News Category: Year 12 News
Dec 05 UKMT Senior Maths Challenge
The results came in yesterday for this year’s UKMT Senior Maths Challenge. We have had some really excellent results with 77% of our students achieving a certificate compared with 60% nationally. Over 82,000 pupils from across the UK entered. We have had 4 students who have been selected for the Senior Kangaroo (in the top […]
Nov 30 Mace Debating Competition
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Nov 14 GCSE Presentation Evening
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 […]
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.
Sep 19 National Apprenticeship Show
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.
Sep 18 Preparing for Medical School
This event is taking place on the 27th September at Harrogate High School. It is open to all Year 11 and Year 12 students who are interested in Medicine. Please book by 20th September.
Sep 12 School of Rock Cast List
SCHOOL OF ROCK CAST LIST SEPT 2017 Please find attached the latest cast list. Preparations are well underway and we look forward to welcoming you to the show!
The Art department are delighted to announce that nine pieces of our students art work will be exhibited by the Royal British Academy. The work will be exhibited from Wednesday 13th July in the Mall Galleries, central London. A maximum of ten pieces can be selected per school so we are extremely proud of the […]
Jul 03 School of Rock Cast List
The School of Rock cast list is now available. Please follow the links below: SCHOOL OF ROCK FULL CAST LIST CASTING INFORMATION SCHOOL OF ROCK CAST MEMBER INFORMATION FORM Thank you to everyone involved in the process and congratulations to our cast!
Jun 22 Myers Briggs Workshop
During our Sixth Form conference a group of Year 12 students were extremely lucky to benefit from a Myers Briggs workshop delivered by Jane Barrett from The Career Farm and Sue Featherstone from Developing Success. This is generally considered to be one of the most trusted and widely used personality questionnaires in the world and this […]
John Dalrymple has recently won a regional religious studies essay competition organised annually by the North Yorkshire Humanist Association. John was up against stiff competition from both the state and independent sector and his essay entitled ‘Does religion have a future’ impressed the judges. He has been presented with a certificate and cheque by the group’s […]
May 09 Senate 2017-2018
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 […]
Please click on the link below to see the change of venues for the Mock Exams for Year 12 starting Monday 27th March. Changes of venue for mock exams
Mar 02 Careers Evening
On Thursday 9th March we will be holding our Careers Evening between 6pm and 8pm. We have over 40 businesses, organisations and universities coming into school to offer advice and guidance for our students in Year 9 onwards.
St Aidan’s and St John Fisher Associated Sixth form welcomed Year 12 students on the 7th September. On their first day, as well as meeting their forms, collecting their timetables and taking their first lessons, the students were involved in creating a new Year group photo. The 2015 year group photo had involved an aerial […]
Congratulations go to George Mills, Year 12 student at St Aidan’s who won the 800m for boys at the European Youth Athletics Championships in Tbilisi yesterday.
A talented St Aidan’s pupil is heading for the bright lights of Manhattan to train with Broadway professionals.