If you are interested in finding out more about teacher training and our YTSA School Direct PGCE course, we still have a few places available at our School Experience Event! Please follow the link below to book the event for this Friday 24th January, 9-3pm at St Aidan’s School. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/teacher-training-school-experience-open-day-at-st-aidans-school-rescheduled-tickets-65666766065
The Associated 6th Form is delighted to announce that twelve students have been offered places at Oxford and Cambridge for September 2020. Four students have received offers from Oxford and a further eight have offers from Cambridge.
7LS and 7LQ Art groups have been working on a Colour Wheel Challenge! 20 minutes, no pencil, no ruler and no talking! Just paint and pointing to create a fully blended colour wheel.
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.
On Saturday 8th February 2020, St Aidan’s School will be hosting a Jazz Night in Constance Green Hall, from 7.30pm. There will be performances from Swing Band, SAJE, Girls’ Choir, Year 9 Dancers and BSB (Beyond Swing Band – St Aidan’s Alumni).
Matilda Tasker, Year 10 student, will be performing in Harrogate Phoenix Players production of ‘Fame’! The show is running from Thursday 6th February until Saturday 8th February at Harrogate Theatre. Congratulations to Matilda!
Year 12 student, Niamh Robinson Wakefield performed at the Royal Albert Hall last month as a backing soprano for Katherine Jenkins – a fantastic achievement and experience.
This year, our Sixth Form Information Evening will be held on Thursday 23rd January 2020 at 5.30pm at St Aidan’s School.
We are delighted to say that Waitrose have chosen St Aidan’s Music Association (SAMA) as one of their chosen charities. Please do post your green tokens in the box if you are shopping at Waitrose. Thank you SAMA
On the final day of last term, Year 7 enjoyed a wonderfully uplifting Christingle service. Thank you to everyone who came and to all the students and staff for making it such a special occasion.
Last night we had a wonderful traditional service of Nine Lessons and Carols at Christ Church with many staff, students and families in attendance. This was a very special way to celebrate Christmas and join together in worship and song.
It’s been another busy week before the end of term in the Art department. Year 8 have been creating sculptures and Year 12 have been exploring physical manipulation in Photography.
Jessica Hardesty Dean, Year 10 student, is part of Harrogate’s St George’s Archery Club.
Gale Filburn, owner of GRF Associates, a food, health and safety consultancy, came in to speak to Year 12 Food & Nutrition students about the function of Environmental Health Officers and the vital importance of food safety in the hospitality industry.
Last night was our A Level Presentation of Certificates 2019 in Constance Green Hall. It was wonderful to see so many of our students back in school to receive their certificates.
Yesterday was the Year 9 Interform Food Technology Competition 2019! All teams were tasked with making a festive Gingerbread House!
Last week, our Sixth Form students had a Christmas Jumper Day to raise money for Frank’s Fund, Bone Cancer Trust. They raised £355.00 for this wonderful cause.
St Aidan’s performed ‘Light Up a Life’ this weekend at St Michael’s Hospice. This is a special service to help celebrate the lives of loved ones who are no longer with us, but who remain in our thoughts, especially at this time of year.
Today Year 7, 12 and 13 enjoyed their Christmas lunches in the Year 7 Dining Hall and Sixth Form Cafe!