Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

Our Year 10 pupils are busy preparing for their qualifying expedition later this term.  The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is something I encourage all children to participate in when they are old enough.  It is the expedition section that always gets the most notice, but the other three sections are just as important.  The perseveranceRead More »

Sports Day

School Sports Days are an important feature of this term.  Although we can’t predict the weather, one thing we can rely on is the fantastic atmosphere created by the pupils and parents.  Sports Days are often only perceived as a fun and exciting day, which indeed they are, but they also form valuable physical andRead More »

Dates for your diary

There are many events taking place over the last couple of weeks of term.  These include: Prep. & Senior Prize Giving at the Baptist Tabernacle 2:00 pm Wednesday 29 June Prep. & Senior Summer Concert 6.30 pm Thursday 30 June PTA Summer Fete, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Saturday 2 July Nursery & Infant FestivalRead More »

Life outside the classroom!

The Easter holiday seems some time ago now, however, it would be remiss of me not to relay some of the many events that took place, whilst School was ‘closed’.  Senior pupils took part in the German and Spanish trips; those on the German trip visiting Berlin whilst those who went to Spain travelled toRead More »

Great Gatsby Ball

The PTA Great Gatsby Ball, held at Wynyard Hall, was a glittering affair.  Parents, with children from across the School, friends of the School and teachers, including my successor Ken James, enjoyed an evening filled with good food, good company and some excellent entertainment.  The Charleston and Lindy Bop exhibition dancing followed by a masterRead More »

Meet the new Head Boy, Head Girl and Prefects

I am very pleased to announce the appointments of Sam Korsen as Head Boy and Kate Stohrer as Head Girl with Oliver Harrisskitt and Eleanor Wright acting as their deputies.  Sam and Kate will take over from Sam Chell and Megan Kavanagh who shortly depart on study leave.  Sam and Megan have done an excellentRead More »

Success in the ISA Essay Writing Competition

Red House pupils have again been successful in the Independent Schools Association (ISA) essay writing competition.  Isobel won second place for her entry for the Horsey Junior Essay Competition.  Her essay in response to the theme of fantasy and metamorphosis had, in the words of the adjudicator, ‘a haunting twist as the narrator’s ghostly transformationRead More »

Swimming, cycling, running……and then more cycling!

A large number of pupils compete in sports outside of School, some to a remarkably high level.  Rebecca and Jessica Hall were entered for the ISA triathlon.  Both girls did extremely well in this test of swimming,  cycling and running endurance.  Rebecca won her event, taking the gold medal against girls a year older thanRead More »

Socially savvy

As you are aware Red House has a very strict safeguarding policy in place for all aspects of school life, including social media.  We are delighted at the amount of interaction we receive on our Facebook and Twitter accounts and always welcome your likes, tweets, comments and shares!  However, we would just like to bringRead More »

New staff announcements

Hands holding up letters that read Welcome

I am pleased to be able to announce the appointment of a number of teaching staff.  Mr Ian Maude has been appointed to teach Year 4 following the retirement of Mr Colin Jones.  Mr Maude is a very experienced teacher of primary aged pupils who comes to Red House from Teesside High.  Miss Rosemary Farrell,Read More »