News Category: Year 12 News

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 05 Medical Sciences Careers Talk

Posted in Careers, Year 12 News, Year 13 News.

A representative from the Faculty of Medical Sciences at the University of Newcastle will be in school at lunchtime on Monday 8th April to talk about all the courses they offer including Medicine, Dentistry, Biomedical Science, Nutrition, Psychology and Sports Science. The talk will be in the Careers Department and start promptly 12.45pm.

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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 18 Careers Evening Success

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

Over 65 employers, universities, colleges and training providers attended our annual Careers Evening in Constance Green Hall on Thursday 14th March. This was a fantastic event – thank you to all staff, students and parents who supported this evening.

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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 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 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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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 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 Heather Jane Taylor Visit

Posted in Music, Year 12 News, Year 13 News.

Last week we were delighted to welcome Heather Jane Taylor into school. Heather is a soloist with Leeds Symphony Orchestra and came into school to sing to our Year 12/13 A Level Music groups a number of Mozart arias from The Marriage of Figaro, which they are studying. Heather enjoys a fantastic singing career after studying […]

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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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Dec 19 Christmas Lunch

Posted in Year 7 News, Year 8 News, Year 9 News, Year 10 News, Year 11 News, Year 12 News, Year 13 News.

This week all year groups will get the opportunity to enjoy a delicious Christmas lunch in our various restaurants. We would like to thank all our catering staff for their hard work.  

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Dec 12 Senior Maths Challenge

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

Brilliant maths news! The results came in this week for this year’s UKMT Senior Maths Challenge. We have had some really excellent results with nearly 70% of our students achieving a certificate compared with 60% nationally. Over 82,000 pupils from across the UK entered. We have had 5 students who have been selected for the Senior Kangaroo (in the top 7000 […]

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Dec 09 Sophie Priestley

Posted in Music, Year 12 News.

Sophie Priestley in year 12 has successfully auditioned for a place as a composer for the  National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain (NYO).  This is an extraordinary accomplishment.  Only seven students were offered composition places.  She will attend residentials and have the opportunity to compose music for the orchestra to play.  NYO is the world’s greatest […]

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