Red House Has Got Talent 2021, Safer Internet Day 2021, The ‘30 Ways to Thrive’ Half Term Challenge, LGBT History Month, International Women and Girls in Science Day 2021 & Year 8 Parent-Teacher Meetings

Dear Parents, We are extremely proud of the way our pupils have responded to lockdown and their online learning over the past few weeks. Through daily form time, weekly Teams Talks, individual calls to pupils, form assemblies via Teams and online lessons, our pupils have risen to the many challenges and remained connected to ourRead More »

Children’s Mental Health Week 2021, Online Learning – Pupil Surveys, ‘Live’ lessons and cameras, Red House Has Got Talent, Parent contact details & Holiday Club and Sports Camp 

Dear Parents, This week we have been busy focusing on ways to improve our wellbeing and positive mental health. Yesterday was Time to Talk Day and the pupils were encouraged to reach out and connect (remotely) with friends and family. In the coming week, we will be celebrating LGBT History Month, with a tutor-led assemblyRead More »

Wellbeing & Mindfulness, Weekly ‘Teams Talk’, Holiday Club & Sports Camp, Omegle App alert for parents & Year 11 GCSE Examination Consultation

Red House Senior School pupils sit around tables making Christmas crafts.

Dear Parents, It has been a very interesting week in the news. I particularly enjoyed listening on the radio to the inauguration of the 46th President, Joe Biden, on my commute back to Harrogate on Wednesday evening. I was especially inspired by the words of youth laureate poet, Amanda Gorman: ‘there is always light if weRead More »

Online Learning Survey, Internet Safety & COVID Testing

Ken James Headmaster at Red House School

Dear Parents, I hope you are well and surviving home schooling.  I know many of you are having to balance working from home with supporting the children and we are grateful for your help.  Please do not let ‘working parent guilt’ set in: there is only so much you can do and, in these challenging circumstances, yourRead More »

Saturday 2 January

Ken James Headmaster at Red House School

Dear Parents, A very happy new year to you.  I think we were all glad to say goodbye to 2020 and I am sure we will make the most of 2021. As promised, attached is information from Ms Roberts about remote learning for Years 7-11; please can I ask you to share the timetable withRead More »

Wednesday 30 December

Ken James Headmaster at Red House School

Dear Parents, I hope you have had a wonderful Christmas with the children.  It remains a bizarre time in all our lives but, hopefully, the festivities allowed you all to focus on what really matters at the moment. I am sure many of you have been waiting for the guidance from the government with respect toRead More »

Wednesday 23 December

Ken James Headmaster at Red House School

Dear Parents, My final email before Christmas, I promise. My previous email confirmed that Years 7-10 will be taught remotely for the first week of the spring term, with all other year groups returning to school. However, there is much discussion in the press about another lockdown and whether this will impact on all pupils.Read More »

Friday 18 December

Ken James Headmaster at Red House School

Dear Parents, I was not expecting to be in touch so soon after the end of term but we have been thrown a curve ball by the government in the dying moments of the Autumn Term. Many of you may have read that testing in schools is going to be implemented in January.  Very littleRead More »