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
Our Associated Sixth Form students had a fantastic day of fundraising on Friday 15th November for Children in Need.
The tiered seating is up and ready in Constance Green Hall ahead of the opening night of We Will Rock You!
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.
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
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.
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
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.
Ahead of Children in Need on Friday, yesterday our Associated Sixth Form begun fundraising already by leading an Auction in the Sixth Form Cafe!
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!
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).
To mark Armistice Day, the bell rang at 11.00am and all staff and students observed 2 minutes silence.
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.
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.
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!
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. 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 […]
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’.
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.