Making our Mark

The School has registered with the Youth Parliament ‘Making our Mark’ campaign. Last week pupils in Years 7 to 11 took part in a ballot to select the top issues on which they wanted the UK Youth Parliament to campaign on.  Following discussions and debate during tutor periods the pupils selected one of the tenRead More »

PTA

Fireworks in the sky

The PTA is again very busy organising various events, mainly for the children but also for parents and staff. The annual golf tournament held at Wynyard Golf Club was well attended. The PTA also provided refreshments at our very successful Open Morning. Amongst future events are the cinema nights on 16th October and Christmas partiesRead More »

Internet Safety

Hardly a day seems to go by when we read or hear about some form of problem with children’s use of the internet. At the start of term I sent home a booklet giving you some information about e-safety.  As a School this is a subject we take very seriously and although on occasions childrenRead More »

Tremendous GCSE Results – 2015

We are celebrating the tremendous success of our Year 11 with 100% of pupils gaining 5 or more A* to C grades. 53% of the GCSE exams taken were A or A* grade, with a quarter of pupils achieving the highest grade of A*. I am absolutely delighted that the hard work and perseverance ofRead More »

Staff Changes

Hands holding up letters that read Welcome

I am pleased to announce the appointment of four new teachers who will be joining Red House at the start of next term. Mr Tom Thorogood and Miss Emma Howell will be joining the PE department. Mr Thorogood has previously worked at Barnard Castle School and has wide ranging experience. He is currently Captain ofRead More »

Trips & Visits

Pupils and staff always enjoy getting out of School as part of their studies. Year 1 visited Beningborough Hall as part of their topic about houses and homes now and in the past. Having dressed up, circa 1901, they had a very hard day working as the ‘help’. They did the laundry, made polish andRead More »

Sporting Stars

The summer allows our sporting stars to demonstrate their abilities in a variety of arenas. The Senior Sports day on Thursday, held at the newly built Middlesbrough Sports Village, was a closely contested affair with the senior victor ludorum being jointly won by James D and Ross H and the victrix ludorum also jointly wonRead More »

Competition Success

ISA Essay compeition winners

Maths and English, numeracy and literacy, are the two cornerstones on which much academic education is built.  Within the past two weeks we have had confirmation that both subjects are achieving at the very highest level at Red House. Pupils were entered for the Maths Challenge competition.  The competition was entered by 1,700 secondary schoolsRead More »

The General Election

Pupils in the Red House School General Election

On May 7 the Preparatory and Senior School were invited to take part in a ballot to see who should run the country. Prior to the election the leaders of the main political parties, in the guise of Year 8 pupils, outlined their policies, if elected, during assemblies. The result was in some ways similarRead More »

New Head Boy and Head Girl

Head Boy and Head Girl

Following the submission of letters of application, voting by staff and a final decision by myself and senior members of staff I am pleased to announce that Sam has been appointed as Head Boy and Megan has been appointed as Head Girl. They are supported by a team of 13 other Senior Prefects. My thanksRead More »