News Category: Year 12 News

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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Nov 15 Top Sporting School

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

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 […]

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Oct 02 GCSE Results 2018

Posted in Exam News, School News, Year 12 News.

St Aidan’s is delighted to report the success of their GCSE results for 2018.   91% of all our entries gained A*/C or 9-4 and over 40% were A/A* or 9-7. Our English and Maths results were also outstanding with 89% of our students obtaining a 4 or better in both subjects.  These superb results place […]

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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 17 Sister Act Cast List and Letters

Posted in Drama & Theatre, Music, Year 10 News, Year 11 News, Year 12 News, Year 13 News.

Please find attached information relating to our production in November. SISTER ACT CAST LIST 2018 SISTER ACT CAST MEMBER INFORMATION FORM SISTER ACT – FOR THOSE WHO MISSED OUT SISTER ACT CAST LETTER

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Jul 13 Stray FM Visit St Aidan’s

Posted in Careers, Year 10 News, Year 12 News.

Today we were extremely delighted to welcome Stray FM and Newtons Solicitors into school. Newtons work with Stray FM on their family show and we were honoured to be asked to join in their Q and A session, which will be aired on Wednesday 18th July. Two students from our Associated Sixth Form (Kate and […]

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Jul 10 Art Students Exhibit at Mall Galleries

Posted in Art, Year 10 News, Year 11 News, Year 12 News, Year 13 News.

The Art department are delighted to announce that the 9 pieces of Art entered for this years National Students Art exhibition have all been selected. Congratulations to the following students who will have their work exhibited in the Mall Galleries in central London from Wednesday next week: Esther Midwood year 10 Grace Mc Nerney (x3) […]

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May 11 Sister Act

Posted in Dance, Drama & Theatre, Music, Year 10 News, Year 11 News, Year 12 News, Uncategorized.

We are delighted to announce the audition dates for the new school production, Sister Act. Please find links to documents containing all the information needed to audition for current students and also for newcomers into the Sixth Form. SISTER ACT AUDITION INFORMATION SISTER ACT AUDITION INFORMATION NEWCOMERS

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May 01 Unprecedented Success for St Aidan’s Musicians

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

For the first time ever all 5 Senior Music Ensembles at St Aidan’s have qualified through their performances at the Regional Rounds to perform at the National Festival of Music for Youth in Birmingham at the beginning of July. News arrived early this week that the Symphony Orchestra, Symphonic Wind Band, Swing Band, Chamber Choir […]

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Mar 20 Interested in studying Geography?

Posted in Careers, Year 11 News, Year 12 News.

The careers department look forward to welcoming anyone who is interested in studying Geography at University on the 27th March.  

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Mar 15 Chartered Management Institute Conference

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

The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) extended a unique invitation to St Aidan’s Sixth Form students in March, offering free attendance to their conference at the Queen’s Hotel in Leeds to celebrate International Womens’ Day.  Fortuitously the conference took place on a Training Day which gave 7 students the opportunity  to listen to inspirational speakers and network with senior professionals from […]

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Mar 13 University Visits 14th and 15th March

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

This week we welcome  St Andrew’s University on the 14th March and Newcastle University on the 15th March. Both talks will be in the careers department and students are welcome to bring sandwiches. We look forward to welcoming you.     

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Mar 08 Associated Sixth Form Debating Success

Posted in Year 12 News, Year 13 News.

On 5th March the rearranged NE Regional Final of the Mace took place. There were six schools taking part in three debates. Our team of Patrick Toulson and Frankie Ryan-Casey won! They are now through to the National Finals on 21 March in London. They have been drawn against Dulwich College and we would like […]

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Mar 06 STEM Careers Evening

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

All students and parents of  Year’s 9 to 13 are invited to attend the school’s STEM Careers Evening on Wednesday 14th March from 6.00pm to 8.00pm. Over 50 employers and universities are attending to represent an amazing range of careers and opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. Please see below for information on who will […]

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Jan 30 Information about University Visits

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

The following Universities will be coming into Careers on the following dates. We hope to see many of you there.

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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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Dec 05 UKMT Senior Maths Challenge

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

 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 […]

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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 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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