News Category: Year 9 News

Year 9 Activity Week

Published on 13th Jun 2019 in School News | Year 9 News.

Year 9 have been enjoying a fantastic activity week at school. They have a timetable of fun activities including cooking, drama, dodgeball, origami, making willow lanterns, stream biology and the list goes on….

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Year 9 Trips Update

Published on 12th Jun 2019 in Trips | Year 9 News.

Our Year 9 students are having a fantastic time on their trips in Sorrento, Berlin, Amsterdam, Valkenburg and Rhine. Here’s some photos of their time so far…

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Australian Exchange Departure

Published on 7th Jun 2019 in School News | Trips | Year 9 News.

It’s the final day of our Australian Exchange and the students have all enjoyed a hot chocolate and cake party this break time. What a fabulous way to end a fantastic trip of a lifetime. We wish all our exchange students all the very best and a safe trip back home.    

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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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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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Battle of the Books 2019

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

On Wednesday 27th March, a small team of English students and staff travelled to Queen Mary’s School, Topcliffe for ‘Battle of the Books’, the Literature Competition for Years 9 and 10.

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Air Cadet Achievement

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

Cassidy Weidemann, Year 9 student, was one of four cadets from 886 Squadron Ripon, to be invited to a historic occasion to remember and commemorate a World War I unveiling ceremony at Catterick Garrison by the Garrison Commander on the 11th December 2018.

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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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Australian Exchange 2019

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

In March, Our Year 9 students travelled to Australia to spend 3 weeks with their exchange partners from Carey Baptist Grammar School. They had a fantastic trip! More details to follow soon…  

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Careers Evening Success

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

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.

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BBC Presentation to Students

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

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.

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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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Jazz Evening 2019

Published on 7th May 2019 in Dance | Music | School News | Sixth Form | Year 10 News | Year 11 News | Year 12 News | Year 13 News | Year 9 News.

Last week we held a wonderful Valentines Jazz Evening in Constance Green Hall.

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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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Sri Lanka 2019

Published on 12th Feb 2019 in Trips | Year 9 News.

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, […]

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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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Gingerbread Houses with Baltzersens 

Published on 4th Dec 2018 in Food Tech | Year 9 News.

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 […]

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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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