In the last two weeks before half term we are going to have a school competition to see which year groups and students can walk/run/cycle the furthest! We would like to see how many times each year group can make it to Lindisfarne, the home of St. Aidan, and back. Lindisfarne is 150 miles away […]
Last Friday 29th January at 11pm, two of our students were asking some questions to Jon Sopel and Emily Maitlis on the BBC 4 Radio show-Americast! This is a really popular Podcast that the students listen to in their Politics lessons and after a week of emails asking to be on the popular show the […]
Former St Aidan’s student Callum Bruce, now a second year student of Musical Theatre at Trinity Laban Conservatoire in London, was interviewed live on ‘Front Row’ on Radio 4 earlier in the month, having previously appeared on the show back in October. To listen to his most recent interview, click here. Callum’s section begins around […]
On the 21st January we were delighted to welcome prospective students to our virtual information evening. All of our 40 plus subjects were covered with individual videos detailing what the courses entail and why they are great to study at the Associated Sixth Form. Please follow the welcome link below to the web pages where […]
7W have shown fantastic resilience and adaptability in their science learning as we have changed from school learning to home learning and back again several times this year. On Friday 8th January we were due to be learning about calculating pressure. Snowshoes are a great example of how changing the area we are standing on […]
Associated Sixth Form student Josh Taylor has been declared the winner of Wetherby Town Council’s Annual Jubilee Award which recognises the achievements of outstanding young people. Josh was nominated by Rev Brendan Giblin, of St James Church. To read the full article in the Wetherby News, click here: http://bit.ly/Wetherbyaward
As you enter Bede House, the Chapel Block or even the Main Entrance, you might notice a simple message written in chalk above or near to the doors. These aren’t graffiti but part of an Epiphany tradition carried out all around the world in which prayers are said to bless a building (usually your home). […]
Our fantastic music department has been extremely busy over the last few weeks putting together some really beautiful music for us all to enjoy. On Sunday 13th December the Chamber Choir contributed to the annual ‘Light up a Life’ service at Saint Michael’s Hospice. The video was a very meaningful aid to reflection, at the […]
On Friday 18th December, a number of small Christingle services took place for our Year 7 students. This annual event is normally enjoyed as a full year group with parents and carers invited too. As we are not able to do that this year, we hope these photos will help bring it to life.
We are delighted to announce that the Careers Department has once again been awarded the Quality in Careers Standard. This involved a rigorous evaluation of the careers information, advice and guidance programme delivered by our team of three fully qualified careers advisers together with our work experience coordinator. Our provision was assessed as fully meeting […]
Earlier in the year, several of our students were successful in reaching the final of a Burberry design competition and took part in a ‘virtual final’ on Thursday 10th December. All students got to speak to some of the team from Burberry and learn about their job roles as well as discussing their own work. […]
The 2020 Christmas card competition has been really warmly received by all year 8 students. The overall winner is Jake Comer, with highly commended going to Thomas Harrison, Camilla Rishton-Hepworth and Zoe Gill. A number of students were also commended for their really hard work into coming up with such fantastic designs. Well done to […]
It’s fantastic to see many of our students getting online interview practice and guidance from our careers department. We have also been holding mock medical interviews in conjunction with Harrogate District Hospital and helping students with virtual work experiences!
They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them.
Thank you to everyone who donated to our Harvest Festival Collection, we have raised over £3600.
We are looking forward to showcasing our virtual senior concert. We will welcome performances until the 2nd November, either solos or group performances from Y9-13.
GCSE students have made a brilliant start to the year, their sketchbooks look totally unique and individual! Well done, we are really looking forward to sharing more of your news this term.
Year 10 have made some fantastic bread today whilst studying carbohydrate science. We can’t wait to see what else these budding chefs come up with this academic year!
During these unusual times it is really disappointing to cancel our 2020 Open Day. The day is normally buzzing with parents and potential new students walking around the school. We have a number of small concerts to entertain, displays in all classrooms and interactive workshops. Instead of holding this large event this year we recorded […]
It has been so lovely to hear the buzz about school. All students have embraced the new rules and the ‘new’ way of school life. Here is a selection of photos from the first few days.