8 July 2022:

Dear Parents, What a wonderful end to a fantastic year at Red House, culminating in an exciting week of a high-octane Senior School Sports Day on Monday, The Spires trip to Oxford and Cambridge on Wednesday and Thursday and the Festival of Achievement and Prize Giving today. It was truly wonderful to be able toRead More »

Pupil Post: 1 July 2022

Dear Parents,Today was my first experience of Red House Has Got Talent (RHGT) and what an experience it was! We had over 20 talented and creative acts performing this afternoon, ranging from a one-handed Rubik’s Cube performer, to impressions and robot dancing; and from piano and singing pieces, to The Beatle’s ‘Yesterday’ being performed onRead More »

Pupil Post: 24 June 2022

Dear Parents, It has been a week packed full of adrenaline and excitement this week. On Tuesday, children in EYFS and Years 1-3 had their Sports Day; it was wonderful to see their smiles (and steely determination), as they competed in the egg and spoon, sack and beanbag races! Wednesday was our Transition Day, andRead More »

Pupil Post: 17 June 2022

Dear Parents,This week has been truly action-packed on both sides of the pond! On Monday, the Year 2 pupils visited RSPB Saltholme and 16 finalists from the Senior School travelled to Manchester to participate in the ISA National Athletics Finals, with huge success and an amazing 8 visits to the podium! The Year 1 childrenRead More »

Pupil Post: 10 June 2022

Language Games Winner 2022

Dear Parents, In my whole school assembly this morning, I explained to the pupils that not only is this week ‘National Bike Week’, but it is also ‘National Growing for Wellbeing Week’ and I described that approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience mental ill health in 2022, and that there isRead More »

Pupil Post: 27 May 2022

 Dear Parents, This week has been another exceptionally busy one, with the children in Year 7-9 having their summer assessment week and the Year 11 pupils starting the second week of their GCSEs. Across in the Junior School, the Year 3 children hosted an amazing French afternoon at the Maison Rouge Café, and the YearRead More »

Pupil Post: 20 May 2022

Dear Parents, This week has been another really busy one at Red House, with the Year 11s commencing their GCSE exams. They have been phenomenal and we wish them every success for their exams over the next few weeks. Twilight Tours was a wonderful evening and there was an amazing buzz around school on bothRead More »

Pupil Post: 13 May 2022

Dear Parents, Today was an emotional day for our Year 11s, as we said goodbye to them in a morning of special leavers’ events, ahead of them starting their Study Leave. I would like to wish them all the very best for every success in their GCSE exams, and I am really looking forward toRead More »

Pupil Post: 6 May 2022

Dr Rebecca Ashcroft, Head at Red House School

Dear Parents, Today’s Merit and Celebration assembly was a wonderful festival of the achievement that our pupils are involved in, both in and outside of school. The celebrations ranged from Latin and ballroom dancing to cycling, from the Netball National Finals to swimming and from rugby and football to golf success! I am incredibly proudRead More »

Pupil Post: 29 April 2022

Dear Parents, It was wonderful to welcome the pupils back into school on Monday and hear their news about holidays, trips out with family and friends and how many Easter eggs they consumed! On Monday, I spoke to the pupils about Fake News and the importance of verifying a story using reputable sources, before sharingRead More »

Pupil Post: 1 April 2022

Dear Parents, After over two years of managing to avoid the dreaded COVID-19, I finally succumbed and tested positive on Monday morning. Although I have not been able to be in school to watch and participate in the Easter activities this week, I have loved reading about, and watching what the children have been doingRead More »

Pupil Post: 25 March 2022

Dr Rebecca Ashcroft, Head at Red House School

Dear Parents, It has been an action-packed week at Red House, with the children in Nursery and Reception delivering a brilliant Mother’s Day performance yesterday. The Year 3 pupils have been busy making propagators in Forest School, and the U13s boys’ rugby team had a fantastic couple of days participating in the Rosslyn Park NationalRead More »

Pupil Post: 18 March 2022

Dear Parents, It has been another very busy week at Red House and it has been lovely to see so many new faces in school for our whole-school Taster Week. On Tuesday, the Prefect Team (and four special helpers!) created a wonderful assembly to mark Red Nose Day, which included a special comedy segment andRead More »

Pupil Post: 11 March 2022

Dear Parents, This week we marked National Careers Week #NCW2022 in school, with assemblies and PSHE sessions dedicated to focusing on careers.  Ms Roberts, Assistant Head (Academic) kicked off the week with an introductory assembly to Years 9-11, whilst 7H’s assembly looked at the importance of developing ‘soft skills’ to maximise career success. 7F createdRead More »

Pupil Post: 4 March 2022

Year 5 children dressing up for World Book Day

Dear Parents, This week has been a super busy week across Red House School, as we have adapted to the new routines in school, following the relaxation of COVID-19 measures. Year 2 children visited Captain Cook’s museum on Wednesday; whilst the Year 10 were treated to a poetry extravaganza at the ‘Poetry Live’ event inRead More »

Pupil Post: 18 February 2022

Two Red House School children sitting together with a story book called Zog

Dear Parents, In my whole school assembly this morning, I was blown away (not by Storm Eunice, I hasten to add) to read of the huge number of merits which have been awarded to pupils this week in school. In the Senior School, the pupils amassed a huge 2402 merits in one week, with WhorltonRead More »

Pupil Post: 11 February 2022

11 Year 5 pupils with their teacher dressed in non uniform for Children's Mental Health Week

Dear Parents, It has been wonderful to see the children across both sites engaging with Safer Internet Day on Tuesday and Children’s Mental Health Week in school this week. In my assembly this morning, we continued to mark LGBT+ History Month, by looking at three trailblazers in the world of LGBT+ history: Freddie Mercury, leadRead More »

Pupil Post: 4 February 2022

Dr Rebecca Ashcroft, Head at Red House School

Dear Parents, This week marks the start of LGBT+ History Month and in my whole-school assembly today, I talked to the pupils about this year’s theme, which is ‘Politics in Art’ and we looked at five artists who used the medium of Art to highlight the political situation at the time. For example, Keith Haring‘sRead More »

Pupil Post: 28 January 2022

Eight Red House School pupils from Year 4 are seen in their Forest School session outside with Miss Reily. Miss Reily is cutting green ribbon whilst the children are watching

Dear Parents, In my whole-school assembly today, I talked to the pupils about Holocaust Memorial Day, which was commemorated yesterday on 27 January, and marks the 77th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau by the Soviet Red Army. I spoke to them about a Holocaust survivor, Arek Hersh, who I have been lucky enough to meetRead More »

Pupil Post: 21 January 2022

A Red House School pupil leaning over a large sand tray filled with plastic dinosaurs and eggs

Dear Parents, In my whole-school assembly today, I spoke to the pupils about the importance of being kind and also how small acts of kindness can really have a positive impact on someone’s day. I talked to them about the recent case in the news, of pensioner Edna Clayton, who spent her 100th birthday alone lastRead More »