NEWS ARCHIVE: December 2019

Nine Lessons and Carols at Christ Church

Published on 20th Dec 2019 in Music | School News.

Last night we had a wonderful traditional service of Nine Lessons and Carols at Christ Church with many staff, students and families in attendance. This was a very special way to celebrate Christmas and join together in worship and song.

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Art Department Update

Published on 20th Dec 2019 in Art | Year 12 News | Year 8 News.

It’s been another busy week before the end of term in the Art department. Year 8 have been creating sculptures and Year 12 have been exploring physical manipulation in Photography.

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Archery Achievement

Published on 19th Dec 2019 in Year 10 News.

Jessica Hardesty Dean, Year 10 student, is part of Harrogate’s St George’s Archery Club.

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Year 12 Food & Nutrition Talk

Published on 19th Dec 2019 in Sixth Form | Year 12 News.

Gale Filburn, owner of GRF Associates, a food, health and safety consultancy, came in to speak to Year 12 Food & Nutrition students about the function of Environmental Health Officers and the vital importance of food safety in the hospitality industry.

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A Level Presentation of Certificates 2019

Published on 19th Dec 2019 in School News | Sixth Form.

Last night was our A Level Presentation of Certificates 2019 in Constance Green Hall. It was wonderful to see so many of our students back in school to receive their certificates.

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Year 9 Interform Food Tech – Gingerbread House Competition

Published on 19th Dec 2019 in Food Tech | School News | Year 9 News.

Yesterday was the Year 9 Interform Food Technology Competition 2019! All teams were tasked with making a festive Gingerbread House!

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Sixth Form Christmas Jumper Day

Published on 18th Dec 2019 in School News | Sixth Form.

Last week, our Sixth Form students had a Christmas Jumper Day to raise money for Frank’s Fund, Bone Cancer Trust. They raised £355.00 for this wonderful cause.

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Light Up a Life

Published on 18th Dec 2019 in Music | School News.

St Aidan’s performed ‘Light Up a Life’ this weekend at St Michael’s Hospice. This is a special service to help celebrate the lives of loved ones who are no longer with us, but who remain in our thoughts, especially at this time of year.

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Christmas Lunch for Year 7 and Sixth Form

Published on 17th Dec 2019 in School News | Year 12 News | Year 13 News | Year 7 News.

Today Year 7, 12 and 13 enjoyed their Christmas lunches in the Year 7 Dining Hall and Sixth Form Cafe!

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Christmas Event at Rudding Gates, Follifoot

Published on 17th Dec 2019 in Music | School News.

Yesterday afternoon our Brass Ensemble performed and led carols at Rudding Gates, Follifoot for Follifoot Primary School. This was a wonderful Christmas event for the community to enjoy.    

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Mock Election – Voting

Published on 13th Dec 2019 in Politics | School News | Sixth Form.

Yesterday was Election Day at St Aidan’s! Our Sixth Form candidates have been campaigning for over a week and all the students from Years 7 – 13 voted for their party of choice. We were lucky enough to also have Stray FM in to interview some of our first time ‘real’ voters!  

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Christmas Causeway Edition

Published on 12th Dec 2019 in School News.

For all the latest school news, please click on the link below for the Christmas edition of Causeway: Causeway December 2019

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Ullswater continues!

Published on 12th Dec 2019 in School News | Trips | Year 8 News.

Here is a selection of photos from the Year 8 Outward Bound Trip to Ullswater and Howtown. Everyone is having a fantastic time!    

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Sixth Form Safety Talk

Published on 11th Dec 2019 in School News | Sixth Form.

This afternoon the Sixth Form listened to a presentation from the police and fire brigade about safe driving and road awareness. It was a very thought provoking hour and we would also like to thank Lauren for coming along and sharing her story with our students.

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Ullswater 2019

Published on 11th Dec 2019 in School News | Trips | Year 8 News.

Some of our Year 8 students are away in Ullswater and Howtown this week. The weather has been challenging, however this has not dampened their spirits and they are having a fantastic time.

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Mock Election – Hustings

Published on 11th Dec 2019 in Politics | Sixth Form.

The Hustings was a great success yesterday in the Drama Studio, ahead of the Mock Election being held in school on Thursday 12th December. Well done to the candidates!

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A Level Presentation of Certificates

Published on 10th Dec 2019 in School News | Sixth Form.

We are pleased to inform you that the guest speaker for our A Level Presentation of Certificates Evening on Wednesday 18th December will be Maisie Adam.

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In Dulci Jubilo – Christmas Concert

Published on 9th Dec 2019 in Music | School News.

On Sunday 8th December Chamber Choir performed with Vocalis at St Wilfrid’s Church, Harrogate. This was a fantastic event and a great way to start the festive season.  

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ESSA National Finals

Published on 9th Dec 2019 in School News | Sport.

All four of our Cross Country teams recently qualified for the ESSA National Finals in Sheffield. St Aidan’s were the only school to have qualified all four teams for this competition and the event took place this Saturday, 7th December.

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Engineering Student Awarded Prestigious National Scholarship

Published on 9th Dec 2019 in Sixth Form | Year 12 News.

Year 12 student Alex Dixon has been awarded a prestigious Arkwright Engineering Scholarship that identifies him as future leader in engineering.

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