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18/01/21

Banksy, Hawking and Malala you have been challenged! Your first faculty challenge this term is a Toaster Trick Shot challenge (please remember to unplug the toaster first!) Have you got what it takes? Please send your photos and/or video to your coach. https://t.co/iKswmIRMlg

18/01/21

Take part in Mr Hayden's 30-day fitness challenge! Starting today, live at 11am every weekday on Google Meet, Mr Hayden will be taking part in the exercises in this timetable. Who can complete the 30 days, we can't wait to find out! https://t.co/lmeRGGYKE7

15/01/21

A great photo of Emily in Year 9 training her flexibility for GCSE Dance. Well done Emily! https://t.co/tNvvBNtFQ0

15/01/21

Come and assist the Head of Mathematics enthuse and engage our students with our innovative curriculum! We are seeking an innovative maths teacher to join us in September 2021 as Second in Maths. Find out more and apply today: https://t.co/DIoxUywKYu

14/01/21

Miss King is really impressed with the engagement of Aureus students learning to dance online! If you want to take part in some great online tutorials, take a look at https://t.co/l0uco5pJBv Please share any photos/videos to media.org

14/01/21

Send a photo of your Science at Home experiment to media.org

14/01/21

Or for budding engineers, can you make your own cardboard chair? https://t.co/T4lLrH9T0G

14/01/21

Science at Home: Can you stand on a paper cup? Here is a link on how to take part in this challenge: https://t.co/TLxKm0RuM5

12/01/21

As part of our programme this year and inspired by the , we are celebrating virtually and we would like all students to focus on this year’s theme of shining a light in darkness. Send your entries to coaches by 25th January! https://t.co/ZzYQ7M9ofJ

07/01/21

Are you a PE teacher looking to progress? As Head of PE you will be responsible for the strategic lead and management of a small, but growing team of experienced and dedicated teachers. Find out more and apply online: https://t.co/1M1HP4m2rA

07/01/21

Retweeted From Didcot Train

With the recent Government announcement's, we're going into the new year running most of our provisions online this week. 2021 might not be treating all of us too nicely so far but let's not let it get the better of us!! 🌤 Sending you all our very best wishes for the year🌈 https://t.co/raK3wWNSVy

05/01/21

We are really looking forward to seeing you all back on Google Classroom at 8.30am tomorrow for coaching time. There will be an assembly this week on our value of courage to start off 2021 ☺

28/12/20

We are recruiting! We have some exciting opportunities to join us in 2021. If you would like to join our vibrant and dynamic team, find out more here - https://t.co/f6Ohwbxdci https://t.co/YsSPrn2Iud

25/12/20

would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a happy new year! We look forward to seeing you in 2021. https://t.co/hl5mnRqwsr

17/12/20

Super proud of our Years 7 & 8 students today for completing their event, raising over £3,000 for 🎉 Thank you to all those that sponsored them, supporting this amazing charity https://t.co/l64oVq4tvo https://t.co/eFnnWc0oqb

17/12/20

A useful Covid-19 Response Guide for parents and carers during the Christmas holidays. https://t.co/xCofpENAIF

16/12/20

Year 9 have been discussing who they believe should be held accountable for the Holocaust as part of their GCSE focus day today https://t.co/O7ghUeXfMb

16/12/20

Our Year 9 Geographers were mapping out the life of a river from the source to the mouth on the desks in their GCSE Focus Day https://t.co/zMtqPByTRr

16/12/20

Year 8 students became entrepreneurs for the day, on the topic of Biomimicry. They worked in teams to think of a problem to solve and finalised a product idea which they later pitched to the investors. There were some really inspiring and creative ideas! https://t.co/lSraNXm2UV

16/12/20

Y7 became forensic scientists in our first day of the year today in an attempt to find out who stole the skeleton from the prep room! They analysed fingerprints, did some chromatography and extracted DNA https://t.co/mClOssg0Sa

Senior Leadership Team

Ms Julie Hunter, Headteacher
Ms Hunter was appointed as Headteacher in 2019, having joined Aureus School as the Founding Deputy Headteacher in 2017. Julie has over 20 years teaching experience in various comprehensive schools across the South West of England. She is a teacher of Modern Foreign Languages, specialising in German. Outside of school Julie can be found walking the Cotswold Way with her Weimaraner.

Mr John O’Regan, Deputy Headteacher
Mr O'Regan joined Aureus School as Deputy Headteacher in January 2020, having been an Assistant Headteacher at Gosford Hill School, Kidlington. John is responsible for Curriculum and Assessment and is the Designated Safeguarding Lead. He currently teaches History and Business Studies. Outside of school, John loves following Spurs and in the school holidays travelling with his family in their motorhome.

Mr Amjad Ali, Assistant Headteacher
Mr Ali joined Aureus School as one of the founding members of the leadership team. He has led on Special Educational Needs and Inclusion and overseen the development of Teaching and Learning. He currently works as the school Raising Standard’s Lead. Amjad work’s for Aureus four days a week, the other day of the week he works for himself providing CPD and training to teachers across the United Kingdom. Outside of school Amjad is a keen sportsman and plays Cricket in the Berkshire Premier Division. 

Mrs Hannah Powell, Assistant Headteacher
Hannah joined Aureus as a Lead Practitioner for Music three years ago. Hannah still holds this role now, but is also Assistant Headteacher for Teaching and Learning. She worked as a Head of Performing Arts for 10 years in London and most recently in Oxford. Away from school Hannah sings in two different bands and spends her time with her three year old pretending to be a superhero.

Mr Drew Morris, Assistant Headteacher
Drew was appointed as Assistant Headteacher 2018 in charge of transition. In 2019 his responsibility changed to Behaviour and Attitudes. Drew is a Drama teacher and trained as a professional actor. Previously, he worked for 9 years at Larkmead school in Abingdon where his roles included Head of Drama, Head of Faculty and Head of Year. Outside of school Drew enjoys spending time with his family, playing tennis and badminton, theatre and developing his artistic skills in drawing and painting.

Ms Carolyn Saul, Assistant Headteacher
Ms Saul joined Aureus in January 2019, having been a Senior Teacher at another secondary school within the GLF family. Carolyn is a teacher of Physical Education and PSHE. Outside of school, Carolyn enjoys both playing and watching a variety of sports and is a snow sports enthusiast enjoying regular visits to Tamworth snowdome with her family.