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12/12/17

Retweeted From Julie Hunter

Excellent 💯 days where applies to both students and staff. for us all. Hope you have a good Christmas. 🌲

12/12/17

Retweeted From Innovate My School

To celebrate the season, name someone who's helped you this year (professional or personally), and HOW they've helped you - we'll retweet! We're thankful to for this brave, wonderful article: https://t.co/OGd3KDvJB9 https://t.co/cr4et6LyuL

12/12/17

Retweeted From Hannah Wilson

We are celebrating and lanching our series! https://t.co/zWMLl5D7Vc

12/12/17

Retweeted From Maternity Teacher

Basically, need to provide beds for this 3 day bonanza of events: https://t.co/U0W0r672Cn https://t.co/UKFELUHbEp

12/12/17

Retweeted From We are STEAM Co.

CONGRATULATIONS to - an inspiring school community : committed leadership, outstanding teachers and engaged learner. A great example of STEAM powered and values based pedagogy. Hear from them at our festival in Feb https://t.co/VVKgnU26g3

12/12/17

Ours were cancelled due to snow but the Longford Park party was great! 🎉

12/12/17

Morning - just confirmed we are closed. We are not receiving all of the local updates so only just found out about the buses being suspended.

12/12/17

.URGENT ANNOUNCEMENT - due to the drop in the temperature & dangerously icy conditions the school will be closed for our 2nd day on 12/12. We will update later today re the status for tomorrow. https://t.co/dLmK2m2tQp

11/12/17

Retweeted From Mike Armiger

When discussing equality with my students the other week, I asked them to come up with some counter points they could use when discussing the issue with those who oppose equal rights. They showed me this. And I love it! https://t.co/BWgknrhVd5

11/12/17

Retweeted From We are STEAM Co.

: one to discuss at a at Christmas or anytime The and how https://t.co/FGRA412P9X

11/12/17

Retweeted From Stemettes 💙 ★ # +

First didn't leave—men pushed them out: https://t.co/JIDkzg3zpM https://t.co/ZebK7BjdRL

11/12/17

Thank you Melanie :-)

11/12/17

Thanks Andy & the team :-)

11/12/17

Retweeted From Julie Hunter

Turning the playground for https://t.co/HNqoa7hSS8

11/12/17

Check out our copper circles for our charity appeal. (Delayed photo sharing!) https://t.co/PyHGFBqGZp

11/12/17

Retweeted From Sue Webb

Absolutely agree that Quality First Teaching is the answer. With that, every child will be given the very best opportunities. Embed VbE through the school for perfection! https://t.co/Lv0groKYcB

11/12/17

Thanks Sarah & Libby :-)

11/12/17

Thank you :-)

11/12/17

Thanks Zena :-)

Head Teacher's Welcome

Welcome

HannahI am delighted to welcome you to the Aureus School, a brand new, state of the art comprehensive 11-16 school that is opening on the Great Western Park, Didcot, in September 2017 with our first cohort of Year 7 students. I am excited to collaborate with local stakeholders to shape our offer as a STEAM specialist mixed school to create choice for the wider community in southern Oxfordshire. 

Our mission is simple: we will strive to educate the whole student so that each individual in our community may ‘Grow, Learn and Flourish’.

Our motto is to ‘Nurture Hearts and Minds’ will inspire our students, our staff, our parents and our community partners as we work together to serve the local community.

Our core values will underpin all of our decisions: Diversity, Equality, Wellbeing, Responsibility, Respect, Kindness, Love, Empathy, Courage, Confidence, Integrity and Resilience.

Our holistic approach at Aureus includes values-led leadership, values-based education and a wellbeing programme that will develop mindfulness strategies.

Our vision for Aureus extends beyond the classroom and the curriculum, to the culture and ethos that will be at the heart of our school’s learning environment. Our commitment to you: Dedicated and passionate staff; Inclusive learning environment; Dynamic teaching and learning; Creative curriculum and resources; Outstanding leadership at all levels; Thriving students who are healthy and happy.

Our student wellbeing systems, our personal development offer and our extended learning activities will nurture each of our students so that all can thrive and become confident, articulate and aspirational global citizens: Growth Mindset, Philosophy for Children, Mindfulness and Gratitude Practices will develop the critical thinking, leadership skills and healthy habits necessary for a successful future.

As one of a family of schools in the successful GLF Schools, we have a wealth of experience and expertise to support the growth of the Aureus learning community, including the support of a successful and innovative Teaching School. We are excited to be opening Aureus Primary School in September as our sibling school on the Great Western Park. 

We look forward to welcoming you to Aureus once our site is open in 2017. Please join us for our prospective parents’ Open Evening for our 2018 cohort on Tuesday 3rd October, followed by our Open Mornings, which will run daily from Monday 9th October-Friday 13th December. Follow our social media accounts to find out the latest developments @AureusSchool.

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Executive Headteacher Aureus School & Aureus Primary School