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Congratulations to Banksy for achieving the most positive points this year!


🕑 Remember it's a 2pm finish tomorrow! 🕑


Holiday Programme for this years Summer holiday - open to 12-18 year olds. Find out more


From Monday 19th July this is the new process for contact tracing for children and young people in education settings.


Y8 have produced fantastic pieces of creative writing in just 3 minutes at the start of online lessons! Studying a text in which the protagonist travels to a major city for the 1st time alone, they empathised with the character & wrote descriptive pieces inspired by a city photo.


Have you won an award? Parents and carers keep an eye on your email this evening as we will be sending out our Awards Evening video to students that have received an award! 🥳


Our GCSE Focus Day for Year 10 this week was dedicated to English Literature. They watched some fantastic performances of Macbeth, Dr Jekyll and Hyde and The Inspector Calls from The Globe Players. Read more>


Young people experience bullying behaviours every day. We’re joining in to show young people that they deserve to be heard and that help and support is available. ’s


This is some fantastic work, we are very impressed with all your creativity! Other work included making invisible ink, researching the planets of the solar system, interesting elements and modelling the digestive system


Y7 were set a task to complete some research or a practical on a topic of their own choice. Luke created a model of the lungs to show how ventilation works, Ella made a red cabbage indicator to test the pH of substances and Jessica researched atoms, elements and compounds!


GCSE dancers took to the stage at Radley College to perform in front of a live audience for Step In Time, School of Performing Arts. They did incredibly well and we are immensely proud of them all! Read more>


This week we celebrated Miss Guarasci, Miss Minnigan and Mr King completing their NQT year here ! A very big congratulations 🥳


We are incredibly excited to be celebrating the end of term with a live Virtual Concert on 13/07 at 5.30pm. Parents & carers check your email for the link...we hope that you can join us!


This week we celebrated our Year 10 students moving on into Year 11! Read more:


We were absolutely thrilled to take delivery of our brand new minibus this week! Read more:


Year 8 are looking at different rock types and how they are made in science lessons this week. Today they applied their knowledge by comparing different chocolate to rock type and explaining their reasoning


Year 8 have been writing poetry in English and have created their own beautiful praise songs about their role models. Some really lovely pieces here, well done!


Silver group are complete and completing their debrief. Well done everyone!


All groups are on route and working really hard to complete their expedition. Always time for a food break though!


Our bronze groups are awake and cooking breakfast! They will be packing the tents down and heading off for their final days walk

Posted on: 30/09/2020

Nine Reasons to Choose Our School

There are many reasons to choose Aureus School for your child’s next step in education - from our incredible facilities to our Beacon status and varied curriculum. Here are just nine of the great reasons you should be part of the Aureus family, and we look forward to telling you much more.

Ambitious Curriculum
We are aspirational for all of our students and offer a wide range of subjects from languages to ethics and interactive media.

STEAM specialism
Science Technology, Engineering, Arts, Maths - the heart of our school - opening doors to a brilliant future.

Our school is new and purpose-built with great facilities including a sports hall, dance studio and art gallery.
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Values-Based education
Our 12 school values underpin our culture and ethos and each is explored during weekly assemblies to reinforce and explore them individually.

Global Citizens
We are not an exam factory and aim for our students to be well-rounded individuals who are highly-employable.

Beacon School
For Holocaust education with the University College London which aims to improve the quality of teaching about the Holocaust with a rich understanding across the curriculum.

Scholars Programme
We aim to ensure our students are ready for post-16 studies and have a pathway to Russell Group of Oxbridge Universities or vocational and technical opportunities.

Smooth Transition
Joining a new school is exciting and challenging and we work closely with partner schools, parents and carers to make the move as easy as possible.

Learning together
We are the only co-educational 11 to 16 school in Didcot and we instil courage, ambition and resilience in every student to empower them to achieve greatness as a global citizen through a combined drive for excellence.