'Students achieve well. They make good
progress from their starting points.'Ofsted
'91% of parents surveyed said their son
is making good progress.'Parent Survey

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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Boxing Success

December 14, 2017

A huge well done Robert who this year has won the Hull Box Cup, the Monkstown International Box Cup and now the National Championship 2017. He has had a very successful year, both school and Hendon Boxing Club are really proud of him.

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St Aidan’s will feature as Sun FM’s school of the week yet again!

December 13, 2017

Sun FM visited St Aidan’s today to record a group of year 7 pupils describing something for Sun FM listeners to guess for the chance to ring in and win a prize! We had some brilliant descriptive skills!  A Leonard wowed us with a quote from a famous book ‘Marley was dead!’ (but which book was […]

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Consultation on Admission Arrangments

December 11, 2017

Consultation on Admission Arrangements for St Aidan’s Catholic Academy – 2019/20   Where changes to admission arrangements are intended, all schools are required to consult before these are determined and published.   The policy for consultation for 2019-20. Available by clicking link.   The consultation will run from Monday 11th December 2017 – Monday 22 January […]

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The Bake Off

December 8, 2017

St Aidan’s Bake Off was a great success and pupils from years 7 to 11 worked together to create some tasty treats with a Christmas theme. The products that were made were sold to the rest of the school and the proceeds were donated to the school’s food bank appeal. The judging was difficult but […]

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Sun FM – Christmas Song

December 6, 2017

Sun FM came into school a few weeks ago to record our very own talented year 7’s singing a Christmas jingle to be played on the radio over the Christmas Period.  We were chosen to sing ’19 Sleeps to go, 19 sleeps till Santa, 19 sleeps till the big fat fella comes down your chimney, […]

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NCS Ambassador

December 5, 2017

St Aidan’s Catholic Academy student J Callaghan, 16, has been chosen from thousands to be a regional youth board representative for National Citizen Service (NCS). 4,000 teenagers from the North East, and 100,000 nationally, took part in the 2017 NCS programme, with just 13 exceptional graduates chosen to join the regional NCS youth board. Josh […]

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 Christmas Hamper Appeal – Update

November 30, 2017

Julie Cullen and her colleague Leanne from Connect Network have visited St. Aidan’s to work with a group of year 12 pupils to show how they want the Christmas Hampers to be packed. The 12 pupils had a busy hour packing the hampers full of goodies from a well-stocked cupboard full of donations from the […]

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Bar Mock Trial

On Saturday 25th November ten year 12 pupils headed to Newcastle Crown Court to compete in the prestigious bar mock trial. An early start was needed and we met at 8.15am at Newcastle Central before walking down to the quayside in the bitterly cold weather. The pupils were surprised at the security measures in place […]

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50% Cap National Campaign

November 29, 2017

Parents / Carers / Relatives and members of our local community – we need your help. Last year the Government promised to lift the 50% cap on faith admissions for new religious schools. This policy had proved to be an effective ban on any new Catholic schools as our Bishops ruled that opening a Catholic […]

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Simple acts of kindness…

November 28, 2017

As part of the General RE lessons which all Sixth Form pupils are required to attend, we have developed a project with a focus on Social Justice. The pupils began a placement in the Belle Vue Care Home, supporting the residents with simple acts of kindness, including making tea, having a chat and getting some life […]

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