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19/06/19

Pupils from joined Voices of Aureus for a fabulous GLF Music Festival yesterday where they performed to parents and carers'. Well done to all involved, they were amazing! https://t.co/okhnDwZ0iY

19/06/19

Some amazing musical instruments created in our REcycled Music workshop https://t.co/hbjI0cibB8

19/06/19

Our Year 8 students have been looking at environmental risks we face on our planet today and researching apps that could help make us greener https://t.co/NZVyiodPa9

19/06/19

REinvent Food...our students have been making bread and butter pudding in this workshop today, inspiring them to reduce food waste https://t.co/sB4raMSWPo

19/06/19

We have been lucky to have Nick Garnett in with Year 7's today building a kinetic coral reef through play https://t.co/khkBrwePLI

19/06/19

Our 3rd day of the year, we have been looking at 'REinvent, REuse, REcycle'. Year 7's have been getting creative with REcycled wind chimes, Reco cultivation and REused sculpture https://t.co/GS8TPhtFWk

19/06/19

We would like to thank all our amazing teachers at today and to congratulate the wonderful Ms Costar for being nominated for the 'Outstanding New Teacher of the Year Award' 🎉 https://t.co/PxV4LA7qGr

18/06/19

We have been working with local businesses today to help develop our careers programme. Thank you all for joining us https://t.co/dBKqPy6KT8

18/06/19

We are growing our wonderful team for our third year and are recruiting for a Teacher of English, Teacher of Science and a Computing Lead Practitioner. Visit https://t.co/f6OhwbfCkK to find out more! https://t.co/jMxIcwwgA1

14/06/19

Today our became 🎉 Congratulations to all our winners this week for showing our value Integrity https://t.co/76pBfXagSd

13/06/19

"The PGL trip was SO FUN!! My favourite activity was the climbing wall because I overcame my fear of heights." Read more about our recent PGL trip https://t.co/BsoLqquWT5 #10%braver

12/06/19

Quite a different style to 8A's English lesson this morning, discussing who they feel is to blame for Mrs Alexander's revelation in "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" https://t.co/ntWfeu9JyN

12/06/19

Check out "It's a Hard Knock Life" by the wonderful Voices of Aureus https://t.co/eJpCVZ7XJU

12/06/19

Retweeted From Anthony D

A massive thank you to for bringing the amazing, sensational Voices Of Aureus all the way from Didcot Oxford! They sounded incredible! Hope you can be part of our November concert!🎶🎵🎼🎺📹🎻🎹 https://t.co/ZwLiahSFax

12/06/19

We were delighted to be invited to the concert on Monday this week. Read more: https://t.co/o8ZB9JdjEy https://t.co/u5LUbFa1oT

09/06/19

We have had such an amazing time at Osmington Bay So proud of our Year 7's for embodying our Aureus values https://t.co/MDs7BGpflF

09/06/19

Fantastic last day Dragon Boating at the amazing the . We are on our way home now and will update you with our arrival time after we stop for a comfort break at the services https://t.co/iJQBRWJudI

08/06/19

We have turned "I can't" into "I can"! https://t.co/yBZqTBK8fM

08/06/19

Tears on the way up, smiles all the way down 😁 #10%braver https://t.co/OGJQ2aAzFR

08/06/19

PGL Day 2: Today we have been Problem Solving, tackling Jacobs ladder, climbing and orienteering https://t.co/kE7h1qj9E6

Posted on: 11/02/2019

Aureus is committed to healthy eating

Aureus asda posterWe are aware of a piece being run in the Oxford Mail - online and in print - about Aureus' policy not to allow sweets and sugary snacks or drinks at our school.

This policy has been in place since the school opened and spot checks of a few students suspected of having purchased a large amount of sweets and sugary drinks or energy drinks has always taken place.

The story does not relate to a change in policy at the school. The story refers to a recent bulletin to parents following concern from staff members about the volume of sweets and sugary snacks being purchased at Asda and brought into our school. For background, a member of our leadership team is based outside Asda most mornings to help students get to school on time. It is these staff members who have noticed an increase in students purchasing large amounts of sweets first thing in the morning.

In our bulletin to parents, we stated that we will be carrying out spot checks at the school gate to ensure that all sweets are kept in reception until the end of school but we would like to make it clear that these spot checks are not new and are only for those suspected of buying a large amount of sweets.

This is in line with our vision for healthy minds needing healthy bodies; we have always taken a strong stance on sugary food and drinks being brought onto the school site.

Since the opening of Asda, the school has worked positively in partnership with the store manager to support positive behaviour in the community. In store, students see a community agreement poster reinforcing expectations of Aureus students as ambassadors in the store. 

Our commitment to healthy eating is a significant part of our well-being strategy, which includes our healthy lunches and educating our students to avoid unhealthy snacks. Our proactive approach to our students' well-being has won praise nationally and last month we became one of just six secondary schools across the whole country to receive a Gold Status award from the Carnegie Centre of Excellence Mental Health Award for Schools.

Our school also made positive headlines last week when BBC Radio Oxford’s Breakfast Show and BBC South both reported on Aureus’s award-winning work on improving children’s mental health.