NEWS ARCHIVE: November 2019

Year 10 Food and Nutrition Projects

Published on 29th Nov 2019 in Food Tech | School News | Year 10 News.

Year 10 Food and Nutrition students have concluded a most successful layered dessert projects with outstanding final products. All have increased fruit content, reduced sugar and reduced fat. Looking delicious!

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Year 7 Public Speaking Competition

Published on 29th Nov 2019 in English | School News | Year 7 News.

Since half term, the English Department have been teaching Year 7 about persuasive writing skills and the art of constructing a well-researched argument. Pupils have learnt how to form a viewpoint from which to write, the use of rhetorical and persuasive techniques and the impact of their choice of language and style of delivery on […]

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Art Department Weekly Update

Published on 29th Nov 2019 in Art | School News.

It has been another busy week in the St Aidan’s Art Department! Here are some photos from Year 10 Graphic Design work on Photoshop, Year 8 Collagraph print making and Year 13 Graphics projects.

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Year 12 Law Programme Event

Published on 28th Nov 2019 in Sixth Form | Year 12 News.

Our Year 12 cohort who applied for the Law Programme (LAP) had their first event in Leeds on the evening of Wednesday 27th November. It was a hosted by Gordons LLP in Leeds and attended by 25 successful candidates accepted to the prestigious Law Programme. The event is organised by BPP Law School in partnership with […]

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Gingerbread House Demonstration!

Published on 26th Nov 2019 in Food Tech | School News | Year 9 News.

Year 9 students were treated to a Gingerbread House Demonstration from chefs at Baltzersen’s ahead of the Gingerbread House Competition in a couple of weeks.

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ESU Mace Debating Competition

Published on 26th Nov 2019 in Politics | School News | Sixth Form.

Well done to Alfie Tyrell, Owen Spafford and Dan Alcock on their win in the first round debate of the ESU Mace competition. They were worthy winners!  

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Chess Tournament Achievement

Published on 25th Nov 2019 in Year 7 News.

Archie Lusted, Year 7 student, came 3rd in the Harrogate Secondary Schools Chess Tournament on Saturday 23rd November. Archie is a member of the Harrogate Youth Chess Club and he was one of the youngest in the tournament. Congratulations!

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We Will Rock You

Published on 25th Nov 2019 in Dance | Drama & Theatre | School News.

Last week St Aidan’s enjoyed a spectacular run of the School Production ‘We Will Rock You’. Well done to all cast and crew, staff and students that were involved in this fabulous production!

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Art Department Update

Published on 25th Nov 2019 in Art | School News.

Some photographs from a week in our Art Department, including Year 10 Graphics Isometric Prints, Year 12 Photography Light Painting, Year 9 Typeface Graphic Design and Year 7 Feather Painting.

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Author Visit

Published on 21st Nov 2019 in English | School News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News.

Chris Bradford, author of the popular ‘Young Samurai’ and ‘Bodyguard’ series of books visited school this week and entertained Years 7 and 8 with his martial arts and bodyguard techniques. During the session students were invited to experience some of the training he had undergone in preparation for writing the books. He talked about the […]

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Gymnastics Achievement

Published on 21st Nov 2019 in School News | Sport | Year 7 News.

Year 7 student, Jaeda Nim, competed with her Gymnastics team on Saturday 19th October at Catterick Sports Centre where the squad came 1st and became Yorkshire Champions at Level 3. More recently on Sunday 17th November, she competed individually at the English Silver Championship in Leicester and achieved a 1st on Bars and came 5th […]

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Sailing Success

Published on 21st Nov 2019 in School News | Sport | Year 10 News.

Year 10 student, Thomas Bates, is a member of the Royal Yachting Association UK  Junior Squad – Topper. Thomas’s selection for this squad recognises his potential to progress within the British Sailing Team and establishes his status as a UK Squad sailor, who may represent Great Britain at major international events in the forthcoming years. […]

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Year 10 Food and Nutrition Workshop

Published on 21st Nov 2019 in Food Tech | School News | Year 10 News.

The Year 10 Food and Nutrition students had the amazing experience of observing and contributing to a demonstration of Cep and Trompette tortellini and a Mars Bar ice cream produced with liquid nitrogen. The demonstration was delivered by a former pupil who is now part of the prestigious restaurant team at Horto within the Rudding […]

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Careers Talk for Sixth Form

Published on 21st Nov 2019 in Careers | School News | Sixth Form.

Yesterday we were delighted to host PWC in our Careers department who were speaking to students about Careers in Business and Finance.

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We Will Rock You – Cast and Musicians are ready!

Published on 19th Nov 2019 in Dance | Drama & Theatre | School News.

The cast, band and crew are all set for the opening night of We Will Rock You tonight! 7pm in Constance Green Hall, doors open at 6.30pm. Some tickets still available, click on the link for further information: We Will Rock You 2019

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Children in Need – Associated Sixth Form

Published on 19th Nov 2019 in School News | Sixth Form | Year 12 News | Year 13 News.

Our Associated Sixth Form students had a fantastic day of fundraising on Friday 15th November for Children in Need. The combined fundraising total for Main School and Sixth Form on Friday was £3402.12. And still counting!!

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The stage is set for We Will Rock You!

Published on 18th Nov 2019 in Dance | Drama & Theatre | School News.

The tiered seating is up and ready in Constance Green Hall ahead of the opening night of We Will Rock You!

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Student Pianist Success

Published on 18th Nov 2019 in Music | School News | Year 8 News.

Krish Desha-Beerachee, Year 8 student, performed at the Wharfedale Festival of Performing Arts Piano Festival  which took place at Christchurch, Ilkley from 15th-17th October, where he was also invited to perform at the final concert on the 18th October.

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We Will Rock You – Opens tomorrow!

Published on 18th Nov 2019 in Dance | Drama & Theatre | School News.

We Will Rock You cast and crew had their final Sunday rehearsal this weekend ahead of opening night tomorrow. Please come and support this fantastic production! Performances run from Tuesday 18th November to Saturday 23rd November. Further information on tickets can be found here: We Will Rock You 2019

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Children in Need – Denim Day

Published on 15th Nov 2019 in School News.

We are fundraising today in school for Children in Need! All Main School students were invited to attend in denim (or even better, double denim!) and the Associated Sixth Form students are in fancy dress.  

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