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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’.

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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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Extra-Curricular PE and Sport is back!

Published on 22nd Mar 2021 in School News | Sport | Wellbeing.

After Easter, PE and Sport Extra-Curricular will commence once again! Please see timetable below for further details and click the link to download.

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Oxbridge Offers

Published on 17th Mar 2021 in School News | Sixth Form | Uncategorized.

The Associated Sixth Form is delighted to announce that ten students have been offered places at Oxford and Cambridge for September 2021. Five students have received offers from Oxford and a further five have offers from Cambridge. We would like to congratulate the students on their outstanding achievement. It reflects their hard work, impressive academic […]

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Virtual Jazz Night!

Published on 16th Mar 2021 in Music | School News | Uncategorized.

Our fabulous and legendary Jazz Night went live on our YouTube channel on Thursday 11th March! It was virtual this year, of course, but lacking none of its usual toe-tapping energy and impressive talent! Click here to watch it on our YouTube channel

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The McWhirter Conference

Published on 8th Mar 2021 in Politics | Sixth Form.

The McWhirter Conference is a prestigious annual event for politics students usually held in Oxford, although this year it was held online. The theme of the conference was ‘Will A.I. make us any happier?’ Finlay Noble and Tom Wallace were our two students who attended. They found the discussions enjoyable and stimulating, and were commended by […]

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Covid 19 Testing at St.Aidan’s

Published on 4th Mar 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.

Testing of students has started today at St. Aidan’s. We have put together our large testing facility in Constance Green Hall and created a short video for the students to view alongside the NHS video of how to complete the test. We would like to thank everyone who has been involved in the setting up […]

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Race to Lindisfarne!

Published on 3rd Feb 2021 in School News | Sixth Form | Sport | Wellbeing | Year 10 News | Year 11 News | Year 12 News | Year 13 News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

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 […]

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Sixth Form Students join the ‘Americast’-We Need to Talk About Kevin

Published on 2nd Feb 2021 in Politics | Year 12 News | Year 13 News.

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 […]

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Alumni in the media

Published on 26th Jan 2021 in Alumni | School News.

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 […]

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Sixth Form Information Evening

Published on 21st Jan 2021 in School News | Sixth Form.

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 […]

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Year 7 science in the snow

Published on 15th Jan 2021 in Science | Year 7 News.

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 […]

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Jubilee Award winner

Published on 11th Jan 2021 in Sixth Form | Year 12 News | Year 13 News.

  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

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Epiphany blessing

Published on 6th Jan 2021 in School News | Worship.

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). […]

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Christmas music and celebration

Published on 18th Dec 2020 in Music | School News | Worship.

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 […]

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Christingle

Published on 18th Dec 2020 in School News | Worship | Year 7 News.

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.

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Quality in Careers

Published on 16th Dec 2020 in Careers | School News | Sixth Form | Year 10 News | Year 11 News | Year 12 News | Year 13 News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

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 […]

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National Burberry design competition

Published on 14th Dec 2020 in Art | School News | Year 10 News.

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. […]

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Year 8 Christmas Card Competition

Published on 2nd Dec 2020 in Art | School News | Worship | Year 8 News.

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 […]

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Careers Updates

Published on 20th Nov 2020 in Careers.

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!  

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