'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

Ofsted Publication January 2018

January 30, 2018

Ofsted Inspection date: 9-10th of January 2018. We are proud to announce that following our recent Ofsted Inspection the overall effectiveness of the school was judged as Good. Please read the full report below. St Aidan’s Catholic Academy Ofsted Report January 2018 Headteacher Letter Ofsted January 2018

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Year 5 and 6 Open Evening

September 6, 2017

Tuesday 19th September 2017 Come along to see the fantastic opportunity we have available to your son. We are delighted with our Summer 2017 result where 81% of our Year 11s achieved a Grade 4 (old Grade C) and above in English, 78% in Maths with a 74% achieving a Grade 4 or above in […]

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GCSEs are changing

June 29, 2017

GCSEs are changing; if you are a student, a parent, an employer, or work in education, find out how you will be affected. Changes to GCSEs

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St. Anthony’s and St. Aidan’s 6th Form

January 24, 2017

St Anthony’s and St Aidan’s joint sixth form Course Information Guide 2017 now available. Sixth Form Course Guide 2017

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Internet Safety for Parents

December 6, 2016

On 17th January 2017 at 5.30pm we will be holding an information evening for Parents and Carers. This session will be to give you hints and tips on how to keep your children safe online. Please see this letter for more information: Internet Safety Parent Information Session

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India Immersion Fund Raiser – 18th November 2016

October 11, 2016

On Friday the 18th of November the Academy will host a Race Night to help raise funds for our India Immersion project. The event will commence on at 7.00 pm in the main hall. Ticket prices will be £5 per person or £10 for a family ticket (payment can be made on the door). Pie and […]

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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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Strike Acton – 5th July 2016

June 29, 2016

School will remain open for all students on Tuesday 5th July 2016. Thank you Mr Shepherd  

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School Closure

November 30, 2015

Can all parents please read the attached information. Important Information for Parents – Friday 4th of December

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Exam Results

July 8, 2015

Examination Results will be available on the following dates/times: Sixth Form: Thursday 13th of August in the Briery Study Room Y13 from 8.00am Y12 from 10.00am GCSE Thursday the 20th of August in the Briery Study Room. Y11 from 9.00am Y10 from 10.00am On collection of results students in Y11 can enrol for their chosen sixth […]

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Trust Consultation July 2018

July 19, 2018

Trust Consultation Letter

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MacMillan Presentation

July 17, 2018

Yesterday our Key Stage 3 head boy and house captain Dyjon Micah and Nicolas presented a cheque for £2040 .00 to Sunderland Cancer Patient Support . This fantastic amount was raised from our annual fundraising day in May when we held a non- uniform day followed by a Big Night In for staff. This charity […]

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Afternoon Tea at St Aidan’s – We celebrate in style!

The boys were thrilled to have their names picked out of the Drop Everything And Read prize draw box where their reward was Afternoon Tea! Year 7 and 8 have been collecting stamps on DEAR reward cards for the past term and popping their full cards into the prize draw box.  They enjoyed a nice cup of tea, finger sandwiches and lavish cakes – […]

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Year 6 Transition 2018

July 5, 2018

What an amazing three days! Our new Year 7 boys joined us on Monday 2nd, Tuesday 3rd and Wednesday 4th July for three fun packed days of transition activities. They entered the school gates with trepidation on Day 1 and left full of joy and excitement on Day 3.  The next stage of their journey in life has well […]

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Visit to Seville 18th – 22nd June 2018

June 26, 2018

The MFL department arranged a visit to Seville on the 18th June 2018 for four nights, for those y10 students studying GCSE Spanish.  This visit gave the students the opportunity to experience the south of Spain and its attractions including a day at Isla Magica theme park. Although Seville has a modern and cosmopolitan culture, […]

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Piano recital House Competition

June 18, 2018

Inter-house piano recital Year 7 were treated to a fantastic piano recital on Wednesday afternoon. The afternoon began with the whole audience taking part in a performance of George Ezra’s Paradise. Then talented students from years 7 to 10 performed a composition of their choice for the captivated audience. The talent displayed by these students was […]

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MFL Revision for Students

May 16, 2018

Message for year 11 MFL students and parents. Please follow this link in order to access past papers and answers for the last few years. https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/edexcel-gcses/spanish-2009.coursematerials.html#filterQuery=Pearson-UK:Category%2FExam-materials Please bear in mind that the new course requirements/ exam structure are different now, however there is not yet available a wealth of past papers.  This link will still provide […]

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Touched by Tragedy

May 14, 2018

Ooo what a night on Friday May 11th 2018!!! Staff returned to school on the evening in fancy dress to finish off our Annual  Fundraising Day which had included a non uniform day and a balloon release with a ‘Big Night In’ which this year was ‘That’s what I Call Music Theme 60s 70s 80s […]

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Letters to Parents – April 2018

April 20, 2018

Below are three letters sent to parents on Friday 20th April 2018. Please read them: April 2018 Detention Update Letter to Parents April 2018 Signing Out Update Letter to Parents April 2018 Energy Drinks Letter to Parents  

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