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 »

Departure

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 »

TFM’s Mission Christmas Appeal

Last Friday Courage the Cat and Tom visited the Nursery and Infant School to entertain the children and tell them about this year’s Mission Christmas appeal. The School has supported this charity for many years’ providing presents for children and teenagers who might not otherwise receive anything.  As part of the visit children were asked ‘whatRead More »

Swimming Champions

A team of pupils represented Red House at the Independent Schools Association (ISA) North swimming gala at the Liverpool Aquatics Centre last weekend. The team who train at various clubs out of School had a tremendous day with wins for Rebecca in the U16 breast stroke, Ethan in the U13 freestyle, Josh in the U14Read More »

Our School Site

Signs have been erected on the field Red House has purchased, in order to relocate the School to Wynyard.  One is on the A689 facing the Wynyard Park roundabout the other on Wellington Drive next to the golf course. The signs do not in themselves indicate that the School is about to move only thatRead More »

Department for Education

There has once again been a fair amount of concern and media attention around cyberbullying.  In response to this the Department for Education has published a document for parents that I am sure you will find useful in helping protect and support your children. A copy of this has been placed on the School websiteRead More »

Parental and Pupil Surveys

Thank you to all those parents who responded to the parental survey circulated earlier this term.  The result of the survey is important in helping me, my colleagues and School Council refine and develop the School Improvement Plan. The authors of the report that accompanied the survey noted that ‘Parent/carer satisfaction with the school isRead More »

Children in Need

Last Friday saw the Nursery and Infant School full of famous people and superheroes as the children, and staff, came to School in fancy dress in support of Children in Need. Cakes were brought in by Pupil Council members and classes battled it out, X Factor style, in front of a panel of judges. OverRead More »