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27/01/20

We are extremely excited and very proud that our Voices of Aureus choir have been invited to perform on the main stage at Wembley in the concert on 17th March. Here they are in rehearsal this morning 🙌 https://t.co/QBK2kqbSTy

24/01/20

Exploring the use of movement skills and passing the focus of the audience in Drama this morning. Every single student in 8G has worked extremely hard, well done! https://t.co/Fmmx2Ybw48

22/01/20

We have two exciting vacancies to join our Teaching Team; Teacher of Mathematics and Teacher of Science. Find out more about these roles: https://t.co/f6OhwbfCkK https://t.co/PLU9sy7mFE

21/01/20

8P have been exploring the conventions of different genres and searching extracts from Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol' for evidence of it fitting within the gothic genre 📖 https://t.co/pv6o8nSxiA

21/01/20

Great courage shown by our Year 9 students today in English Language whilst presenting their speeches highlighting Gender Inequality https://t.co/71gEIWqW1T

17/01/20

7M were making observations during a Thermal Decomposition practical in Chemistry today. Don't worry, Copper Carbonate (CuCO3) is meant to go black when you heat it! https://t.co/IASYUFrDBH

17/01/20

7C have been looking at gas exchange in the lungs this morning, carrying out an experiment to raise their breathing rates https://t.co/ZvDLejDCgL

10/01/20

We are expanding our wonderful support team, apply today for the following roles: 🔸 Teaching Assistant 🔸 Teaching Assistant (Numeracy) 🔸 Administrator (Cover) 🔸 Receptionist (Administration) 🔸 Behaviour Officer 🔸 Pastoral Welfare Leader https://t.co/f6OhwbfCkK https://t.co/jFFn7MdNpo

09/01/20

To start off their first lesson of the term, 7D have been playing some warm up games https://t.co/sOuvApfdsK

09/01/20

What is Photosynthesis? Year 8 have been carrying out some exciting experiments in Biology this morning https://t.co/0foW2zn8YK

09/01/20

A reminder that our Year 8 Options Evening starts tonight at 6pm. Students are welcome to attend with parents/carers. Please ensure that if students are attending, that they are in full school uniform. We look forward to seeing you here.

07/01/20

Looking forward to welcoming students back for the Spring Term tomorrow. A reminder that it is Week B this week. https://t.co/yqrX0ZtSH0

18/12/19

We had a succession of celebration assemblies this morning. Congratulations to all the students that received a certificate. We wish you all a wonderful Christmas and look forward to seeing you back for our Spring term https://t.co/rHpbN7icJp

17/12/19

For most children the flu vaccine is not an injection, just a quick nasal spray. Children can be badly affected by flu, especially those aged 2 and 3. Don’t put off it off, ask your GP about the free flu nasal spray today. Read more: https://t.co/wQyzbzD63y https://t.co/1Z60fzlAt8

17/12/19

Year 9's have been using numeracy in the kitchen this morning, weighing out ingredients and working out cooking times to create some delicious chocolate chip cookies 🍪 https://t.co/pZEeRRUUOU

17/12/19

Year 9 have been linking numeracy with Art and PE in our day. Inspired by fabric designer Tula Pink, they have been creating tesselations to form a mural. In PE, they have been inventing new games https://t.co/71fEW0D33D

17/12/19

Year 8 have been coming up with some innovative ideas for a product in their Apprentice style day. There are some really creative concepts with some fantastic USP's which they will take to the panel of judges later on today https://t.co/riA9Yit64g

17/12/19

Today is Day and CSI Aureus (Year 7) have been investigating 'Who stole Mrs Murphy's dog?' They have been assessing the crime scene, DNA profiling, fingerprinting and creating photofits https://t.co/pKmiYR39pE

16/12/19

Students that have embodied our values and been true ambassadors this term were awarded with a celebration film this morning, well done! 🎉 https://t.co/tyKDOfGPZS

16/12/19

Year 7 students were given a free choice on their reading material in this mornings library lesson https://t.co/qpZ9j80Ve4

Partner Schools

Aureus is the first mixed 11-16 school in Didcot, following a history of single sex education. We will work alongside St Birinus Boys’ School, Didcot Girls’ School and the Didcot UTC to serve the local community in secondary school choice.

You can find out more about the schools in Didcot here: https://www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/cms/schools/list/result/All%20types/Didcot

You can see the news about Aureus here: https://www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/cms/search/site/aureus

We look forward to working with our partner schools in supporting the Year 6s and their families in their transition to secondary school.

Our 2017 Partner Schools

KEY    

PRIMARY PARTNER

POSTCODE   

HEADTEACHER    

DISTANCE FROM AUREUS (by car)

1

All Saints Church of England School

OX11 7LH

John Myers

2.6 miles

2 Blewbury Endowed C Of E Primary School OX11 9QB Marion Mills 5.1 miles

3

Chilton Primary School

OX11 0PQ

Sandra North

4.6 miles

4

Cholsey Primary School

OX10 9PP

Heidi McSweeney

6.3 miles

5

Drayton Community Primary School

OX14 4JG

Marc Knight

5.3 miles

6

Fir Tree Junior School

OX10 0NY

Nilofer Khan

6.8 miles

7

Grazeley Parochial Church of England Aided Primary School

RG7 1JY

Celia Thatcher

30.7 miles

8

Hagbourne Church of England Primary School

OX11 9LR

Annette Crewe

2.8 miles

9

Harwell Community Primary School

OX11 0LH

Bryn Gibson

1.5 miles

10

Ladygrove Park Primary School

OX11 7GB

Andrew Markham

3.2 miles

11

Long Wittenham (Church of England) Primary School

OX14 4QJ

Alison Mountain

6.3 miles

12

Manor School

OX11 7LB

Jess Robinson

1.3 miles

13

New Marston Primary School (River Learning Trust)

OX3 0AY

Tracey Smith

15.7 miles

14

Northbourne Church of England Primary School

OX11 8LJ

Paul Shaughnessy

1.8 miles

15

South Moreton School

OX11 9AG

Cheryl Sánchez

4.2 miles

16

St Amand's Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School, East Hendred

OX12 8LF

Helen Ellery

4.2 miles

17

St Andrew's Church of England Primary School

OX3 9ED

Jude Bennett

17.2 miles

18

St Blaise Church of England Primary School

OX14 4DR

Ruth Leach

3.1 miles

19

Stephen Freeman Community School

OX11 7BZ

Jess Butler

0.9 miles

20

Streatley Church of England (Controlled) School

RG8 9QL

Lesley Roberts

 

10.8 miles

21

Sutton Courtenay Church of England Primary School

OX14 4DA

Rachel Hornsey

3.7 miles

22

Willowcroft Community School

OX11 8BA

Jane Hemery

1.8 miles

23

Woodcote Primary School

RG8 0RA

Liz Hunt

13.3 miles

NB: GEMs Primary School and Aureus Primary School, our sibling school (both new schools on the Great Western Park) will become our closest primary partner schools, once they grow to Year 6 provision.