News Category: Sport
Dec 12 Jasmine Smitten
We are delighted that Jasmine Smitten has been selected by their gymnastics club, to represent Great Britain at World Gymnaestrada from 7th – 13th July 2019. The World Gymnaestrada is a world-wide, non-competitive Gymnastics for All event held every 4 years, attracting the largest number of active participants of any worldwide gymnastics event. The objective […]
Nov 15 Top Sporting School
St Aidan’s has been placed 18th in this year’s ‘School Sport Magazine’ analysis of school sport in National Competitions across the county. This is a remarkable achievement and even better than last years 29th position. We would like to congratulate all students, who are involved in representing the school in the huge amount of activities […]
Nov 06 Synchronised Swimming
Eleanor competed at synchronised swimming Scottish Age Nationals over the half term holidays. She did really well and came third in 13/15 duet and the City of Leeds team came 2nd in their category. The duet bronze medal was fantastic as she and her duet partner qualified 6th but swam their routine spectacularly to move up […]
Oct 11 Sports Presentation Evening
On Thursday 4th October we celebrated sport at St Aidan’s. The presentation evening was held for all our lower school students who have given significant contributions to sport and those who have made great improvement over the years. We were delighted to be joined by Martyn Moxon who presented the awards to all students.
Sep 20 North Yorkshire Cup Winners
The Year 10 Cricket team once again proved too strong for their opposition in the North Yorkshire Cup Final. The boys batted first and reached 133-4. It was great to see some new names contributing to the score including Charlie Pilkington and Monty Fawcett. This proves the strength in depth this team has available. In reply […]
Sep 11 Yorkshire Cup Winners
Congratulations to our Year 10 cricket team who won the Yorkshire Cup last week. The boys worked hard in the field and then added some fantastic batting performances, taking the team to victory! They now go on to represent Yorkshire in the national finals. A fantastic start to the sporting year at St Aidan’s.
Jul 17 Jess Thompson Throws 42.44m
Jess Thompson (Year 8) threw her personal best (42.44m) to win a silver medal in the javelin at the English Schools’ championships on Saturday. Congratulations Jess!
Jun 20 Yorkshire Cricket
We were delighted to receive the news that Jacob Fordham has been selected to play cricket for North Yorkshire and Yorkshire this season. This is a fantastic achievement and we wish you well for the forthcoming matches.
May 18 U16 Football Team Success
The U16 football team at St Aidan’s has retained the County cup for a 3rd successive year. The team beat Stokesley 4-2 away recently with goals scored by Tom Simmons, Adam Sharpe, Jack Holliday and Joseph O’ Dwyer
May 08 FSS Partnership
We are sure many of you will have read in the local media that FSS has committed to a significant partnership with St Aidan’s School to support our students both at work and play. As well as becoming overall sponsor of the sports department and providing the first soccer team with new branded kits, FSS […]
Apr 24 Irish Dancing Champion
Congratulations to Megan Day in Year 13. We are delighted to find out from her dance school, the North West region of England and the UK, that Megan came 17th in the world and is now the holder of a prestigious world medal holder. An absolutely amazing achievement and well done Megan.
Mar 07 Basketball News
Over the last few weeks we have had some fantastic basketball results. Both the Year 7 and Year 8 teams went to the county championships at York College and were both undefeated in all 3 games becoming Country Champions. During the week before half term, St Aidan’s played against Queen Ethelburga’s (with players from Y8- […]
Nov 30 ESAA National Finals
Last weekend we took 2 cross country teams to the ESAA national finals in Sevenoaks, Kent. This year the u13 girls’ and u13 boys’ teams qualified for the final, continuing a long streak of having teams compete in the finals. The u13 boys’ team finished 19th with the team of Joe Turnbull, Tom Midwood, Marcus […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
May 18 Athletics News
Congratulations to all of our athletes who did really at the regional athletics competition this week. We will now be taking around 60 students to the English schools athletics regional finals in Gateshead on the 13th June.
May 18 U15 Girls Cricket Success
The St Aidan’s U-15 girls cricket team competed at the National Indoor Cricket Finals at Lords on Monday 15th May. There were 800 schools that initially entered the competition back in September, which is indicative of the growing popularity of the women’s game. The competition was fierce and the standard of cricket was very high. […]
The year 10 football team retained the county cup with a fantastic 2-1 victory over a tough Tadcaster team. The team have worked extremely well together over the season and they are real credit to themselves and the school. Team: Rob Hancock, Jack Holliday, Ben Taylor, Tom Simmons, Ted Towers, James Denton, Freddie Dunsmore, Jack […]
May 04 Annie Cardwell
Due to all her hard work and commitment during recent months, Annie Cardwell has come through two trials and gained a place in the Yorkshire Girls County Age Group Under 15 Squad for this season. Well done Annie.