Years 5 & 6 London Adventure

Over half-term many children from Years 5 and 6 joined the residential trip to London. This was the first time Red House School has run such a trip and for many of the children it was their first time away from home on their own. Over three days there was an extraordinarily busy programme withRead More »

Remembrance Day

As we are all aware this year is the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War.  To mark this important milestone, and to keep faith with those that made the ultimate sacrifice in order that we have the freedoms we enjoy today, the School will be participating in a number of events.Read More »

Overwhelming Response – Harvest Festival

To Autumn, the poem by John Keats describes this time of year as a ‘season of mists and mellow fruitfulness’. This seems very apt, as the days draw in, with both the Nursery and Infant School and the Prep and Senior School holding their Harvest Festival services at St Mary’s Church. Thank you to allRead More »

Leading the way in ICT

The Early Years department hosted the Stockton Borough Council Outstanding Forum last week. Nursery and Reception teachers representing 14 local Nurseries, along with representatives of Stockton Borough Council, were given a tour of our facilities followed by a talk by Mr McKay on how Red House is leading the way in the use of ICT forRead More »


Last week the PTA held its AGM, Mrs Lucie Fleming was re-elected as Chair and Mrs Jess Masterson Vice Chair, Mrs Janet Craggs was re-elected as treasurer and Mrs Jane Geenaway as Secretary. A number of new parents joined the committee. Thanks were expressed for all the PTA’s support for the School over the pastRead More »

Winner of the Winston Churchill Cup

We have just heard that Nathania, who left last term at the end of Year 11, has won the English-Speaking Union’s (ESU) Winston Churchill Cup for Public Speaking after impressing judges at the competition’s national final. Nathania whose success in winning previous English Speaking Union competitions, whilst at Red House, gave her entrance to this prestigious event. SheRead More »

Confidence & Communication Skills

Our last Open Morning gave prospective parents an opportunity to look around the School and we were pleased to see so many new faces. However, there is much more to Open Mornings than just showing off the School and what it has to offer. For our tour guides it is an opportunity for them to developRead More »

祝辞(Congratulations in Japanese!)

I was delighted when I heard that Red House pupils have again been successful in a national competition, this time for languages. Languages are an important part of the Red House Curriculum, starting with French in Nursery and continuing throughout the School.  Last Friday I was able to congratulate our Junior Language Challenge entrants whoRead More »

Remember to Dial The Code

From the 1st October you will need to include the area code (01642) if you are contacting the school via a landline – in the same way people currently do when calling from a mobile phone. These changes are being made by Ofcom. Previously the area could  be omitted for local calls from landlines, butRead More »

A Positive Start To The Year

Congratulations to the Year 11 A and B netball teams who have made such a positive start to the year by winning the Stockton District A & B Tournament this week.  They dominated the tournament with the A team gaining victories over Teesside High, Yarm, Egglescliffe and Northshore and the B team beating Yarm, OurRead More »