News Category: School News

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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Careers Evening 2020

Published on 2nd Mar 2020 in School News | Year 10 News | Year 11 News | Year 12 News | Year 13 News | Year 9 News.

Our annual STEM Careers Evening will take place on Thursday 12th March, 6pm-8pm in Constance Green Hall. Please click here for more information or see the poster below:

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Ash Wednesday Service

Published on 26th Feb 2020 in School News | Worship | Year 7 News | Year 8 News.

This morning our Year 7 and Year 8 students had their Ash Wednesday Services in the Main Hall and Constance Green Hall, to celebrate the first day of Lent.  

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Sports Achievement at St Aidan’s – Top 60 for the last 5 years

Published on 14th Feb 2020 in School News | Sport.

Congratulations to all those students who represented the school sports teams at National Final level and in the latter stages of the National Competitions last year.

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Three of St Aidan’s Alumni collect their Gold D of E Awards

Published on 13th Feb 2020 in Alumni | School News | Sixth Form.

Three of our St Aidan’s Alumni were present at St James’s Palace this Tuesday 11th February to receive their Gold Duke of Edinburgh Certificates.

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Jazz Night 2020

Published on 10th Feb 2020 in Music | School News | Sixth Form.

Jazz Night 2020 was a fantastic success and a sell-out event this year!

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Start the Music Scheme

Published on 10th Feb 2020 in Music | School News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

Start the Music was set up in 2019 and is a project within St Aidan’s Music Association, open to Key Stage 3 students, Years 7 to 9.

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Service for Frank

Published on 7th Feb 2020 in School News | Year 10 News.

This morning, students gathered in the Chapel to celebrate and remember the life of Frank Ashton.

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Year 9 Textiles

Published on 6th Feb 2020 in School News | Year 9 News.

Year 9 Textiles students have been doing some wonderful work on ‘Countries and Cultures’.

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Badminton Champions!

Published on 6th Feb 2020 in School News | Sport.

Our Key Stage 3 Girls Badminton team are the North Yorkshire Champions! They will now go onto the English Institute of Sport, Sheffield for the Yorkshire Finals! The girls beat Huntington 5-0, Malton 4-1 and Wensleydale 5-0. Congratulations to the team – Ailie Leishman, Eleanor Adrian-Horrocks, Emily Dennis and Alice Parker.

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Sixth Form Forum

Published on 6th Feb 2020 in Careers | School News | Year 11 News.

Yesterday was the Sixth Form Forum for all our Year 11 students. We had talks about our Sixth Form opportunities, alongside visitors from Harrogate College, York College and Askham Bryan.    

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