News Category: Science

Year 10 Physics Olympiad

Published on 4th Jul 2019 in School News | Science | Year 10 News.

Congratulations to our Year 10 students who received certificates for this year’s Physics Olympiad!


Physics Award

Published on 25th Jun 2019 in School News | Science | Year 10 News.

Nina Brooksbank, Year 10 student, received The Ogden Trust’s School Physicist of the Year (SPOTY) award at the University of Leeds. The award was presented by Dr Philippa Shepley, Experimental Officer from the Sir Henry Royce Institute at the University of Leeds, and Charley Phillips, Programme Officer from the Ogden Trust.


Year 8 Physics Olympiad

Published on 18th Jun 2019 in Science | Year 8 News.

Recently our Year 8 students have competed in the annual Physics Olympiad at St Peter’s School, York. Our team came 8th out of 28 other schools, which is a fantastic achievement. Congratulations to our Physicists: Amrita Roney, Kezia Jackson, Laurie Miller and Olivia Parris.


Physics Olympiad

Published on 13th Jun 2019 in School News | Science | Year 8 News.

On Wednesday 12th June, our Year 8 students participated in the annual Physics Olympics at St Peters school in York. Our team was placed 8th out of 28 schools. Congratulations to the following students:


Year 8 Physics Olympics

Published on 19th Jun 2018 in Science | Year 8 News.

St Aidan’s has triumphed again this year, successfully beating 29 other schools to win the annual Physics Olympics competition. The event was hosted by St Peter’s school in York, sponsored by the Ogden Trust and the Institute of Physics. Luas Broadberry, Ella Colbourn, Emily Gee and Alex Hewson worked perfectly as a team, to win […]


CSI Chemistry Club

Published on 8th Feb 2017 in Science | Year 10 News | Year 11 News.

Today we welcomed  a forensic scientist coming into school to set up a mock crime scene for our year 10 and 11 CSI chemistry club students. The students learnt all about the chemistry of crime and enjoyed their new roles for the afternoon.


Flight simulator takes off!

Published on 6th Oct 2015 in School News | Science.

St. Aidan’s has been successful in getting onto the Falcon Initiatve, an innovative project that aims to inspire and motivate 13-18 year-olds by providing them with an opportunity to engage with a practical, fun and educationally-relevant engineering and business project


Teen Tech Awards finalists

Published on 8th May 2015 in Science | Year 10 News.

Two students from Year 10, Greg Weber and Robert Maxwell, have made it through to the final of the national Teen Tech Awards.


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