News Category: School News

InTouch – March 2021

Published on 12th Apr 2021 in School News.

Please click below for the latest edition of InTouch.

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Symphonic Wind Band perform ‘Hairspray’

Published on 24th Mar 2021 in Music | School News | Sixth Form.

Symphonic Wind Band has performed together virtually to create a wonderful musical treat for the St Aidan’s YouTube Channel! Click here to listen to them perform ‘You Can’t Stop The Beat’ from the hit Musical ‘Hairspray’.

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National Day of Reflection

Published on 23rd Mar 2021 in School News.

The Church of England, along with many individuals and organisations nationwide, is supporting the National Day of Reflection, Tuesday 23rd March, the first anniversary of the UK lockdown.  Organised by Marie Curie, the National Day of Reflection looks to reflect on our collective loss, support those who have been bereaved, and hope for a brighter […]

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Extra-Curricular PE and Sport is back!

Published on 22nd Mar 2021 in School News | Sport | Wellbeing.

After Easter, PE and Sport Extra-Curricular will commence once again! Please see timetable below for further details and click the link to download.

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Oxbridge Offers

Published on 17th Mar 2021 in School News | Sixth Form | Uncategorized.

The Associated Sixth Form is delighted to announce that ten students have been offered places at Oxford and Cambridge for September 2021. Five students have received offers from Oxford and a further five have offers from Cambridge. We would like to congratulate the students on their outstanding achievement. It reflects their hard work, impressive academic […]

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Virtual Jazz Night!

Published on 16th Mar 2021 in Music | School News | Uncategorized.

Our fabulous and legendary Jazz Night went live on our YouTube channel on Thursday 11th March! It was virtual this year, of course, but lacking none of its usual toe-tapping energy and impressive talent! Click here to watch it on our YouTube channel

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Covid 19 Testing at St.Aidan’s

Published on 4th Mar 2021 in School News | Year 10 News | Year 11 News | Year 12 News | Year 13 News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

Testing of students has started today at St. Aidan’s. We have put together our large testing facility in Constance Green Hall and created a short video for the students to view alongside the NHS video of how to complete the test. We would like to thank everyone who has been involved in the setting up […]

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Race to Lindisfarne!

Published on 3rd Feb 2021 in School News | Sixth Form | Sport | Wellbeing | Year 10 News | Year 11 News | Year 12 News | Year 13 News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

In the last two weeks before half term we are going to have a school competition to see which year groups and students can walk/run/cycle the furthest! We would like to see how many times each year group can make it to Lindisfarne, the home of St. Aidan, and back. Lindisfarne is 150 miles away […]

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Alumni in the media

Published on 26th Jan 2021 in Alumni | School News.

Former St Aidan’s student Callum Bruce, now a second year student of Musical Theatre at Trinity Laban Conservatoire in London, was interviewed live on ‘Front Row’ on Radio 4 earlier in the month, having previously appeared on the show back in October. To listen to his most recent interview, click here. Callum’s section begins around […]

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Sixth Form Information Evening

Published on 21st Jan 2021 in School News | Sixth Form.

On the 21st January we were delighted to welcome prospective students to our virtual information evening. All of our 40 plus subjects were covered with individual videos detailing what the courses entail and why they are great to study at the Associated Sixth Form. Please follow the welcome link below to the web pages where […]

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Epiphany blessing

Published on 6th Jan 2021 in School News | Worship.

As you enter Bede House, the Chapel Block or even the Main Entrance, you might notice a simple message written in chalk above or near to the doors. These aren’t graffiti but part of an Epiphany tradition carried out all around the world in which prayers are said to bless a building (usually your home). […]

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Christmas music and celebration

Published on 18th Dec 2020 in Music | School News | Worship.

Our fantastic music department has been extremely busy over the last few weeks putting together some really beautiful music for us all to enjoy. On Sunday 13th December the Chamber Choir contributed to the annual ‘Light up a Life’ service at Saint Michael’s Hospice. The video was a very meaningful aid to reflection, at the […]

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Christingle

Published on 18th Dec 2020 in School News | Worship | Year 7 News.

On Friday 18th December, a number of small Christingle services took place for our Year 7 students. This annual event is normally enjoyed as a full year group with parents and carers invited too. As we are not able to do that this year, we hope these photos will help bring it to life.

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Quality in Careers

Published on 16th Dec 2020 in Careers | School News | Sixth Form | Year 10 News | Year 11 News | Year 12 News | Year 13 News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

We are delighted to announce that the Careers Department has once again been awarded the Quality in Careers Standard. This involved a rigorous evaluation of the careers information, advice and guidance programme delivered by our team of three fully qualified careers advisers together with our work experience coordinator. Our provision was assessed as fully meeting […]

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National Burberry design competition

Published on 14th Dec 2020 in Art | School News | Year 10 News.

Earlier in the year, several of our students were successful in reaching the final of a Burberry design competition and took part in a ‘virtual final’ on Thursday 10th December. All students got to speak to some of the team from Burberry and learn about their job roles as well as discussing their own work. […]

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Year 8 Christmas Card Competition

Published on 2nd Dec 2020 in Art | School News | Worship | Year 8 News.

The 2020 Christmas card competition has been really warmly received by all year 8 students. The overall winner is Jake Comer, with highly commended going to Thomas Harrison, Camilla Rishton-Hepworth and  Zoe Gill. A number of students were also commended for their really hard work into coming up with such fantastic designs. Well done to […]

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Remembrance Day 2020

Published on 12th Nov 2020 in School News.

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them.

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Harvest Festival Collection

Published on 22nd Oct 2020 in School News | Worship.

Thank you to everyone who donated to our Harvest Festival Collection, we have raised over £3600.    

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Open Day 2020

Published on 19th Oct 2020 in School News.

During these unusual times it is really disappointing to cancel our 2020 Open Day. The day is normally buzzing with parents and potential new students walking around the school. We have a number of small concerts to entertain, displays in all classrooms and interactive workshops. Instead of holding this large event this year we recorded […]

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Return To School September 2020

Published on 10th Sep 2020 in School News.

It has been so lovely to hear the buzz about school. All  students have embraced the new rules and the ‘new’ way of school life. Here is a selection of photos from the first few days.  

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