Pupil Post: 12 November 2021

Dear Parents, Thank you to everyone who attended last Friday’s PTA Fireworks Display. It was truly a spectacular evening and so lovely to see so many of the Red House family together once again. I would like to say a huge thank you to Mr Khaliq for putting on such an amazing display, and alsoRead More »

Pupil Post: 5 November 2021

Dear Parents, It was lovely to see so many happy, smiling faces coming into school on Monday after the two-week half term holidays. These next seven weeks of term promise to be very busy and active, with a huge number of events, starting with our PTA Fireworks event this evening, Remembrance Day next week, ChildrenRead More »

Pupil Post: 15 October 2021

Dr Rebecca Ashcroft, Head at Red House School

Dear Parents, It has been another action-packed week at Red House. On Wednesday morning, at the Junior School Harvest Festival, I was treated to an extravaganza of talent, ranging from acrostic poems, wonderful singing, and even a rap from 3A! On the other side of the pond, 7F did a delightful assembly on the HistoryRead More »

Pupil Post: 8 October 2021

Dear Parents Today, both sides of the school were awash with the colour yellow in support of this year’s #Helloyellow Day for the mental health charity Young Minds. Thank you to all parents for supporting this fantastic and very worthwhile charity. To find out more about the work of Young Minds, please click on theRead More »

Pupil Post: 1 October 2021

families coming together on the Senior School field at The PTA Welcome BBQ. Food stalls and bouncy castles.

Dear Parents, It was fantastic to meet so many parents at last Friday’s PTA BBQ event. The atmosphere was amazing and it was great to be able to meet once again as a whole school. The bouncy castles, live band, food and refreshments were a huge hit. I would like to take the opportunity toRead More »

Pupil Post: 24 September 2021

Dear Parents, It has been a great week at Red House this week. On Wednesday, both the Senior and Junior School pupils heard an assembly from Helen from the Billingham and Stockton Food Bank about the fantastic work they are doing in the local community alongside referral agencies, to issue food vouchers to those inRead More »

Pupil Post: 17 September 2021

Dear Parents, What an amazing week it has been at Red House this week. Co-curricular clubs have returned and are in full swing, and it was fantastic to see so many children getting involved in such a wonderful range of enrichment opportunities. Despite a worrying weather forecast, the sun was beaming down on the schoolRead More »

Pupil Post: 10 September

Dear Parents, It has been fantastic to welcome the pupils back into school this week for the start of the new term and to see so many happy, smiling faces. A highpoint for both me and Mr Haywood has been the ability to hold face-to-face assemblies again with our whole school community and have thatRead More »

Pupil Post: 27 August 2021

Dear Parents, The school holidays have continued to be a super busy time in school with lots of exciting refurbishments taking place. In the Junior School, the Barn has been fully renovated; whilst over on the Senior School site, the Chemistry and Physics laboratories have been remodelled and are now in line with the BiologyRead More »

Pupil Post: 13 August 2021

Dear Parents, I hope you have all had a lovely summer break so far and have had an opportunity to enjoy the glorious weather. Since the end of term, school has been very busy with lots of exciting renovations taking place on both sites. Over the next few weeks, I will be in school aheadRead More »

Pupil Post: 9 July 2021

Ken James Headmaster at Red House School

Dear Parents, Today has been a bittersweet day for the pupils and staff at Red House, as they said goodbye to Mr James, our much-loved Headmaster for the past 5 years. Mr James enjoyed the fanfare of being serenaded to Tina Turner’s ‘Simply the Best’, with a slideshow of photographs of the highlights of MrRead More »

Pupil Post: 2 July 2021

Dear Parents, The children have really enjoyed the lovely weather this week and lots of activities and trips have been taking place. The Year 8 pupils had a fun-filled and fabulous time in Derwent Water and were very adventurous, participating in ghyll scrambling, raft building, abseiling and canoeing, and Year 5 children had a gloriousRead More »

Pupil Post: 25 June 2021

Dear Parents, This morning, pupils and staff across both the Junior and the Senior School, have been celebrating a certain someone’s very special birthday – Mr James is turning 50 this weekend! Senior School reception was festooned with birthday balloons for Mr James’ arrival and all pupils in the school took part in a specialRead More »

Pupil Post: 18 June 2021

Dear Parents, Red House has really been a hive of activity this week. Over in the Junior School, children in Year 4 really enjoyed their Mexican Day, and highlights included tasting some delicious Mexican tortilla, whilst listening to some Mexican music. Pupils in Year 4 have also enjoyed a singing session, accompanied by our talentedRead More »

Pupil Post: 11 June 2021

Dear Parents, It’s hard to believe I only have four weeks left with the children.  I’ve thoroughly enjoyed five wonderful years at Red House; which is the longest I’ve ever worked at any school in my career.  This is testament to how rewarding I have found my time here.  I will miss watching the childrenRead More »

Pupil Post: 28 May 2021

Dear Parents, Despite the erratic weather this week, it has not stopped the children getting out and about and participating in a range of sporting fixtures and outside learning. Pupils in the Senior School even managed to enjoy a very tasty barbeque lunch this week (although it did have to be brought indoors on TuesdayRead More »

Pupil Post: 21 May 2021

Dear Parents,   It has been another super jam-packed week at Red House, with pupils in Nursery to Year 3 practising for their Sports Day, KS1 and KS2 children have been completing their summer term assessed piece of writing, and Year 1 pupils have been helping to plant in the courtyard. Across in the SeniorRead More »

Pupil Post: 14 May 2021

Dear Parents, This week, Mr Haywood has told me how much he has enjoyed seeing Junior School pupils have yoga sessions in the sun, painting their own pebbles, and creating their own wellbeing garden, amongst many other things. It has been a pleasure to see the pupils embrace the Mental Health Awareness Week. Across theRead More »

Pupil Post: 7 May 2021

Dear Parents, Red House has been positively buzzing with activity this week and the children have been extremely busy. Election fever hit the Year 6 yesterday, with pupils in 6C forming their own political parties and conducting a hustings, followed by a Q&A session, in PSHE. Five parties are participating in the upcoming election nextRead More »

Pupil Post: 30 April 2021

Dear Parents, It has been another very busy week at Red House across both sides of the pond! The Year 11’s have finished their first two weeks of assessments and this morning, Year 5 pupils performed their fabulous May Day assembly to parents. Fortunately, the bad weather held off and they were able to entertainRead More »