Jun 12 Valkenburg 2018
Year 9 are currently having a wonderful time in Valkenburg playing football and hockey, as well as enjoying the sites.
Jun 12 Lighting Workshop Year 9-11
We’re holding a lighting workshop for year 9 – 11 who are interested in being involved with the tech team. The workshop date is to be confirmed but will be in the last couple of weeks of term. Due to popular demand, students will need to fill out an application form. The letter and application […]
Just before half term we held our healthy eating competition finals! 14 students were shortlisted from 280 to prepare their cous cous salads which were judged and tasted by Mr Taylor and Medhi (head chef at Fodder). The standard of the competition was extremely high and congratulations to everyone involved. The winner was presented with a […]
May 18 U16 Football Team Success
The U16 football team at St Aidan’s has retained the County cup for a 3rd successive year. The team beat Stokesley 4-2 away recently with goals scored by Tom Simmons, Adam Sharpe, Jack Holliday and Joseph O’ Dwyer
May 11 Sister Act
We are delighted to announce the audition dates for the new school production, Sister Act. Please find links to documents containing all the information needed to audition for current students and also for newcomers into the Sixth Form. SISTER ACT AUDITION INFORMATION SISTER ACT AUDITION INFORMATION NEWCOMERS
May 08 FSS Partnership
We are sure many of you will have read in the local media that FSS has committed to a significant partnership with St Aidan’s School to support our students both at work and play. As well as becoming overall sponsor of the sports department and providing the first soccer team with new branded kits, FSS […]
May 08 Harrogate Flower Show
Following our internal Food Technology competition amongst Year 8 students in March, the winning team from 8Y, recently attended the Harrogate Spring Flower Show. They were able to demonstrate making their 3 dishes live on the Cookery Theatre stage alongside Stephanie Moon. Everyone had a wonderful time and we would like to thank Stephanie Moon […]
For the first time ever all 5 Senior Music Ensembles at St Aidan’s have qualified through their performances at the Regional Rounds to perform at the National Festival of Music for Youth in Birmingham at the beginning of July. News arrived early this week that the Symphony Orchestra, Symphonic Wind Band, Swing Band, Chamber Choir […]
Apr 24 Spelling Bee
The annual year 8 inter-form spelling bee was won by 8Y this year, with the individual competition trophy going to Isabel Miles in 8S. In a nail-biting tie-break, Isabel narrowly defeated runner-up Daniel Bryant of 8G. Her winning word was ‘verisimilitude’ – a truly tricky one! All of the students really got behind their teams […]
Apr 24 Irish Dancing Champion
Congratulations to Megan Day in Year 13. We are delighted to find out from her dance school, the North West region of England and the UK, that Megan came 17th in the world and is now the holder of a prestigious world medal holder. An absolutely amazing achievement and well done Megan.
Mar 22 Year 9 Textiles
Year 9 have been doing some fantastic work in textiles on their ‘Cultures and Countries’ project. The students have created some amazing slippers and bags using a wide variety of decorative techniques producing beautiful outcomes that are pictured below.
Mar 22 The Great British Bike Off
The ‘Great British Bike-Off’, in aid of Sport Relief, came to a close last Friday with some spirited cycling from Heads of Year and the Senior Leadership Team. We have raised £2108.11 for Sports Relief. Thank you everyone for your support.
The careers department look forward to welcoming anyone who is interested in studying Geography at University on the 27th March.
The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) extended a unique invitation to St Aidan’s Sixth Form students in March, offering free attendance to their conference at the Queen’s Hotel in Leeds to celebrate International Womens’ Day. Fortuitously the conference took place on a Training Day which gave 7 students the opportunity to listen to inspirational speakers and network with senior professionals from […]
This week we welcome St Andrew’s University on the 14th March and Newcastle University on the 15th March. Both talks will be in the careers department and students are welcome to bring sandwiches. We look forward to welcoming you.
On 5th March the rearranged NE Regional Final of the Mace took place. There were six schools taking part in three debates. Our team of Patrick Toulson and Frankie Ryan-Casey won! They are now through to the National Finals on 21 March in London. They have been drawn against Dulwich College and we would like […]
Mar 07 Basketball News
Over the last few weeks we have had some fantastic basketball results. Both the Year 7 and Year 8 teams went to the county championships at York College and were both undefeated in all 3 games becoming Country Champions. During the week before half term, St Aidan’s played against Queen Ethelburga’s (with players from Y8- […]