Following in the tradition of full-scale musicals that has seen us staging Evita, West Side Story, School of Rock and Sister Act (to name but a few), rehearsals are now well underway for this year’s show.
Our Year 7 students departed for their first residential trip this morning! Students will be enjoying 3 days at Bushcraft, Castle Howard. We hope they have a fantastic time!
With support from Harrogate Lions and St John’s Ambulance, Year 7 students had opportunity to participate in First Aid training in the Chapel this morning. The Mayor and Mayoress of Harrogate came in to visit the students and echoed the importance of learning First Aid.
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.
Over 800 students and staff have set off on the 12 mile Sponsored Walk in Aid of Frank’s Fund.
Led by 9Y, Frank’s Friday has been a big success with delicious bake sales, Frank’s Fund wristbands and students wearing either Orange or Blue all in aid of Frank’s Fund. Thank you to all staff, students and parents for their support.
Our Year 7 and 8 students have left for the Great Yorkshire Show. We hope they have a fantastic day!
On Friday 12th July, we are having an own clothes day (orange and blue if possible) before the big 12 mile Sponsored Walk on Monday 15th July. Frank’s Fund orange wristbands are available to buy from main school reception.
We celebrated 10 Years of Spotlight last night at the Royal Hall, Harrogate.
Final Spotlight preparations are underway at the Royal Hall..
Years 7, 8 and 9 are enjoying Interform Sports Week – with field events, rounders and softball in the glorious sunshine!
Spotlight 10 Year Celebration is next week! Tuesday 2nd July, 7pm at the Royal Hall.
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.
Friends of St. Aidan’s is delighted to announce details of this year’s Winter Ball, kindly sponsored by Raworths Solicitors and Ethos Asset Finance.
6 of our highest performing students have been successful in progressing to the next round of the UKMT Junior Maths Challenge, putting them in the top 25% of entrants. Congratulations to the following students:
We were delighted to see 252 of our Year 7 and 8 pupils entering this year’s UKMT Junior Maths Challenge – this is a record entry.
Spotlight 10 Year Celebration tickets are now available through the Harrogate Theatre website! It is allocated seating for this performance. Please follow the link below to purchase tickets: https://www.harrogatetheatre.co.uk/whats-on/Spotlight-A-10-Year-Celebration
On Monday 20th May, we held a Year 7 Inter Form Food Technology competition!
On Saturday 18th May 2019 Friends of St Aidan’s (FOSA) are tackling the beautiful Yorkshire Three Peaks. We will be taking in the big hills of PenYGhent, Whernside, and Ingleborough in under 12 hours. Fund raising and training is well underway but we need all the support we can get.