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01/12/20

Retweeted From Didcot Train

Our timetable for the coming week!⬇️ young people can see what the team are running day to day and get involved by following their TRAIN social media accounts. Take a look at the poster pinned to our Profile for their details. Wishing you all happy, and not too busy, Advents!✨ https://t.co/mA4rrQWMy0

01/12/20

Congratulations to our November Typing Superstars! ⭐️ https://t.co/BIS75yPXKB

30/11/20

Our Year 7 global citizens are looking at their hopes and fears for the future using a visual image of a Garden of Hope and Wall of Fear. We can't wait to put this together as a display! https://t.co/rob8xOTW1K

27/11/20

We’ve joined the fight against cancer by hosting a Schools event. If you would like to sponsor a child, or just donate to this fantastic cause, please visit https://t.co/4GiarctVLe https://t.co/hfV0mEy38t

26/11/20

In Year 7 Biology today, students took part in their own bushtucker trial with a full pluck. They have been looking at the structure and function of the organ systems in the body. https://t.co/GuniDuNV5w

25/11/20

Retweeted From Didcot Train

We hope your Wednesdays are treating you all well✨A reminder of the ways young people can get involved in our virtual activities and see what the Youth Work team are getting up to each week ⬇️ Please do get in touch with us if you ever have any questions around our provision https://t.co/ZsHANw7JZG

25/11/20

GCSE Dance students were delighted to take part in a dance theory workshop today, delivered by the very talented Read more: https://t.co/3HjGuwVsnf https://t.co/sB8TEB20Su

23/11/20

Year 10 students made a shrine to the Buddha during their Ethics lesson, learning about how Buddhists worship. They really enjoyed making the shrine and learning about the ceremonial worship, the puja (offerings) https://t.co/hyw72aVERw

23/11/20

Faye and Bethany were presented with their own Solar Furnace after winning the competition to build their own solar oven. Archit and Bethany received an Airzooka, for their amazing work in Science. The Science team hope you have lots of fun with them🙂 https://t.co/Rwx3xDi7sd

14/11/20

Wishing all a happy, healthy and prosperous year 🎉 https://t.co/tmwIGRPIJB

13/11/20

Thank you to all the students and staff that donated for for our non uniform day. We will update you with the total raised next week! https://t.co/KhVzZjBMzh

13/11/20

Typing practice has started again in earnest with Year 7s and 8s this week. Already we are seeing great speed and accuracy. Congratulations to our Typing Superstars this week! https://t.co/ZbjARdGa4K https://t.co/v7NdTTfoAW

13/11/20

Year 9 students have been busy practicing for their Dance practical and theoretical assessments taking place next week https://t.co/5sbGVhd2iq

13/11/20

Oscar in Y9 has been selected, for the 4th year running, to represent the U14 Squad. He is one of only 15 boys chosen to make up this squad out of all the talented young golfers in the three counties. Congratulations Oscar, this is a fantastic achievement! https://t.co/TDuJWJtJ8F

12/11/20

We are seeking an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our Inclusion Team. To find out more and apply online visit https://t.co/9TUfwc7NnG https://t.co/DZoZ6WDGHa

10/11/20

is a great chance for your child to broaden their horizons, discover new interests, have fun, boost their mental and physical health, gain essential skills and achieve a highly respected Award. Our Y9's can sign up now! Find out more: https://t.co/aGtMS0GMlP

06/11/20

GCSE Art students have just started looking at how other artists express messages through their work this week. Their inspiration at the moment is the artist Shepard Fairey https://t.co/Tbv5AbuM0t

05/11/20

An exciting opportunity for students to take part in! https://t.co/CN8jx6POI5

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.