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NEWS ARCHIVE: January 2020

WECare Cake Sale for Annabel

Published on 31st Jan 2020 in School News | Year 11 News.

This morning, Year 11 students ran a cake sale to raise money for the charity WECare, a Sri Lankan Charity working with vulnerable animals. This was organised in memory of Annabel Wright.      


Year 12 Photography

Published on 31st Jan 2020 in School News | Sixth Form | Year 12 News.

It’s been a busy week in the Photography department! Year 12 Photographers have been discussing ‘What is a Portrait?’ and debate the Taylor Wessing Portraiture prize shortlist before selecting their winners.


Year 13 Photography

Published on 31st Jan 2020 in School News | Sixth Form | Year 13 News.

A snapshot of the great work of our Year 13 Photography students!


Year 8 German Project

Published on 29th Jan 2020 in Modern Languages | Year 8 News.

Year 8 German classes have recently been creating a ‘My Alien Family’ project – they look fantastic!    


ESU Mace Debating Success

Published on 29th Jan 2020 in Sixth Form | Year 12 News.

Well done to the debating team of Dan Alcock, Owen Spafford, and Alfie Tyrrell, who were worthy winners in the second round of the ESU Mace competition at Easingwold School on Tuesday evening. All three speakers were commended by the judges for their assured performances. They now head to the NE Regional Finals in February.


Holocaust Memorial Day

Published on 28th Jan 2020 in School News | Year 12 News.

Our Year 12 students had an assembly to mark Holocaust Memorial Day which was yesterday, 27th January.


Sixth Form Information Evening 2020

Published on 24th Jan 2020 in School News | Sixth Form.

Thank you so much to everyone who came to hear about our Associated Sixth Form last night! It was a very well attended event and we hope you managed to see all the staff you wanted to.


Year 7 Disco 2020

Published on 23rd Jan 2020 in School News | Year 7 News.

Our Year 7 students had a fantastic time at the Winter Disco last night! Many thanks to Mrs Farrar and the Zawadi team for organising the event.


Teacher Training – School Experience Event

Published on 22nd Jan 2020 in School News.

If you are interested in finding out more about teacher training and our YTSA School Direct PGCE course, we still have a few places available at our School Experience Event! Please follow the link below to book the event for this Friday 24th January, 9-3pm at St Aidan’s School. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/teacher-training-school-experience-open-day-at-st-aidans-school-rescheduled-tickets-65666766065


FOSA Masquerade Ball 2020

Published on 22nd Jan 2020 in FOSA | School News.


Oxbridge Offers 2020 – St Aidan’s and St John Fisher Associated Sixth Form

Published on 22nd Jan 2020 in Sixth Form | Year 13 News.

The Associated 6th Form is delighted to announce that twelve students have been offered places at Oxford and Cambridge for September 2020. Four students have received offers from Oxford and a further eight have offers from Cambridge.


Year 7 Art

Published on 21st Jan 2020 in Art | Year 7 News.

7LS and 7LQ Art groups have been working on a Colour Wheel Challenge! 20 minutes, no pencil, no ruler and no talking! Just paint and pointing to create a fully blended colour wheel.


Year 9 Careers

Published on 21st Jan 2020 in Careers | Year 9 News.

Over the last few weeks Year 9 have been enjoying careers talks about their GCSE options! These options presentations are continuing over the coming weeks so they are well informed before they make their choices.


Jazz Night

Published on 20th Jan 2020 in Dance | Music | School News.

On Saturday 8th February 2020, St Aidan’s School will be hosting a Jazz Night in Constance Green Hall, from 7.30pm. There will be performances from Swing Band, SAJE, Girls’ Choir, Year 9 Dancers and BSB (Beyond Swing Band – St Aidan’s Alumni).


Musical Success

Published on 13th Jan 2020 in Dance | Drama & Theatre | Year 10 News.

Matilda Tasker, Year 10 student, will be performing in Harrogate Phoenix Players production of ‘Fame’! The show is running from Thursday 6th February until Saturday 8th February at Harrogate Theatre. Congratulations to Matilda!  


Sixth Form Musical Achievement

Published on 10th Jan 2020 in Music | Sixth Form.

Year 12 student, Niamh Robinson Wakefield performed at the Royal Albert Hall last month as a backing soprano for Katherine Jenkins – a fantastic achievement and experience.


Sixth Form Information Evening

Published on 9th Jan 2020 in School News | Sixth Form.

This year, our Sixth Form Information Evening will be held on Thursday 23rd January 2020 at 5.30pm at St Aidan’s School.


St Aidan’s Music Association News

Published on 6th Jan 2020 in Music | School News.

We are delighted to say that Waitrose have chosen St Aidan’s Music Association (SAMA) as one of their chosen charities. Please do post your green tokens in the box if you are shopping at Waitrose. Thank you SAMA


Christingle Service 2019

Published on 6th Jan 2020 in Worship | Year 7 News.

On the final day of last term, Year 7 enjoyed a wonderfully uplifting Christingle service. Thank you to everyone who came and to all the students and staff for making it such a special occasion.


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