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28/01/20

Still time to apply! Teacher of Mathematics - https://t.co/hQWX1Aq4BN Teacher of Science - https://t.co/w0Kk9MZ67y https://t.co/9U8namhJYf

27/01/20

7P have been experimenting with marble chips and acid in Chemistry today, investigating the conservation of mass https://t.co/qmm7PO6IZS

27/01/20

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 🙌 https://t.co/QBK2kqbSTy

24/01/20

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! https://t.co/Fmmx2Ybw48

22/01/20

We have two exciting vacancies to join our Teaching Team; Teacher of Mathematics and Teacher of Science. Find out more about these roles: https://t.co/f6OhwbfCkK https://t.co/PLU9sy7mFE

21/01/20

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 📖 https://t.co/pv6o8nSxiA

21/01/20

Great courage shown by our Year 9 students today in English Language whilst presenting their speeches highlighting Gender Inequality https://t.co/71gEIWqW1T

17/01/20

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! https://t.co/IASYUFrDBH

17/01/20

7C have been looking at gas exchange in the lungs this morning, carrying out an experiment to raise their breathing rates https://t.co/ZvDLejDCgL

10/01/20

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 https://t.co/f6OhwbfCkK https://t.co/jFFn7MdNpo

09/01/20

To start off their first lesson of the term, 7D have been playing some warm up games https://t.co/sOuvApfdsK

09/01/20

What is Photosynthesis? Year 8 have been carrying out some exciting experiments in Biology this morning https://t.co/0foW2zn8YK

09/01/20

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.

07/01/20

Looking forward to welcoming students back for the Spring Term tomorrow. A reminder that it is Week B this week. https://t.co/yqrX0ZtSH0

18/12/19

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 https://t.co/rHpbN7icJp

17/12/19

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: https://t.co/wQyzbzD63y https://t.co/1Z60fzlAt8

17/12/19

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 🍪 https://t.co/pZEeRRUUOU

17/12/19

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 https://t.co/71fEW0D33D

17/12/19

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 https://t.co/riA9Yit64g

17/12/19

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 https://t.co/pKmiYR39pE

Term Dates & The School Day

Term Dates for 2019-20

Term Dates for 2020-21

Our normal school day runs from 8.25-3.40 pm Monday-Thursday. We have an extended day so that on Fridays we can finish early at 1.00 pm and maintain the school community’s well-being.

There will be changes to our school day in 2020 in two phases. Please see details below.

Our School Day - Monday - Thursday

8.25am Students to arrive by 8.25am - Gates Close
8.30 - 9.00am Coaching Time
9.00 - 10.00am Lesson 1
10.00 - 10.30am Break
10.30 - 11.30am Lesson 2
11.30 - 11.35am Lesson Transition
11.35am - 12.35pm Lesson 3
12.30 - 1.35pm Lunch
1.35 - 2.35pm Lesson 4
2.35 - 2.40pm Lesson Transition
2.40 - 3.40pm Lesson 5

Tuesday and Wednesday
We run optional Personal Development Time from 3.40-4.30pm.

Restoration Time
Restoration Time will be held Tuesday and Wednesday from 3.40pm - 4.40pm.

Our School Day - Friday

8.25am Students to arrive by 8.25am - Gates Close
8.30 - 9.30am Lesson 1
9.30 - 9.35am Lesson Transition
9.35 - 10.35am Lesson 2
10.35 - 11.05 Break
11.05am - 12.05pm Lesson 3
12.05 - 12.45pm Lunch
12.45 - 1.00pm Coaching

Friday
We have an early finish for staff and students on Fridays. Students will be dismissed from the site at 1.00pm.

Our School Day Monday to Thursday (from Monday 24th February 2020)

8:00am Breakfast Club in the dining hall - Entrance via Reception.
8:15am Students may enter the school playground.
8.25am Gates close. Students may enter the school building.
8.30-8.50am Coaching groups / Assembly
8.50-9:50am Lesson 1
9.50-10.50am Lesson 2
10.50-11.10pm Community Break
11.10-12.10pm Lesson 3
12.10-1.10pm Lesson 4
1.10-1.50pm Community Break
1.50-2.50pm Lesson 5
2.50-3.50pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays - Community Personal Development Time

Our School Day Monday to Friday (from September 2020)

8:00am Breakfast Club in the dining hall - Entrance via Reception
8:15am Students may enter the school playground
8.25am Gates close
8.30-8.50am Coaching groups / Assembly
8.50-9:50am Lesson 1
9.50-10.50am Lesson 2
10.50-11.10pm Community Break
11.10-12.10pm Lesson 3
12.10-1.10pm Lesson 4
1.10-1.50pm Community Break
1.50-2.50pm Lesson 5
2.50-3.50pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays - Community Personal Development Time