News Category: Year 9 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.
Year 9 have been given a fantastic opportunity to compete in our first Gingerbread House Competition. We have been very fortunate as Baltzersens , the Scandinavian bakery in Harrogate. very generously came in to teach the students how to create the beautiful houses. Gem and Nathan, their bakers kindly came in to present a masterclass after […]
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 […]
Oct 11 Sports Presentation Evening
On Thursday 4th October we celebrated sport at St Aidan’s. The presentation evening was held for all our lower school students who have given significant contributions to sport and those who have made great improvement over the years. We were delighted to be joined by Martyn Moxon who presented the awards to all students.
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 […]
Earlier this year some of our Year 9 students went to Australia as part of their exchange programme. This wonderful newsletter created by their exchange school shows some of the highlights from this wonderful trip. Newsletter 2, 2018 St Aidans
Jun 29 Spotlight 2018
Spotlight is taking place from 4th to 6th July. Tickets are now on sale by following the link We look forward to seeing you next week.
Jun 20 Summer Concert, 22nd June
This Friday, 22nd June, sees our annual Summer Concert taking place, featuring our fabulous musical ensembles from the lower years in school. Boys Choir, SAJE, APE, Junior Band, Junior Choir, String Ensemble and World Music Group will all be performing their usual high standard of music. The concert begins at 7pm in Constance Green Hall. […]
Jun 12 Valkenburg 2018
Year 9 are currently having a wonderful time in Valkenburg playing football and hockey, as well as enjoying the sites.
Jun 12 Lighting Workshop Year 9-11
We’re holding a lighting workshop for year 9 – 11 who are interested in being involved with the tech team. The workshop date is to be confirmed but will be in the last couple of weeks of term. Due to popular demand, students will need to fill out an application form. The letter and application […]
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 […]
Mar 22 Year 9 Textiles
Year 9 have been doing some fantastic work in textiles on their ‘Cultures and Countries’ project. The students have created some amazing slippers and bags using a wide variety of decorative techniques producing beautiful outcomes that are pictured below.
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 […]
Mar 04 Chris Bradford Visit
Chris Bradford was sorry he was unable to meet everyone at St Aidan’s on World Book Day. Anyone who requested a signed copy of his book will still receive the book – watch out for further details. Chris hopes to visit St Aidan’s in the future
Nov 28 Advent Charity Campaigns
St Aidan’s are delighted to be involved in two advent charity campaigns this year. Mindful of the commandment to love God and to love our neighbour as ourselves, we would like to ask every form in Years 7-11 to contribute to the work of two charities working with some of the most vulnerable in our […]
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 […]