'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

Charity Race Night – Friday 17th of May 2019

April 23, 2019

Race Night! Coming soon! The Duke of Edinburgh Award Group present: Race Night! The race night is a fun-filled, family-friendly evening of filmed racing where you can bet on which animals will be winners and, if you are lucky, claim the prize money! The night will include 8 races, involving either horses, trotters or pigs, […]

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Supporting our local community

March 3, 2019

Students, parents and staff of St Aidan’s have been working extremely hard to support Sunderland’s local community. Read all about the work that we have been doing by clicking here.  

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National Careers Week

February 27, 2019

National Careers Week and National Apprenticeship week is fast approaching! Keep a look out for work discovery days and events happening around school next week. All details will be emailed home to parents, passed onto form tutors and displayed in the Careers notice board in the dining hall corridor. National Careers Week

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Headteacher Letter to Parents October 2018

October 18, 2018

Headteacher Letter to Parents October 2018

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St Aidan’s is an Outstanding Catholic Academy

October 3, 2018

Diocesan Inspection Report 2018

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Year 5/6 Open Evening

September 13, 2018

Do you want the best education for your son?  Then look no further… On Tuesday 18th September 2018 we are opening our doors to boys in Year 5 and 6 form Sunderland and further afield to come along to see what we have to offer. Parents can visit the school between 9am and 11.30am and […]

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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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Well Done Harry

May 13, 2019

Well done to Harry, a member of our Year 9. This weekend he received The Praiseworthy Army Cadet Force First Aid Award, for performing first aid on a member of his local community, ultimately saving her life. This recognition has only been awarded to a small number of cadets. Harry was given this award as […]

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Good Luck to Y11

Good luck to our Y11 students who commence their GCSE examinations today.

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Success for Jak

April 30, 2019

Well done to Jak who is in our Year 8.  An inspiration to all around us and a young man who lives and breathes our Core values whilst climbing his own personal mountain.  We are very proud of you Jak. For the full story click here.    

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St Aidan’s Great Exhibition

April 4, 2019

As part of our whole school drive to improve standards we are always keen to develop in our students the ability to think and work independently.  One of the ways in which we do this is via our stretch projects that happen three times throughout the year.  The history department took ownership of the second cycle stretch […]

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Advice to Parents – MoMo

March 2, 2019

As we are sure you are aware from the media, young people are being targeted by MoMo whereby their WhatsApp and YouTube accounts are being hijacked by the fictitious character MoMo. Please see the document below for advice: MOMO Guide for Parents    

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Coping with Adversity

On Wednesday 27th February 2019 we welcomed Brigadier James Richardson to St Aidan’s.  James spoke opening to our Year 9, 10 and 11s about coping with adversity, stress and decision making.   He gave a frank account of his personal experiences and drilled down into the processes of adversity and decision making, with a common theme of […]

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BBC Tour

January 30, 2019

Today we welcomed the BBC Bitesize Schools Careers Tour to St Aidans to deliver an interactive 1-hour session to all Year 9 students. The aim was to offer an inspiring insight into the world of creative work, as well as highlighting routes and opportunities within these sectors that the students may not have considered. The […]

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