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7P have been experimenting with marble chips and acid in Chemistry today, investigating the conservation of mass


We are extremely excited and very proud that our Voices of Aureus choir have been invited to perform on the main stage at Wembley in the concert on 17th March. Here they are in rehearsal this morning 🙌


Exploring the use of movement skills and passing the focus of the audience in Drama this morning. Every single student in 8G has worked extremely hard, well done!


We have two exciting vacancies to join our Teaching Team; Teacher of Mathematics and Teacher of Science. Find out more about these roles:


8P have been exploring the conventions of different genres and searching extracts from Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol' for evidence of it fitting within the gothic genre 📖


Great courage shown by our Year 9 students today in English Language whilst presenting their speeches highlighting Gender Inequality


7M were making observations during a Thermal Decomposition practical in Chemistry today. Don't worry, Copper Carbonate (CuCO3) is meant to go black when you heat it!


7C have been looking at gas exchange in the lungs this morning, carrying out an experiment to raise their breathing rates


We are expanding our wonderful support team, apply today for the following roles: 🔸 Teaching Assistant 🔸 Teaching Assistant (Numeracy) 🔸 Administrator (Cover) 🔸 Receptionist (Administration) 🔸 Behaviour Officer 🔸 Pastoral Welfare Leader


To start off their first lesson of the term, 7D have been playing some warm up games


What is Photosynthesis? Year 8 have been carrying out some exciting experiments in Biology this morning


A reminder that our Year 8 Options Evening starts tonight at 6pm. Students are welcome to attend with parents/carers. Please ensure that if students are attending, that they are in full school uniform. We look forward to seeing you here.


Looking forward to welcoming students back for the Spring Term tomorrow. A reminder that it is Week B this week.


We had a succession of celebration assemblies this morning. Congratulations to all the students that received a certificate. We wish you all a wonderful Christmas and look forward to seeing you back for our Spring term


For most children the flu vaccine is not an injection, just a quick nasal spray. Children can be badly affected by flu, especially those aged 2 and 3. Don’t put off it off, ask your GP about the free flu nasal spray today. Read more:


Year 9's have been using numeracy in the kitchen this morning, weighing out ingredients and working out cooking times to create some delicious chocolate chip cookies 🍪


Year 9 have been linking numeracy with Art and PE in our day. Inspired by fabric designer Tula Pink, they have been creating tesselations to form a mural. In PE, they have been inventing new games


Year 8 have been coming up with some innovative ideas for a product in their Apprentice style day. There are some really creative concepts with some fantastic USP's which they will take to the panel of judges later on today


Today is Day and CSI Aureus (Year 7) have been investigating 'Who stole Mrs Murphy's dog?' They have been assessing the crime scene, DNA profiling, fingerprinting and creating photofits


Students that have embodied our values and been true ambassadors this term were awarded with a celebration film this morning, well done! 🎉

Staff List

Contacting a member of staff

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If your query is urgent, please ring the school Reception on 01235 313713.

Leadership Team

Ms Hunter Headteacher Please email :
Mr  O'Regan Deputy Headteacher, Designated Safeguarding Lead
Mr Ali Assistant Headteacher, SENDCo, DDSL, English
Mr Morris Assistant Headteacher, DDSL, Drama
Mrs Powell Assistant Headteacher, Music
Ms Saul Assistant Headteacher, DDSL, Biology


Teaching Staff

Ms Adams Lead Teacher of Maths
Dr Al-Yasiri Head of Maths
Mrs Bainbrigge Lead Practitioner Designate of Art
Ms Carnaby Teacher of Geography
Mr Chisholm Teacher of Maths
Mrs Clark Lead Practitioner Designate of English
Miss Costar Teacher of English
Mr Crowe Teacher of PE
Ms Davies Teacher of Science
Ms Dixon Teacher of Art & DT
Ms Ghimire Teacher of Maths
Miss Haycock Teacher of History
Mr Hayden Teacher of PE
Mrs Kakkad Teacher of English
Ms King Teacher of Dance, Business Studies & Media Studies
Mrs Murcutt Lead Practitioner Designate of English
Ms Pearce Teacher of MFL
Ms Peruga Lead Teacher of MFL
Dr Rossi Teacher of Science
Ms Sabet Lead Teacher of Maths
Mrs Seneviratne Teacher of Ethics
Mrs Strange Head of Computing
Ms Temple Teacher of Science
Mr Tristram Lead Practitioner Designate of Science
Ms Webster Teacher of Maths


Mrs Airey Lettings Officer
Mrs Allison Admissions Officer
Mrs Burnett Marketing & Communications Officer
Ms Catchpole Lettings Assistant
Mrs Dewar Headteacher's PA
Mrs Newman Attendance Officer
Mrs Rea Receptionist
Mrs Todd Data Officer


Inclusion & Student Support

Ms Beedles-Clark Pastoral Welfare Leader
Mrs Chapple Thrive Practitioner
Ms Davidson-Locke Teaching Assistant
Mrs Fisher Teaching Assistant
Mrs Fostekew SEND Officer
Mrs Hunyor Teaching Assistant
Mrs Murphy Student Welfare Manager, DDSL
Ms O'Sullivan Teaching Assistant
Mr Sykes Pastoral Welfare Leader
Miss Taylor Nurture Manager, DDSL


Mr Matthews Site Assistant
Ms Tomsett Site Assistant
Mr Watts Site Manager


Technical Support

Ms Hunt-Brough Art Technician
Dr Lai Science Technician
Mr Slingsby Science Technician