NEWS ARCHIVE: November 2015

Success at Senior Maths Challenge

Published on 19th Nov 2015 in Maths | Year 13 News.

Congratulations to all the students from Year 12 and 13 who took part in this year’s UKMT Senior Maths Challenge, 72% achieved a certificate compared with 60% nationally.


Music to Tom’s ears!

Published on 19th Nov 2015 in Music | Year 13 News.

Year 13 St Aidan’s A-level music student Tom Knowles has just received the excellent news that he has been appointed Principal Percussionist in the National Youth Wind Orchestra of Great Britain. As well as this magnificent achievement, Tom will be leading the show band for the school production of Copacabana in early December, and will […]


Question Time comes to St. Aidan’s

Published on 18th Nov 2015 in School News | Year 12 News | Year 13 News.

About 70 students enjoyed some lively discussion and debate as the school hosted their own version of Question Time at lunchtime today.


Arkwright Scholarship for Edward

Published on 12th Nov 2015 in School News | Year 12 News.

St. Aidan’s is proud to announce that Year 12 student Edward Buckle has been awarded the prestigious Arkwright Engineering Scholarship.


Success at the North East England Cross Country Final

Published on 11th Nov 2015 in Sport.

Despite the most challenging of weather conditions our runners valiantly battled to victory. Junior Girls – Year 8 The team ran amazingly well in the most muddy and hilly conditions you can imagine. Helped by their fantastically coloured long socks, they finished 3rd in the North East and so qualified for the national final early […]


Poignant reminder

Published on 11th Nov 2015 in School News.

At 11.00am St. Aidan’s marked the two minute silence with trumpeters simultaneously playing the Last Post around the school site.


School bus changes

Published on 10th Nov 2015 in School News.

From September 2016 North Yorkshire will no longer support transport to denominational schools. The operators have said that they will continue the services – but there will be an increase in cost.


Katie returns to school

Published on 9th Nov 2015 in Dance | Drama & Theatre.

Former Dance, Drama and Performing Arts student Katie Pearson comes back to school to inspire the next generation of aspiring performers.


A dream comes true for St. Aidan’s students

Published on 9th Nov 2015 in Drama & Theatre | School News.

A talented young cast of students from St Aidan’s had the audience howling with laughter at the Carriageworks Theatre in Leeds as part of the prestigious Shakespeare Schools Festival.


Former student’s rave reviews

Published on 6th Nov 2015 in Drama & Theatre | School News.

Matthew Johnson has been appearing at Theatre N16 in London in Boat under his stage name Matthew Coulton, and has been receiving very positive feedback on his performance


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