The Associated 6th Form is delighted to announce that twelve students have been offered places at Oxford and Cambridge for September 2020. Four students have received offers from Oxford and a further eight have offers from Cambridge.
Year 12 student, Niamh Robinson Wakefield performed at the Royal Albert Hall last month as a backing soprano for Katherine Jenkins – a fantastic achievement and experience.
This year, our Sixth Form Information Evening will be held on Thursday 23rd January 2020 at 5.30pm at St Aidan’s School.
Gale Filburn, owner of GRF Associates, a food, health and safety consultancy, came in to speak to Year 12 Food & Nutrition students about the function of Environmental Health Officers and the vital importance of food safety in the hospitality industry.
Last night was our A Level Presentation of Certificates 2019 in Constance Green Hall. It was wonderful to see so many of our students back in school to receive their certificates.
Last week, our Sixth Form students had a Christmas Jumper Day to raise money for Frank’s Fund, Bone Cancer Trust. They raised £355.00 for this wonderful cause.
Yesterday was Election Day at St Aidan’s! Our Sixth Form candidates have been campaigning for over a week and all the students from Years 7 – 13 voted for their party of choice. We were lucky enough to also have Stray FM in to interview some of our first time ‘real’ voters!
This afternoon the Sixth Form listened to a presentation from the police and fire brigade about safe driving and road awareness. It was a very thought provoking hour and we would also like to thank Lauren for coming along and sharing her story with our students.
The Hustings was a great success yesterday in the Drama Studio, ahead of the Mock Election being held in school on Thursday 12th December. Well done to the candidates!
We are pleased to inform you that the guest speaker for our A Level Presentation of Certificates Evening on Wednesday 18th December will be Maisie Adam.
Year 12 student Alex Dixon has been awarded a prestigious Arkwright Engineering Scholarship that identifies him as future leader in engineering.
Ahead of the upcoming Mock Election, this morning our Year 11 students heard from four Sixth Form students who are representing different political parties in the Mock Election Campaign.
Our Year 12 cohort who applied for the Law Programme (LAP) had their first event in Leeds on the evening of Wednesday 27th November.
Well done to Alfie Tyrell, Owen Spafford and Dan Alcock on their win in the first round debate of the ESU Mace competition. They were worthy winners!
Yesterday we were delighted to host PWC in our Careers department who were speaking to students about Careers in Business and Finance.
Our Associated Sixth Form students had a fantastic day of fundraising on Friday 15th November for Children in Need. The combined fundraising total for Main School and Sixth Form on Friday was £3402.12. And still counting!!
We were delighted to welcome former student Emily Harrington to school to lead workshops with our Sixth Form Dance and Performing Arts classes. Emily has just finished the UK tour of Grease the musical and previously she has performed in Miss Saigon and Starlight Express.
Ahead of Children in Need on Friday, yesterday our Associated Sixth Form begun fundraising already by leading an Auction in the Sixth Form Cafe!
On 23rd October, we welcomed our Year 11 students (from 2018-2019) academic year to receive their GCSE certificates. All students were recognised for their achievements as well as individuals in each subject area.
We had a fantastic Open Day this year and it was lovely to meet so many students and families visiting school.