News Category: Year 8 News

Physics Olympiad

Published on 13th Jun 2019 in School News | Science | Year 8 News.

On Wednesday 12th June, our Year 8 students participated in the annual Physics Olympics at St Peters school in York. Our team was placed 8th out of 28 schools. Congratulations to the following students:

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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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Hockey Achievement

Published on 12th Jun 2019 in Sport | Year 8 News.

Year 8 student, Sean Kempston-Parkes, has been selected for the North East of England Under 13 Boys Hockey Squad. Congratulations on this fantastic achievement!

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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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Year 8 visit to Rudding Park

Published on 4th Jun 2019 in Food Tech | Year 8 News.

At the end of last half term we took eleven Year 8 students who were the winners of the Year 8 Interform Food Technology competition to Rudding Park Hotel.

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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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Inter-form Football

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

We has a fantastic couple of weeks of Inter-form Sport before Easter, with with Years 7-9 students participating in tournaments of Netball, Hockey, Basketball and Football. On Thursday, Year 8 competed in Inter-form Football with Form 8G taking the winning title! Well done to all staff and students who were involved.

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Interform Cooking Contest

Published on 8th May 2019 in Food Tech | Year 8 News.

The Year 8 Interform Pizza Competition took place last night in our Food technology department. Students from each of the 9 forms in Year 8 took part in the 2nd Annual Interform Cooking Contest following a record number of applicants which led to stiff competition of one of the 4 places in each team.

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Squash Success

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

Our Under 16 Boys have won the England Squash National Plate finals in Nottingham. Congratulations to the team!

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Stray FM Green Poem – Winner

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

Stray FM have been working with local business Entech to promote ‘Green month’ throughout the whole of March.

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Gymnastics Achievement

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

Honor Rouse, Year 8, has very successfully competed in the British Gymnastics Championships in Liverpool, as an Elite Junior, which is the best in Great Britain 14 and 15 year olds. Overall she is now ranked 25th in Great Britain. To achieve this Honor competed in all four pieces: vault, bars, beam and floor. Honor […]

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Sporting Success

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

On the weekend of the 16th-17th March 2019, Year 8 student, Edward Lusted, has won Bronze at the Yorkshire Fencing Championship in Under 14 Foil.

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Year 8 Spelling Bee!

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

Year 8 Spelling Bee took place on Friday 8th March, with each Form cheering on their fellow students! The Group Winners were 8D and the individual Spelling Bee Winner was Archie Jackson, 8W.

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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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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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