Jess Thompson, Year 9 student, has won Gold at the National Schools’ Finals. She threw the Javelin 41.57 metres! Congratulations to Jess! Ella Colbourn, Year 9 student, qualified for the 800 metre Semi Final, where she came 6th – placing her in the Top 12 in the country! Well done to Ella.
The Maths department have done an amazing display at the end of the Maths Corridor. The display shows a cross with hundreds of origami birds (made by Mrs Payling!) in the school colours.
Thomas Bates, Year 9 student, has competed in many sailing events throughout this academic year. Most recently he has competed in the North West Area Topper Championships, at Bassenthwaite Sailing Club, where he came 1st out of 23 competitors. Congratulations Tom on this achievement!
Our next Production in November 2019 will be the smash hit musical We Will Rock You! Please click below to view Cast information: WWRY CAST & RECALL INFORMATION WWRY CAST MEMBER FORM
Yesterday was a historic day for St Aidan’s as the official opening ceremony of the school was exactly 50 years ago this very day. It was fitting, therefore, that this was the evening we chose to hold our annual Service for the Newly Confirmed, always a significant event for us as a church school.
With support from Harrogate Lions and St John’s Ambulance, Year 7 students had opportunity to participate in First Aid training in the Chapel this morning. The Mayor and Mayoress of Harrogate came in to visit the students and echoed the importance of learning First Aid.
Hattie Miles, Year 7 student, has been selected to represent Yorkshire in a National Under 13 Basketball Tournament, taking place at The National Basketball Performance Centre in Manchester on 20th & 21st July.
Over 800 students and staff have set off on the 12 mile Sponsored Walk in Aid of Frank’s Fund.
Led by 9Y, Frank’s Friday has been a big success with delicious bake sales, Frank’s Fund wristbands and students wearing either Orange or Blue all in aid of Frank’s Fund. Thank you to all staff, students and parents for their support.
Chamber Choir had a truly memorable and moving first day on their Flanders concert tour; first of all visiting the Passchendaele Memorial Museum, Tyne Cot Cemetery, an afternoon concert in Ypres Cathedral and then singing at the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate in Ypres.
Our Year 7 and 8 students have left for the Great Yorkshire Show. We hope they have a fantastic day!
On Friday 12th July, we are having an own clothes day (orange and blue if possible) before the big 12 mile Sponsored Walk on Monday 15th July. Frank’s Fund orange wristbands are available to buy from main school reception.
The Politics and History Tour of the USA has had a fantastic start in New York. Students have visited the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, the 9/11 memorial museum, the Empire State Building, a Broadway musical and have had fun on a cycling tour of Central Park. Next stop: Philadelphia!
Our Year 12 Scientists are having a wonderful time away at Goonhilly as part of our Sixth Form Enrichment.
St Aidan’s is at the Music for Youth National Festival at Birmingham today. We have had our first Chamber Choir and Cello performance of the day in the Festival Tent!
Congratulations to our Year 10 students who received certificates for this year’s Physics Olympiad!
Our first groups of Year 11 students have left for the Ardeche this morning! We wish them a fantastic trip and a safe journey.
Years 7, 8 and 9 are enjoying Interform Sports Week – with field events, rounders and softball in the glorious sunshine!