News Archive: March 2019
Mar 18 Gymnastics Achievement
Honor Rouse, Year 8, has very successfully competed in the British Gymnastics Championships in Liverpool, as an Elite Junior, which is the best in GBR 14 and 15 year olds. Overall she is now ranked 25th in Great Britain. To achieve this Honor competed in all four pieces: vault, bars, beam and floor. Honor performed […]
Mar 18 Sporting Success
Year 8 student, Edward Lusted, has won Bronze at the Yorkshire Fencing Championship in U14 Foil this weekend. This result means he has qualified to represent Yorkshire at the British Youth Fencing Championship. The Championship will be held over the May Bank Holiday weekend at the Institute of Sport in Sheffield. Congratulations Edward on this […]
Mar 18 Australian Arrivals!
Our Year 9 students have arrived safely in Melbourne! They are already dressed in their new Carey school uniforms! We wish them well for their first day.
Mar 18 Australian Exchange departs
Ten Year 9 students are on their way to Australia! We wish them a safe journey and a wonderful time on their exchange.
Mar 18 Careers Evening Success
Over 65 employers, universities, colleges and training providers attended our annual Careers Evening in Constance Green Hall on Thursday 14th March. This was a fantastic event – thank you to all staff, students and parents who supported this evening.
Mar 15 Comic Relief
The arena is set for the ‘Sumo Push off’ raising funds for Comic Relief this break time! Mr Wood, Mr Alker, Mr Taylor and Mr Ives went head to head against each other. Mr Wood and Mr Alker scored the highest so were in the final ‘push off’ – with Mr Alker as the overall […]
Mar 12 Careers Evening Reminder
All students and parents in Years 9 to 13 are invited to attend the school’s Careers Evening on Thursday 14th March which is being held in Constance Green Hall from 6.00pm to 8.00pm. Over 65 employers, universities, colleges and training providers are attending to represent an amazing range of careers and opportunities within the Humanities, […]
Eddie Murray, Year 10 student, has recently played at the National Squash Tournament, London. The following weekend, he played for Yorkshire at the finals weekend of the National Counties Junior Championship, having qualified through the previous rounds. Eddie played all matches for the Yorkshire Under 15s team, as they finished as Runners Up – out […]
Mar 08 Year 8 Spelling Bee!
Year 8 Spelling Bee is underway this afternoon in the Main Hall, with each Form cheering on their fellow students! The Group Winners were 8D and the individual Spelling Bee Winner was Archie Jackson, 8W.
Mar 07 Gymnastics Success
On Wednesday 6th March one of our Year 8 students, Honor Rouse, very successfully competed in the English Gymnastics Championships in Essex. Honor is an Elite Junior competing against 14 and 15 year olds. She is now ranked 21st out of 90 gymnasts of the same level and age banding in England. This is a […]
Well done to all the Year 13 A Level Dance students who had their performance evening this week. Also well done and thank you to students from both schools who performed in the choreography pieces.
On Wednesday 6th March, Year 12 students attended a presentation on employment and apprenticeships in order to raise awareness for some of the amazing opportunities available after Sixth Form. We were delighted to welcome back former students; Sam Gumbley from Belzona, Conor Mulhall from O2 and Safiyah Asmat from Nestle who all provided an informative […]
Stray FM are working with local business Entech to promote ‘Green month’ throughout the whole of March. St Aidan’s students, along with students from other local schools, have been asked to write a ‘green poem’. Stray FM and Entech will then choose some winning entries. This is a fantastic project which has been embraced so […]
Mar 07 Sixth Form Ski Trip
Last week some of our Sixth Form students enjoyed a wonderful week skiing in Superdevoluy, France. The conditions were fantastic and all students enjoyed the trip whether beginners, intermediate or advanced. As well as skiing the group also enjoyed plenty of other activities including snowshoeing through the forest! Thank you to all the staff who […]
Mar 07 Year 12 Trip to Salamanca
This week some of our Year 12 Language students are enjoying a trip to Salamanca, Spain. Here are some of the photos from their time so far…
Mar 07 Maths Feast
On Tuesday 5th March, eight of our Year 10 students enjoyed two and a half hours at a Maths Feast! Well done to both teams who were commended for scoring highly in all rounds!
Mar 07 Careers Evening
All students and parents in Years 9 to 13 are invited to attend the school’s Careers Evening on Thursday 14th March which is being held in Constance Green Hall from 6.00pm to 8.00pm. Over 65 employers, universities, colleges and training providers are attending to represent an amazing range of careers and opportunities within the Humanities, Languages, Business, […]
Mar 05 Debating Success
On Monday 4th March, St Aidan’s hosted the NE Regional Finals of the ESU Mace competition. Six teams travelled from Morpeth, Newcastle, York, Hull and Sheffield to take part in three debates. The Associated Sixth Form team faced Hymers College, who they opposed on the motion ‘This house would legalise paid surrogacy in the UK’. […]
We have an international DJ coming to St Aidan’s for one night only! Galactus Jack, International DJ, is coming to perform in Constance Green Hall on Saturday 23rd March. Door open at 6.15pm. The concert starts at 7pm. Click on the following link to get tickets for this event: Galactus Jack Tickets
Mar 04 BBC Presentation to Students
We were delighted to host a visit by the BBC on Friday 22nd February, when they talked to all Year 9 students about career opportunities in the creative industries. Nick Bright, Presenter at Radio 1Xtra and Five Live hosted the event and interviewed Jean Heeley, Head of Crew Engagement at Emmerdale and Nader Mabadi, Senior […]