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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

Uniform & Equipment

Uniform

We endeavour to achieve a high standard in all of our activities at our school and we expect this to be reflected both in the appearance and behaviour of our students.

All students must have full school uniform, worn correctly, for daily attendance at school. Uniform will also be worn on occasions when children are representing the school, including school visits.

Parents and carers are asked to co-operate fully by providing the uniform and ensuring children wear it correctly to and from school, and at other times as required.

The school offers the full range of uniform, PE Kit and accessories for pupils which can be purchased directly from our uniform supplier, Trutex.

If you are eligible for Free School Meals (FSM) and/or the Pupil Premium grant, you are entitled to a discount for your uniform. In order to receive this, you must visit the Trutex shop in Didcot where the school has provided names of all those that are eligible, where the discount will be applied. This must be done in store.

The fitting rooms at the shop will be closed and customers encouraged to try items of uniform on at home. We are happy to exchange anything that is the incorrect size as long as it is returned in a saleable condition.

Our Facebook page Trutex Didcot is where more information and updates will be posted.

Please click here to visit the Trutex website

Please contact Trutex on 01235 211011 to check their availability on items.

Items marked with an *asterisk - may only be purchased from our official uniform supplier Trutex Other items - may be purchased from Trutex or other stores.

Uniform Item School Policy  Clarification
Blazer  Grey Aureus School Blazer Compulsory and available from Trutex. This should be worn at all times around school.
Tie Aureus black/yellow striped school tie Compulsory and available from Trutex. Ties should be worn at all times around school. Prefect ties will be provided by school.
Shirt Plain white shirt with a top button Short or long sleeves.
Trousers Plain black straight leg style Black canvas, skinny trousers, leggings of jeans may not be worn. Trousers should be full length and reach the shoe. Knee length tailored shorts may be worn as part of the summer uniform from June until the end of the Summer Term.
Skirt Black knee length pleated skirt Skirts must be longer than blazers and closer to the knee than the hip.
Socks/Tights Plain black or grey socks/black or grey opaque tights.  
Shoes Plain black, leather shoes with black soles and no decorative stitching or carrying an explicit sports logo. Heels should be no higher than 1 inch. Training shoes, branded shoes, including “Air Force 1’s, Vans or canvas shoes are not permissible. Boots are not permissible unless worn under trousers with the trouser leg over the boot.  
Coat A waterproof coat of a plain colour Denim,leather jackets and coats that school deems as Hoodies are not permitted. Tracksuit tops and sweatshirts are not acceptable as an alternative to a coat/jacket.
Jewellery Jewellery should not be worn. Watches may be worn, however they must not be smart watches e.g., Apple Watch. One pair of small sleepers or studs may also be worn, with one sleeper or stud per earlobe only. Spacers/plugs are not allowed, Other facial and body piercings are not allowed. Additional jewellery e.g., bracelets, necklaces, should not be worn including any piercings in the lip, nose, eyebrow or any other facial area. Students will be asked to remove any additional items, and these will be confiscated as per school policy. For health and safety reasons it is vital that these restrictions are observed.
Headwear and Religious clothing Headwear and religious clothing may be worn (for religious purposes only) and should be either plain black or grey (baseball caps and bandanas may not be worn.  
Hair and make up Hair should be of a reasonable length and style. There should be no extremes of colour / style. KS3: Make up is not permitted KS4: Make up must be natural and only clear nail polish. Students wearing heavy make-up and colourful nail varnish will be expected to remove it in school. Students will be expected to remove acrylic nails and false eye lashes.
  PE & Dance Kit  
Sports top Aureus branded polo, Aureus branded rugby top or an Aureus branded hoodie Plain black sports base layers can be worn under an Aureus top.
Shorts or Joggers Plain black shorts or joggers No leggings or tights are to be worn. Plain black sports base layers can be worn under shorts or joggers.
Socks Gold football socks Or White crew socks Gold football socks for outside wear and white crew socks for inside wear.
Footwear Trainers or football boots Any colour.
Hairband Any colour. Required for health and safety reasons for all PE lessons.  
Earrings Must be removed for PE and Dance lessons  
GCSE Dance Year 10 and Year 11 GCSE Dance students may wear black sport (wicking/breathable) leggings.  

 

Aureus School Uniform PDF Document


Equipment and Stationery

We endeavour to achieve a high standard in all of our activities at our school and we expect this to be reflected both how well prepared for learning our students are.

All students must bring the following essential items to school with them every day in order to fully access their lessons.

Students will need a robust school bag or rucksack to carry the following items as well as their school books, PE kit (on PE days) and water bottle:

  • All students are expected to have a reading book on them at all times
  • Mobile phones – need to be off and out of sight in bags between 8.30am-4.30pm
  • A pocket-sized planner (this will be provided in their orientation)
  • A clear pencil case
  • 4 colour pens – black, blue, red, green 
  • 4 colour highlighters
  • A pencil
  • A ruler
  • A rubber
  • A sharpener 
  • Scientific calculator e.g. Casio. Click here for an example
  • Helix Oxford mathematical set: Click here for an example