On 20th November we’re welcoming the author Chris Bradford to school to show us some of his hot shot martial arts moves and tell us all about what inspired him to write his series of best-selling books, “Young Samurai”.
Thank you to everyone for bringing in contributions towards our Harvest Heap. We have had an overwhelming response!
This week, our Sri Lankan visitors have had a wonderful time in London seeing the sites, watching a west end show (Mamma Mia!) and visiting the shops.
Students, staff and parents had a wonderful evening at this year’s Harvest Festival on Wednesday 9th October.
Half of our Year 9 students have headed to Malham today to complete Geography fieldwork!
The Harvest Heap needs your help! We are collecting tins, packets and warm clothing for St George’s Crypt and Harrogate District Foodbank. We would welcome any donations by Wednesday 9th October. Thank you to everyone who has donated so far!
Our Sri Lankan visitors are having a fantastic time visiting their St Aidan’s exchange partners. Last week they visited the Mayor, travelled to Edinburgh and Fountains Abbey, as well as enjoying time in school with their exchange partners. They have more exciting activities planned for the week ahead!
Our Gold Duke of Edinburgh students had a fantastic time this weekend in the Lake District!
Our Year 7 students are having a wonderful time away at Castle Howard enjoying their Bushcraft adventure!
Following in the tradition of full-scale musicals that has seen us staging Evita, West Side Story, School of Rock and Sister Act (to name but a few), rehearsals are now well underway for this year’s show.
If your child is in one of the many musical ensembles at St Aidan’s you are automatically a member of the St Aidan’s Music Association and we would like to invite you to our Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 15th October 2019 at 7.30 pm in the Main Hall, featuring Performances by Junior Choir and Junior Band.
Our Year 7 students departed for their first residential trip this morning! Students will be enjoying 3 days at Bushcraft, Castle Howard. We hope they have a fantastic time!
Jacob Heagney, Year 13 student, wrote a poem on the residential Writing Week during Sixth Form enrichment last term.
A new Table Tennis club has been started this term by our PE staff on a Thursday evening (Week A – Y7 & Y8) and (Week B Y9,10,11).
The Sri Lankan exchange students and teachers have arrived safely in Harrogate and looking forward to their stay!
Rhys Gannon, Year 12 student, was invited to the Raindance Film Festival this Saturday evening. The immersive VR film that he was creatively involved in ‘Cosmos Within Us’ won an Award! The film won the ‘Spirit of Raindance’ Award for the amazing innovative work involved. Congratulations to Rhys on this success.
Congratulations to Seb Smallwood, Year 10 student and Hannah Thompson, Year 9 student, who have recently been cast in the Leeds Playhouse Christmas production of ‘The Wizard of Oz’.
Students have enjoying some of the events this week for the UCI Road World Championships.
Four students from the Associated Sixth Form visited Stray FM on Wednesday 25th September to record the new advert for the Sixth Form Open Events. The students were all interviewed about their experiences at school and their favourite parts of the Association. We can’t wait to hear the finished article.