Speech & Drama Success

Group of Red House School children hold their LAMDA certificates

Arriving back from the Easter holidays we received the results of the LAMDA examinations that were taken by children, from Years 1 to 8, at the end of last term. The development of speech and drama in the School has been impressive with many more opportunities being given for the children to perform. My subjectiveRead More »

PTA Ball The Enchanted Garden

The PTA Ball Enchanted Garden

Tonight is the night of Red House School’s PTA Ball, this year entitled ‘The Enchanted Garden’. I know many of you will be making your way to Wynyard Hall for what promises to be a lovely evening. The PTA have been working extremely hard over many months to make the Ball a success and IRead More »

Poetry Achievement

Mr Brown awarded third prize in York Poetry Competition

Congratulations to Mr Brown who was awarded third prize in the annual York Poetry Competition. This was a tremendous achievement as there were over 1,800 entries. Mr Brown was invited to the York Literature Festival held at York University where he was awarded his prize from the judge, Carole Bromley.

Inspiring Future Olympians

GB Olympian volleyball players Peter Bakare and Nathan French teaching volleyball skills to two pupils

I firmly believe that learning directly from the source, through trips out of School or visitors coming into School, is an important part of children’s education. Yesterday pupils from Year 3 and 4 were lucky to discover first-hand what it takes to become an Olympic athlete when two GB Olympian volleyball players, Peter Bakare andRead More »

Giving at Red House

Group photograph of the Prep & Senior School Children wearing red for comic relief 2015

There are many ways to make yourself feel happier and good about yourself. One that we certainly encourage at Red House is giving to others. Last Friday we saw two important examples of ‘giving’ in School. The first was the Mother’s Day service held in a packed St Mary’s Church. Nursery & Infant children readRead More »


One of the most difficult decisions pupils have to make whilst at School is what subjects to drop as you start your GCSE courses. For some it is easy to decide which subjects to give up but for others this is an agonising decision. To help pupils and parents understand the process and the coursesRead More »

National Award: Outstanding GCSE Results

On Monday of this week I along with Vice-Chair of School Council, Gavin Cordwell-Smith, travelled to London to meet Aditi and her parents at the House of Lords. Aditi, who left Red House last summer, won the Independent Schools Association (ISA) Whitbread Memorial Prize for her outstanding GCSE results and other achievements whilst at RedRead More »

Sir Winston Churchill’s Memorial Service

This was the second time in recent weeks that a member of last year’s Year 11 visited the Houses of Parliament. Nathania, following her success in the English-Speaking Union’s Public Speaking competition, was asked to make a speech at the memorial service to mark the 50th anniversary of Sir Winston Churchill’s death. The service, heldRead More »

School Awards Finalist

I am delighted to announce that we are finalists in two categories in the Northern Echo School Awards; ‘School of the Year’ and the ‘Active Community Award’. Receiving recognition for the outstanding work and dedication of our teachers and pupils is tremendous and to win either of these awards would be an incredible achievement. TheRead More »

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 »