'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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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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Easter Debate

March 29, 2018

This term’s topic for our Whole School Debate was ‘weapons’. After the most recent shocking events in America involving gun crimes, the pupils engaged in a thought-provoking and controversial discussion over the challenges of owning and using weapons, the legal system and the sources young people are influenced by, when forming their views on the rights to […]

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Boxing Success again for Robert!

Well done to Robert who has won the National ABA championships on Sunday 25th March 2018. He is now the ABA National Champion and has achieved a place to represent England. We are super proud of you Robert and wish you all the success on your journey.

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Lenten Food Bank Appeal

March 28, 2018

After the success of the Christmas hamper appeal St. Aidan’s has continued its effort to collect food for the Connect Network food bank. Staff and students have continued to make donations in a variety of different ways. Some making monetary donations, others buying Mother’s Day cards and gifts – with the profits made used to […]

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Easter Doodle Maths Reward

March 27, 2018

A group of year 7 boys were rewarded  yesterday for all their hard work and independent learning on Doodle Maths over the last term. The boys have been coming into school early every morning before school to do independent learning using the maths app. Well done boys!

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Sunderland Young Achievers Awards

March 23, 2018

Well Done to three of our 6th form students who picked up awards at last nights Sunderland’s Young Achievers Awards, very worthy award winners. A Loadman – Winner – service to the community. S Ivory – Group Winner – service to the community. A Nair – Winner – Youth Arts. We are all very proud of you.

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Oxford University IAG

On 21st March 2018 a group of 30 Year 10 pupils from St Aidan’s and 30 pupils fromDt Anthony’s were involved in a workshop with Lucy, a graduate from Oxford University.  Lucy is from North Yorkshire and studied History. Lucy talked to the group about the courses available to them as well as what it […]

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STEM @ Sunderland Uni

On Wednesday 14th March 2018 a group of Year 8 and 9 pupils attended a STEM session at Sunderland University, what a day they had! They engaged in a range of activities from naming he bones, scientifically, to life saving CPR to practising the recovery position and programming robots – a competition that St Aidan’s […]

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