News Archive: November 2015

Nov 19 Success at Senior Maths Challenge

Posted 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.

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Nov 19 Music to Tom’s ears!

Posted 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 […]

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Nov 18 Question Time comes to St. Aidan’s

Posted 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.

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Nov 12 Arkwright Scholarship for Edward

Posted 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.

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Nov 11 Success at the North East England Cross Country Final

Posted 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 […]

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Nov 11 Poignant reminder

Posted 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.

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Nov 10 School bus changes

Posted 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.

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Nov 09 Katie returns to school

Posted 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.

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Nov 09 A dream comes true for St. Aidan’s students

Posted 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.

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Nov 06 Former student’s rave reviews

Posted 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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