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02/03/24

When you get two lovely emails on the same weekend 🥰. At Aureus, the staff always put the students at the centre of what we do. pic.twitter.com/UKYB2nzSwd

01/03/24

This week’s update from Kirsty Rogers, Headteacher https://t.co/JYudP5fS9P pic.twitter.com/0lPJ8vVoNJ

01/03/24

Where will we find the Ox next? pic.twitter.com/IMsxVsnfz7

01/03/24

All the Friday feeling I need! Thanks to my great team for another good week! pic.twitter.com/JdIAPks6j0

29/02/24

Year 10 Intermediate Maths Challenge celebrations 🥰 🧮 pic.twitter.com/aRpInHrHjf

29/02/24

Aureus School is taking part!#LetGirlsPlay is a campaign to influence change, showing that football can & should be played by girls. It's bringing together a community who want to create independent, resilient young girls who'll be a force for good in all local communities. pic.twitter.com/XzrMmPhvVu

29/02/24

Our Ox has arrived. Suggestions of names very welcome pic.twitter.com/rB3F1o6r31

28/02/24

Almost 20% of children within are recognised as being disadvantaged. We support the opportunities of children within GLF Schools through funding directed in 3 areas: Projects, Programmes & People Awards.Make a donation to support our students https://t.co/fwTR4uiwD0 pic.twitter.com/MTGSSpIOOb

28/02/24

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28/02/24

The first of our Y5 Masterclasses, English, starts next Tuesday, 5th March.To book a place on any of our masterclasses, use this link: https://t.co/EzX6HrNFoW pic.twitter.com/0hsferQSbs

28/02/24

Our Y5 Dance Masterclasses takes place next Thursday, 7th March.To book a place on any of our Masterclasses, use this link: https://t.co/EzX6HrNFoW pic.twitter.com/o1Nlsqu27a

28/02/24

As a mathematician myself, it was an honour to present Josh the gold award for the intermediate Maths Challenge. Well done Josh, what an achievement pic.twitter.com/D9NjxbRKT1

28/02/24

⚽️ Sport Result ⚽️The year 10’s played a tough game against Wallingford School yesterday. There was some great passages of play as a team with good performances all over the pitch. Michael and Tyler both got on the score sheet but unfortunately we didn’t win the match pic.twitter.com/zXGSCx3E35

28/02/24

As a mathematician myself, it was an honour to present Josh the gold award for the intermediate Maths Challenge. Well done Josh, what an achievement pic.twitter.com/D9NjxbRKT1

28/02/24

Year 8 investigate the reactivity of metals when added to acid. What salt is formed when hydrochloride acid is used? pic.twitter.com/2vXPGQzDNR

28/02/24

Year 8 investigate the reactivity of metals when added to acid. What salt is formed when hydrochloride acid is used? pic.twitter.com/2vXPGQzDNR

28/02/24

Almost 20% of children within are recognised as being disadvantaged. We support the opportunities of children within GLF Schools through funding directed in 3 areas: Projects, Programmes & People Awards.Make a donation to support our students https://t.co/fwTR4uiwD0 pic.twitter.com/MTGSSpIOOb

27/02/24

Year 8 have been learning about gas pressure #physics pic.twitter.com/OHpzCq2uLN

27/02/24

Year 8 have been learning about gas pressure #physics pic.twitter.com/OHpzCq2uLN

23/02/24

Looking forward to celebrating with the students who participated in the Intermediate Maths Challenge next week. With some bronze, silver and gold certificates to hand out. pic.twitter.com/4xDvSM5ULU

Safeguarding

The Trust and staff of Aureus School are committed to providing a safe and secure environment for students, staff and visitors and promoting a climate where students and adults will feel confident about sharing any concerns they may have about their own safety or the well-being of others. 

This means that we have a Child Protection and Safeguarding policy and Procedures in place which can be viewed below. All staff (including supply staff, volunteers and governors) must ensure that they are aware of these procedures in order to fulfil their responsibilities at our school.

Sometimes, we may need to share information and work in partnership with other agencies when there are concerns about student welfare. We will ensure that our concerns about students are discussed with his or her parents/carers first, unless we have reason to believe that such a move would be contrary to the student’s welfare. In Oxfordshire, support from external agencies is co-ordinated through the Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) and the Strengths and Needs Assessment process. Both of these ensure that young people and family's needs are correctly understood and that the appropriate support is signposted and provided.

Aureus School acknowledges the duties conferred by statute, including the Children Acts 1989 & 2004, Section 175 of the 2002 Education Act, the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 and the guidance contained in ‘Working Together to Safeguard Children’ (1), ‘What To Do If You’re Worried A Child Is Being Abused’ (2), the current DfE Circular ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ (3), as well as procedures produced by Oxfordshire County Council for use with its schools, including the Early Help Pathways Operational Guidance (4). The school safeguarding policy is applicable to all on and off-site activities undertaken by students whilst they are the responsibility of the school. 

Please find our safeguarding and child protection policy here:

Child Protection & Safeguarding Policy 

Aureus Staff who have responsibility for Safeguarding 

Headteacher: Kirsty Rogers (k.rogers1@aureusschool.org)

Deputy Headteacher: Vicki Knight (v.knight@aureusschool.org)

Safeguarding Team SSB Member:

Kerry Brown(kbrown1@glfschools.org)

Designated Safeguarding Lead: 

Paula Rutter (p.rutter@aureusschool.org)

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads:

Carolyn Saul, Assistant Headteacher Key Stage 4 Pupils (c.saul@aureusschool.org)

Sian Haycock, Head of Years 8&9  (s.haycock@aureusschool.org)

Jennifer Murphy, Head of Years 10&11 (j.murphy@aureusschool.org)

Beth Costar, Head of Years 6&7  (b.costar@aureusschool.org)

Sarah Hassell, SENDCo  (s.hassell@aureusschool.org)

There are four main elements to the school’s safeguarding work with students: 

  • Prevention - Through the teaching and pastoral support offered to students and providing a safe environment. We also inform students of potential risks and their ‘stay safe’ responsibilities, through assemblies, coaching, Global Citizenship lessons and other activities. 
  • Procedures in place for identifying and reporting cases, or suspected cases, of harm. 
  • Support to students who may have been abused or are at risk of harm. 
  • Ensuring that we practise safe recruitment, checking the suitability of all Aureus staff and volunteers to work with children.  


If you are concerned about a child’s welfare, outside of school hours, please record your concern and any observations or conversations that you may have heard and report this to TVP (or your local police authority) as soon as possible.
Alternatively, you can conntact MASH (Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub) https://www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/business/information-providers/multi-agency-safeguarding-hub

To report an allegation against a person in a position of trust, please contact the Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) at the Oxfordshire Schools Safeguarding Team:

Phone: 01865 810603 Email: LADO.safeguardingchildren@oxfordshire.gov.uk

If you are a student that would like to report a concern about you, a friend, a sibling or someone you know confidentially please click on this link:https://aureus.thesharpsystem.com
You can use this link to report incidents confidentially (without leaving your name) or if you want to, you can leave your name so that we can more easily help you and also offer you advice and support. All reports will be addressed within 48 hours. 

Support Available 

Childline: 0800 1111

NSPCC: 0808 800 5000 Report Abuse in Education helpline: 0800 136 663 of help@nspcc.org.uk

CAMHS: www.oxfordhealth.nhs.uk/camhs

To report online abuse or if you are worried about how someone has been communicating online, please visit the Child Exploitation and Online Protection command (CEOP):

www.ceop.police.uk/child-safety

If you have concerns regarding e-safety please follow this link:

www.oscb.org.uk/e-safety/