News Category: School News

Dec 05 School of Rock 2017

Posted in Drama & Theatre, Music, School News.

21-25 November 2017 One of the biggest hits currently running in the West End, School of Rock tells the uplifting story of wannabe rock god and loveable layabout Dewey Finn, who pretends to be a teacher (his best friend Ned Schneebly) and ends up bringing the joy of music to the exclusive but uptight Horace […]

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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 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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Sep 28 FOSA Glitter Ball

Posted in FOSA, School News.

St Aidan’s Christmas Glitter Ball Friends of St. Aidan’s is delighted to announce details of this year’s Christmas Ball, kindly sponsored by Raworths Solicitors. It has been a number of years since the last St. Aidan’s Ball, and all parents, guardians, staff and friends of the school are warmly invited. The ball will be held […]

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Sep 28 Community Partnership Launches

Posted in School News, Sport.

We have recently announced a unique community partnership with a Harrogate property firm that will support our students both at work and play. As well as becoming the lead sponsor of the sports department and providing the first soccer team with new branded kits, FSS will be working closely with the careers department to deliver […]

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Sep 21 GCSE Results

Posted in Exam News, School News.

St Aidan’s is delighted to report that there were many very happy faces in Constance Green Hall when students received their GCSE grades in August.  Worries over the new specifications in English and Maths and a new grading system of 9-1 in those subjects gave way to joy as they celebrated their successes.  Given the […]

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Aug 17 Associated Sixth Form Students Celebrate Success

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

Former students of the St Aidan’s and St John Fisher Associated Sixth Form are reaping the rewards of their hard work as they celebrate their A Level results and look ahead to new challenges. Figures released by UCAS show that over 350 students in the Association are planning to enter Higher Education this year, with […]

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Jul 18 Open Days and Application Forms 2017

Posted in Sixth Form, School News, Year 7 News.

Year 7 2018 We would be delighted to welcome parents/guardians to either of our two information evenings and families to the Saturday Open Day.  Alternatively, parents/guardians are welcome to contact the school for an individual tour on any given working day. Open Evening – Tuesday 10th October 2017 @19.30 Open Evening – Thursday 12th October […]

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Jun 13 Sophia Bottomley and Jasmine Leyland

Posted in School News, Sport, Year 9 News.

We are delighted to inform you that Sophia and Jasmine have been selected to represent North Yorkshire in the 87th English Schools Track & Field Athletics Championships on the 7th & 8th July in Birmingham. Only 40 students have been selected from all the schools in North Yorkshire. We are sure that you will agree that this […]

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Jun 13 Healthy Eating Competition

Posted in School News, Year 7 News.

  Healthy Eating Competition in association with Fodder   As part of the British Nutrition Foundations Health Eating Week 2017, St Aidan’s Year 7 students all joined in to create their own healthy cous cous salad. The local award winning food store, Fodder, who are part of the Yorkshire Agricultural Society, kindly agreed to sponsor […]

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Jun 12 Junior Maths Challenge

Posted in Maths, School News, Year 7 News, Year 8 News.

One hundred and seventy seven of our Year 7 and 8 students took part in the Junior Maths Challenge in April and the results are now in! Year 7 achieved 2 Gold, 11 Silver and 28 Bronze awards. Year 8 achieved 7 Gold, 10 Silver and 17 Bronze awards. Two students also qualified for the Junior […]

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Jun 08 Election in School

Posted in School News.

Today we held a mock election within School. There were 1228 votes cast and the results were as follows: Conservative Party  376  30% Labour Party             332  27% Liberal Democrats   297  24% Green Party                173  14% Congratulations to Patrick Toulson of the Conservative Party.  

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May 09 Senate 2017-2018

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

The new student council at St Aidan’s High School, known as the Senate, has taken office following an exciting round of election speeches. The candidates delivered short presentations in order to attract the votes of their peers. There was a high turn-out for the election and the successful candidates are now taking on the challenge […]

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May 02 Charity Clothes Swap and Fashion Show

Posted in School News.

We shall be holding this event on 5th May in Constance Green Hall. For more information and for tickets please visit  here. This will be a fantastic event and a chance to update your wardrobe and raise some money for charity.

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Mar 21 School of Rock Auditions

Posted in Sixth Form, Dance, Drama & Theatre, Music, School News.

The School of Rock Auditions are taking place after the Easter break. Please click the link below for more information.. SCHOOL OF ROCK AUDITION INFORMATION 2017

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Mar 15 Literacy Week

Posted in English, School News, Year 9 News.

Battle of the Books During Literacy Week Battle we took a team from  to the annual Literary Quiz for pupils in Years 9 and 10 from local schools competing for the Michael Rosen Trophy. The 2017 event was held at Roundhay School. . The quiz consists of six rounds of  literary questions, this year the rounds […]

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Mar 14 National Quality Standard in Careers Education

Posted in Sixth Form, Careers, School News.

St Aidan’s Church of England High School, St John Fisher Catholic High School and the Associated Sixth Form are the first schools in the UK to be awarded the National Quality Standard in Careers Education, Information Advice and Guidance. Both schools are delighted to receive this award from C&K Careers in recognition of the work […]

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