News Category: Year 8 News

Spotlight 2021 – Summer Spectacular!

Published on 20th Jul 2021 in Dance | Drama & Theatre | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

Over 100 students in Year 7, 8 and 9 have been rehearsing hard for the past few weeks, to put on this year’s Spotlight performance.

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Year 8 Art Sculptures

Published on 14th Jul 2021 in Art | Year 8 News.

During the last part of term in the Art department, Year 8 students have been working on clay sculptures inspired by African masks.

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Interform Results

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

Once again, another year of Interform competitions have come to an end and once again the students have been brilliant in their engagement and efforts towards the various sporting events.

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Interform – Week Two

Published on 29th Jun 2021 in School News | Sport | Year 8 News.

Interform Sports continue this week, with the Year 8 students participating in Field Events yesterday afternoon

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Interform – Week One

Published on 23rd Jun 2021 in School News | Sport | Year 8 News.

Our two week timetable of Interform Sports kicked off this Monday 21st June.

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Spotlight Poetry

Published on 23rd Jun 2021 in Drama & Theatre | English | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

Please click on each link below to read the fantastic poetry written by some of our Key Stage 3 students for this year’s Spotlight Poetry Competition.

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Year 8 Girls Football

Published on 23rd Jun 2021 in School News | Sport | Year 8 News.

The Year 8 Girls Football Team played their first match on Monday 21st June at St John Fisher.

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Year 8 Book Shadowing Group

Published on 22nd Jun 2021 in English | Year 8 News.

The Year 8 CILP Carnegie Awards shadowing group gathered on Wednesday 16th June 2021 to watch the awards live on the official website screened from the British Library.

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Spotlight Poetry Competition Winners

Published on 21st Jun 2021 in Drama & Theatre | English | School News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News.

For Spotlight this year, we have been in search of creative writers in Key Stage 3 to write poems to be performed as Spotlight Drama pieces.

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The Big Bee Competition!

Published on 16th Jun 2021 in School News | Science | Year 7 News | Year 8 News.

Bee Happy, Bee Creative – together we can be Bee kind!

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Year 8 Football

Published on 16th Jun 2021 in School News | Sport | Year 8 News.

On Monday 4th June, 24 Year 8 students went to St John Fisher to play their first school Football match since last March.

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Three Peaks Challenge for Frank’s Fund

Published on 15th Jun 2021 in School News | Year 11 News | Year 13 News | Year 8 News.

On Saturday 12th June, the Dickson family, George, Year 13, Carys, Year 11 and Elena, Year 8, climbed the Yorkshire Three Peaks to raise money for Frank’s Fund.

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Extra Curricular Music – Summer Timetable

Published on 24th May 2021 in Music | Year 10 News | Year 12 News | Year 13 News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

Please click on the timetable below for details of the Extra-Curricular Music happening in school in both June and July, beginning the first week back after half term (week commencing 7th June).

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Year 8 Book Shadowing – Carnegie Medal

Published on 18th May 2021 in English | School News | Year 8 News.

A group of Year 8 students have been enthusiastically reading their way through the eight shortlisted teen fiction books up for this year’s prestigious CILIP Carnegie Medal in our Thursday lunchtime book shadowing group. Along with hundreds of students around the country, our dedicated and voracious Year 8 readers have been voting for their favourites […]

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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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