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Nov 12 Arkwright Scholarship for Edward

Posted in School News, Year 12 News.

St. Aidan’s is proud to announce that Year 12 student Edward Buckle has been awarded the prestigious Arkwright Engineering Scholarship.

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Nov 11 Success at the North East England Cross Country Final

Posted in Sport.

Despite the most challenging of weather conditions our runners valiantly battled to victory. Junior Girls – Year 8 The team ran amazingly well in the most muddy and hilly conditions you can imagine. Helped by their fantastically coloured long socks, they finished 3rd in the North East and so qualified for the national final early […]

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Nov 11 Poignant reminder

Posted in School News.

At 11.00am St. Aidan’s marked the two minute silence with trumpeters simultaneously playing the Last Post around the school site.

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Nov 10 School bus changes

Posted in School News.

From September 2016 North Yorkshire will no longer support transport to denominational schools. The operators have said that they will continue the services – but there will be an increase in cost.

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Nov 09 Katie returns to school

Posted in Dance, Drama & Theatre.

Former Dance, Drama and Performing Arts student Katie Pearson comes back to school to inspire the next generation of aspiring performers.

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Nov 09 A dream comes true for St. Aidan’s students

Posted in Drama & Theatre, School News.

A talented young cast of students from St Aidan’s had the audience howling with laughter at the Carriageworks Theatre in Leeds as part of the prestigious Shakespeare Schools Festival.

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Nov 06 Former student’s rave reviews

Posted in Drama & Theatre, School News.

Matthew Johnson has been appearing at Theatre N16 in London in Boat under his stage name Matthew Coulton, and has been receiving very positive feedback on his performance

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Oct 13 Copacabana is almost here!

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

Hopefully you have all got your tickets for this spectacular show, if not click on the image. The cast have been rehearsing hard. Performances Tuesday 1st – Saturday 5th December at 7pm and a matinee on the 5th at 2pm.

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Oct 06 Flight simulator takes off!

Posted in Science, School News.

St. Aidan’s has been successful in getting onto the Falcon Initiatve, an innovative project that aims to inspire and motivate 13-18 year-olds by providing them with an opportunity to engage with a practical, fun and educationally-relevant engineering and business project

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Oct 05 Raworths Young Writers’ Competition success

Posted in English, Year 8 News, Year 10 News.

Year 8 student Jessica Barry and Year 10 student Harry Fawcett have been chosen as the winners of the Raworths Young Writers’ Competition.

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Oct 01 Esme is selected for England basketball development squad

Posted in Sport.

St. Aidan’s student Esme Court-Johnston has been selected to join the England Basketball Development Squad

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Sep 15 Chamber Choir to sing at Prom Praise

Posted in Music, School News.

Prom Praise returns to York Barbican on Saturday 3rd October and our Chamber Choir has been asked to take part.

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Jul 13 Victory for George!

Posted in School News, Sport.

Congratulations to George Mills on his fantastic achievement in winning the 800m at the ESAA.

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Jul 13 Year 12 creative writing – Fountains Abbey

Posted in English, Year 12 News.

As part of their preparation for Year 13, a group of students went to Fountains Abbey to explore the gothic and pastoral genres as well as developing their writing skills.

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Jul 13 Art success

Posted in School News.

Ten students studying at St Aidan’s now have their work professionally framed and exhibited in one of the most prestigious exhibition spaces in London, the Mall Galleries.

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Jul 07 Creative exhibition in the town centre

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

St Aidan’s mounted a town centre exhibition in a prominent space within the Victoria Shopping centre between 6th and 12th July to showcase the creative talent of pupils studying Textiles and Art throughout the school.

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Jul 06 Amazing result for James

Posted in School News, Year 8 News.

James Christy in Year 8 who recently took part in the Junior Mathematics Olympiad came in the top 25% achieving a distinction alongside a bronze medal.

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Jun 29 Creative writing in Wales

Posted in English, Year 12 News.

At the end of June, sixteen members of the Associated Sixth From went to Tŷ Newydd, the National Writing Centre for Wales just outside the Cricieth

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Jun 17 George to run for England

Posted in Sport, Year 11 News.

2015 is proving to be a very successful year for Year 11 student George Mills

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Jun 17 Annie & Charlie are busy on the pitch

Posted in School News, Sport, Year 8 News.

Year 8 students Annie Cardwell and Charlie Robinson are carrying on the cricketing success of St. Aidan’s students.

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