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News Category: School News

KARD – Kindness, Acceptance, Respect and Dignity

Published on 19th Sep 2019 in School News.

School is running a KARD fortnight. Kindness, Acceptance, Respect and Dignity. Year 7 students in RS produced posters exploring the ideas around human beings being made in the image of God, and the belief that they are ‘fearfully and wonderfully made’. This message coupled with the Human Rights declaration of all people being free and […]


Netball Win

Published on 19th Sep 2019 in School News | Sport | Year 11 News.

Great first win for the Under 16 Netball on the evening of the 18th September, onto the next round of the National Netball Cup for Schools! Well done girls!


Visitors from Argentina

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

We hosted 40 students and 5 teachers from Northfield School in Argentina on Monday 16th September. This is the 3rd time they have come to St Aidan’s and they spent the day giving presentations to GCSE and A level Spanish students. They enjoyed lunch in the main restaurant and a tour of the school led […]


Music Success for Students

Published on 16th Sep 2019 in Music | School News | Sixth Form.

Six St Aidan’s students have competed with Tewit Silver Band at the National Brass Band Finals. In order to attend, the Band had already won the Regional Championships in March 2019. The hard work, commitment and determination paid off this weekend when they became 4th Section National Champions. Congratulations to Alex Romanec, Sam Watts, Emilia […]


Edith Ellis

Published on 12th Sep 2019 in School News.

The St Aidan’s community, past and present, will be sad to hear the news that the legendary Edith Ellis has passed away this week, aged 91. Edith will be remembered by generations of St Aidan’s students as an essential accompaniment to Year 7 lunchtimes, organising the queue for lunches in her inimitable, smiling, caring fashion. […]


Year 12 CERN Trip

Published on 10th Sep 2019 in School News | Trips | Year 13 News.

In the first week of the Summer holidays, 44 Year 12 students had the opportunity to visit CERN in Geneva, Switzerland. At CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, physicists and engineers are probing the fundamental structure of the universe. They use the world’s largest and most complex scientific instruments to study the basic constituents […]


Sports Achievement

Published on 10th Sep 2019 in School News | Sport | Year 8 News.

A great start to the year with our Year 7 (who are now Year 8!) cricket team winning the North Yorkshire Cricket Cup. The boys played really well last week and thoroughly deserved the win against a strong Harrogate Grammar School team. Well done to all involved!  


Open Day Information

Published on 6th Sep 2019 in School News | Sixth Form.

Open Day 2019 Information All prospective Year 6 students and parents are invited to attend our Open Day on Saturday 19 October from 1.30-4pm at St Aidan’s School. Students interested in joining the Associated Sixth Form in September 2020 are invited to attend between 10.30 am to 12.30 pm on Saturday 19 October. Prior to our Open Day, all prospective Year 6 parents are […]


Cricket Success for George

Published on 5th Sep 2019 in School News | Sport | Year 11 News.

Year 11 student, George Horbury, was selected to play at The English Schools’ Cricket Association Bunbury Cricket Day – at the prestigious Lord’s Cricket Ground. This one day match was for M.C.C. Schools versus England Schools. He was the youngest player in the team. This is an incredible achievement and huge congratulations to George on […]


Sports at St Aidan’s

Published on 5th Sep 2019 in School News | Sport.

Our Sports Hall and Outdoor Courts have been refurbished over the summer – looking fantastic!


Welcome to our Year 12 students!

Published on 5th Sep 2019 in School News | Sixth Form | Year 12 News.

A huge welcome to our new Year 12 cohort! We hope you have a fantastic time in the Associated Sixth Form.


Students celebrate GCSE success

Published on 22nd Aug 2019 in Exam News | School News | Year 11 News.

Once again the students at St Aidan’s have produced a set of outstanding results in their GCSE examinations.  All their efforts over the last two years have been rewarded as it was a delight to see such happy faces when they opened their results this morning.  These results will open up opportunities for all pupils […]


Sporting Achievements

Published on 18th Jul 2019 in School News | Sport | Year 9 News.

Jess Thompson, Year 9 student, has won Gold at the National Schools’ Finals. She threw the Javelin 41.57 metres! Congratulations to Jess! Ella Colbourn, Year 9 student, qualified for the 800 metre Semi Final, where she came 6th – placing her in the Top 12 in the country! Well done to Ella.


Maths Origami Display

Published on 18th Jul 2019 in Maths | School News.

The Maths department have done an amazing display at the end of the Maths Corridor. The display shows a cross with hundreds of origami birds (made by Mrs Payling!) in the school colours.


Sailing Success

Published on 17th Jul 2019 in School News | Sport | Year 9 News.

Thomas Bates, Year 9 student, has competed in many sailing events throughout this academic year. Most recently he has competed in the North West Area Topper Championships, at Bassenthwaite Sailing Club, where he came 1st out of 23 competitors. Congratulations Tom on this achievement!


We Will Rock You – Cast Information

Published on 17th Jul 2019 in Dance | Drama & Theatre | Music | School News | Sixth Form.

Our next Production in November 2019 will be the smash hit musical We Will Rock You! Please click below to view Cast information: WWRY CAST & RECALL INFORMATION WWRY CAST MEMBER FORM


50 Year Anniversary

Published on 16th Jul 2019 in School News | Worship.

Yesterday was a historic day for St Aidan’s as the official opening ceremony of the school was exactly 50 years ago this very day. It was fitting, therefore, that this was the evening we chose to hold our annual Service for the Newly Confirmed, always a significant event for us as a church school.


Year 7 First Aid Training – with special guests!

Published on 16th Jul 2019 in School News | Year 7 News.

With support from Harrogate Lions and St John’s Ambulance, Year 7 students had opportunity to participate in First Aid training in the Chapel this morning. The Mayor and Mayoress of Harrogate came in to visit the students and echoed the importance of learning First Aid.


Sporting Success

Published on 15th Jul 2019 in School News | Sport | Year 7 News.

Hattie Miles, Year 7 student, has been selected to represent Yorkshire in a National Under 13 Basketball Tournament, taking place at The National Basketball Performance Centre in Manchester on 20th & 21st July.


Ardeche 2019

Published on 15th Jul 2019 in School News | Trips | Year 11 News.

Our first set of Year 11 students have had a wonderful time in the Ardeche!


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