News Category: Year 8 News

National Reading Champions Quiz

Published on 10th May 2021 in School News | Year 8 News.

The Yorkshire round of the National Reading Champions Quiz was held online in school last week.

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InTouch Newsletter – Issue 7

Published on 10th May 2021 in School News | Year 10 News | Year 11 News | Year 12 News | Year 13 News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

Click here for the latest InTouch newsletter, Issue 7 April edition.

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National Teen Book Club – 5 week challenge!

Published on 10th May 2021 in Year 10 News | Year 12 News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

Passionate about reading? Do you see being a writer in your future? This is a five week unique and interactive opportunity for you to connect with thousands of other teen readers across the UK to share in the first virtual book club.

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Year 8 Artwork

Published on 27th Apr 2021 in Art | Year 8 News.

In the Art Department, Year 8 have been exploring Loui Jover inspired collages using mixed media, with the project based on their idol.   Loui Jover himself actually spotted these projects on our St Aidan’s social media, liked and commented on them! Fantastic work and wonderful for our students to hear feedback from the artist himself!

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Start the Music

Published on 26th Apr 2021 in Music | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

Start The Music is a scheme that aims to encourage more young people to learn a musical instrument. Each year we fund approximately 6 students from St Aidan’s to play an instrument for a full academic year. Applications for 2021 are now open. Click here for further information and how to apply.

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Wind Band and String Ensemble

Published on 21st Apr 2021 in Music | School News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News.

The sounds of Year 7 and 8 ensemble musicians can be heard again in school this week!

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Interform is back!

Published on 14th Apr 2021 in School News | Sport | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

Years 7, 8 and 9 have enjoyed Interform in the sunshine this week! Year 7 girls have enjoyed football on the astro pitches, Year 8 and 9 girls have competed in Hockey tournaments, whilst Year 7, 8 and 9 boys have battled it out in Interform Basketball!

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Covid 19 Testing at St.Aidan’s

Published on 4th Mar 2021 in School News | Year 10 News | Year 11 News | Year 12 News | Year 13 News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

Testing of students has started today at St. Aidan’s. We have put together our large testing facility in Constance Green Hall and created a short video for the students to view alongside the NHS video of how to complete the test. We would like to thank everyone who has been involved in the setting up […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Year 8 Christmas Card Competition

Published on 2nd Dec 2020 in Art | School News | Worship | Year 8 News.

The 2020 Christmas card competition has been really warmly received by all year 8 students. The overall winner is Jake Comer, with highly commended going to Thomas Harrison, Camilla Rishton-Hepworth and  Zoe Gill. A number of students were also commended for their really hard work into coming up with such fantastic designs. Well done to […]

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Art Exhibition – Year 8

Published on 5th Mar 2020 in Art | School News | Year 8 News.

The Art class of 8RP organised on a pop up art gallery this week, ‘Marks and Spacers Fruit from Out of Space Exhibition’. 

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Year 8 Art

Published on 4th Mar 2020 in Art | School News | Year 8 News.

Year 8 students have been creating some amazing art using simple paper designs and dramatic lighting!

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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.  

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Year 8 Art Sculptures

Published on 12th Feb 2020 in Art | Year 8 News.

Year 8 students have been sculpting in Art this week, adding glaze and oxide before putting their projects in the kiln!  

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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.

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Year 8 German Project

Published on 29th Jan 2020 in Modern Languages | Year 8 News.

Year 8 German classes have recently been creating a ‘My Alien Family’ project – they look fantastic!    

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Art Department Update

Published on 20th Dec 2019 in Art | Year 12 News | Year 8 News.

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.

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Ullswater continues!

Published on 12th Dec 2019 in School News | Trips | Year 8 News.

Here is a selection of photos from the Year 8 Outward Bound Trip to Ullswater and Howtown. Everyone is having a fantastic time!    

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