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May 24 Athletics Report

Posted in Uncategorized.

All 4 of our teams – u13 and u15 girls; and u13 and u15 boys competed in York, in the North Yorkshire round of the English Schools Athletics Association cup – the ESAA cup last week. This is a national competition in which athletes must compete in 1 track and 1 field event and teams are […]

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May 18 Athletics News

Posted in Sport.

Congratulations to all of our athletes who did really at the regional athletics competition this week. We will now be taking around 60 students to the English schools athletics regional finals in Gateshead on the 13th June.

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May 18 U15 Girls Cricket Success

Posted in Sport.

The St Aidan’s U-15 girls cricket team competed at the National Indoor Cricket Finals at Lords on Monday 15th May. There were 800 schools that initially entered the competition back in September, which is indicative of the growing popularity of the women’s game. The competition was fierce and the standard of cricket was very high. […]

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May 17 Religious Studies Essay Winner

Posted in Worship, Year 12 News, Year 13 News.

John Dalrymple has recently won a regional religious studies essay competition organised annually by the North Yorkshire Humanist Association. John was up against stiff competition from both the state and independent sector and his essay entitled ‘Does religion have a future’ impressed the judges. He has been presented with a certificate and cheque by the group’s […]

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May 11 Year 10 footballers win the County Cup

Posted in Sport, Year 10 News.

The year 10 football team retained the county cup with a fantastic 2-1 victory over a tough Tadcaster team. The team have worked extremely well together over the season and they are real credit to themselves and the school. Team: Rob Hancock, Jack Holliday, Ben Taylor, Tom Simmons, Ted Towers, James Denton, Freddie Dunsmore, Jack […]

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May 09 Senate 2017-2018

Posted in Sixth Form, School News, Year 12 News, Year 13 News.

The new student council at St Aidan’s High School, known as the Senate, has taken office following an exciting round of election speeches. The candidates delivered short presentations in order to attract the votes of their peers. There was a high turn-out for the election and the successful candidates are now taking on the challenge […]

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May 04 Annie Cardwell

Posted in Sport, Year 10 News.

Due to all her hard work and commitment during recent months, Annie Cardwell has come through two trials and gained a place in the Yorkshire Girls County Age Group Under 15 Squad for this season. Well done Annie.

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May 02 Charity Clothes Swap and Fashion Show

Posted in School News.

We shall be holding this event on 5th May in Constance Green Hall. For more information and for tickets please visit  here. This will be a fantastic event and a chance to update your wardrobe and raise some money for charity.

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May 02 U15 Girls Cricket

Posted in Sport, Year 10 News.

Congratulations to the U-15 girls indoor cricket team who were crowned North of England Champions at the Regional Finals at Bolton Arena on Wednesday 26th April. In their group matches St Aidan’s beat Queen Elizabeth High School from Northumberland, St Nicholas R.C School from Cheshire and Urmston School Lancashire. In the semi-finals they beat Egglescliffe […]

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Apr 25 Year 11 Prom

Posted in Year 11 News.

It will soon be Prom time! Year 11 Prom is in CGH Wednesday 28th June, 7.30-11pm It promises to be a fantastic event including DJ, photobooth, food and one last chance for the whole year group to celebrate their time at St Aidan’s together. Prom ticket only: £16 Yearbook only: £14 Both: £30 Payment (preferably […]

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Apr 25 Helen Mort Visit

Posted in English.

During April, the writer Helen Mort came into school for the day to run a number of workshops and talk to the Year 10s in the hall. Helen is a celebrated poet, a five-times winner of the Foyle Young Poets award; she has also received an Eric Gregory Award from The Society of Authors. Her first […]

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Apr 25 Spotlight Auditions

Posted in Dance, Drama & Theatre, Year 7 News, Year 8 News, Year 9 News.

These will take place on Tuesday 2nd May (Year 7), Tuesday 9th May (year 8), Thursday 11th May (Year 9). They will take place in the main hall from 3.45pm. Please see the letter here We look forward to welcoming everyone at these auditions.  

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Mar 29 Spotlight

Posted in Dance, Drama & Theatre, Music, Year 7 News, Year 8 News, Year 9 News.

St. Aidan’s ever popular KS3 show, Spotlight, will be returning for its 9th year this summer. We are looking for singers, dancers and actors in years 7-9 to take part. The launch will take place on Tuesday 4th April at 1.00pm in the gym (not CGH as previously advertised). Come along to find out about […]

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Mar 29 Yorkshire Team for Jessica

Posted in Sport, Year 8 News.

Congratulations to Jessica Thompson who has been selected for the Yorkshire Under 13 Cricket Team.

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Mar 23 Mock Exam Venue Changes Year 12

Posted in Sixth Form, Exam News, Year 12 News.

Please click on the link below to see the change of venues for the Mock Exams for Year 12 starting Monday 27th March. Changes of venue for mock exams

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Mar 21 St Aidan’s concert at Bolton Priory

Posted in Music.

We are very much looking forward to the St Aidan’s Swing Band and Chamber Choir going to Bolton Priory for a concert on the evening of Saturday May 6 2017.  The concert opens their regular summer concert series, more details of which can be found on their website:  http://www.boltonpriory.org.uk/priory-concert-series-2017/. Tickets are £12 each and 50% of the net proceeds […]

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Mar 21 School of Rock Auditions

Posted in Sixth Form, Dance, Drama & Theatre, Music, School News.

The School of Rock Auditions are taking place after the Easter break. Please click the link below for more information.. SCHOOL OF ROCK AUDITION INFORMATION 2017

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Mar 16 Wayside Trinity Workshops

Posted in Art, Year 8 News, Year 9 News.

Last week some of our Year 8 and Year 9 students took part in animation workshops. We are delighted to share some of their first attempts at animation:

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Mar 16 Gap YearTalks

Posted in Sixth Form, Careers.

Representatives from International Citizen Service and Asia Africa Ventures will be in school next week to talk to Year 12 students about the advantages of taking a gap year and how to best plan and prepare for one.      

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Mar 15 Literacy Week

Posted in English, School News, Year 9 News.

Battle of the Books During Literacy Week Battle we took a team from  to the annual Literary Quiz for pupils in Years 9 and 10 from local schools competing for the Michael Rosen Trophy. The 2017 event was held at Roundhay School. . The quiz consists of six rounds of  literary questions, this year the rounds […]

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