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Jan 22 Plaudits for Matthew Coulton

Posted in Drama & Theatre, School News.

Former student Matthew has been recommended by John Byrne, journalist working for The Stage as an actor to watch in 2016.

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Jan 22 Wheatlands Road East parking

Posted in School News.

The Police have asked, following a complaint by a resident, that we contact parents and students who park on Wheatlands Road East to be aware that cars should not block entrances/exits to properties or park on pavements which limits the movement of pedestrians.  This is a serious concern, in particular for elderly and disabled residents, […]

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Jan 21 Fender pick a winner

Posted in Music, School News.

We are delighted to share some exciting news about former St. Aidan’s Music Technology Student, Andy Rowley

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Jan 20 E Christmas card competition winner

Posted in School News, Year 9 News.

Year 9 student Brendan Bell won the Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust’s e-card competition.

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Jan 18 A real snapshot of talent

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

Snapshot Youth Theatre Company, touring from Perth, Western Australia joined forces with some of the best St. Aidan’s talent to create two halves of an evening showcasing a wide range of performing arts

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Jan 18 Year 9 boys’ football success

Posted in Sport, Year 9 News.

Congratulations to the Year 9 boys’ football team who so far are undefeated in the English Schools’ Cup Draw

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Jan 15 Phil Earle visits school

Posted in English.

Our Year 8 pupils were entertained by visiting author Phil Earle who spoke about his career and the unusual places we can all find inspiration for our own writing. There were lots of laughs, as well as a few poignant moments and Phil (who readily admits to being a reluctant reader at their age) really motivated […]

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Jan 15 Chloe’s RAF singing success

Posted in Music, School News, Year 11 News.

Year 11 student Chloe Swales has been selected to join the RAF’s National Choir

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Jan 14 School Transport September 2016

Posted in School News, Year 7 News, Year 8 News, Year 9 News, Year 10 News, Year 11 News, Year 12 News, Year 13 News.

From September 2016 North Yorkshire will no longer support transport to denominational schools.

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Dec 17 Y9/10 Meningococcal ACWY/DTP Immunisation

Posted in Year 9 News, Year 10 News.

All students in Years 9 and 10 have been given a letter, consent form and a leaflet regarding the next vaccination programme in school.

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Dec 15 Year 8 Ullswater trips

Posted in Trips, Year 8 News.

We would like to advise all parents that we are processing the insurance claim for the two cancelled Ullswater trips.  We will keep you informed of developments.

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Dec 14 Her name was Lola, she was a showgirl…

Posted in Dance, Drama & Theatre, School News.

With Barry Manilow’s music and lyrics ringing in their ears, packed audiences enjoyed six performances full of music and passion in Constance Green Hall.

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Dec 11 End of term information

Posted in School News.

School will finish at 2.30pm on Friday 18th December (all school bus companies have been informed of this).  Monday 4th January is a training day and students will return on Tuesday 5th December. The staff wish all students and their families a peaceful and safe Christmas and New Year.

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Dec 10 Award of a Bousfield Exhibition to Robert Kirk

Posted in School News.

We have been delighted to receive a letter from Somerville College Oxford, advising us that former student Robert Kirk has been awarded a Bousfield Exhibition by the Education Committee.  Robert, reading Mathematics and Computer Science was granted the award in recognition of academic performance of a consistently high 2:1 standard and excellent academic performance over […]

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Dec 03 Public speaking competition

Posted in Year 7 News.

2nd December saw the final of the Year 7 public speaking competition. The standard was incredibly high with a diverse range of topics being covered from Australia to the X Factor!  Judges Matthew Evans – Vicar of Christ Church, Judy Methven – drama and public speaking tutor and Emily Carter (BA Hons, Drama) – former St. Aidan’s […]

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Nov 19 Success at Senior Maths Challenge

Posted in Maths, Year 13 News.

Congratulations to all the students from Year 12 and 13 who took part in this year’s UKMT Senior Maths Challenge, 72% achieved a certificate compared with 60% nationally.

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Nov 19 Music to Tom’s ears!

Posted in Music, Year 13 News.

Year 13 St Aidan’s A-level music student Tom Knowles has just received the excellent news that he has been appointed Principal Percussionist in the National Youth Wind Orchestra of Great Britain. As well as this magnificent achievement, Tom will be leading the show band for the school production of Copacabana in early December, and will […]

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Nov 18 Question Time comes to St. Aidan’s

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

About 70 students enjoyed some lively discussion and debate as the school hosted their own version of Question Time at lunchtime today.

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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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