Year 12 News

Feb 19 Jazz Evening 2019

Posted in Sixth Form, Dance, Music, School News, Year 9 News, Year 10 News, Year 11 News, Year 12 News, Year 13 News.

Last week we held a wonderful Valentines Jazz Evening in Constance Green Hall. The evening featured Swing Band, St Aidan’s Jazz Ensembles (SAJE), Girls Choir and Year 9 Dancers. This year there were also a number of individual performances which were warmly received by an extremely enthusiastic audience. We would like to thank all students […]

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Feb 14 Upcoming Careers Events

Posted in Sixth Form, Careers, Year 11 News, Year 12 News, Year 13 News.

University of Liverpool Event – A representative of University of Liverpool will be available to talk to students from 1pm-1.30pm on Wednesday 20th February in the Sixth Form Cafe at St John Fisher. All students welcome. Further events include… BBC Careers Event – On Friday 22nd February, 12.45pm-1.30pm the BBC are coming to Constance Green Hall […]

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Jan 29 MACE Competition

Posted in Sixth Form, Year 12 News, Year 13 News.

Well done to the debating team from St Aidan’s and St John Fisher Associated Sixth Form. In the second round of the MACE debating competition held last week at Harrogate Grammar School, the team defeated St Peter’s of York and are now through to the NE Regional Finals. Congratulations Frankie Ryan-Casey and Owen Spafford.

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Jan 22 Heather Jane Taylor Visit

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

Last week we were delighted to welcome Heather Jane Taylor into school. Heather is a soloist with Leeds Symphony Orchestra and came into school to sing to our Year 12/13 A Level Music groups a number of Mozart arias from The Marriage of Figaro, which they are studying. Heather enjoys a fantastic singing career after studying […]

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Jan 22 Oxbridge Offers 2019

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

Eleven students from the Associated Sixth Form have been offered places at Oxford and Cambridge for September 2019. Six students have received offers from Oxford and a further five have offers from Cambridge. We would like to congratulate the students on their outstanding achievement. It reflects their hard work, impressive academic ability and the dedication […]

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Dec 19 Christmas Lunch

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

This week all year groups will get the opportunity to enjoy a delicious Christmas lunch in our various restaurants. We would like to thank all our catering staff for their hard work.  

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Dec 12 Senior Maths Challenge

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

Brilliant maths news! The results came in this week for this year’s UKMT Senior Maths Challenge. We have had some really excellent results with nearly 70% of our students achieving a certificate compared with 60% nationally. Over 82,000 pupils from across the UK entered. We have had 5 students who have been selected for the Senior Kangaroo (in the top 7000 […]

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Dec 09 Sophie Priestley

Posted in Music, Year 12 News.

Sophie Priestley in year 12 has successfully auditioned for a place as a composer for the  National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain (NYO).  This is an extraordinary accomplishment.  Only seven students were offered composition places.  She will attend residentials and have the opportunity to compose music for the orchestra to play.  NYO is the world’s greatest […]

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Nov 15 Top Sporting School

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

St Aidan’s has been placed 18th in this year’s ‘School Sport Magazine’ analysis of school sport in National Competitions across the county. This is a remarkable achievement and even better than last years 29th position. We would like to congratulate all students, who are involved in representing the school in the huge amount of activities […]

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Oct 02 GCSE Results 2018

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

St Aidan’s is delighted to report the success of their GCSE results for 2018.   91% of all our entries gained A*/C or 9-4 and over 40% were A/A* or 9-7. Our English and Maths results were also outstanding with 89% of our students obtaining a 4 or better in both subjects.  These superb results place […]

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Sep 20 Foyle Competition Winner

Posted in Sixth Form, English, Year 12 News.

Congratulations to Maiya Dambawinna on being selected as one of the 15 winners of the Foyle Competition. This is a fantastic achievement given that there were 11,000 entries. Congratulations also for having been invited to take part in the “Contains Strong Language Festival” in a BBC broadcast from Hull that will be aired on National Poetry […]

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Jul 17 Sister Act Cast List and Letters

Posted in Drama & Theatre, Music, Year 10 News, Year 11 News, Year 12 News, Year 13 News.

Please find attached information relating to our production in November. SISTER ACT CAST LIST 2018 SISTER ACT CAST MEMBER INFORMATION FORM SISTER ACT – FOR THOSE WHO MISSED OUT SISTER ACT CAST LETTER

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Jul 13 Stray FM Visit St Aidan’s

Posted in Careers, Year 10 News, Year 12 News.

Today we were extremely delighted to welcome Stray FM and Newtons Solicitors into school. Newtons work with Stray FM on their family show and we were honoured to be asked to join in their Q and A session, which will be aired on Wednesday 18th July. Two students from our Associated Sixth Form (Kate and […]

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Jul 10 Art Students Exhibit at Mall Galleries

Posted in Art, Year 10 News, Year 11 News, Year 12 News, Year 13 News.

The Art department are delighted to announce that the 9 pieces of Art entered for this years National Students Art exhibition have all been selected. Congratulations to the following students who will have their work exhibited in the Mall Galleries in central London from Wednesday next week: Esther Midwood year 10 Grace Mc Nerney (x3) […]

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May 11 Sister Act

Posted in Dance, Drama & Theatre, Music, Year 10 News, Year 11 News, Year 12 News, Uncategorized.

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

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May 01 Unprecedented Success for St Aidan’s Musicians

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

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 […]

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Mar 20 Interested in studying Geography?

Posted in Careers, Year 11 News, Year 12 News.

The careers department look forward to welcoming anyone who is interested in studying Geography at University on the 27th March.  

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Mar 15 Chartered Management Institute Conference

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

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 […]

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