News Category: School News

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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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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GCSE Results

Published on 21st Aug 2020 in School News | Year 11 News.

St. Aidan’s students receiving their GCSE results have emerged from a uniquely challenging year with impressive outcomes across all subjects. We are pleased to be welcoming many students back into the Sixth Form and wish all students well as they move on to the next stage of their education. Results were issued electronically for the […]

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Burberry Competition

Published on 14th Jul 2020 in School News.

In February, details were released of the 2020 Burberry Design Competition. Each age group had a different challenge – ‘A School Uniform For the Future’ and ‘A Capsule Wardrobe’. Burberry were ‘blown away’ by the creativity, dedication and effort and from an overwhelming number of entries and 3 of our students have made it to […]

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Welcome Year 7

Published on 12th Jun 2020 in School News | Year 7 News.

We have recently put together a video for all current Year 6 students during these difficult times. We really can’t wait to meet you all. Click here to view

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St Aidan’s Virtual Chamber Choir

Published on 1st May 2020 in Alumni | Music | School News.

During the extraordinary locked-down days of April 2020, 64 current and former members of the St Aidan’s Chamber Choir and 4 music staff have been working on a virtual performance of the hugely popular worship song “King of Kings” by Yorkshire songwriter Jarrod Cooper. This song features regularly in our collective worship at St Aidan’s […]

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Mural For The NHS

Published on 20th Apr 2020 in School News.

We are delighted to show you this project! This beautiful mural was created by students whose parents/carers were at work during the Easter break. The poem has been written by Year 7 student Ella Swift. It will be on its way to the NHS shortly. Well done to everyone involved.

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St Aidan’s Community Works Together

Published on 20th Apr 2020 in School News.

Over the last few weeks the St Aidan’s community has been really busy assisting health care professionals who are fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. We have been donating science masks, making visors, baking and making hearts for the hospital! Here are a few pictures of what we have been doing and will continue to do. Stay […]

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Fundraising for Music at St Aidan’s

Published on 5th Mar 2020 in Music | School News.

In January 2020, Waitrose chose St Aidan’s Music Association (SAMA) as one of their chosen charities.

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Debating Success

Published on 5th Mar 2020 in Politics | School News | Sixth Form.

On Tuesday 3rd March, St Aidan’s hosted the North East Regional Finals of the ESU Mace. Six schools came from far and wide to take part: Dame Allen’s (Newcastle), De Aston (Market Rasen), Wensleydale School, Caistor Grammar (Market Rasen) and St Peter’s (York). The St Aidan’s team consisted of Alfred Tyrrell, Owen Spafford and Dan […]

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Art Exhibition – Year 8

Published on 5th Mar 2020 in Art | School News | Year 8 News.

The Art class of 8RP organised on a pop up art gallery this week, ‘Marks and Spacers Fruit from Out of Space Exhibition’. 

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Year 8 Art

Published on 4th Mar 2020 in Art | School News | Year 8 News.

Year 8 students have been creating some amazing art using simple paper designs and dramatic lighting!

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School Production News

Published on 4th Mar 2020 in Dance | Drama & Theatre | School News.

Our 2020 school production will be Footloose! More information coming soon…

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Literacy Week 2020

Published on 4th Mar 2020 in English | School News.

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Chamber Choir Concert

Published on 3rd Mar 2020 in Music | School News | Sixth Form.

St Aidan’s Chamber Choir performed at St James’ Church in Birstwith last Friday. Thank you to the wonderful audience who enjoyed musical delights from the choir and soloists alike!

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