Wellbeing & Mindfulness, Weekly ‘Teams Talk’, Holiday Club & Sports Camp, Omegle App alert for parents & Year 11 GCSE Examination Consultation

Red House Senior School pupils sit around tables making Christmas crafts.

Dear Parents, It has been a very interesting week in the news. I particularly enjoyed listening on the radio to the inauguration of the 46th President, Joe Biden, on my commute back to Harrogate on Wednesday evening. I was especially inspired by the words of youth laureate poet, Amanda Gorman: ‘there is always light if weRead More »

Online Learning Survey, Internet Safety & COVID Testing

Ken James Headmaster at Red House School

Dear Parents, I hope you are well and surviving home schooling.  I know many of you are having to balance working from home with supporting the children and we are grateful for your help.  Please do not let ‘working parent guilt’ set in: there is only so much you can do and, in these challenging circumstances, yourRead More »

Saturday 2 January

Ken James Headmaster at Red House School

Dear Parents, A very happy new year to you.  I think we were all glad to say goodbye to 2020 and I am sure we will make the most of 2021. As promised, attached is information from Ms Roberts about remote learning for Years 7-11; please can I ask you to share the timetable withRead More »

Wednesday 30 December

Ken James Headmaster at Red House School

Dear Parents, I hope you have had a wonderful Christmas with the children.  It remains a bizarre time in all our lives but, hopefully, the festivities allowed you all to focus on what really matters at the moment. I am sure many of you have been waiting for the guidance from the government with respect toRead More »

Wednesday 23 December

Ken James Headmaster at Red House School

Dear Parents, My final email before Christmas, I promise. My previous email confirmed that Years 7-10 will be taught remotely for the first week of the spring term, with all other year groups returning to school. However, there is much discussion in the press about another lockdown and whether this will impact on all pupils.Read More »

Friday 18 December

Ken James Headmaster at Red House School

Dear Parents, I was not expecting to be in touch so soon after the end of term but we have been thrown a curve ball by the government in the dying moments of the Autumn Term. Many of you may have read that testing in schools is going to be implemented in January.  Very littleRead More »

The Festivities Today, Yearbook,  Summer Exams, Catering, COVID Reporting, First Day of Term, New Colleagues & My first term at Red House School by Dr Ashcroft 

Dear Parents, You may recall I described the Summer Term as the hardest term of my teaching career.  I have to admit, this term has been rather challenging too but I have been astounded by the efforts of my colleagues to ensure the children remain safe and continue to enjoy a first class education.  ItRead More »

Reindeer Run for Teesside Hospice (Years 3-11), Stockton Council’s Christmas Tree Trail, Indoor trainers, ‘Cash for Kids’ and Christmas Hampers for the Food Bank, Junior School Tea Towels & Holiday Club and Sports Camp

Dear Parents Across both sites, we are in ‘full-on’ planning mode, preparing for the imminent Christmas festivities. On the last day of term, the pupils will be enjoying a Christmas-inspired assembly, quizzes, dingbats, snowball dodgeball, a Christmas sing-a-thon with hot chocolate, a chocolate tombola, Christmas mindfulness crafting and a Christmas party, with pizzas from Dominos.Read More »