News Category: Year 9 News
Mar 18 Australian Arrivals!
Our Year 9 students have arrived safely in Melbourne! They are already dressed in their new Carey school uniforms! We wish them well for their first day.
Mar 18 Australian Exchange departs
Ten Year 9 students are on their way to Australia! We wish them a safe journey and a wonderful time on their exchange.
Mar 18 Careers Evening Success
Over 65 employers, universities, colleges and training providers attended our annual Careers Evening in Constance Green Hall on Thursday 14th March. This was a fantastic event – thank you to all staff, students and parents who supported this evening.
Mar 12 Careers Evening Reminder
All students and parents in Years 9 to 13 are invited to attend the school’s Careers Evening on Thursday 14th March which is being held in Constance Green Hall from 6.00pm to 8.00pm. Over 65 employers, universities, colleges and training providers are attending to represent an amazing range of careers and opportunities within the Humanities, […]
Mar 07 Careers Evening
All students and parents in Years 9 to 13 are invited to attend the school’s Careers Evening on Thursday 14th March which is being held in Constance Green Hall from 6.00pm to 8.00pm. Over 65 employers, universities, colleges and training providers are attending to represent an amazing range of careers and opportunities within the Humanities, Languages, Business, […]
Mar 04 BBC Presentation to Students
We were delighted to host a visit by the BBC on Friday 22nd February, when they talked to all Year 9 students about career opportunities in the creative industries. Nick Bright, Presenter at Radio 1Xtra and Five Live hosted the event and interviewed Jean Heeley, Head of Crew Engagement at Emmerdale and Nader Mabadi, Senior […]
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 19 Jazz Evening 2019
Last week we held a wonderful Valentines Jazz Evening in Constance Green Hall. The evening featured Swing Band, St Aidan’s Jazz Ensembles (SAJE), Girls Choir and Year 9 Dancers. This year there were also a number of individual performances which were warmly received by an extremely enthusiastic audience. We would like to thank all students […]
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 12 Sri Lanka 2019
On 2nd February, nine students from Year 9 set off on their travels to Hillwood College in Kandy, Sri Lanka. The long journey took the students via Doha to Colombo where they were given a very warm welcome on arrival at the school. The students have so far enjoyed the Botanical Gardens, visits to temples, […]
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. […]