News Category: Year 7 News
Apr 15 April Sports Round-Up
Here’s the latest news and results from our Sports fixtures this month: Monday 1st April Year 7 Hockey The Year 7 Hockey team played a friendly at King James’s. St Aidan’s ran out eventual winners after a good performance. Tuesday 2nd April Year 7 Hockey Tournament at Ripon Grammar School The Year 7 Hockey team […]
Apr 15 Year 7 Sports Selection
Max Ramsden, Year 7 student, has just been selected to play for the Under 12s North of Yorkshire cricket team, known as the Yorkshire Rockets. These are one of four regions in the whole of Yorkshire. He bowls leg spin and bats in the middle order. Congratulations to Max on this wonderful achievement.
Adam Hawkins (7G) was part of the U12 Hockey team for Harrogate Hockey Club that became Northern Champions at the weekend. They will now go on to represent the North of England at the National finals in Nottingham on 18th May. To reach this stage they had to get through the North Yorkshire and Yorkshire […]
Apr 04 Gymnastics Success
Beatrix Baum, Year 7 student, competed at a National Gymnastics Qualifier last weekend. Beatrix not only qualified with Distinction, but was also crowned Yorkshire Champion, winning a Gold Medal! She will represent Yorkshire in a National Final in May, along with her team mates. Congratulations Beatrix on this fantastic achievement! We wish her the best […]
Mar 25 Year 7 Netball Triumph
Both the A and B Year 7 Netball teams won their Area netball tournament last week at Ashville College. Congratulations girls!
Mar 22 Musical Theatre Achievement
Isabella Bickerdike, Year 7 student, represented St Aidan’s School at the Harrogate Festival for Musical Theatre. Isabella won the Edward Long Memorial Trophy for Musical Theatre Solo Singing in her class this year. Congratulations on this great achievement!
Stray FM are working with local business Entech to promote ‘Green month’ throughout the whole of March. St Aidan’s students, along with students from other local schools, have been asked to write a ‘green poem’. Stray FM and Entech will then choose some winning entries. This is a fantastic project which has been embraced so […]
Feb 21 Start the Music Initiative
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! There was a great deal of interest amongst parents and students, who were richly entertained by the Junior Band, Junior Strings and the wonderful Festivo […]
Feb 20 Literacy Week 2019
Monday 4th March – Friday 8th March A week to celebrate literacy: events, competitions, quizzes and more… get involved! What’s on? MONDAYLook out for our form time book quiz- do you know the authors? Get book tokens from your tutor-£1 off any book.TUESDAY The pop up library is in reception every lunchtime this week. Pop […]
Feb 20 February Sports Round-Up
Monday 11th February Year 10 Boys Area Basketball- A very good performance from the year 10 boys as they became area champions after beating King James and Boroughbridge. Year 7 Netball B,C,D,Ev Rossett + Harrogate Grammar- The year 7 girls won 2 games against Rossett, and drew and lost against grammar Tuesday 12th February U14 […]
Feb 13 Start the Music Scheme
‘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 – […]
Feb 11 FOSA Year 7 Quiz
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 […]
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 Year 7 Public Speaking
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 […]
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 […]
Nov 07 International Kids’ Lit Quiz
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 […]
Sep 11 The Jubilee Year..
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 […]
Jul 17 Service for Newly Confirmed
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 […]
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 […]
Jun 29 First Aid Training Year 7
This week we have been delighted to welcome St John’s Ambulance into school to train our Year 7 students in basic First Aid skills. The course is entitled ‘Introduction to resuscitation’ and included: -Communication and casualty -Care -Primary Survey -Recovery Position -Resuscitation The course has been offered in collaboration with Harrogate Lions, who have provided […]