Cast Your Votes

Pupils in the Prep & Senior School had their own taste of democracy just before half-term. The School was once again a participant in the elections for a Member of Stockton’s Youth Parliament. Information on candidates was posted around the School and a ballot box and voting booth, as used in local and general elections,Read More »

New Appointment

I am very pleased to announce that Mrs Carole Blyth has been appointed to succeed Mr May as Deputy Head of Red House from September. Mrs Blyth, who is currently a member of the School’s Senior Management Team and Head of Modern Foreign Languages, was the unanimous choice of the interview panel. I am sureRead More »

Under The Sea Adventure

The Nursery is holding a Stay and Play event for prospective families on Friday 6th March 1.30 -3.00 pm. If you have any friends or family that would be interested in discovering what Red House could offer their child please ask them to contact Mrs Green to book a place. Tel: 01642 535353 or emailRead More »

Working Together

One of the great strengths of Red House School is the close working relationship that exists between children, parents and teachers.  At our recent Open Morning Mrs Summers, assisted by Miss Warnock, gave a talk to Nursery and Infant parents on reading and in particular how they could encourage and help their children become independentRead More »

Revision: Preparing for the Exam Hall

Successful revision is a long walk not a short sprint, think of Aesop’s fable of the hare and the tortoise.  Last minute high intensity cramming late into the night is not going to achieve nearly so much as planned revision over a longer period.  When talking about approaches to revision with my pupils I haveRead More »

ISA National Swimming Championships

Red House’s sporting success continues, last weekend four Red House pupils E. Brown, S. Chell, R. Hall and J. Scott represented the North of England at the Independent Schools Association National Swimming Championships held at the National Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park, London.  All four pupils did fantastically well medalling in a number ofRead More »

Impressive Start to the New Year

Happy New Year! The new term has started in fine fashion with some excellent results from our sports teams. The U12 boys defeated Yarm, Egglescliffe and Richmond School last week to be crowned the U12 County 7 a-side Hockey Champions. There was further success for boys hockey with the under 14s winning against Richmond School.Read More »

School Trips

Red House pupils have also been involved in some less mainstream sports over the past few weeks.  During the Christmas holiday our annual ski trip travelled to La Plagne in France. Thirty three children and five staff took to the slopes and although there had been a lack of snow prior to their arrival plentyRead More »


I am sure you will join me in congratulating Mr Richard May, my Deputy, on his appointment as Headmaster of Durlston Court, a Prep. school on the south coast.  Mr May will be leaving Red House at the end of the summer term and I wish him, and his family, all the very best forRead More »

Open Morning

This term’s Open Morning takes place on Saturday 24 January 10am – 1pm. Not only does this allow us to show off the School to prospective parents but it provides pupils with the opportunity to develop their social skills through acting as guides or helping with activities around the School. Visiting parents often comment on the maturityRead More »