Extra Curricular Music – Summer Timetable

Published on 24th May 2021 in Music | Year 10 News | Year 12 News | Year 13 News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

Please click on the timetable below for details of the Extra-Curricular Music happening in school in both June and July, beginning the first week back after half term (week commencing 7th June).


Law Event for Sixth Formers

Published on 19th May 2021 in School News | Sixth Form | Year 13 News.

A handful of dedicated Year 13 students have been participating in a wonderfully organised and expertly delivered law programme by BPP Law School. On Tuesday 18th May, the students virtually observed court sessions from Leeds Crown Court in the morning and interviewed a Magistrate in the afternoon. This is designed to build on their understanding […]


Year 8 Book Shadowing – Carnegie Medal

Published on 18th May 2021 in English | School News | Year 8 News.

A group of Year 8 students have been enthusiastically reading their way through the eight shortlisted teen fiction books up for this year’s prestigious CILIP Carnegie Medal in our Thursday lunchtime book shadowing group. Along with hundreds of students around the country, our dedicated and voracious Year 8 readers have been voting for their favourites […]


Year 9 Textiles Competition

Published on 17th May 2021 in Textiles | Year 9 News.

Our Year 9 students took part in a ‘Gift in a Box’ design competition during lockdown. The standard of work was incredibly high and we were very impressed with the work students did.


National Reading Champions Quiz

Published on 10th May 2021 in School News | Year 8 News.

The Yorkshire round of the National Reading Champions Quiz was held online in school last week.


InTouch Newsletter – Issue 7

Published on 10th May 2021 in School News | Year 10 News | Year 11 News | Year 12 News | Year 13 News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

Click here for the latest InTouch newsletter, Issue 7 April edition.


National Teen Book Club – 5 week challenge!

Published on 10th May 2021 in Year 10 News | Year 12 News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

Passionate about reading? Do you see being a writer in your future? This is a five week unique and interactive opportunity for you to connect with thousands of other teen readers across the UK to share in the first virtual book club.


Mental Health Awareness Week

Published on 10th May 2021 in School News.

As we are coming into ‘Mental Health Awareness Week’, we are being encouraged by the Mental Health Foundation to look to Nature.


Year 8 Artwork

Published on 27th Apr 2021 in Art | Year 8 News.

In the Art Department, Year 8 have been exploring Loui Jover inspired collages using mixed media, with the project based on their idol.   Loui Jover himself actually spotted these projects on our St Aidan’s social media, liked and commented on them! Fantastic work and wonderful for our students to hear feedback from the artist himself!


Chamber Choir

Published on 27th Apr 2021 in Music | Sixth Form.

The sound of Chamber Choir could be heard outside school once again last night. Students gathered socially distanced on the grass near to Constance Green Hall. How wonderful to hear voices raised in song again!


Start the Music

Published on 26th Apr 2021 in Music | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

Start The Music is a scheme that aims to encourage more young people to learn a musical instrument. Each year we fund approximately 6 students from St Aidan’s to play an instrument for a full academic year. Applications for 2021 are now open. Click here for further information and how to apply.


Wind Band and String Ensemble

Published on 21st Apr 2021 in Music | School News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News.

The sounds of Year 7 and 8 ensemble musicians can be heard again in school this week!


Summer Sports back in action!

Published on 20th Apr 2021 in School News | Sport | Year 7 News.

It was so wonderful to see the Extra Curricular Summer Sports taking place after school yesterday. Athletics, Rounders, Cricket and Tennis were all back for Year 7 to enjoy last night in the afternoon sunshine. Glorious!


Planner Designs 2021

Published on 19th Apr 2021 in Art | School News | Year 7 News | Year 9 News.

The Art Department are pleased to announce the names of the Winners, Highly Commended and Commended entries for the Planner Design Competition 2021 for Year 7 and Year 9.


Extra Curricular Music is back!

Published on 19th Apr 2021 in Music | School News | Sixth Form.

After a long absence we are delighted to announce the return of live, ‘in-person’ music-making at St Aidan’s in a measured way from Monday 19th April.


Interform is back!

Published on 14th Apr 2021 in School News | Sport | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

Years 7, 8 and 9 have enjoyed Interform in the sunshine this week! Year 7 girls have enjoyed football on the astro pitches, Year 8 and 9 girls have competed in Hockey tournaments, whilst Year 7, 8 and 9 boys have battled it out in Interform Basketball!


InTouch – March 2021

Published on 12th Apr 2021 in School News.

Please click below for the latest edition of InTouch.


Symphonic Wind Band perform ‘Hairspray’

Published on 24th Mar 2021 in Music | School News | Sixth Form.

Symphonic Wind Band has performed together virtually to create a wonderful musical treat for the St Aidan’s YouTube Channel! Click here to listen to them perform ‘You Can’t Stop The Beat’ from the hit Musical ‘Hairspray’.


National Day of Reflection

Published on 23rd Mar 2021 in School News.

The Church of England, along with many individuals and organisations nationwide, is supporting the National Day of Reflection, Tuesday 23rd March, the first anniversary of the UK lockdown.


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