News Category: School News

Mar 15 Comic Relief

Posted in School News.

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 […]

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Mar 12 Careers Evening Reminder

Posted in Careers, School News, Year 9 News, Year 10 News, Year 11 News.

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, […]

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Mar 11 Eddie Murray – Sporting Success

Posted in School News, Year 10 News.

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 […]

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Mar 08 Year 8 Spelling Bee!

Posted in School News, Year 8 News.

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.

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Mar 07 Gymnastics Success

Posted in School News, Sport, Year 8 News.

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 […]

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Mar 07 Year 13 Dance Performance Evening

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

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.

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Mar 07 Celebrating Apprenticeship Week

Posted in Careers, School News, Year 12 News.

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 […]

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Mar 07 Green Poems entered for Stray FM competition

Posted in School News, Year 7 News.

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 […]

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Mar 07 Maths Feast

Posted in Maths, School News, Year 10 News.

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!

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Mar 07 Careers Evening

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

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, […]

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Mar 05 Debating Success

Posted in Sixth Form, School News.

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’. […]

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Mar 05 Galactus Jack – International DJ coming to St Aidan’s

Posted in School News.

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

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Feb 22 Sailor Beth named North East Regional Youth Champion

Posted in School News, Sport, Year 10 News.

Beth Miller, Year 10 student, was the first placed girl and an impressive second overall at the RS Tera Pro World Championships at RS Games in Weymouth Portland, sailing in the 66-strong RS Tera Pro Fleet for older juniors in the class, likewise having to contend with some strong breezes. Over five days and 12 […]

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Feb 21 Start the Music Initiative

Posted in Music, School News, Year 7 News, Year 8 News, Year 9 News.

The launch of the Music Association’s new Start the Music Initiative, to provide free lessons and free instruments on loan to St Aidan’s students, was a great success last night! There was a great deal of interest amongst parents and students, who were richly entertained by the Junior Band, Junior Strings and the wonderful Festivo […]

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Feb 20 Literacy Week 2019

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

Monday 4th March – Friday 8th March A week to celebrate literacy: events, competitions, quizzes and more… get involved! What’s on? MONDAYLook out for our form time book quiz- do you know the authors? Get book tokens from your tutor-£1 off any book.TUESDAY The pop up library is in reception every lunchtime this week. Pop […]

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Feb 20 February Sports Round-Up

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

Monday 11th February Year 10 Boys Area Basketball- A very good performance from the year 10 boys as they became area champions after beating King James and Boroughbridge. Year 7 Netball B,C,D,Ev Rossett + Harrogate Grammar- The year 7 girls won 2 games against Rossett, and drew and lost against grammar Tuesday 12th February U14 […]

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Feb 19 Jazz Evening 2019

Posted in Sixth Form, Dance, Music, School News, Year 9 News, Year 10 News, Year 11 News, Year 12 News, Year 13 News.

Last week we held a wonderful Valentines Jazz Evening in Constance Green Hall. The evening featured Swing Band, St Aidan’s Jazz Ensembles (SAJE), Girls Choir and Year 9 Dancers. This year there were also a number of individual performances which were warmly received by an extremely enthusiastic audience. We would like to thank all students […]

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Feb 19 National Youth Band Success

Posted in Music, School News, Year 11 News.

Congratulations to Emilia Johnson and Sam Watts, Year 11 students, who have both secured places in the National Youth Band, playing Trombone and Tenor Horn. We wish them every success in this fantastic achievement.

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Feb 15 Eddie Murray – National Squash Competition

Posted in School News, Sport, Year 10 News.

Eddie Murray in Year 10 has qualified to play in a National Squash Competition to be held in London between 16th and 18th February. Many congratulations to Eddie on this achievement and we wish him well in the competition.

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Feb 12 Pagen Spooner wins Bronze

Posted in School News, Sport, Year 13 News.

Congratulations to Pagen who competed in the 5000m Race Walk at the British Athletics Championships in Birmingham this weekend (10th February at 1.55pm). She secured a Bronze medal – congratulations Pagen!

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