'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

Headteacher Letter to Parents Summer 2019

July 18, 2019

Letter to Parents Summer 2019   GCSE results can be collected by students from 8.30am on Thursday the 22nd of August. A-Level enrolment will take place at St Anthony’s from 10.00am.  

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Big Night In 2019

July 15, 2019

On Friday 12th July St Aidan’s Catholic Academy staff and students were involved in raising money for Sunderland Cancer patients. This is an Annual event where we try and remember all of our loved ones who have lost their lives or are battling Cancer at the moment. As the theme this year was ‘movies ‘ […]

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The Duke of York Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award (iDEA)

July 12, 2019

The Duke of York Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award (iDEA) is an international programme that helps learners develop their digital, enterprise and employability skills. During IT & Computing lessons students have completed a series of online challenges to win career-enhancing badges, unlock new opportunities and gain industry recognised awards. The iDEA curriculum helps to inspire students to become […]

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Tremendous Transition

July 8, 2019

What a week we have had! Year 6 have never stopped (neither have the staff). The Upper Room was crammed with faces of intrigue and fascination as assemblies on our core values and 6 learning habits were delivered by various members of staff to ensure our newest recruits are fully prepared for September. We had […]

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Visit to Zaragoza 17th – 21st June 2019

June 26, 2019

The MFL department arranged a visit to Zaragoza on the 17th June 2019 for four nights, for y9 and y10 students studying GCSE Spanish.  This visit gave the students the opportunity to visit the city of Zaragoza and its attractions including a day at Monasterio de Piedra National Park. Although Zaragoza has a modern and […]

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Y7 CLIMB – Mayor of Sunderland visits St Aidan’s Catholic Academy

June 20, 2019

On Thursday 20th June 2019, St Aidan’s academy held their first annual CLIMB awards. The event was a chance to come together as a community to celebrate the hard work and commitment shown by year 7 students in successfully reaching ‘Camp 1’; the first in a series of milestones of the CLIMB programme. The programme […]

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Boxing success for Joe

June 12, 2019

Hard work pays off! And it certainly has for Joe, a member of our Year 8.  Following Joe winning the Category B Under 32kg National Schoolboy Boxing Silver Medal, he has been selected to represent Sunderland Amateur Boxing Club on the weekend of  21st – 23rd June in their squad for the Hull Box Cup. […]

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CLIMB Awards Presentation – Thursday 20th June 10am

June 11, 2019

Throughout the academic year, students in year 7 have been involved in a wide range of activities as part of the CLIMB initiative. CLIMB looks to develop student interests and abilities by providing valuable learning experiences outside of their studies, whilst building independence and interpersonal skills. On Thursday 20th June we will be hosting an […]

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Sunderland Honours

June 5, 2019

Throughout the academic year 24 of our year 8 boys have been attending Sunderland University to complete the Sunderland Honours Programme. They attended Sunderland University for 3 days overall, finding out about University life and engaging in a range of activities including campus tours, subject tasters and practical activities. Today we completed our journey with […]

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Y10 Borneo Expedition – Parent Evening 7pm 4th June

June 2, 2019

Students of St Aidan’s and St Anthony’s Catholic Academy’s have been offered the opportunity to take part in something amazing – a school expedition to Borneo in 2021 with Outlook Expeditions; the leading independent provider of youth expeditions. Taking part in an expedition is so much more than a school trip. This is a journey […]

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