Lower School Sports Awards

Published on 15th Jul 2022 in Uncategorized.

The Lower School Sports Achievements Awards were held in Constance Green Hall on the evening of Tuesday 12 July.  Over 150 pupils were in attendance from Years 7-9 along with their family members.  All the pupils had contributed to school sport in one way or another.  Pupils were invited as they were a part of […]


Family Fest to celebrate the 3G!

Published on 15th Jul 2022 in Uncategorized.

Last Saturday, Friends of St Aidan’s School (FOSA) organised a celebration of the school’s fabulous brand new 3G pitch. The pitch has been in the planning for six years, so it was a special day for the St Aidan’s community and will also benefit the wider community as the demand for all weather facilities in […]


June InTouch

Published on 8th Jul 2022 in Uncategorized.

For all the latest school news, please see June’s edition of Intouch.  


A royal vote from Mrs Hedges

Published on 6th Jun 2022 in Food Tech | School News.

Our very own Food and Nutrition teacher Mrs Hedges was invited to judge the Bettys Jubilee Bake Off during the Jubilee weekend.  Along with two judges from Bettys, the decision was made that the winning entry was a beautifully decorated Victoria Sponge baked by Ripon Mum Lori Hendry.  Mrs Hedges said “it was a privilege […]


Year 7 are Area Cup Winners

Published on 27th May 2022 in School News | Sport | Year 7 News.

On Thursday 26 May, the same day that Year 10 won the County Cup, Year 7 were celebrating a 3-1 victory against St John Fisher in the Area Cup Final!  Congratulations to all involved – we are so proud of you! Huge thanks to the coaches who have supported you along the way.  


Year 10 are County Cup Winners!

Published on 27th May 2022 in School News | Sport | Year 10 News.

First it was Year 9 boys, then Year 11 and now Year 10 have done us proud  beating Northallerton High school 6-1. It was a fantastic performance from all the boys in a hard fought game. Goals from Coban Bird (2), Luke Alker (2), Charlie Dunn and Rory Carter. Although all the boys played brilliantly, […]


Legally Blonde The Musical Auditions

Published on 27th May 2022 in Dance | Drama & Theatre | Music | Year 10 News | Year 11 News | Year 12 News | Year 9 News.

We are excited to be able to provide more information about the audition process for our next fabulous full scale production Legally Blonde The Musical.  For newcomers to the sixth form the auditions will be taking place on Monday 27 June. Details are available from Mr MacCallum (please email him Auditions for Years 9, […]


Cricket Success for Year 9 and Year 7

Published on 25th May 2022 in School News | Sport | Year 7 News | Year 9 News.

Well done to the Year 9 boys cricket team who made it through to the second round of the Yorkshire Cup and beat King James School.  King James batted first, scoring 75 runs with some great bowling from Thomas Taylor, Sam Grass, Otis Baker, Ollie Holdsworth, Tom Hartley and Callum Wood. With impressive batting from […]


Book Club Vote for Prestigious Book Awards

Published on 23rd May 2022 in English | School News.

On Friday 20 May, book club voted for the prestigious Carnegie Medal and Children’s Book Awards 2022.  With eleven books to read, the library was a busy place to be!  


Year 13 mark the end of an era

Published on 23rd May 2022 in Sixth Form | Uncategorized | Worship | Year 13 News.

On Wednesday 18 and Thursday 19 May, the Associated Sixth Form celebrated the end of their school days with a poignant service in the beautiful chapel at St. John Fisher and leavers Assemblies.  There were tears and laughter as yearbooks were signed, Leaver’s Hoodies were worn, worship songs were sung and awards were given. The […]


Year 11 Celebrate Last Day before GCSEs

Published on 17th May 2022 in School News | Year 11 News.

Year 11 had a fun day in school on Friday 13 May as they celebrated their last day in Year 11 before the onset of GCSEs.  They were given their Year Books, signed each other’s shirts and attended a relaxed assembly where memories were reflected upon, awards were given and they all joined in with […]


Year 7 Bushcraft Trip

Published on 17th May 2022 in Uncategorized.

Year 7 had an amazing Bushcraft adventure near Castle Howard last week and participated in all sorts of activities including: fire building, bracelet making and shelter building. On the first day, they hunted for wood to start the fires which they then cooked burgers on and on the second day they enjoyed wood fired pizza […]


Year 11 Boys Football Team are County Champions!

Published on 11th May 2022 in School News | Sport | Uncategorized | Year 11 News.

Congratulations to the Year 11 Boys Football Team who have won a tight and well spirited final against Queen Ethelburga’s School. After being ahead twice, the game finished 3-3 after extra time and went to penalties where all 5 lads scored to win 5-4 and become North Yorkshire Champions. A great performance all round and […]


Under 14 Girls Football Team in The Final

Published on 11th May 2022 in School News | Sport | Uncategorized | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

The Under 14 Girls football team travelled to Green Hammerton for the North Yorkshire County Cup Final and faced a strong St John Fisher side. The game was played with great spirit but they were to lose 6-2 in the end. Well done to Camilla Rishton-Hepworth for scoring both the goals and to all the […]


Year 9 Football Team are North Yorkshire County Cup Champions!

Published on 11th May 2022 in School News | Sport | Uncategorized | Year 9 News.

On Monday 9 May, the Year 9 Football Team faced Archbishop Holgate School in the Final of the North Yorkshire County Cup at Green Hammerton.  It was 0-0 at half time then early on in the second half, St. Aidan’s boys conceded taking the score to 1-0 to the York side.  In a show of […]


Cricket Congrats!

Published on 6th May 2022 in School News | Sport | Uncategorized | Year 8 News.

Well done to our under 15 girls who are through to the next round of the School Sport Magazine National Cup T20. They performed really well yesterday in a thrilling victory against Ripon Grammar winning by 34 runs! Millie Adrian-Horrocks won Player of the Match scoring 27 runs not out! Her bowling figures were 3 […]


Visit from Buenos Aires

Published on 4th May 2022 in Modern Languages | School News | Uncategorized | Year 9 News.

On Tuesday 3 May, we had the pleasure of a visit from a group of students and their teachers all the way from Northfield College in Buenos Aires, Argentina.  They were in school all day giving brilliant talks to our Year 9s and Year 13s.  They covered everything from traditional food made in Argentina (which […]


Ollie Jumping to Success

Published on 3rd May 2022 in School News | Sport | Uncategorized | Year 8 News.

Well done  to Year 8 student Ollie Jones who has successfully competed in two Gymnastics qualifiers over the Easter break. In Double Mini Trampoline he made 5th place for the whole of Great Britain and 3rd place for England! We are very proud of you Ollie!  


The Show Must Go On!

Published on 26th Apr 2022 in Dance | Drama & Theatre | Music | School News | Uncategorized | Year 10 News | Year 11 News | Year 12 News | Year 13 News.

On Monday 25 April, the cast, crew and orchestra of Showstarters were delighted to finally (after some initial Covid-related delays) perform a spectacular selection of songs from West End and Broadway musical theatre.  The atmosphere was joyous and the talent immense as the audience clapped along to songs from School of Rock, The Greatest Showman, […]


Celebrating 30 Years of Chamber Choir

Published on 6th Apr 2022 in Alumni | Music | School News | Sixth Form | Uncategorized | Worship | Year 10 News | Year 11 News | Year 12 News | Year 13 News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

We celebrated 30 years of Chamber Choir with a grand concert at Ripon Cathedral on Saturday 2 April.  It was a joyous event including; past and present members of Chamber Choir, Junior and Senior Choirs, Symphony Orchestra and our Community Chorus and Orchestra.  There were also guest performances from from St. Aidan’s alumni; Soprano, Eleonore […]


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