News Category: School News

May 22 Australian Exchange Students visit York

Posted in Trips, School News.

Our wonderful Year 9 students and their exchange partners from Australia had a lovely visit to York.

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May 20 FOSA Three Peaks Challenge

Posted in FOSA, School News.

Congratulations team FOSA! An outstanding achievement over this weekend climbing the Yorkshire Three Peaks. Please spare a moment to donate if you can. Thank you for all your support so far.

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May 20 Athletics Results

Posted in School News, Sport.

All 4 athletics teams, Under 13 and Under 15, boys and girls, have qualified for the North East England region final on Wednesday 19th June in Hull. They all placed in the top 8 schools in the region. Congratulations to all involved!

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May 16 Year 13 Leavers

Posted in School News, Year 13 News.

On Thursday 16th May we say goodbye to our Associated Sixth Form Year 13 students. We wish them luck in all their examinations and the exciting future that lies ahead.

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May 14 Causeway

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

Please see the latest edition of Causeway, our Jubilee Edition below: Causeway May 2019 Jubilee Edition

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May 10 Year 11 Leavers

Posted in School News, Year 11 News.

Today we say goodbye to our Year 11 Class of 2019! We wish them well for their GCSE exams and all their future endeavours.

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May 09 Jubilee Weekend

Posted in School News.

We had a wonderful weekend celebrating the 50th year of St Aidan’s CofE School. Here are some photos of the Jubilee Reunion, Jubilee Celebration and the Ripon Cathedral Service of Thanksgiving. Thank you to everyone who supported these events, staff, students, parents, Cathedral staff and of course our fantastic Alumni!

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May 03 Spotlight Launch

Posted in Dance, Drama & Theatre, School News, Year 7 News, Year 8 News, Year 9 News.

St. Aidan’s ever popular KS3 show, Spotlight, will be returning for its 10th year this summer! We will be celebrating the anniversary with a spectacular performance at the Royal Hall on Tuesday 2nd July. The KS3 launch will take place on Tuesday 7th May from 3.35-5.30pm in the Main Hall.

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Apr 15 Australian Exchange Students are back!

Posted in Trips, School News.

Our Year 9 students have arrived back from their Australian Exchange adventures. They have had an amazing trip with their host families and exchange partners. This is the last photo of them together before our students departed for the UK. We look forward to welcoming our hosts back to Harrogate very soon.

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Apr 15 FOSA – Three Peaks Challenge

Posted in FOSA, School News.

On Saturday 18th May 2019 Friends of St Aidan’s (FOSA) are tackling the amazing Yorkshire Three Peaks. They will be taking in the big hills of Pen-y-ghent, Whernside, and Ingleborough under 12 hours. Fundraising and training is well underway but we need all the support we can get! This year 75% of funds raised will […]

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Apr 15 Easter Reflection

Posted in Worship, School News.

As it is Easter we have been encouraging students and teachers to reflect on their life changing moments. We have had some really wonderful responses and it has made the students engage with what is really important to them.

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Apr 11 GCSE Food and Nutrition – Seasonal delights!

Posted in Food Tech, School News, Year 10 News.

Mrs Hedges was so impressed by our Year 10 GCSE Food and Nutrition class yesterday – with their very seasonal cooking! The students made Hot Cross Buns to celebrate Easter and to put into practice the food science of bread making.

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Apr 09 Hockey Triumph for Year 7 Student

Posted in School News, Sport, Year 7 News.

Adam Hawkins (7G) was part of the U12 Hockey team for Harrogate Hockey Club that became Northern Champions at the weekend. They will now go on to represent the North of England at the National finals in Nottingham on 18th May. To reach this stage they had to get through the North Yorkshire and Yorkshire […]

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Apr 08 European Athletics Achievement

Posted in School News, Sport, Year 13 News.

Pagen Spooner, Year 13 student, was selected to represent the England Team at a European Athletics Event in the Czech Republic on Saturday 6th April. She raced against International Athletes from across Europe in the 10km Race walk event. Pagen finished 25th out of a field of 38 athletes in the Czech Republic. She was […]

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Apr 08 Post 18 Options Evening 2019

Posted in Sixth Form, Careers, School News, Year 12 News.

All parents and carers of Year 12 students are invited to a presentation on Post-18 Options on Wednesday 1st May at 7.30pm in Constance Green Hall, St Aidan’s. This will be an opportunity to find out about Apprenticeships, Higher Education, UCAS and Student Finance and Funding. For more details please click here or contact the […]

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Apr 04 Gymnastics Success

Posted in School News, Sport, Year 7 News.

Beatrix Baum, Year 7 student, competed at a National Gymnastics Qualifier last weekend. Beatrix not only qualified with Distinction, but was also crowned Yorkshire Champion, winning a Gold Medal! She will represent Yorkshire in a National Final in May, along with her team mates. Congratulations Beatrix on this fantastic achievement! We wish her the best […]

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Apr 03 Athletics Achievement – England Team Selection

Posted in Sixth Form, School News, Sport, Year 13 News.

Pagen Spooner, Year 13 student, has been selected to represent the England Team at a European Athletics Event in the Czech Republic. She will be racing against International Athletes from across Europe in the 10km Race walk event. She will be travelling out to the Czech Republic with the rest of the England team, with […]

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Apr 02 Loch Eil 2019

Posted in Trips, School News, Year 10 News.

The sun is shining in Loch Eil and our Year 10 students are having a fantastic time! The students enjoyed a Saturday night jog and dip in the beautiful surroundings of Ben Nevis. On Sunday they took part in a self-made abseil and on Monday the group stopped for lunch whilst canoeing on the Loch.

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Mar 28 Battle of the Books 2019

Posted in School News, Year 9 News.

On Wednesday 27th March, a small team of English students and staff travelled to Queen Mary’s School, Topcliffe for ‘Battle of the Books’, the Literature Competition for Years 9 and 10. It was a very close competition, but our team of Dan Bryant, Alasdair Chisholm, Maria Devenny and Sam Shores came first out of eight […]

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Mar 28 March Sports Round Up

Posted in School News, Sport.

Monday 18th March Year 7 Basketball – The Year 7 Basketball team came 2nd in the County Tournament, only just losing out in the final. Year 8 Boys Football – The Year 8 boys are now through to the area cup final after beating St John Fishers in the semi-final. U14s Hockey – The U14 […]

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