News Category: Year 7 News

Race to Lindisfarne!

Published on 3rd Feb 2021 in School News | Sixth Form | Sport | Wellbeing | Year 10 News | Year 11 News | Year 12 News | Year 13 News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

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 […]


Year 7 science in the snow

Published on 15th Jan 2021 in Science | Year 7 News.

7W have shown fantastic resilience and adaptability in their science learning as we have changed from school learning to home learning and back again several times this year. On Friday 8th January we were due to be learning about calculating pressure. Snowshoes are a great example of how changing the area we are standing on […]



Published on 18th Dec 2020 in School News | Worship | Year 7 News.

On Friday 18th December, a number of small Christingle services took place for our Year 7 students. This annual event is normally enjoyed as a full year group with parents and carers invited too. As we are not able to do that this year, we hope these photos will help bring it to life.


Quality in Careers

Published on 16th Dec 2020 in Careers | School News | Sixth Form | Year 10 News | Year 11 News | Year 12 News | Year 13 News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

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 […]


Highly Commended Planner Entries

Published on 7th Jul 2020 in Art | Year 7 News | Year 9 News.

We are delighted to show you a selection of the highly commended planner designs from Year 7 and 9! Congratulations to everyone who submitted a design we were overwhelmed by the response.


Year 7 Rainbow Salad Competition

Published on 7th Jul 2020 in Food Tech | Year 7 News.

Congratulations to everyone who entered our Year 7 Rainbow Salad competition held in association with Fodder. We had some fantastic entries which were so creative and colourful. Thomas Harrison was the overall winner receiving a prize from Fodder and Flossie Linford and Daisy Abbs were in second and third place. Heather Parry from Fodder commented ‘Thank […]


Planner Design Winners

Published on 16th Jun 2020 in Art | Year 7 News | Year 9 News.

**We have been delighted to see so many fantastic planner designs over the last few months** Miss Porritt says ‘There many fabulous planner design competition entries this year. We were delighted to see how committed student have been to this important project despite the restrictions of lockdown and limitations in access to teachers and specialist […]


Welcome Year 7

Published on 12th Jun 2020 in School News | Year 7 News.

We have recently put together a video for all current Year 6 students during these difficult times. We really can’t wait to meet you all. Click here to view


Year 7 Quiz Night!

Published on 10th Mar 2020 in FOSA | Year 7 News.

Last week our Year 7 students, along with their families, enjoyed a Quiz Night in Constance Green Hall!  


Ash Wednesday Service

Published on 26th Feb 2020 in School News | Worship | Year 7 News | Year 8 News.

This morning our Year 7 and Year 8 students had their Ash Wednesday Services in the Main Hall and Constance Green Hall, to celebrate the first day of Lent.  


Start the Music Scheme

Published on 10th Feb 2020 in Music | School News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

Start the Music was set up in 2019 and is a project within St Aidan’s Music Association, open to Key Stage 3 students, Years 7 to 9.


Year 7 Family Quiz Night

Published on 5th Feb 2020 in FOSA | School News | Year 7 News.

Join us for our Year 7 Family Quiz Night! Friday 6th March at 6.45pm in Constance Green Hall. Click here for further details. We look forward to seeing you there! Team FOSA


Year 7 Disco 2020

Published on 23rd Jan 2020 in School News | Year 7 News.

Our Year 7 students had a fantastic time at the Winter Disco last night! Many thanks to Mrs Farrar and the Zawadi team for organising the event.


Year 7 Art

Published on 21st Jan 2020 in Art | Year 7 News.

7LS and 7LQ Art groups have been working on a Colour Wheel Challenge! 20 minutes, no pencil, no ruler and no talking! Just paint and pointing to create a fully blended colour wheel.


Christingle Service 2019

Published on 6th Jan 2020 in Worship | Year 7 News.

On the final day of last term, Year 7 enjoyed a wonderfully uplifting Christingle service. Thank you to everyone who came and to all the students and staff for making it such a special occasion.


Christmas Lunch for Year 7 and Sixth Form

Published on 17th Dec 2019 in School News | Year 12 News | Year 13 News | Year 7 News.

Today Year 7, 12 and 13 enjoyed their Christmas lunches in the Year 7 Dining Hall and Sixth Form Cafe!


Year 7 Panto Trip departs!

Published on 4th Dec 2019 in School News | Year 7 News.

Our Year 7 students have left for an afternoon at the Leeds City Varieties Pantomime, ‘Little Red Riding Hood’!  


Year 7 Public Speaking Competition

Published on 29th Nov 2019 in English | School News | Year 7 News.

Since half term, the English Department have been teaching Year 7 about persuasive writing skills and the art of constructing a well-researched argument. Pupils have learnt how to form a viewpoint from which to write, the use of rhetorical and persuasive techniques and the impact of their choice of language and style of delivery on an audience.


Chess Tournament Achievement

Published on 25th Nov 2019 in Year 7 News.

Archie Lusted, Year 7 student, came 3rd in the Harrogate Secondary Schools Chess Tournament on Saturday 23rd November. Archie is a member of the Harrogate Youth Chess Club and he was one of the youngest in the tournament. Congratulations!


Author Visit

Published on 21st Nov 2019 in English | School News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News.

Chris Bradford, author of the popular ‘Young Samurai’ and ‘Bodyguard’ series of books visited school this week and entertained Years 7 and 8 with his martial arts and bodyguard techniques.


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