Winners of the Jaguar Primary School Challenge for five pupils from Red House School stand holding their award for Research and Development in the National Jaguar Primary School Challenge.

Dear Parents,

It’s that time of the year again when my life is consumed by reading reports, watching athletics and listening to Prize Giving rehearsals.  There are certainly worse ways to earn a living than this sensory overload!

 

Reports

Year 10 reports have been sent home with the children today.  Should you wish to discuss specific subjects, please feel free to contact individual teachers.  Tutors are also available to meet if a more co-ordinated approach is required.

 

STEM

Many congratulations to our team from Year 6 who competed in the national finals of the Jaguar Primary School Challenge at the British Motor Museum in Warwickshire. They took part in a number of interviews and presented their work to a panel of experts from Jaguar Land Rover as well as competing in the all-important track racing.  The team did extremely well overall against 35 other schools and were the winners in the Research & Development category; another fantastic achievement for our small school on the national stage.

 

Holiday Club & Sports Club

Please can I ask you to confirm your bookings for this summer as soon as possible.  There’s a lot of work happening on both sides of the pond and we need to co-ordinate both clubs whilst having builders in school. Just to remind you of the ages for each club:

Holiday Club: Nursery-Current Year 3
Sports Club: Current Years 2-8

 

Uniform

We are now taking bookings for fittings over the summer and appointments will be available from the 13 August until the 4 September.  Please call the P&S Reception (01642 553370) to make an appointment or email Ann Morton (uniform@redhouseschool.co.uk).   The new uniform lists are now on the website as a detailed guide of what needs to be bought and worn.  Ann is happy to field any queries about any aspect of uniform.

 

Stop Press: The boys’ blazers for Years 7-10 are now available.  You can contact Ann if you would like to come in early.  Sadly the ties are not available yet but can be picked up later or given to the children on the first day of term if you cannot make it into school beforehand.

 

Further Refurbishment

I’m delighted to let you know that we will be replacing the Sports Hall floor over the summer as part of the refurbishment programme.  We’re going for a more modern rubber playing surface which no doubt will enhance the already brilliant performances of our netballers.

We’re also starting work on the renovation of the porch at the entrance to the P&S School.  We have a duty to look after our beautiful building and we hope to see the porch transformed.  Finding an expert to repair the mosaic floor is proving to be quite difficult, however.  Should you know anyone, please get in touch.

 

PTA Summer Fete – tomorrow!

I look forward to seeing many of you tomorrow (between 11am and 3pm).  Last minute donations of:

  • help
  • bottles of wine
  • new and unused toys
  • second hand books

would be greatly appreciated.

 

Alumni Event – Saturday 30 June

We’re looking forward to welcoming our former pupils next week.  Please continue to spread the word and ask people to contact the P&S office as soon as possible if they would like to join us on the day.

 

With best wishes

 

Ken James
Headmaster

 

P&S School Letters

Years 2-8 Summer Sports Camp – Mr S Haywood

Year 10 GCSE RS Visit to Farooq E Azam Mosque & Islamic Centre – Thursday 28 June 2018 – Mrs L Roberts

Year 10 Cleveland Police Wise Drive – Wednesday 27 June 2018 – Mr S Wilkinson

 

N&I School Letters

Nursery – Year 3 Summer Holiday Club – Mr S Haywood

Years 2-8 Summer Sports Camp – Mr S Haywood

Year 3 Pupils Transition Day – Wednesday 27 June 2018 – Mr S Haywood

Nursery & Infant School Last Day of Term – Friday 6 July 2018 – Mr S Haywood

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