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We Will Rock You

Published on 25th Nov 2019 in Dance | Drama & Theatre | School News.

Last week St Aidan’s enjoyed a spectacular run of the School Production ‘We Will Rock You’. Well done to all cast and crew, staff and students that were involved in this fabulous production!

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Art Department Update

Published on 25th Nov 2019 in Art | School News.

Some photographs from a week in our Art Department, including Year 10 Graphics Isometric Prints, Year 12 Photography Light Painting, Year 9 Typeface Graphic Design and Year 7 Feather Painting.

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Author Visit

Published on 21st Nov 2019 in English | School News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News.

Chris Bradford, author of the popular ‘Young Samurai’ and ‘Bodyguard’ series of books visited school this week and entertained Years 7 and 8 with his martial arts and bodyguard techniques.

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Gymnastics Achievement

Published on 21st Nov 2019 in School News | Sport | Year 7 News.

Year 7 student, Jaeda Nim, competed with her Gymnastics team on Saturday 19th October at Catterick Sports Centre where the squad came 1st and became Yorkshire Champions at Level 3.

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Sailing Success

Published on 21st Nov 2019 in School News | Sport | Year 10 News.

Year 10 student, Thomas Bates, is a member of the Royal Yachting Association UK  Junior Squad – Topper.

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Year 10 Food and Nutrition Workshop

Published on 21st Nov 2019 in Food Tech | School News | Year 10 News.

The Year 10 Food and Nutrition students had the amazing experience of observing and contributing to a demonstration of Cep and Trompette tortellini and a Mars Bar ice cream produced with liquid nitrogen.

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Careers Talk for Sixth Form

Published on 21st Nov 2019 in Careers | School News | Sixth Form.

Yesterday we were delighted to host PWC in our Careers department who were speaking to students about Careers in Business and Finance.

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We Will Rock You – Cast and Musicians are ready!

Published on 19th Nov 2019 in Dance | Drama & Theatre | School News.

The cast, band and crew are all set for the opening night of We Will Rock You tonight! 7pm in Constance Green Hall, doors open at 6.30pm. Some tickets still available, click on the link for further information: We Will Rock You 2019

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Children in Need – Associated Sixth Form

Published on 19th Nov 2019 in School News | Sixth Form | Year 12 News | Year 13 News.

Our Associated Sixth Form students had a fantastic day of fundraising on Friday 15th November for Children in Need. The combined fundraising total for Main School and Sixth Form on Friday was £3402.12. And still counting!!

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The stage is set for We Will Rock You!

Published on 18th Nov 2019 in Dance | Drama & Theatre | School News.

The tiered seating is up and ready in Constance Green Hall ahead of the opening night of We Will Rock You!

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Student Pianist Success

Published on 18th Nov 2019 in Music | School News | Year 8 News.

Krish Desha-Beerachee, Year 8 student, performed at the Wharfedale Festival of Performing Arts Piano Festival  which took place at Christchurch, Ilkley from 15th-17th October, where he was also invited to perform at the final concert on the 18th October.

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We Will Rock You – Opens tomorrow!

Published on 18th Nov 2019 in Dance | Drama & Theatre | School News.

We Will Rock You cast and crew had their final Sunday rehearsal this weekend ahead of opening night tomorrow. Please come and support this fantastic production! Performances run from Tuesday 18th November to Saturday 23rd November. Further information on tickets can be found here: We Will Rock You 2019

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Children in Need – Denim Day

Published on 15th Nov 2019 in School News.

We are fundraising today in school for Children in Need! All Main School students were invited to attend in denim (or even better, double denim!) and the Associated Sixth Form students are in fancy dress.  

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We Will Rock You – Last Chance for Tickets!

Published on 14th Nov 2019 in Dance | Drama & Theatre | School News.

We Will Rock You begins next week! Don’t miss out! Tickets available here: https://yourboxoffice.co.uk/st-aidans-church-of-england-high-school/623-we-will-rock-you-schools-edition

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Professional Dance Workshop

Published on 14th Nov 2019 in Dance | Sixth Form | Year 12 News | Year 13 News.

We were delighted to welcome former student Emily Harrington to school to lead workshops with our Sixth Form Dance and Performing Arts classes. Emily has just finished the UK tour of Grease the musical and previously she has performed in Miss Saigon and Starlight Express.

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Children in Need Auction

Published on 14th Nov 2019 in Sixth Form.

Ahead of Children in Need on Friday, yesterday our Associated Sixth Form begun fundraising already by leading an Auction in the Sixth Form Cafe!  

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Cross Country Success

Published on 12th Nov 2019 in School News | Sport.

On Saturday 9th November, all four Cross Country teams – Junior girls, Junior boys, Inter girls and Inter boys – came 1st or 2nd at the ESSA Cross Country Regional finals, held at Stewart Park in Middlesbrough. This means they have qualified for the National finals!

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Remembrance Poem written by St Aidan’s Student

Published on 12th Nov 2019 in School News | Year 10 News.

Cassidy Weidemann, Year 10 student, wrote a poem for the Remembrance Festival on 11th November 2019. Cassidy is an Air Cadet Corporal of ATC (886 Squadron Ripon).

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Armistice Day

Published on 11th Nov 2019 in School News.

To mark Armistice Day, the bell rang at 11.00am and all staff and students observed 2 minutes silence.

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