News Category: Sixth Form

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 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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Mar 26 Debating Finals – ESU Mace Competition

Posted in Sixth Form, Politics, Year 12 News.

On Monday 25th March, the debating team headed to London for the finals of the Mace competition. The twelve regional winners, including Repton, Dulwich and Eton, competed for a place in the Grand Final. Our team gave their best performance yet and clearly won their debate against Chenderit School on the motion: ‘This house would […]

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Mar 21 Young Reviewer Scheme

Posted in Sixth Form, Drama & Theatre, Year 12 News.

Year 12 English Literature and Drama student Sophie Robinson is representing St Aidan’s on the Harrogate Theatre ‘Young Reviewer’ scheme, in which one Sixth Former from each school is offered the opportunity to review selected performances staged throughout the year at Harrogate Theatre. To replicate the deadlines of the profession, students are given just one […]

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Mar 19 Sixth Form at Swinton Park

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

Did you know you should boil your bagels before baking? Sixth Form students studying Food Science and Nutrition had an amazing time at Swinton Park Spa Hotel on Wednesday 6th March, researching for their exam coursework. Part of their brief is to design a menu suitable for serving at a Health Spa and they could […]

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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 Sixth Form Ski Trip

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

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 […]

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Mar 07 Year 12 Trip to Salamanca

Posted in Trips, Sixth Form, Year 12 News.

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…

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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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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 14 Upcoming Careers Events

Posted in Sixth Form, Careers, Year 11 News, Year 12 News, Year 13 News.

University of Liverpool Event – A representative of University of Liverpool will be available to talk to students from 1pm-1.30pm on Wednesday 20th February in the Sixth Form Cafe at St John Fisher. All students welcome. Further events include… BBC Careers Event – On Friday 22nd February, 12.45pm-1.30pm the BBC are coming to Constance Green Hall […]

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Jan 29 Lauren secures place at Yale

Posted in Sixth Form, Careers, Year 13 News.

Congratulations to Lauren Carey who has a place at Yale in September. More details will follow..

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Jan 29 MACE Competition

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

Well done to the debating team from St Aidan’s and St John Fisher Associated Sixth Form. In the second round of the MACE debating competition held last week at Harrogate Grammar School, the team defeated St Peter’s of York and are now through to the NE Regional Finals. Congratulations Frankie Ryan-Casey and Owen Spafford.

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Jan 22 Oxbridge Offers 2019

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

Eleven students from the Associated Sixth Form have been offered places at Oxford and Cambridge for September 2019. Six students have received offers from Oxford and a further five have offers from Cambridge. We would like to congratulate the students on their outstanding achievement. It reflects their hard work, impressive academic ability and the dedication […]

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Sep 20 Foyle Competition Winner

Posted in Sixth Form, English, Year 12 News.

Congratulations to Maiya Dambawinna on being selected as one of the 15 winners of the Foyle Competition. This is a fantastic achievement given that there were 11,000 entries. Congratulations also for having been invited to take part in the “Contains Strong Language Festival” in a BBC broadcast from Hull that will be aired on National Poetry […]

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Jul 05 St Aidan’s Senate 2018-2019

Posted in Sixth Form.

St Aidan’s Senate 2018-19 The following students have been elected to the Senate for the year 2018-19: Hannah Brown LW24 Callum Bruce PT17 Emily Dawson RI13 Finton Flynn BP1 Noah Gray JC21 Tara Hayes LW23 Anna Hattam JM8 Michael Packwood JM8 Jonathon Simmons AC5 Olivia Toy AC4 Max Walker AR10 The Senate Leaders are Anna, […]

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Jan 25 Oxbridge 2018

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

Fifteen students from the Associated Sixth Form have been offered places at Oxford and Cambridge for September 2018. Six students have received offers from Oxford and a further nine have offers from Cambridge. We would like to congratulate the students on their outstanding achievement. It reflects their hard work, impressive academic ability and the dedication […]

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Nov 28 Senior Team Maths Challenge 2017

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

Eight students from the Associated Sixth Form took part in the maths team challenge in November. The two teams were faced with three gruelling rounds in a competition against twenty other schools. They worked well as individuals as well as a team, under intense time pressure, with difficult sums. Huge congratulations should go to both […]

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Nov 02 Royal Air Force Careers Visit

Posted in Sixth Form, Careers, Year 11 News, Year 12 News, Year 13 News.

On Tuesday 14th November Squadron Leader Tait will be in the careers department. We look forward to welcoming the Royal Air Force and if anyone would like an individual appointment please contact the careers centre.    

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Sep 19 National Apprenticeship Show

Posted in Sixth Form, Careers, Year 11 News, Year 12 News, Year 13 News.

This will be a fantastic event to gain more information about apprenticeship opportunities. Students are encouraged to attend on Thursday between 4.00pm and 6.30pm.

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