Welcome to Senior section of Holmwood House, which incorporates Years 9-11
We recently announced that it will be extending our provision from age 13 (Year 8) up to age 16 (Year 11) and we are now accepting new pupils into Year 7. This exciting new development, marking the school’s 100th year, will enable pupils to stay on at the school all the way up to GCSEs.
At Holmwood House, we spark curiosity and ignite wonder in each child, through an inspiring learning environment and boundless opportunities for discovery and exploration that develop individuality, confidence and tenacity to reach their true potential, achieve personal success and be prepared for life.
Holmwood is a fantastically well equipped school situated on a 25 acre site. We have an indoor swimming pool,full-size sports hall (with four indoor cricket nets and a bowling machine), glass-backed squash courts, a tennis bubble, superb art facilities (including a kiln room), a fully equipped design and technology room, a large performing arts space, library, 4 outdoor courts and 25 acres of playing fields!
Alongside the academic courses we will be offering a number of other options that will enhance develop a range of skills and help prepare them for life after school. They include courses in: Finance, IT and the Higher Project Qualification
Sport and Activities
In Years 9 to 11 the pupils will have two PE/games sessions, play matches against other schools, and have the opportunity to be involved in high quality drama and musical productions in our well equipped school hall. LAMDA and instrumental lessons are also available. The activity programme will be wide ranging covering more cerebral areas such as debating and language clubs, to sporting or life skills.
Years 9 to 11 will have their own base for registration and breaks, befitting their age and needs. This will be equipped both for study and recreation. The Old Stable Block and Railway Shed is being transformed ready for this move.