Policies & Procedures  

The school complies with regulatory requirements of the Department for Education in making specific information available to all existing and prospective parents; this includes details about the management and staff of the school and the main policies for the safety and protection of children. This page provides details of how parents and prospective parents can access the relevant information and policy documents.

School Information

Name of School: Holmwood House Preparatory School Ltd
School Address: Chitts Hill, Colchester, Essex, CO3 9ST
Telephone Number: 01206 574305
Headmaster: Mr Alexander Mitchell
Proprietor: Bellevue Education Group Ltd
Proprietor’s address for correspondence: St Alban's House, 57-59 Haymarket, St James's, London SW1Y 4QX
Proprietor’s telephone number: 020 817 8008
Director of schools (Chair of Governors): Steve Wade
Director of schools (Chair of Governors) telephone number: 0208 939 3890
Department for Education Registration Number: 881/6016
OFSTED Registration Number: EY2499293

The following policies can be downloaded below:

PDF icon  Admissions & Equal Opportunities Policy 

PDF icon  Alcohol & Tobacco Policy

PDF icon  Anti-Bribery Policy

PDF icon  Anti-Bullying Policy 

PDF icon  Attendance Policy

PDF icon  Behaviour Policy (REWARDS & SANCTIONS)

         PDF icon Exclusions Policy  

PDF icon  Catering and Food Hygiene Policy

PDF icon  Information for Parents of EYFS Children (Reception)        

PDF icon  Collection and Non-Collection Policy                    

PDF icon  Complaints Procedure

PDF icon  Curriculum Policy  


PDF icon  Parent  Privacy Notice 

PDF icon  Pupil Privacy Notice 

     (For a copy of the Data Protection Policy please contact office@holmwood.house)

     (For a copy of the Information and Records Retention Policy please contact          

PDF icon  SPECIAL NEEDS POLICY (including provision for pupils EAL and with EHC plans)

          PDF icon  Accessibility Plan (referred to in Disability Policy)     

PDF icon  Drug and Drug Testing Policy

PDF icon  Educational Visits Policy (Holmwood House School and EYFS Settings)  

PDF icon  Extra Curricular Programme Policy

PDF icon  EYFS Sun Protection Policy                  

PDF icon  Fire Safety, Procedures and Risk Assessment Policy

PDF icon  First Aid & Medical Policy                 

PDF icon  Health and Safety General Policy

PDF icon  Late or Non Collection of Child Policy (Nursery)   

PDF icon  Learning Philosophy - The 5 Rs  

          PDF icon  5Rs Skills Grid

PDF icon  Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Policy

PDF icon  Missing Child Policy      

PDF icon  Pupil Sanction Record Policy


PDF icon  Pupil Supervision Policy                            

PDF icon  Pupils' use of ICT, mobile phones and electronic devices Policy            

PDF icon  Risk Assessment Policy 

PDF icon  RSE Policy


       Addendum to Safeguarding Policy during COVID-19 

PDF icon  Sports and Games Policy