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Festival of School and College Arts

On Friday 28th May, Holcombe Grammar proudly took part in the Festival of School and College Arts. Celebrating the creative achievements of students, we flooded our social media pages with all things Art and Creativity. Take…

Year 7 Card Game Club

The Year 7 Card Game Club, founded in Term 5 by Thomas and Samuel, is a place where Year 7 students learn and play various card games during lunch time. With various games being played including…

Please see our sports clubs for Term 6 here.

Root of the Week – 24th May 2021

  Please see this week’s Root of the Week here.

Mental Health Awareness Week: Anxiety

Anxiety is not just feeling shy, it’s bigger and more complex than that, and it’s also a totally normal feeling of fear or panic. When humans face stressful situations it can trigger our ‘gut feeling’, the in-built body alarm bell we…

Mental Health Awareness Week: Self-harm

Self-harming is difficult to talk about but very common, it’s when you hurt yourself on purpose. Usually it’s because something else feels wrong, it seems like the only way to let those feelings out. Self-harming is a symptom of another problem. Self-harm…

Mental Health Awareness Week: Depression

Depression isn’t just for adults, and it isn’t just being ‘a bit sad’. We all feel a bit down sometimes, but if these emotions and ‘feeling low’ last a long time or affect your child’s daily life, then they may have depression.…

Please see our sports clubs for Term 5 here.

Mi Grupo Musical – MFL Creative Writing Competition

Year 8 students were invited to create a music group and describe it in Spanish. Some incredibly creative entries worthy of merit were received, but after much consideration the winner of the competition was announced as…

MFL Competition – Building Famous European Monuments

MFL students recreated eight different famous European monuments with everyday materials they had at home. The Department received exciting entries from a great number of students – a fantastic total of seventy entries altogether were submitted.…