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 »

Pupil Post: 14 January 2022

Two boys are whittling sticks outside as part of their Forest School session

Dear Parents, Red House has really been a veritable hive of activity this week. Lots of outdoors sporting fixtures have been taking place; particularly, cross country, football and boys and girls hockey. In addition, an eye-watering number of merits have been awarded across both sites, and the pupils have made a really excellent start toRead More »

Pupil Post: 7 January 2022

Dr Rebecca Ashcroft, Head at Red House School

Dear Parents, Happy New Year! It was wonderful to welcome the children back into school yesterday and to hear their news from over the Christmas holidays. As outlined in my letter on Wednesday, 5 January, we will be continuing to follow the local Public Health and Government guidance related to additional COVID-19 measures in school.Read More »

Pupil Post: 17 December 2021

Red House children visit Father Christmas in the outdoor classroom

Dear Parents,The pupils and staff had a fantastic final few of days of term, enjoying a huge range of festive treats and activities. A Christmas lunch with all the trimmings, quizzes, parties, dingbats, hot chocolate and cookies around the fire pit, a Christmas sing-a-along, snowball dodgeball, chocolate tombolas on both sites, Christmas films and aRead More »

Pupil Post: 10 December 2021

Dear Parents, Across both sites, we are in full-on Christmas mode, preparing for next week’s festivities. On the last day of term, the pupils will be enjoying quizzes, dingbats, snowball dodgeball, a Christmas sing-a-thon with hot chocolate and cookies, a chocolate tombola, crafting and a party-style lunch, with pizzas from Dominos. In the Senior School,Read More »

Pupil Post: 3 December 2021

Dear Parents, Red House looked as pretty as a picture postcard yesterday and it was absolutely joyful to see the pupils, on both sides of the pond, wrapped up warm and making the most of the snow. Indeed, there were snowmen, snowball fights and snow angels aplenty! LFD Testing in Schools After the Christmas break,Read More »