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In Year 9 Art, students have been mastering their drawing skills and experimenting with different materials whilst looking at architectural features


This morning 8I have been looking at minimal word improvisations and exploring a character's motivation in performance


Year 7 have been practicing their rugby skills this morning in the fresh air


Our first Open Morning today 9-10am for our prospective families! If you haven't managed to register for this one, we have some more dates available. We'd love you to join us!


INSET day today – ‘Brag and tag’ staff shared how they ‘stretch and challenge’ our students. Well done to Mrs Kakkad for collecting the most brag tags!


A fantastic new opportunity to join our wonderful as Deputy Headteacher. Find out more and Apply -


It's full ahead in the lab at our . Families are getting stuck in to neutralisation and chromatography


Inspired by the artist Victor Nunes, some creative designs in Art at our


Our amazing choir has been performing our Aureus School Makaton throughout the


A few fierce games of scrabble played in English this evening


Our amazing Inclusion team have been welcoming our prospective families at our wonderful


Some mathematical games being played in Maths


Great fun being had by families in the Sports hall, table tennis and badminton are a hit 🏸🏓


Our Dance studio has captured quite an audience this at our with constant routines in progress


Thank you to all our students for helping us to celebrate today!


We are really looking forward to meeting prospective families at our Open Evening tonight. Headteacher talks will take place at 5, 6 and 7pm and there will be an opportunity to have a tour of our wonderful school. Would you like to join us? Register here:


A reminder that students will be finishing at 1.45pm tomorrow for our Open Evening and Friday is our INSET Day.


Fantastic to see so many students engaging in activities. Today's focus was race and students have made hand prints in the colour of their skin that will be displayed on our hummingbird ❤


There is still time to apply! Find out more about these exciting vacancies to join our wonderful team:


In Geography today, our Year 9's have been building a 3D model of a coastline. Some inspiring designs and great . Looking forward to sharing the finished designs later...#geography

Uniform & Equipment


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.

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.

Please click here to visit the Trutex website

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

Blazer * Grey Aureus School blazer
Jumper * Grey v-necked Aureus jumper with gold trim
Tie * Aureus black/yellow striped school tie
Shirt Plain white shirt with a top button (short of long sleeves)
Skirt/Trousers/Shorts Plain black smart trousers, knee length tailored shorts or a black knee length pleated skirt (black canvas, skinny trousers, leggings or jeans may not be worn)
Smart black shorts may be worn as part of the Summer uniform from June until the end of the Summer term.
Socks/Tights Plain black or grey socks/black or grey opaque tights
Shoes Plain black, leather shoes with black shoe soles and no decorative stitching or carrying an explicit sports logo. Black boots, trainers, plimsolls, canvas or suede shoes may not be worn. (Acceptable shoes are defined by the school).
Rucksack/Sports Bag* Aureus school rucksack and/or sports bag – black with embroidered logo (only one bag is required – students can select which style they prefer). 
PE Kit Aureus PE sports top *
Aureus PE shorts *
Aureus PE socks *
Aureus long sleeve reversible games top
Aureus tracksuit (optional) 
Black or white trainers with non-marking soles for indoor and outdoor use
Towel / Shower gel
Aureus sports bag *

Hair should be neat, tidy and appropriate for a professional working environment (as defined by the school).
Extreme styles and hair colouring will not be permitted (as defined by the school).
Shaved lines in hair or eyebrows are not permitted.


Students may wear one/a pair of small round plain studs in the ear lobe only. 
Other earrings, facial studs, ear expanders, bars or any other body piercings are not permitted.
Rings, necklaces and bracelets including charity, friendship/festival bracelets may not be worn.


Students may not wear any make-up.
Students may not wear false nails, fake eyelashes or tinted contact lenses.
Eyebrows should be natural.

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).
Coat A dark waterproof coat in black or grey (denim jackets and coats that the school deems as ‘Hoodies’ are not permitted).
Cycle Helmet If students will be riding a bike to school, they must wear a cycle helmet.

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.

  • Photo ID Card on a Lanyard (this will be provided in their orientation)
  • 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