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Parents’ Information Evening on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion – Tuesday 5 March, 6.30pm

20 Feb 2019 | Posted In Parents

All our welcome, please email to express an interest in attending

Y7/Y8 Junior Musician’s Residential 2019

19 Feb 2019 | Posted In Music

Fifty one students attended a fantastic Junior Residential that took place on 15 to 17 February in and around York.

Monkey Boy – Kids Aloud 2019

19 Feb 2019 | Posted In Music

An exciting opportunity to come and see the SJF Band and Choir perform with other children from North Yorkshire and Nepal in a new musical based on a fairy tale from Nepal on 29 and 30 March at the Royal Hall, 7pm start. Tickets available from

Design Technology Competition at St Aidan’s for KS3,KS4 & KS5

13 Feb 2019 | Posted In Parents

Students had to complete a design folder and produce a prototype solution to time a flashing beacon this year.  The task was modified with a greater degree of difficulty for older students. Each group represented the school admirably, with excellent behaviour, a mature and responsible approach to activities and super collaborative learning with other schools. An outstanding level of achievement in the KS5 category was rewarded with a 3rd place finish in all set tasks against many other local schools.

U14 & U18 Girls’ National Cup Semi-Final Here We Come!

12 Feb 2019 | Posted In Sport

Congratulations on the U14’s victory last Friday against Sprowston Academy.

Year 10 Drama Students Trailer Competition

08 Feb 2019 | Posted In Drama

Well done to the Y10 students on winning this competition. Click on the header to view it.

CAFOD ‘Love Day’ Chocolates

08 Feb 2019 | Posted In Catholic Life of School, Charitable Fundraising

Buy your Valentine’s Day Fairtrade chocolate and send it with love! Monday to Wednesday break and lunch times in the Collins Entrance (£1.50/ bar). The chocolate to be delivered in forms on Thursday 14 February. All proceeds go to CAFOD.

St Aidan’s & SJF Associated Sixth Form Information Evening – Thursday 21 February

08 Feb 2019 | Posted In Parents, Sixth Form

Prospective Y12 students and parents are invited to attend this evening. For newcomers to SJF, there will be a presentation at 17:30 in the Main Hall at SJF followed by a short walk to Constance Green Hall at St Aidan’s where there will be a chance to talk more about your options with subject heads. There will then be a presentation at 19:30.

Easter Bunny Knitting Fund Raiser

07 Feb 2019 | Posted In Catholic Life of School

We are continuing with our annual knitting project to raise money for a designated charity (TBC). For pattern details, click on the header.


07 Feb 2019 | Posted In Drama

SJF Drama Dept are holding NYT auditions. Click on the header for full details.