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25/11/22

We held our first ever Year 12 Awards Evening this week. It was great to see the class of 2022 and find out about their post-16 courses. Find out who the award winners were via the link - Latest News - Aureus School... https://t.co/m3T8h6jwvQ

25/11/22

HOW ABOUT A SPOT OF TEE? Aureus Golf Club, run by Mr Hayden, were at the Hadden Hill golf range this week, practicing their swings. https://t.co/oUQx8jbBH1

24/11/22

Read all about our House Music Competition - House Music Competition - Latest News - Aureus School... https://t.co/dwT5YsTu5N https://t.co/vQTPiolzdL

24/11/22

Tickets available now through https://t.co/aY58d0d1vE or https://t.co/K0jY3H7ag9 DON'T MISS OUT!!! https://t.co/zVzgEmj8iw

15/11/22

On Sunday, the Didcot Remembrance Parade took place and Aureus School was proudly represented by Grace and Sophie P along with Warren and Sophie R, who placed the school wreath. It was a pleasure to see so many Aureus students represented in Guides, Scouts, and Cadets. https://t.co/zUP57YfoJL

10/11/22

"When it rains, look for the rainbow" Yr 9 PE have been braving the elements this week! https://t.co/4ElsY4ymOy

08/11/22

Want to find out why we are the school of choice? Aureus School is delighted to invite you to our Creative and Expressive Arts Showcase at the Cornerstone, Didcot. Friday, 31st March 2023 Book your tickets now! https://t.co/lNgP7f2c6y

04/11/22

For our annual Remembrance service on Friday the 11th, we are inviting all Aureus service children and students who actively attend a Cadet Corps, Scouts or Guides to attend in their uniform. The service will begin at 10.30am in the quad. https://t.co/9pBo87hS2f

03/11/22

If you are interested in joining our PCA (Parents & Carers Association), we want you! The PCA support Aureus by organising events in order to raise funds and also provide the opportunity for parents to get to know each other and become members of this supportive & friendly team. https://t.co/0EKH2NOSXU

20/10/22

Rehearsals for our School Production of The Wizard of Oz are well under way! https://t.co/xvMfHvBD8a

11/10/22

Yesterday, a selection of our students visited the Houses of Parliament. Students toured the House of commons, the Great Hall and met our local MP David Johnston for a question & answer session at the Education Centre. https://t.co/gjIpA2iamR

05/10/22

Nominate a teacher for a National Teaching Award. Help us recognise and celebrate the outstanding work do by nominating them for a National Teaching Award. The awards are free, there are 16 categories to choose from. https://t.co/yiEweptq2t https://t.co/ZJSp2BkoMg

26/09/22

Today Museum of Natural History's HOPE project visited some of our Year 7 and 9 students to learn how to be entomologists. A very exceptional day of practical learning about those of which are all around us! https://t.co/nktSNWazrP

22/09/22

Open evening is happening from 5pm to 7pm today. No need to book just come along. We’re looking forward to seeing lots of Year 5 and Year 6 pupils. Our new catering company will be here so you can see what happens in our new hub. https://t.co/GQrYGuvZjA

08/09/22

We express our deepest sympathies for the passing of HM Queen Elizabeth II. Her dedication to the UK, other realms & territories is unparalleled. We thank her for her service. Our school will observe the mourning period whilst continuing to support our children, families & staff.

08/09/22

Monday marked the start of a new school year for our lovely Year 7s. In just a few short days, they have settled into the Aureus way of life and there have been plenty of smiling faces positive comments. https://t.co/oMP8qX5VZ6

08/09/22

Our Yr 6 Open Events are fast approaching! Use the following link to sign up: www.aureus https://t.co/frnljwzDgq https://t.co/TaW1yEYiqK

06/09/22

Today, our brand new year 7s have been discovering what art means to them with Miss Robins. https://t.co/uQRsmBimfl

06/09/22

Tomorrow we will be hosting an Information Evening for our KS3 parents from 5-6pm and an Exam Information evening for our KS4 parents from 6:30-7pm. We look forward to seeing you there. https://t.co/6IL6k5eT56

Careers Information

Here at Aureus School, we take our students on a Careers Journey that will equip them for the world of work.

We closely follow the eight Gatsby Benchmarks to ensure that our students have a full and well rounded experience, preparing them for life beyond Aureus.

The Gatsby Benchmarks

Our Careers Leader at Aureus School is Miss Jayne Langley - j.langley@aureusschool.org / 01235 313713.

Miss Langley works Monday - Thursday and is available for drop ins from all year groups at break and lunchtime.

We are excited to be working with Unifrog this year to help us record and map our experiences, ensuring students can clearly see their careers journey with us:                    

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Employers

Here at Aureus we are proud to work with local employers to bring the very best and up to date information about working in Oxfordshire.

We welcome new relationships with employers who are available to show case what they can offer our young people and would be delighted to hear from you if you would like to support us at one of our events.

Please contact our Careers Lead, Jayne Langley - J.langley@aureusschool.org / 01235 3137123 ext 2163

Your Fabulous Future in Oxfordshire: https://youtu.be/i5FcJAfeXWc

Find Your Future - Online Careers Platform: https://youtu.be/_df-TzCU4cg

 

Please see the downloads section below for our School Provider Access Statement.

Our students will take part in the following careers activities at Aureus School:

Year 7Careers MapKS3-KS4 Careers Map

  • Careers assemblies
  • Employer workshops
  • Careers INSERT lessons

Year 8

  • Careers assemblies
  • Information on career routes assembly
  • Use of up-to-date career and labour market information to help inform study/career decisions
  • Employer workshops and visits (Human Library)
  • Citizenship

Year 9CEiAG MappingCEiAG Mapping Diagram

  • Careers assemblies
  • Spin-off careers assemblies
  • University aspirational visits
  • Employer workshops and visits
  • Citizenship
  • Take Your Child to Work Day
  • Support for option choices for students and parents at Options Evening

Year 10

  • Careers assemblies
  • Spin-off careers assemblies
  • Work experience, Boss Day, assemblies
  • Assemblies on information about independent training providers
  • Use of up-to-date career and labour market information to help inform study/career decisions
  • College visits
  • University aspirational visits
  • Employer workshops and visits
  • Open day visits to prestigious colleges
  • Citizenship

Year 11

  • Mock careers interviews
  • Careers fair
  • Apprenticeship assembly
  • Lunchtime sessions – to complete college application forms
  • Sessions for MAS student – completing application forms for prestigious colleges
  • Meeting with parents, if requested
  • Support & advice in completing college application forms by a qualified careers adviser        
  • Advice and guidance for college applications
  • College visitors to assemblies and drop-ins
  • Citizenship

Aureus School uses student and parent voice to assess the impact of the careers programme and continues to adapt and reflect after each year.

Useful Links

Careers:

Amazing Apprenticeships This website contains some useful resources for apprenticeships.
Career Pilot Use Career Pilot to research a wide array of different roles and sectors.
Labour Market Information This website helps to understand the sectors in demand within Oxfordshire, by developing Labour Market Information.
National Careers Service The National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance on learning, training, career choice, career development, job search, and the labour market. It can be accessed online and by telephone.
Prospects Have a look at Prospects for information on different job roles.
Start Use the free Start tool to get personalised suggestions of careers suited to your personality interests and skills.
Success at School Looking at how subjects link to careers with the Gatsby Subject Guide.
The WOW Show The WOW Show is an online channel creating real-life encounters with the world of work to inspire young people about their futures.
UCAS Take a quiz to find out what jobs are suited to you.


Jobs:

All About School Leavers CV Template
E4S Finding a Job
How to write a CV Job Interviewing techniques
Starting Work Guide Student Job
What Employers Want  

 

If you require any further information about our careers programme, please contact Miss Jayne Langley - j.langley@aureusschool.org / 01235 313713.

Documents

Page Downloads Date  
Aureus Futures September Careers Update 17th Jun 2022 Download