News Category: Year 7 News

Junior Maths Challenge Update

Published on 13th Jun 2019 in Maths | Year 7 News | Year 8 News.

6 of our highest performing students have been successful in progressing to the next round of the UKMT Junior Maths Challenge, putting them in the top 25% of entrants. Congratulations to the following students:

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Junior Maths Challenge Successes

Published on 6th Jun 2019 in Maths | Year 7 News | Year 8 News.

We were delighted to see 252 of our Year 7 and 8 pupils entering this year’s UKMT Junior Maths Challenge – this is a record entry.

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Spotlight 2019 – 10 Year Celebration

Published on 5th Jun 2019 in Dance | Drama & Theatre | Music | School News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

Spotlight 10 Year Celebration tickets are now available through the Harrogate Theatre website! It is allocated seating for this performance. Please follow the link below to purchase tickets: https://www.harrogatetheatre.co.uk/whats-on/Spotlight-A-10-Year-Celebration

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Interform Food Competition

Published on 24th May 2019 in Food Tech | Year 7 News.

On Monday 20th May, we held a Year 7 Inter Form Food Technology competition!

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FOSA Event – Three Peaks Challenge

Published on 9th May 2019 in FOSA | Year 10 News | Year 11 News | Year 12 News | Year 13 News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

On Saturday 18th May 2019 Friends of St Aidan’s (FOSA) are tackling the beautiful Yorkshire Three Peaks. We will be taking in the big hills of PenYGhent, Whernside, and Ingleborough in under 12 hours. Fund raising and training is well underway but we need all the support we can get.

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Spotlight Launch

Published on 9th May 2019 in Dance | Drama & Theatre | Music | School News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

St. Aidan’s ever popular KS3 show, Spotlight, will be returning for its 10th year this summer! We will be celebrating the anniversary with a spectacular performance at the Royal Hall on Tuesday 2nd July. Please see the Music or Dance department for further information.

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April Sports Round-Up

Published on 9th May 2019 in Sport | Year 7 News | Year 8 News.

Here’s the latest news and results from our Sports fixtures for April.

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Gymnastics Success

Published on 9th May 2019 in School News | Sport | Year 7 News.

Beatrix Baum, Year 7 student, has competed at a National Gymnastics Qualifier.

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Year 7 Netball Triumph

Published on 8th May 2019 in Sport | Year 7 News.

Both the A and B Year 7 Netball teams won their Area netball tournament at Ashville College. Congratulations girls!

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Start the Music Initiative

Published on 7th May 2019 in Music | School News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

The launch of the Music Association’s new Start the Music Initiative, to provide free lessons and free instruments on loan to St Aidan’s students, was a great success last night!

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February Sports Round-Up

Published on 7th May 2019 in School News | Sport | Year 10 News | Year 11 News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

Here’s the Sports Round-Up for February.

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Start the Music Scheme

Published on 13th Feb 2019 in Music | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

‘Start the Music’ is a new scheme to encourage more young people to take up an instrument and play music. This scheme will enable students to try an instrument over the course of a year. SAMA (St Aidan’s Music Association) have raised enough funds to support six pupils for 1 year in 1 instrument – […]

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FOSA Year 7 Quiz

Published on 11th Feb 2019 in FOSA | Year 7 News.

Thank you to everyone who came to the Year 7 Quiz on Friday 8th February. There were over 250 people at the free event and it was thoroughly entertaining. Quiz master Mr Taylor created a great quiz of music, general knowledge, St Aidan’s knowledge and picture rounds coupled with some exciting interactive challenges for the […]

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Christmas Lunch

Published on 19th Dec 2018 in Year 10 News | Year 11 News | Year 12 News | Year 13 News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 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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Year 7 Public Speaking

Published on 12th Dec 2018 in English | Year 7 News.

Since half term, the English Department have been teaching Year 7 about persuasive writing skills and the art of constructing a well researched argument. Pupils have learnt how to form a viewpoint from which to write, the use of rhetorical and persuasive techniques and the impact of  their choice of language and style of  delivery. To mark […]

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Top Sporting School

Published on 15th Nov 2018 in Sport | Year 10 News | Year 11 News | Year 12 News | Year 13 News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 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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International Kids’ Lit Quiz

Published on 7th Nov 2018 in English | Year 7 News | Year 8 News.

On Monday 5th November, Mrs Parris and Mrs Roth took a team to Bootham School in York to compete in the Yorkshire heats of the annual International Kids’ Lit Quiz. After a hard-fought battle over ten rounds, our team finished in a very impressive third place out of 14 entries, only missing out on second […]

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The Jubilee Year..

Published on 11th Sep 2018 in School News | Year 7 News.

50 Years ago on the 5th September 1968, St Aidan’s opened its doors to 700 students for the first time. The students were drawn from St Peter’s School for Girls, Christ Church School for Boys and young people from church primary schools over a wide area from Bramhope to Pateley Bridge. Here are some of […]

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Service for Newly Confirmed

Published on 17th Jul 2018 in Worship | Year 7 News | Year 8 News.

We held an inspiring Service for the Newly Confirmed last night in the school chapel led by the always surprising and ingenious Rev Matthew Evans. We were delighted to welcome so many students, their parents and supporters. Swords became Palm Crosses, and everyone was given Celtic Cross Coasters to take away too, as a reminder […]

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Visit From Local Church Workers

Published on 10th Jul 2018 in Worship | Year 10 News | Year 11 News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

Local church youth workers came into school a few weeks ago reflecting on the story of St Ignatius and gathering pupils’ thoughts in response to questions such as ‘what are you thankful for’ and ‘what makes you happy’. We had lots of interesting answers and the students really engaged with this activity. The outcome was a wonderful reception […]

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