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14/12/18

Retweeted From Aureus Primary

Thank you Voices of Aureus for singing at our official opening & teaching our choir the Aureus song 🎉 https://t.co/SDCLhowpAl

14/12/18

Retweeted From Cat McGill

I’m collecting ideas from families about what sort of songs you’d like me to write in my new project. Got lots of great ideas from practical stuff like routines, family set up, to lots of feelings based topics like being loveable and knowing you are unique. Any more?!

14/12/18

Retweeted From Jo Lawrence

Great work https://t.co/rgwjgQIU7B

14/12/18

Retweeted From Schools Week

Forget isolation rooms - pupils at can choose to sit under a weighted blanket in a dark room to calm down, told the conference last week https://t.co/4cV3iRVXRz

14/12/18

Retweeted From Play2Give

Fantastic donations received today from the families of . Thank you so much for supporting our campaign for a second year and donating so many fantastic gifts that will make so many children in hospital this Christmas smile and happy 🎁🎄 https://t.co/dfPvX00qZA

14/12/18

Hannah & Drew thank you for organising this community event. The PCA were fab too 🎄🎉🙌🏼

14/12/18

Retweeted From Hannah Godby

So proud of our school choir for performing this afternoon. Our very first Christmas ‘shindig!’ It’s got me in the mood for Christmas. https://t.co/eRwFtUBJQ9

14/12/18

Retweeted From Hannah Wilson FCCT FRSA

Happy Christmas 🎄 Jumper Day & Christmas Lunch Day to our family! One year on... same jumpers for some of us!! 🎅 Sorry we did not get more of you in team... https://t.co/CTqBHSlF20

14/12/18

A fantastic way to end the week Families of the choir and residents from a local retirement home came to enjoy our Christmas Choir Performance, eat cake and drink tea! https://t.co/FozntRYk47

14/12/18

Students (and staff!) looked great today in their festive knits Thanks to all those that donated to the wonderful charity. https://t.co/QSj5kVUdp3

14/12/18

Retweeted From TheOther16Hours

Pioneering! Education tailored for coping with 21st-century life.

14/12/18

Retweeted From Julie Hunter

It takes a fabulous team to make nurture part of where we nurture hearts and minds. https://t.co/NGAYelnJED

14/12/18

Staff would love to - children are currently nominating them for too!

14/12/18

We are looking forward to Christmas Jumper Day today and our Christmas Lunch 🎄 https://t.co/LQH7I1kiyZ

14/12/18

We track all referrals & analyse them each week. We have restorative conversations. The co-regulation & self-regulation calibrates many to be ready for learning after a short visit.

14/12/18

Retweeted From Schools Week

To avoid punishment, pupils at are encouraged to self-refer to the nurture room BEFORE they get into trouble, told the conference last week https://t.co/4cV3iREmsZ

13/12/18

Retweeted From OXSIT

Assessment without levels report. Only a minority of interviewees felt that their school’s assessment approach worked well for pupils with special educational needs (SEN). https://t.co/JGdg7EcbcH

13/12/18

Retweeted From GEMS Didcot Primary

Really kick start your Christmas festivities by going along to this lovely community event. It is open to anyone who lives or works here on Great Western Park https://t.co/QM7L3LQRtB

12/12/18

Retweeted From Liz Dawson

Wellbeing and mental health awareness weeks are great for raising extra awareness but every week needs to be mental health & wellbeing week. https://t.co/1b80gLEqBI

12/12/18

Retweeted From Hannah Wilson FCCT FRSA

Amjad 0.8 Laura 0.8 Hannah 0.8 Charlotte 0.6 Nicola 0.7 Kate 0.4 Flexi is part of the culture - all are leaders - plus we have Friday early finish.

Extended Learning

Extended learning is important for students as it allows them to work independently, at home, at their own pace and with parental support.  Our focus for extended learning this year is literacy and numeracy.  Spelling forms one strand of the offer, the others are detailed below.

Rosetta Stone (paid for by Aureus School)
Rosetta Stone is a language learning tool that allows students to learn and practice a language they do not speak fluently using an online platform. In school, students are learning Spanish, with some opting to learn Mandarin. Logging in to Rosetta Stone at home will help your child practice and improve their language skills. Learning a second language is an invaluable tool in the modern world. With this programme, we have invested in access to 25 languages. All students need is a log in, which we will provide, and some headphones that have a microphone attached. These can be bought from outlets such as Amazon and Currys/PC World.

Login to Rosetta Stone

My Maths (paid for by Aureus School)
My Maths is a popular online resource to develop skills in mathematics. It is widely used across the country as a tool by Maths departments to complement the KS3 curriculum. Students can access the programme at home and practice their skills independently. A login will be provided by the Maths team.

Login to MyMaths
KS3 Reading List
Evidence shows that students whose parents encourage time and space to read at home, often outperform students who do not read regularly.  With this in mind, please find a KS3 Reading list below

Aureus KS3 Reading List

Spelling 
Spelling is hugely important as a skill for life. We encourage all learners to refine their spelling by practising at home. A useful activity at home is to test your child on commonly misspelled words. We will be holding spelling bees as a way to celebrate students’ learning.

Commonly Misspelled Words

We hope that you find these resources a useful addition to your home routine for your child. It is advised that you find a quiet space for students to complete their extended learning activities, away from noise and distraction. If you do not have access to a computer at home, you can visit your local library where there will be IT facilities that can be used by young people.