In the last two weeks before half term we are going to have a school competition to see which year groups and students can walk/run/cycle the furthest! We would like to see how many times each year group can make it to Lindisfarne, the home of St. Aidan, and back. Lindisfarne is 150 miles away […]
Last Friday 29th January at 11pm, two of our students were asking some questions to Jon Sopel and Emily Maitlis on the BBC 4 Radio show-Americast! This is a really popular Podcast that the students listen to in their Politics lessons and after a week of emails asking to be on the popular show the […]
Associated Sixth Form student Josh Taylor has been declared the winner of Wetherby Town Council’s Annual Jubilee Award which recognises the achievements of outstanding young people. Josh was nominated by Rev Brendan Giblin, of St James Church. To read the full article in the Wetherby News, click here: http://bit.ly/Wetherbyaward
We are delighted to announce that the Careers Department has once again been awarded the Quality in Careers Standard. This involved a rigorous evaluation of the careers information, advice and guidance programme delivered by our team of three fully qualified careers advisers together with our work experience coordinator. Our provision was assessed as fully meeting […]
We are looking forward to showcasing our virtual senior concert. We will welcome performances until the 2nd November, either solos or group performances from Y9-13.
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!!