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

Full details of Holmwood Active and all other holiday courses for 2018
will be available in due course.

Easter Cricket Course


Easter Cricket Course  - 10 to 12 April 2018

Course 1 : £65 (or £25 per day)
School Years 1, 2, 3 & 4 : Tuesday 10 to  Thursday 12 April 10.00am - 1.00pm
You need appropriate clothing, including indoor footwear.

Course 2 : £95 (or £35 per day)
School Years 5, 6, 7 & 8 : Tuesday 10 to Thursday 12 April 10.00am - 4.00pm
You need appropriate clothing, including indoor and outdoor footwear plus a packed lunch (strictly nut-free). Cricket whites are worn but are not essential.

Course details
The facilities are all subject to weather conditions and the skill level of the individual. In the event of bad weather, an indoor programme is delivered with relevant cricket-related skills and games.

To book, please complete the online booking form.


Holmwood Active Holidays

Holmwood Active Holidays 2018:

Week 1            Monday 23 July - Friday 27 July 2018

Week 2            Monday 30 July -  Friday 3 August 2018

Any queries regarding Holmwood Active Holidays please email:

Art School



Art School : Monday 13 to Friday 17 August 2018
Open to children from Year R to Year 8 (current school year until August 2018)
Course times 10am - 4pm each day

Summer Art School - Mr C Earley

EXAMPLE 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

Sports Courses

  • Football (Boys) : Tuesday 28 - Thursday 30 August 2018
  • Rugby (Boys) : Tuesday 28 - Thursday 30 August 2018
  • Hockey (Girls) : Tuesday 28 - Thursday 30 August 2018
  • Netball (Girls) : Tuesday 28 - Thursday 30 August 2018

Summer Sports Courses/Holmwood Active Holidays - Mr I Jeffries    

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 or email

School Policies

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


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) or email