All four of our Cross Country teams recently qualified for the ESSA National Finals in Sheffield. St Aidan’s were the only school to have qualified all four teams for this competition and the event took place this Saturday, 7th December.
Year 7 student, Jaeda Nim, competed with her Gymnastics team on Saturday 19th October at Catterick Sports Centre where the squad came 1st and became Yorkshire Champions at Level 3.
Year 10 student, Thomas Bates, is a member of the Royal Yachting Association UK Junior Squad – Topper.
On Saturday 9th November, all four Cross Country teams – Junior girls, Junior boys, Inter girls and Inter boys – came 1st or 2nd at the ESSA Cross Country Regional finals, held at Stewart Park in Middlesbrough. This means they have qualified for the National finals!
On Tuesday 22nd October we held our lower school sports awards evening. Students from current Year 8,9,10 were awarded medals for contributions to school sports over the last academic year.
Congratulations to the Year 9 Netball A team on a great display of netball against a very strong South Hunsley on Monday 21st October. The score was 17-12, a win for St Aidan’s. Well done girls!
Jessica Hardesty Dean, Year 10 student, came 2nd in the National Clout Archery competition on Saturday 19th October, receiving a Silver medal. The weekend of Saturday 26th October, Jess will compete in Penrith where she will shoot her first indoor competition using a Longbow and shooting against adults. Congratulations to Jess on this achievement!
A new Table Tennis club has been started this term by our PE staff on a Thursday evening (Week A – Y7 & Y8) and (Week B Y9,10,11).
Students have enjoying some of the events this week for the UCI Road World Championships.
Great first win for the Under 16 Netball on the evening of the 18th September, onto the next round of the National Netball Cup for Schools! Well done girls!
A great start to the year with our Year 7 (who are now Year 8!) cricket team winning the North Yorkshire Cricket Cup. The boys played really well last week and thoroughly deserved the win against a strong Harrogate Grammar School team. Well done to all involved!
Year 11 student, George Horbury, was selected to play at The English Schools’ Cricket Association Bunbury Cricket Day – at the prestigious Lord’s Cricket Ground.
Our Sports Hall and Outdoor Courts have been refurbished over the summer – looking fantastic!
Jess Thompson, Year 9 student, has won Gold at the National Schools’ Finals. She threw the Javelin 41.57 metres! Congratulations to Jess! Ella Colbourn, Year 9 student, qualified for the 800 metre Semi Final, where she came 6th – placing her in the Top 12 in the country! Well done to Ella.
Thomas Bates, Year 9 student, has competed in many sailing events throughout this academic year. Most recently he has competed in the North West Area Topper Championships, at Bassenthwaite Sailing Club, where he came 1st out of 23 competitors. Congratulations Tom on this achievement!
Hattie Miles, Year 7 student, has been selected to represent Yorkshire in a National Under 13 Basketball Tournament, taking place at The National Basketball Performance Centre in Manchester on 20th & 21st July.
Years 7, 8 and 9 are enjoying Interform Sports Week – with field events, rounders and softball in the glorious sunshine!
Both boys’ and girls’ junior teams have qualified for the English Schools’ Cup National Finals by winning the North East Regional Final. This year the national finals are in Chelmsford, Essex. Well done to the Year 7 and 8 athletes in the teams.
Jess Thompson, Year 9 student, has been selected for the English Schools Athletics Championships alongside also being asked to represent Yorkshire in an Inter-Counties Athletics event on Sunday 7th July. Congratulations to Jess on this fantastic achievement!