News Category: School News

National Youth Band Success

Published on 7th May 2019 in Music | School News | Year 11 News.

Congratulations to Emilia Johnson and Sam Watts, Year 11 students, who have both secured places in the National Youth Band, playing Trombone and Tenor Horn. We wish them every success in this fantastic achievement.


Eddie Murray – National Squash Competition

Published on 15th Feb 2019 in School News | Sport | Year 10 News.

Eddie Murray in Year 10 has qualified to play in a National Squash Competition to be held in London between 16th and 18th February. Many congratulations to Eddie on this achievement and we wish him well in the competition.


Pagen Spooner wins Bronze

Published on 12th Feb 2019 in School News | Sport | Year 13 News.

Congratulations to Pagen who competed in the 5000m Race Walk at the British Athletics Championships in Birmingham this weekend (10th February at 1.55pm). She secured a Bronze medal – congratulations Pagen!


Oxbridge Offers 2019

Published on 22nd Jan 2019 in School News | Sixth Form | Year 12 News | Year 13 News.

Eleven students from the Associated Sixth Form have been offered places at Oxford and Cambridge for September 2019.


Sister Act Review

Published on 27th Nov 2018 in Dance | Drama & Theatre | English | Music | School News.

When the film “Sister Act” was released in 1992, it rapidly became a worldwide box-office hit and helped to cement Whoopi Goldberg’s position as one of the great comic film actors of her generation. Fast-forward fourteen years, and the story of nightclub singer Deloris Van Cartier’s experiences of living in a convent under a witness-protection […]


Harvest Festival

Published on 11th Oct 2018 in Dance | Drama & Theatre | Music | School News | Worship.

On 10th October we held a joyous harvest celebration in Constance Green Hall. Junior choir and chamber choir sang, we enjoyed some thought provoking drama, some reflective dance and a fantastic sermon from Rev Jimmy Lawrence from Otley Parish Church. Our harvest tin collection has been bigger than ever this year with hundreds of tins […]


GCSE Results 2018

Published on 2nd Oct 2018 in Exam News | School News | Year 12 News.

St Aidan’s is delighted to report the success of their GCSE results for 2018.   91% of all our entries gained A*/C or 9-4 and over 40% were A/A* or 9-7. Our English and Maths results were also outstanding with 89% of our students obtaining a 4 or better in both subjects.  These superb results place […]


The Jubilee Year..

Published on 11th Sep 2018 in School News | Year 7 News.

50 Years ago on the 5th September 1968, St Aidan’s opened its doors to 700 students for the first time. The students were drawn from St Peter’s School for Girls, Christ Church School for Boys and young people from church primary schools over a wide area from Bramhope to Pateley Bridge. Here are some of […]


FSS Partnership

Published on 8th May 2018 in Careers | School News | Sport.

We are sure many of you will have read in the local media that FSS has committed to a significant partnership with St Aidan’s School to support our students both at work and play. As well as becoming overall sponsor of the sports department and providing the first soccer team with new branded kits, FSS […]


Unprecedented Success for St Aidan’s Musicians

Published on 1st May 2018 in Music | School News | Year 10 News | Year 11 News | Year 12 News | Year 13 News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

For the first time ever all 5 Senior Music Ensembles at St Aidan’s have qualified through their performances at the Regional Rounds to perform at the National Festival of Music for Youth in Birmingham at the beginning of July. News arrived early this week that the Symphony Orchestra, Symphonic Wind Band, Swing Band, Chamber Choir […]


The Great British Bike Off

Published on 22nd Mar 2018 in School News.

The ‘Great British Bike-Off’, in aid of Sport Relief, came to a close last Friday with some spirited cycling from Heads of Year and the Senior Leadership Team. We have raised £2108.11 for Sports Relief. Thank you everyone for your support.


Chris Bradford Visit

Published on 4th Mar 2018 in English | School News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

Chris Bradford was sorry he was unable to meet everyone at St Aidan’s on World Book Day. Anyone who requested a signed copy of his book will still receive the book – watch out for further details. Chris hopes to visit St Aidan’s in the future  


The PreLoved Prom & Partywear Event

Published on 20th Feb 2018 in School News.

Thank you so much for supporting our PreLoved Prom & Partywear Event in aid of The Sir Robert Ogden Macmillan Centre at Harrogate Hospital.   The evening itself on Friday 9 February in Constance Green Hall was attended by 450 guests and raised £7,400.  We have been very fortunate to obtain £5,000 of match funding from Barclays […]


Oxbridge 2018

Published on 25th Jan 2018 in School News | Sixth Form | Year 12 News | Year 13 News.

Fifteen students from the Associated Sixth Form have been offered places at Oxford and Cambridge for September 2018. Six students have received offers from Oxford and a further nine have offers from Cambridge. We would like to congratulate the students on their outstanding achievement. It reflects their hard work, impressive academic ability and the dedication […]


Congratulations to Year 10 Physics Students

Published on 11th Jan 2018 in School News | Year 10 News.

Six Year 10 girls have been accepted onto the University of York’s Isaac Physics Programme. This course aims to inspire young women to pursue physical sciences as future subject choices both at A level and at degree level. The course involves workshops, visits and a residential, as well as the opportunity to take part in […]


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