George S and Joseph R Reflective Rabbit Vincent K, Flora B, Isabella C and Stanley S Reasoning Raven...

Last Thursday Years 1, 2 and 3 had a trip into Colchester on a double decker bus! We looked at the castle and the war memorial before setting off down Colchester High Street in search of more towers, turrets and heroes. Along the way we absorbed the sights, sounds and smells of the busy town. It was an exciting way...

What other way to start the new term for Phase 4 pupils than a night out at The Garrick Theatre in London to see Savanna M in Year 7, perform in the hit show, “The Drifters Girl”, alongside a stellar cast, including Beverley Knight. Savanna has been in the show since it’s debut, playing the role of young Tina Treadwell,...

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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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