The St Aidan’s community was really sorry not to be able to give our Year 13s this year the send off they deserved to recognise and celebrate their time in the Associated Sixth Form. Staff and the Senate have come together to produce this virtual Leavers’ assembly and we hope that all our students and […]
Yesterday lunchtime, Durham University visited our Careers Department to present a talk about life at Durham to our Year 12 students.
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:
This week, we have lots of events going on within our Careers department! So far, we have had visits from the University of Manchester and the University of Nottingham, as well as a talk on Appenticeships for Year 13 students.
The St Aidan’s Design and Technology Department assembled five teams to compete in the annual Rotary Club Technology Tournament held on Tuesday 4th February in Constance Green Hall.
Congratulations to both Patrick Giblin and Josh Taylor who have secured a place in a National Semi Final for Student Investor Challenge.
It’s been a busy week in the Photography department! Year 12 Photographers have been discussing ‘What is a Portrait?’ and debate the Taylor Wessing Portraiture prize shortlist before selecting their winners.
Well done to the debating team of Dan Alcock, Owen Spafford, and Alfie Tyrrell, who were worthy winners in the second round of the ESU Mace competition at Easingwold School on Tuesday evening. All three speakers were commended by the judges for their assured performances. They now head to the NE Regional Finals in February.
Our Year 12 students had an assembly to mark Holocaust Memorial Day which was yesterday, 27th January.
It’s been another busy week before the end of term in the Art department. Year 8 have been creating sculptures and Year 12 have been exploring physical manipulation in Photography.
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.
Today Year 7, 12 and 13 enjoyed their Christmas lunches in the Year 7 Dining Hall and Sixth Form Cafe!
Year 12 student Alex Dixon has been awarded a prestigious Arkwright Engineering Scholarship that identifies him as future leader in engineering.
Our Year 12 cohort who applied for the Law Programme (LAP) had their first event in Leeds on the evening of Wednesday 27th November.
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.
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.
On Monday 21st October, our Year 12 Geographers spent the day in Bridlington, on the East Coast, as part of their A Level Geography field work.
Please click on the link below to see the latest edition of Causeway: Causeway October 2019