Chloe’s RAF singing success

Published on 15th Jan 2016 in Music | School News | Year 11 News.

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


School Transport September 2016

Published on 14th Jan 2016 in School News | Year 10 News | Year 11 News | Year 12 News | Year 13 News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

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


Y9/10 Meningococcal ACWY/DTP Immunisation

Published on 17th Dec 2015 in Year 10 News | Year 9 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.


Year 8 Ullswater trips

Published on 15th Dec 2015 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.


Her name was Lola, she was a showgirl…

Published on 14th Dec 2015 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.


End of term information

Published on 11th Dec 2015 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.


Award of a Bousfield Exhibition to Robert Kirk

Published on 10th Dec 2015 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 […]


Public speaking competition

Published on 3rd Dec 2015 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 […]


Success at Senior Maths Challenge

Published on 19th Nov 2015 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.


Music to Tom’s ears!

Published on 19th Nov 2015 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 […]


Question Time comes to St. Aidan’s

Published on 18th Nov 2015 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.


Arkwright Scholarship for Edward

Published on 12th Nov 2015 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.


Success at the North East England Cross Country Final

Published on 11th Nov 2015 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 […]


Poignant reminder

Published on 11th Nov 2015 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.


School bus changes

Published on 10th Nov 2015 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.


Katie returns to school

Published on 9th Nov 2015 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.


A dream comes true for St. Aidan’s students

Published on 9th Nov 2015 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.


Former student’s rave reviews

Published on 6th Nov 2015 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


Copacabana is almost here!

Published on 13th Oct 2015 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.


Flight simulator takes off!

Published on 6th Oct 2015 in School News | Science.

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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