'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

British Values – Rich Cottell

September 27, 2016

Today Rich Cottell called in to school to work with our whole Year 7 and 8 cohort. This was not a normal assembly. Rich performed a number of well known hits including ‘Stressed Out’ and ‘Get Up and Dance with Me’.  Our lads were in good spirits, with many of them volunteering to get up […]

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Go Smarter

Our Year 7 students had the opportunity to interact with the team from Gibber today. They were raising awareness about sustainable travel and greener ways for our students to make their way to and from school. The boys were really engaged with the performance and took a lot away from the session. We’re sure lots of […]

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Year 7 Morning Reading

September 26, 2016

Well done to our Year 7 readers who have made an excellent start to the year with their attendance at Morning Reading. Thanks also to parents for supporting the Morning Reading programme. For more images please go to ‘Our School’, ‘School Photo Albums’.

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Brilliant Club

Over the last 4 months our Y7 & 8 students have been working with a PhD student from Durham University on the project: ‘Is Ebola the next pandemic?’ To complete their degrees our students needed to deliver a presentation and write a 1600 word essay. They all passed and graduated on Friday night at Durham with their […]

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World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

September 21, 2016

Come along and join us for the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 30th September 2016. This will be held in our Briery Study Room between 10am and 12noon. Bring your family, bring your friends. All Welcome!

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Nepal Expedition – 2016

September 19, 2016

On the 12th July 2016 14 pupils aged from 13yrs to 16yrs and 3 members of staff from St Aidan’s travelled to Nepal for a 3 week expedition.  Training and fundraising for the trip began nearly 2 years ago, during that 2 years the boys have completed 6 training walks, 2 training weekends, mountain biking […]

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Outstanding GCSE results

September 8, 2016

Students, Staff and Governors at St Aidan’s Catholic Academy are celebrating an excellent sets of examination results this year at GCSE. GCSE results at St Aidan’s Catholic Academy bucked the trend for boys nationally with 78% achieving an A*-C grade in English and 78% achieving an A*- C grade in Math’s. In English 85% of […]

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