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 2019 
will be available in due course.

Les Ambassadeurs (Easter)

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

Easter Cricket Course (Easter)

Dates:
Tuesday 16 to Thursday 18 April 2019 (see below for time)

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 16 to Thursday 18 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 16 to Thursday 18 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

ONLINE BOOKING FORM

Holmwood Active Holidays (Summer)

Holmwood Active Holidays 2019:

Week 1            Monday 29 July - Friday 2 August 2019

Week 2            Monday 5 August -  Friday 9 August 2019

*** PLEASE NOTE THESE AMENDED DATES ***

Holmwood Active Holidays - Mr I Jeffries

Course Details
Children are divided into two age groups (5-7 and 8-14) which follow quite distinct, age-related programmes.

The extensive range of activities for the 5-14 age ranges, from cookery to cricket Many more are listed over the page which the children choose during the 2 weeks.

All activities are delivered in the grounds of Holmwood House School which includes indoor heated swimming pool, art room, ICT suite, library, sports hall, three large indoor halls, squash courts, tennis courts, games room (pool tables, Xbox, table football, air hockey) and acres of grassed sports fields. Each Thursday the course has a themed fancy dress day.

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.  

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.

Any queries regarding Holmwood Active Holidays please email: hah@holmwood.house

CLICK HERE TO BOOK ONLINE

 

Art School (Summer)

 

 

Art School : Monday 12 to Friday 16 August 2019

Open to children from Year 1 to Year 7 (current school year until August 2019)
Course times 10am - 4pm each day

Summer Art School - Mr C Earley

Cost
£200 - full week
£45 - individual days

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

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.  

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. 
 
CLICK HERE TO BOOK ONLINE

EXAMPLE Summer Art School Timetable

Yeargroups 2s and 3s 4s and 5s 6s, 7s and 8s
Monday Drawing Mixed Media Painting
Tuesday Mixed Media Painting Printing
Wednesday Painting Printing Sculpture
Thursday Printing Sculpture Drawing
Friday Sculpture Drawing

Mixed Media

Sports Courses (Summer)

  • Football (Boys and Girls) : Tuesday 27, Wednesday 28 and Thursday 29 August 2019
  • Hockey (Boys and Girls) : Tuesday 27, Wednesday 28 and Thursday 29 August 2019
  • Ball Skills (Boys and Girls) : Tuesday 27, Wednesday 28 and Thursday 29 August 2019

Summer Sports Courses - Mr I Jeffries

Football Course
COURSE INTRODUCTION
Tuesday 27 Wednesday, 28 and Thursday 29 August 10am - 3pm each
A great preparation course for boys and girls aged 5 -13 years old (Sept 2019 Years 1 to 8). Individual age-relevant skills, team games, small team matches, and much more delivered by fully qualified coaches and teachers.

Hockey Course
COURSE INTRODUCTION
Tuesday 27 Wednesday, 28 and Thursday 29 August 10am - 3pm each
A great preparation course for boys and girls aged 10-13 years old (Sept 2019 Years 5 to 8) the groups will be separated into two age groups 10-11 and 12-13 year olds. They will take part in Individual age-relevant skills, team games, small team matches, and much more delivered by fully qualified coaches and teachers.

Ball Skills Course
COURSE INTRODUCTION
Tuesday 27 Wednesday, 28 and Thursday 29 August 10am - 3pm each
A great preparation course for boys and girls aged 5-9 years old (Sept 2019 Years 1 to 4). They will take part in Individual age-relevant skills, team games, small team matches and much more delivered by fully qualified coaches and teachers.

Cost
£80 - all 3 days
£35 - each individual day

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

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.  

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. 

Summer Sports Courses/Holmwood Active Holidays - Mr I Jeffries    

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO BOOK ONLINE.

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 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 contact either Mr Jeffries or Mr Earley on 01206 574305 (term time only) or email hah@holmwood.house