News Archive: November 2017

Nov 30 ESAA National Finals

Posted in Sport, Year 7 News, Year 8 News.

Last weekend we took 2 cross country teams to the ESAA national finals in Sevenoaks, Kent. This year the u13 girls’ and u13 boys’ teams qualified for the final, continuing a long streak of having teams compete in the finals. The u13 boys’ team finished 19th with the team of Joe Turnbull, Tom Midwood, Marcus […]

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Nov 30 Mace Debating Competition

Posted in Politics, School News, Year 12 News, Year 13 News.

Well done to the Sixth Form debating team, Patrick Toulson and Francis Ryan-Casey. They travelled to Hill House school, Doncaster, on Monday 27th November for the first round of the Mace debating competition. They proposed the motion ‘This house would introduce espots to the Olympic Games’ against Tapton School Sheffield, who they defeated. They are […]

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Nov 28 Senior Team Maths Challenge 2017

Posted in Maths, Sixth Form, Year 12 News, Year 13 News.

Eight students from the Associated Sixth Form took part in the maths team challenge in November. The two teams were faced with three gruelling rounds in a competition against twenty other schools. They worked well as individuals as well as a team, under intense time pressure, with difficult sums. Huge congratulations should go to both […]

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Nov 28 Students from Buenos Aires visit St Aidan’s

Posted in Modern Languages, School News.

On Thursday 16th November the Spanish Department were joined by 23 students aged 16/17 and by 4 staff, including the Head teacher, from Northfield School in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The group gave a presentation to A level Spanish students about life and culture in Argentina including a fascinating question and answer session and a quick […]

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Nov 28 Advent Charity Campaigns

Posted in Worship, School News, Year 7 News, Year 8 News, Year 9 News, Year 10 News, Year 11 News.

St Aidan’s are delighted to be involved in two advent charity campaigns this year. Mindful of the commandment to love God and to love our neighbour as ourselves, we would like to ask every form in Years 7-11 to contribute to the work of two charities working with some of the most vulnerable in our […]

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Nov 21 National School Sports Achievement

Posted in School News, Sport, Year 7 News, Year 8 News, Year 9 News, Year 10 News, Year 11 News, Year 12 News, Year 13 News.

We are delighted to share with you that the School Sport Magazine (which was published last week) has listed St. Aidan’s School as the 29th top sporting state school in the country. It is fantastic that the efforts of students and PE staff (both inside and outside the department) have been recognised in the School Sport […]

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Nov 14 GCSE Presentation Evening

Posted in Exam News, School News, Year 12 News.

Last week we held our GCSE presentation evening in Constance Green Hall. Pupils who had completed Year 11 last year were present to receive their certificates and special awards. We were delighted to welcome Mr Richard Noake, Diocesan Director of Education, who presented the awards and gave an inspiring speech to students, parents, carers and […]

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Nov 02 Royal Air Force Careers Visit

Posted in Sixth Form, Careers, Year 11 News, Year 12 News, Year 13 News.

On Tuesday 14th November Squadron Leader Tait will be in the careers department. We look forward to welcoming the Royal Air Force and if anyone would like an individual appointment please contact the careers centre.    

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Nov 02 Year 7 Trip to Northumberland

Posted in Trips, Year 7 News.

This week Year 7 have been enjoying 3 days in Northumberland. They have enjoyed a trip to Beamish as well as taking part in a variety of activities including high ropes, leap of faith, obstacle courses and zip wires! Our second trip is still underway with the right side of the year returning on Friday […]

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