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Jun 27 Spotlight 2017

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

Spotlight 2017 Spotlight will held on the 5th July until 7th July. It starts at 7 pm and ticket prices are £3.50-£5.50. Tickets are available from www.positickets.co.uk      

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Jun 22 Myers Briggs Workshop

Posted in Careers, Year 12 News.

During our Sixth Form conference a group of Year 12 students were extremely lucky to benefit from a Myers Briggs workshop delivered by Jane Barrett from The Career Farm and Sue Featherstone from Developing Success. This is generally considered to be one of the most trusted and widely used personality questionnaires in the world and this […]

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Jun 15 Year 9 Trip to Valkenburg

Posted in Trips, Year 9 News.

They are having a wonderful time in Valkenburg..

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Jun 15 Rhine Year 9 Trip 2017

Posted in Trips, Year 9 News.

All the students are having a wonderful time on their trip this week.

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Jun 13 Sophia Bottomley and Jasmine Leyland

Posted in School News, Sport, Year 9 News.

We are delighted to inform you that Sophia and Jasmine have been selected to represent North Yorkshire in the 87th English Schools Track & Field Athletics Championships on the 7th & 8th July in Birmingham. Only 40 students have been selected from all the schools in North Yorkshire. We are sure that you will agree that this […]

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Jun 13 Healthy Eating Competition

Posted in School News, Year 7 News.

  Healthy Eating Competition in association with Fodder   As part of the British Nutrition Foundations Health Eating Week 2017, St Aidan’s Year 7 students all joined in to create their own healthy cous cous salad. The local award winning food store, Fodder, who are part of the Yorkshire Agricultural Society, kindly agreed to sponsor […]

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Jun 12 Junior Maths Challenge

Posted in Maths, School News, Year 7 News, Year 8 News.

One hundred and seventy seven of our Year 7 and 8 students took part in the Junior Maths Challenge in April and the results are now in! Year 7 achieved 2 Gold, 11 Silver and 28 Bronze awards. Year 8 achieved 7 Gold, 10 Silver and 17 Bronze awards. Two students also qualified for the Junior […]

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Jun 08 Election in School

Posted in School News.

Today we held a mock election within School. There were 1228 votes cast and the results were as follows: Conservative Party  376  30% Labour Party             332  27% Liberal Democrats   297  24% Green Party                173  14% Congratulations to Patrick Toulson of the Conservative Party.  

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Jun 06 Planner Design Winners 2017-2018

Posted in Art, Year 7 News, Year 8 News, Year 9 News.

The Art department are thrilled to announce the winners of the Planner Design competition 2017-2018. Congratulations to Sophia Bottomley in Year 9 and Adam Brain in Year 7.  Dilys Lafon in Year 9 was also given highly commended as the art department felt that this was an excellent entry showing a very original design.   The highly […]

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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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