Holiday Courses

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

Courses on offer -
DUE TO CORONAVIRUS, SOME COURSES HAVE BEEN CANCELLED THIS YEAR

Les Ambassadeurs (Easter) 2020 - CANCELLED 

Please click here for more information on Les Ambassadeurs French/Anglo activity course.

Please note Les Ambassadeurs has been CANCELLED for 2020.

Easter Cricket Course (Easter) 2020 - CANCELLED 

Dates:
Tuesday 14 to Thursday 16 April 2020 CANCELLED

Course Introduction
There will be highly qualified coaches from the County, the District, Colchester Cricket Club and Holmwood House School. The facilities include fantastic grass wickets, an indoor sports hall, outdoor and indoor nets, video analysis, bowling machines. All hard ball batting equipment is provided. The sessions will include small training groups, batting, bowling and fielding skills plus cricket matches.

Course 1 : £65 or £25 per day
School Years 1, 2, 3 & 4: Tuesday 14 to Thursday 16 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 14 to Thursday 16 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 not essential.

Course Details
The above 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.

Further Information
Holmwood House: 01206 574305
Email: cricketcourse@holmwood.house

 

NEW Maths and English Summer Camp 2020 (10-14 August) - Booking now available

We are delighted to be able to offer a Maths and English Camp from 10 to 14 August 2020

11+  / Catch Up Maths & English - £40 per session
9.30am to 12.30pm Monday 10 August - Friday 14 August 2020 FOR EXTERNAL PUPILS IN CURRENT YEAR 5

11+  / Senior School Entrance Test Preparation Maths & English  - £30 per session
1.15pm - 4pm Monday 10 August - Friday 14 August 2020 FOR HOLMWOOD HOUSE PUPILS ONLY IN CURRENT YEARS 5 & 6

The camps will be run on a zoned basis similar to how the school is being operated at the moment and the 'bubbles' in these zones will be capped at 15 children, following the same social distancing and hygiene guidance currently in place across the site.
 
To maintain COVID-19 safe conditions, the morning course will be open to external pupils only and the afternoon sessions will be exclusively for Holmwood House pupils (including new joiners) . The courses will be run by Holmwood House staff. Children will be required to bring a water bottle and nut-free snack.

 

CLICK HERE TO BOOK ONLINE

NEW Multi Activity Summer Camp 2020 (3 weeks) - Booking now available

We are delighted to be able to offer a Multi Activity Camp (available for Holmwood House pupils only).

Multi Activity Dates (3 weeks)
Monday 20 July - Friday 7 August 2020 HOLMWOOD HOUSE PUPILS ONLY

The camps will be run on a zoned basis similar to how the school is being operated at the moment and the 'bubbles' in these zones will be capped at 15 children, following the same social distancing and hygiene guidance currently in place across the site.
 
To maintain COVID-19 safe conditions, the multi-activity camp will be open to Holmwood House pupils only (including new joiners) and run by Holmwood House staff. Children will be required to bring a water bottle, snacks and a packed lunch - all nut-free.
The multi-activity camp is open to Holmwood House pupils currently in Years Pre-Reception through to Year 8 and will run from 9am to 4pm. For the purposes of managing bubbles, whole week bookings will be prioritised.  The cost will be £200 per week or £45 per day if available.
 
To enable us to make arrangements very quickly, please complete the booking form (one per child) for the multi-activity camp as soon as possible and no later than 12pm on Monday 6 July 

 

CLICK HERE TO BOOK ONLINE

Art School (Summer) 2020 - Booking now available

 

 

Art School : Monday 17 to Friday 21 August 2020 (open to Holmwood House pupils only)

Open to children from Reception to Year 7 (current school year until August 2020)
Course times 10am - 4pm each day

Summer Art School - Mr C Earley

Cost
£200 - full week
£45 - individual days

*** PRIORITY IS GIVEN TO THOSE BOOKING THE FULL WEEK.***

PLACES ARE STRICTLY LIMITED.  Early booking and payment is essential. You will receive confirmation of a place by email once payment has been received.

As per current Government Guidelines, groups will be a maximum of 15. 

THIS BOOKING IS PROVISIONAL ONLY UNTIL PAYMENT HAS BEEN MADE AND YOUR CONFIRMATION EMAIL HAS BEEN RECEIVED.  Payment should be received not less than 14 days prior to the course or your place will be cancelled.

Booking
To book, please complete the online booking form (see link below).

COURSE BOOKING CONDITIONS
Payment is required at the time of booking.
Confirmation will not be sent until payment has been received in full.
By completing this booking form you are entering into a contract and will be liable for the full course fee.  

Children will be required to bring a water bottle, snacks and a packed lunch - all nut-free.
CANCELLATION POLICY:
  • A minimum of two full weeks notice is required for cancelling a place on the course in order to receive a refund. 
  • If less than two weeks notice is given, no refund can be made.
  • Please note if a course is booked but not attended by the child or cancelled by the parent, the full course fee will be not be refunded. 

Course Content 
The timetable will be flexible and incorporate activities such as; sculpture, drawing, general crafts, puppet making, animation and printing.
 

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Nursery Holiday Club - CANCELLED        

CANCELLED

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 nursery@holmwood.house

School Policies

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

 Contact

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

If you have any queries, please call 01206 574305 (term time only) or email office@holmwood.house