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Year 11 used quadrats to conduct random sampling this morning. They calculated a mean and then used formulae to estimate the number of daisies in a field.#gcsescience#Biology


So proud of these students today. Lovely talking to them at lunch about the nerves they had in the lead up but they absolutely smashed it!


Christmas 🎄


We are immensely proud to announce our winners of the youth speakers' competition organised by the Rotary club. The topic they debated on was "The gender pay gap".Well done Megan , Jaxon , Kacper and Tilly on all your efforts and teams' work. We are super proud of you!


Yr10 investigate the products of with excellent result’s.


Yr9 perform a practical that helps them calculate specific heat capacity. Do you know the formula? #SHC


The water is back up and running. School will be open to all students tomorrow. Thank you for your patience and understanding.


URGENT NEWS. Aureus is closed today due to problems with the water pipes. Full details to follow in letter.


Lovely to see our Year 11s and their families in school this evening, working on their revision skills. You’ve got this 💪


A fantastic morning! 30+ amazing volunteers (thank you!) planted 400+ saplings on the school field. It was freezing but this awesome team planted the saplings in less than 2hrs. Thank you for the saplings


Thank you to everyone who came to help us plant 450 donated trees this morning . Hope everyone has warmed up now.


Collaboration is what helps us grow. Had a lovely day today. The students were delightful and the staff welcoming. Working together to create a better future for our students


Great meeting with Jak today. Excited for the work we can do together to create opportunities for students.


A year 9 student receives a prestigious award for performing an investigation on the factors that affect the growth of plants. He proudly receives his Bronze Crest Award🥳


Just adding items to our wellbeing calendar. The new wellbeing committee are working on ways to help bring the team together. Look after the staff so they can look after the students. Happy Wednesday!


When the wellbeing survey confirms what you already knew: we are making improvements every day and the staff feel it. Looking forward to hearing the student voice to check they feel the same.


Year 8 learnt about the role of stomata in plants today, and then got to identify them down a microscope (the green parts on photo 3!)



Year 8 learnt about energy stores yesterday. They then completed a series of practicals where they identified the energy stores.


Future leaders of the world! Student council met today to discuss the agenda for the year! They were very excited about some upcoming events at school and most importantly, have already started working as a team to make Aureus the best place for all of our students.

Exams Office

The Examinations Officer is Mr D Minton who can be contacted via email or telephone: 01235 313713 ext: 2140

Welcome to the Aureus School Exams Office page. On this page, you will find information about assessments run by the Exams Office, such as public exams and internal PPEs (Pre-Public Examinations – also known as “mocks”). 

Below you will find details and links to:

  • Key Dates
  • Parent and Student Exam Board information sites
  • JCQ Candidate Information documents
  • Examination policies
  • The Aureus Student Examination Guide, which outlines rules and expectations for students during exams.

The Exams Office is open in line with the school term and on GCSE Provisional Results Day in August. If you have any queries, please contact Mr D Minton (Exams Officer) via the email address or telephone number shown at the top of this page.

General Updates:

The Exam Boards have published their examination timetables for Summer 2024, details of which can be found below.

Subjects with Non-Examination Assessments (NEAs) components have deadlines which are before written exams. These deadlines can range throughout the entire course, so may be during Year 10 or Year 11. Subject teachers will confirm exact deadlines dates directly with students for their particular subject.

Examinations run in the Summer 2024 series (May/June) are expected to run as normal with no adjustments

Exam Board Websites:

Please find below links to the student / parent pages of the exam boards, where more information about courses and requirements can be found:




EdExcel (Pearson) -

Exam boards for each subject can be found in the GCSE Subject List 2023-2025 below.

Candidate Information

Exam Policies and Documentation

GCSE Subject List 2023-25

Spring Mocks 2024 Timetable

Summer 2024 Final Written Exams Timetable - Chronological

Summer 2024 Final Written Exams Timetable - By Subject

Key Stage 4 Guide to Success


Key Dates 2022 -2023

November 2023 Summer 2023 Final Exam Certificates Released
15th January - 26th January 2024                                 Mock Examinations (Y11 all subjects and Y10 Religious Studies)                      
April 2024 Yr 11 Art Final Exams
9th May - 26th June 2024 Summer 2024 - Final Written Examinations
6th June 2024 Summer 2024 Examinations - Contingency Afternoon
13th June 2024 Summer 2024 Examinations - Contingency Afternoon
26th June 2024 Summer 2024 Examinations - Contingency Day
17th June - 27th June Year 10 End-of-Year Examinations
22nd August 2024 Summer 2024 Examinations: Provisional Results Day

Summer 2023 Exam Cohort - Final Certificate Collection - Alternative Arrangements Form