Over the last few weeks Year 9 have been enjoying careers talks about their GCSE options! These options presentations are continuing over the coming weeks so they are well informed before they make their choices.
Yesterday was the Year 9 Interform Food Technology Competition 2019! All teams were tasked with making a festive Gingerbread House!
Year 9 students were treated to a Gingerbread House Demonstration from chefs at Baltzersen’s ahead of the Gingerbread House Competition in a couple of weeks.
On Tuesday 5th November 2019 teachers from the St Aidan’s Design and Technology department took 30 Year 9 girls to an Engineering Extravaganza at the National STEM learning centre in York. The aim of the event was to give the students hands-on experience of different types of engineering.
The BBC came into talk to Year 9 students about some of the amazing careers in the creative and performing arts
BBC Presentation to Students We are delighted to host the BBC on Wednesday 6th November to talk to Year 9 students about all the amazing career opportunities that there are in Media, TV, Film, Digital, Gaming, Creative and Performing Arts. The BBC Presentation will take place during Period 5 in the Main Hall.
On Tuesday 22nd October we held our lower school sports awards evening. Students from current Year 8,9,10 were awarded medals for contributions to school sports over the last academic year.
Congratulations to the Year 9 Netball A team on a great display of netball against a very strong South Hunsley on Monday 21st October. The score was 17-12, a win for St Aidan’s. Well done girls!
Please click on the link below to see the latest edition of Causeway: Causeway October 2019
Tickets are now on sale for our forthcoming production of We Will Rock You! Please click the link below for further details: We Will Rock You 2019
Half of our Year 9 students have headed to Malham today to complete Geography fieldwork!
The Harvest Heap needs your help! We are collecting tins, packets and warm clothing for St George’s Crypt and Harrogate District Foodbank. We would welcome any donations by Wednesday 9th October. Thank you to everyone who has donated so far!
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.
Congratulations to Seb Smallwood, Year 10 student and Hannah Thompson, Year 9 student, who have recently been cast in the Leeds Playhouse Christmas production of ‘The Wizard of Oz’.
Jess Thompson, Year 9 student, has won Gold at the National Schools’ Finals. She threw the Javelin 41.57 metres! Congratulations to Jess! Ella Colbourn, Year 9 student, qualified for the 800 metre Semi Final, where she came 6th – placing her in the Top 12 in the country! Well done to Ella.
Thomas Bates, Year 9 student, has competed in many sailing events throughout this academic year. Most recently he has competed in the North West Area Topper Championships, at Bassenthwaite Sailing Club, where he came 1st out of 23 competitors. Congratulations Tom on this achievement!
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.