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We Will Rock You – Cast and Musicians are ready!

Published on 19th Nov 2019 in Dance | Drama & Theatre | School News.

The cast, band and crew are all set for the opening night of We Will Rock You tonight! 7pm in Constance Green Hall, doors open at 6.30pm. Some tickets still available, click on the link for further information: We Will Rock You 2019

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Children in Need – Associated Sixth Form

Published on 19th Nov 2019 in School News | Sixth Form | Year 12 News | Year 13 News.

Our Associated Sixth Form students had a fantastic day of fundraising on Friday 15th November for Children in Need.

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The stage is set for We Will Rock You!

Published on 18th Nov 2019 in Dance | Drama & Theatre | School News.

The tiered seating is up and ready in Constance Green Hall ahead of the opening night of We Will Rock You!

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Student Pianist Success

Published on 18th Nov 2019 in Music | School News | Year 8 News.

Krish Desha-Beerachee, Year 8 student, performed at the Wharfedale Festival of Performing Arts Piano Festival  which took place at Christchurch, Ilkley from 15th-17th October, where he was also invited to perform at the final concert on the 18th October.

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We Will Rock You – Opens tomorrow!

Published on 18th Nov 2019 in Dance | Drama & Theatre | School News.

We Will Rock You cast and crew had their final Sunday rehearsal this weekend ahead of opening night tomorrow. Please come and support this fantastic production! Performances run from Tuesday 18th November to Saturday 23rd November. Further information on tickets can be found here: We Will Rock You 2019

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Children in Need – Denim Day

Published on 15th Nov 2019 in School News.

We are fundraising today in school for Children in Need! All Main School students were invited to attend in denim (or even better, double denim!) and the Associated Sixth Form students are in fancy dress.  

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We Will Rock You – Last Chance for Tickets!

Published on 14th Nov 2019 in Dance | Drama & Theatre | School News.

We Will Rock You begins next week! Don’t miss out! Tickets available here: https://yourboxoffice.co.uk/st-aidans-church-of-england-high-school/623-we-will-rock-you-schools-edition

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Professional Dance Workshop

Published on 14th Nov 2019 in Dance | Sixth Form | Year 12 News | Year 13 News.

We were delighted to welcome former student Emily Harrington to school to lead workshops with our Sixth Form Dance and Performing Arts classes. Emily has just finished the UK tour of Grease the musical and previously she has performed in Miss Saigon and Starlight Express.

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Children in Need Auction

Published on 14th Nov 2019 in Sixth Form.

Ahead of Children in Need on Friday, yesterday our Associated Sixth Form begun fundraising already by leading an Auction in the Sixth Form Cafe!  

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Cross Country Success

Published on 12th Nov 2019 in School News | Sport.

On Saturday 9th November, all four Cross Country teams – Junior girls, Junior boys, Inter girls and Inter boys – came 1st or 2nd at the ESSA Cross Country Regional finals, held at Stewart Park in Middlesbrough. This means they have qualified for the National finals!

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Remembrance Poem written by St Aidan’s Student

Published on 12th Nov 2019 in School News | Year 10 News.

Cassidy Weidemann, Year 10 student, wrote a poem for the Remembrance Festival on 11th November 2019. Cassidy is an Air Cadet Corporal of ATC (886 Squadron Ripon).

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Armistice Day

Published on 11th Nov 2019 in School News.

To mark Armistice Day, the bell rang at 11.00am and all staff and students observed 2 minutes silence.

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Remembrance Display

Published on 8th Nov 2019 in School News.

There is a wonderful display in reception to mark Remembrance Sunday. On Monday 11th November, a bell will sound at 11.00 am and we will observe 2 minutes silence, then trumpeters will play ‘The Last Post’ around the school.

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Lit Quiz 2019

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

On Wednesday 6th November, our team of Year 8 students won the Lit Quiz 2019 at Bootham School, York. Congratulations! They won the Quiz and the trophy and are now through to the National Finals, which will be held in London on 4th December.

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We Will Rock You

Published on 7th Nov 2019 in Dance | Drama & Theatre | School News.

Tickets are selling out fast! Please support the students who have worked so hard and make it a complete sell out! Tickets available here: https://yourboxoffice.co.uk/st-aidans-church-of-england-high-school/623-we-will-rock-you-schools-edition Don’t delay…buy today!

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Engineering Extravaganza 2019

Published on 7th Nov 2019 in School News | Year 9 News.

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.

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BBC Bitesize Event

Published on 7th Nov 2019 in Careers | School News | Year 9 News.

The BBC came into talk to Year 9 students about some of the amazing careers in the creative and performing arts. CBBC and Radio 1 Presenter Katie Thistleton hosted the event and chaired a panel of guest speakers including a Senior Designer from Hallmark, Media Assistant form Carat and Vision Mixer from Emmerdale who all […]

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Casting Success

Published on 6th Nov 2019 in Dance | Drama & Theatre | School News.

We are delighted to announce that three St Aidan’s students have been cast in the Leeds Playhouse Christmas production of ‘The Wizard of Oz’.

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Year 9 – Visit from BBC

Published on 4th Nov 2019 in Careers | Year 9 News.

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.

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