Holiday Courses

Based at Holmwood House School or Nursery, and fully utilising our extensive facilities and grounds, Holmwood's holiday courses provide exciting yet safe activity-based childcare for all children aged 4 to 14.

Courses on offer



  • Art School : 14 - 18 August
    Open to children from Year R to Year 8 (current school year until August 2017)
    Course times 10am - 4pm each day
    click HERE for online booking for SUMMER ART SCHOOL

    Summer Art School Timetable
    Yeargroups Rs and 1s 2s and 3s 4s and 5s 6s, 7s and 8s
    Monday Sculpture Drawing Mixed Media Painting
    Tuesday Drawing Mixed Media Painting Printing
    Wednesday Mixed Media Painting Printing Sculpture
    Thursday Painting Printing Sculpture Drawing
    Friday Printing Sculpture Drawing Mixed Media

  • Football (Boys) : Tuesday 22 - Thursday 24 August 2017
  • Rugby (Boys) : Tuesday 22 - Thursday 24 August 2017 CANCELLED
  • Hockey (Girls) : Tuesday 22 - Thursday 24 August 2017
  • Netball (Girls) : Tuesday 22 - Thursday 24 August 2017 CANCELLED
    click HERE for online booking for the Football or Hockey courses only

Full details of Holmwood Active and all other holiday courses will be available in due course.

Any queries regarding Holmwood Active Holidays please email:

Summer Art School - Mr C Earley

Summer Sports Courses/Holmwood Active Holidays - Mr I Jeffries

Holmwood House School, Chitts Hill, Lexden, Colchester, CO3 9ST

If you have any queries, please contact either Mr Jeffries or Mr Earley on 01206 574305 (term time only).         

Nursery Holiday Club       

The Nursery Holiday Club (for 4-8 year olds) runs throughout the school holidays. For further details and to book a place for your child, please contact the Nursery on 01206 273827.


School Policies

Please click here for all school policies. Where appropriate, relevant policies relate to holiday activities.