'The headteacher and deputy headteacher are committed and relentless in their work for continuous improvement.'Ofsted 2018
'Senior leaders have established high expectations of staff and pupils and lead by example.'Ofsted 2018

American Idiot

May 26, 2016

A group of our students spent a Wednesday 25th May working with the band and cast of ‘American Idiot’, currently showing at the Empire Theatre. A really great workshop, a tour of the theatre, tour of the set and backstage, jamming through some of the show songs with the band, free tickets to see the […]

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Y11 Study Leave 2016

May 20, 2016

Can Y11 parents and students please read the attached information. Y11 Study leave letter 2016

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Big Night In 2016

May 18, 2016

On Friday May 6th 2016 we held our annual Macmillan Fundraiser day which included a non – uniform day for the boys and a “Grease Night In” for the staff. Together with a prize draw where kind heartened businesses had donated prizes we managed to raise a staggering amount of £2,700!! The money will be […]

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Head Boys 2016 – 2017

May 17, 2016

After a five week process our Head Boys for 2016 – 2017 have now been appointed. All students in school were given the opportunity to apply to be Head Boy for either Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4 or Key Stage 5. Those who applied pitched to their student body and to staff.  A whole […]

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Underground Neighbourhood

May 13, 2016

A group of students from St Aidan’s and St Anthony’s Schools have established Underground Neighbourhood, a group where young people can address the issues that affect them with their peers. As well as acting as a platform for members to discuss exam and other pressures, it will also be used as a creative outlet where youngsters […]

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Sunderland pupils scoop top prize at nationwide Amnesty Youth Awards

May 9, 2016

  St Aidan’s Academy students walked away with the top prize in the Amnesty Youth Awards at a prestigious ceremony held in London today (Friday 6 May). A Alonzo, J James and M Ali entered the human rights competition in the upper primary and lower secondary performing strand and beat off hundreds of entrants from […]

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Youth Amnesty Awards 2016

May 5, 2016

St. Aidan’s students get to the final of the Amnesty Youth Awards performing category for the second year in a row! M Ali, A Alonzo and J James will be travelling to the final on the 6th of May at the Human Rights Action Centre in London. They will be performing their rap for a […]

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SUN FM Competition

For those in Year 8 and 9 working in groups for the radio advert competition, here is the link to the Sun FM website with details to help create your advert; http://www.localsunderland.com/nextgen/calsonickansei.php Audio entries must be sent to Miss Pyke by 2.30pm on Friday 20th May. Any questions come to Room 104.

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Ashley Walker Shield

Ashley Walker Shield for contribution to St Aidan’s Football This Shield is presented in memory of Ashley Walker, a former student who tragically passed away in 1994, to the Year 11 student who has made the most significant contribution to School football in terms of commitment over their 5 years in School. This year’s winner […]

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Destination Uni

May 4, 2016

Today, 31 Year 8 students spent the day at Sunderland University looking at routes into University and the key benefits of getting a degree. They considered different careers and whether a degree was necessary. They took part in a campus quiz whilst having a tour of the grounds and buildings and asked some excellent questions […]

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