NEWS ARCHIVE: July 2018

Service for Newly Confirmed

Published on 17th Jul 2018 in Worship | Year 7 News | Year 8 News.

We held an inspiring Service for the Newly Confirmed last night in the school chapel led by the always surprising and ingenious Rev Matthew Evans. We were delighted to welcome so many students, their parents and supporters. Swords became Palm Crosses, and everyone was given Celtic Cross Coasters to take away too, as a reminder […]

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Stray FM Visit St Aidan’s

Published on 13th Jul 2018 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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Visit From Local Church Workers

Published on 10th Jul 2018 in Worship | Year 10 News | Year 11 News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

Local church youth workers came into school a few weeks ago reflecting on the story of St Ignatius and gathering pupils’ thoughts in response to questions such as ‘what are you thankful for’ and ‘what makes you happy’. We had lots of interesting answers and the students really engaged with this activity. The outcome was a wonderful reception […]

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Art Students Exhibit at Mall Galleries

Published on 10th Jul 2018 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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St Aidan’s Senate 2018-2019

Published on 5th Jul 2018 in Sixth Form.

St Aidan’s Senate 2018-19 The following students have been elected to the Senate for the year 2018-19: Hannah Brown LW24 Callum Bruce PT17 Emily Dawson RI13 Finton Flynn BP1 Noah Gray JC21 Tara Hayes LW23 Anna Hattam JM8 Michael Packwood JM8 Jonathon Simmons AC5 Olivia Toy AC4 Max Walker AR10 The Senate Leaders are Anna, […]

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Australia Exchange Newsletter

Published on 3rd Jul 2018 in Trips | Year 9 News.

Earlier this year some of our Year 9 students went to Australia as part of their exchange programme. This wonderful newsletter created by their exchange school shows some of the highlights from this wonderful trip. Newsletter 2, 2018 St Aidans

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First Aid Training Year 7

Published on 29th Jun 2018 in Year 7 News.

This week we have been delighted to welcome St John’s Ambulance into school to train our Year 7 students in basic First Aid skills. The course is entitled ‘Introduction to resuscitation’ and included: -Communication and casualty -Care -Primary Survey -Recovery Position -Resuscitation The course has been offered in collaboration with Harrogate Lions, who have provided […]

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Spotlight 2018

Published on 29th Jun 2018 in Dance | Music | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

Spotlight is taking place from 4th to 6th July. Tickets are now on sale by following the link We look forward to seeing you next week.      

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Yorkshire Cricket

Published on 20th Jun 2018 in Sport | Year 7 News.

We were delighted to receive the news that Jacob Fordham has been selected to play cricket for North Yorkshire and Yorkshire this season. This is a fantastic achievement and we wish you well for the forthcoming matches.

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Summer Concert, 22nd June

Published on 20th Jun 2018 in Music | Year 10 News | Year 11 News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

This Friday, 22nd June, sees our annual Summer Concert taking place, featuring our fabulous musical ensembles from the lower years in school.  Boys Choir, SAJE, APE, Junior Band, Junior Choir, String Ensemble and World Music Group will all be performing their usual high standard of music. The concert begins at 7pm in Constance Green Hall.  […]

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Year 8 Physics Olympics

Published on 19th Jun 2018 in Science | Year 8 News.

St Aidan’s has triumphed again this year, successfully beating 29 other schools to win the annual Physics Olympics competition. The event was hosted by St Peter’s school in York, sponsored by the Ogden Trust and the Institute of Physics. Luas Broadberry, Ella Colbourn, Emily Gee and Alex Hewson worked perfectly as a team, to win […]

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Rhine 2018

Published on 14th Jun 2018 in Trips | Year 9 News.

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Amsterdam 2018

Published on 14th Jun 2018 in Trips | Year 9 News.

The photos have been coming in from the Amsterdam trip.    

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Sorrento 2018

Published on 14th Jun 2018 in Trips | Year 9 News.

We have had some fantastic photos in from Sorrento.

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Valkenburg 2018

Published on 12th Jun 2018 in Trips | Year 9 News.

Year 9 are currently having a wonderful time in Valkenburg playing football and hockey, as well as enjoying the sites.

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Lighting Workshop Year 9-11

Published on 12th Jun 2018 in Drama & Theatre | Year 10 News | Year 11 News | Year 9 News.

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 […]

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Year 7 Healthy Eating Competition

Published on 5th Jun 2018 in Food Tech | Year 7 News.

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 […]

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U16 Football Team Success

Published on 18th May 2018 in Sport | Year 10 News.

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

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Sister Act

Published on 11th May 2018 in Dance | Drama & Theatre | Music | Uncategorized | Year 10 News | Year 11 News | Year 12 News.

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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FSS Partnership

Published on 8th May 2018 in Careers | School News | Sport.

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 […]

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