News Category: Year 13 News
Dec 19 Christmas Lunch
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.
Dec 12 Senior Maths Challenge
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 […]
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 […]
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
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) […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Mar 06 STEM Careers Evening
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 […]
The following Universities will be coming into Careers on the following dates. We hope to see many of you there.
Jan 25 Oxbridge 2018
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 […]
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 […]
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.