Holy Family School is a voluntary aided Roman Catholic School, opened by the Sisters of Mercy in 1965. It is situated in Kents Hill Road, South Benfleet, a suburban area of S.E. Essex and backs onto an area of extensive countryside. There are good facilities for shopping and convenient rail and bus links to Southend, Basildon and London. The school is within easy reach of the A13, A127 and A130.
The school is divided into seven classes and staffed by a Headteacher, a Deputy Headteacher, who is also the SENCO, teachers and teaching assistants. There is a Nursery on site catering for 3—4 year olds.
The school has a fully equipped P.E. hall, a kitchen where meals are prepared daily, a large field used for play and games and a heated outdoor swimming pool. A qualified instructor is employed part-time for swimming instruction. Parents are requested to make a donation towards swimming pool costs.