St Aidan's Church of England High School A GSG School
- St Aidan's Church of England High School
- Head: Mr J Wood
- T 01423 885814
- F 01423 884327
- E email@example.com
- W https://www.staidans.co.uk/
- A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 11 to 18
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: North Yorkshire
- Pupils: 1,232
- Religion: Church of England
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Current Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 17th October 2006
- Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 17th October 2006
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Christian values central, apparent in the concern shown to all pupils as individuals, whether providing after school help with preparing for an audition or ensuring a severely disabled student can go on a London performing arts trip....
What the school says...
Converted to an academy 2011.
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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Excellent performance by Boys taking Biology at an English Comprehensive School (GCSE)
- Excellent performance by Boys taking Chemistry at an English Comprehensive School (GCSE)
- Excellent performance by Boys taking Physics at an English Comprehensive School (GCSE)
- Excellent performance by Boys taking Geography at an English Comprehensive School (GCSE)
- Excellent performance by Boys taking Religious Studies at an English Comprehensive School (GCSE)
- Excellent performance by Girls taking Biology at an English Comprehensive School (GCSE)
- Excellent performance by Girls taking Chemistry at an English Comprehensive School (GCSE)
- Excellent performance by Girls taking Physics at an English Comprehensive School (GCSE)
What The Good Schools Guide says
Since 2012, Mr John Wood BA PGCE (early 60s). Educated at Leeds Grammar, where he was a star sportsman – Yorkshire and England U19 cricketer - and Sheffield University, where he read biblical studies. Has been at St Aidan’s since 1977, holding a range of posts including pastoral ones, and still teaches religious studies.
Actively involved in the church all his life, often leading acts of worship in family services. Educational advisor on the Bishop’s advisory panel for clergy ordination and honorary lay canon at Ripon Cathedral. Wife was a PE teacher and now is a verger at a local church. Two adult children, both educated at St Aidan’s. Very interested in all kinds of sport and brass band music.
Very humane, thoughtful, fair-minded and approachable, clearly...
Special Education Needs
St. Aidan's has an outstanding reputation in the local area for care and concern for the less able and others with special educational needs. The school has a Down's syndrome child, a number with acute hearing problems and several with Asperger's at differing levels. There are 38 children in the school with a statement of special educational need. Nov 09.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|Aspergers Syndrome [archived]|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders [archived]|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|Delicate Medical Problems [archived]|
|English as an additional language (EAL)|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory|
|Has SEN unit or class|
|HI - Hearing Impairment|
|MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty|
|MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment|
|Natspec Specialist Colleges|
|OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability|
|Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|PD - Physical Disability|
|PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty|
|SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health|
|SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication|
|SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty|
|Special facilities for Visually Impaired|
|SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|VI - Visual Impairment|