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25/11/22

We held our first ever Year 12 Awards Evening this week. It was great to see the class of 2022 and find out about their post-16 courses. Find out who the award winners were via the link - Latest News - Aureus School... https://t.co/m3T8h6jwvQ

25/11/22

HOW ABOUT A SPOT OF TEE? Aureus Golf Club, run by Mr Hayden, were at the Hadden Hill golf range this week, practicing their swings. https://t.co/oUQx8jbBH1

24/11/22

Read all about our House Music Competition - House Music Competition - Latest News - Aureus School... https://t.co/dwT5YsTu5N https://t.co/vQTPiolzdL

24/11/22

Tickets available now through https://t.co/aY58d0d1vE or https://t.co/K0jY3H7ag9 DON'T MISS OUT!!! https://t.co/zVzgEmj8iw

15/11/22

On Sunday, the Didcot Remembrance Parade took place and Aureus School was proudly represented by Grace and Sophie P along with Warren and Sophie R, who placed the school wreath. It was a pleasure to see so many Aureus students represented in Guides, Scouts, and Cadets. https://t.co/zUP57YfoJL

10/11/22

"When it rains, look for the rainbow" Yr 9 PE have been braving the elements this week! https://t.co/4ElsY4ymOy

08/11/22

Want to find out why we are the school of choice? Aureus School is delighted to invite you to our Creative and Expressive Arts Showcase at the Cornerstone, Didcot. Friday, 31st March 2023 Book your tickets now! https://t.co/lNgP7f2c6y

04/11/22

For our annual Remembrance service on Friday the 11th, we are inviting all Aureus service children and students who actively attend a Cadet Corps, Scouts or Guides to attend in their uniform. The service will begin at 10.30am in the quad. https://t.co/9pBo87hS2f

03/11/22

If you are interested in joining our PCA (Parents & Carers Association), we want you! The PCA support Aureus by organising events in order to raise funds and also provide the opportunity for parents to get to know each other and become members of this supportive & friendly team. https://t.co/0EKH2NOSXU

20/10/22

Rehearsals for our School Production of The Wizard of Oz are well under way! https://t.co/xvMfHvBD8a

11/10/22

Yesterday, a selection of our students visited the Houses of Parliament. Students toured the House of commons, the Great Hall and met our local MP David Johnston for a question & answer session at the Education Centre. https://t.co/gjIpA2iamR

05/10/22

Nominate a teacher for a National Teaching Award. Help us recognise and celebrate the outstanding work do by nominating them for a National Teaching Award. The awards are free, there are 16 categories to choose from. https://t.co/yiEweptq2t https://t.co/ZJSp2BkoMg

26/09/22

Today Museum of Natural History's HOPE project visited some of our Year 7 and 9 students to learn how to be entomologists. A very exceptional day of practical learning about those of which are all around us! https://t.co/nktSNWazrP

22/09/22

Open evening is happening from 5pm to 7pm today. No need to book just come along. We’re looking forward to seeing lots of Year 5 and Year 6 pupils. Our new catering company will be here so you can see what happens in our new hub. https://t.co/GQrYGuvZjA

08/09/22

We express our deepest sympathies for the passing of HM Queen Elizabeth II. Her dedication to the UK, other realms & territories is unparalleled. We thank her for her service. Our school will observe the mourning period whilst continuing to support our children, families & staff.

08/09/22

Monday marked the start of a new school year for our lovely Year 7s. In just a few short days, they have settled into the Aureus way of life and there have been plenty of smiling faces positive comments. https://t.co/oMP8qX5VZ6

08/09/22

Our Yr 6 Open Events are fast approaching! Use the following link to sign up: www.aureus https://t.co/frnljwzDgq https://t.co/TaW1yEYiqK

06/09/22

Today, our brand new year 7s have been discovering what art means to them with Miss Robins. https://t.co/uQRsmBimfl

06/09/22

Tomorrow we will be hosting an Information Evening for our KS3 parents from 5-6pm and an Exam Information evening for our KS4 parents from 6:30-7pm. We look forward to seeing you there. https://t.co/6IL6k5eT56

Student Leadership Team & Prefects

Student Leadership Team

The role of a Junior Leadership Team Prefect is a highly respected and very important one.  Not only do the younger students in the school look to the Prefects as role models but they are also students who are there to help and support them in many different aspects of their school life. Parents and visitors to the school also see them as high respected members of the school community.

All our Junior Leadership Prefects will have general responsibilities as part of the Aureus School team, this would include being part of a daily duty team across the school or support specific areas such as the Music and PE department. Throughout the year there will also be other roles the Prefects will be expected to fulfil such as Parents Evenings, Open Days and other events. They are skilled in public speaking and communicating with the local residents.

The Junior Leadership team prefects will attend meetings with the Headteacher, Assistant Headteacher Personal Development and Heads of Faculty when required. They will also regularly liaise with the department / faculty they have responsibility for.

Role of Head Junior Leadership Team prefect
Respond to needs of school and staff as they arise, liaising mainly with the Headteacher and Assistant headteacher Personal Development.

  • Represent the school at various functions and events.
  • Assist with whole school and Year assemblies.
  • Organisation of department and volunteers for Open Events.
  • Organise the Junior Leadership Team duty rota’s
  • Assist with relevant PDT clubs and after school events such as sports fixtures.

Role of Junior Leadership Prefect team

  • Be responsible for the duty teams on a daily basis.
  • Represent the school at various functions.
  • Assist as and when required by staff.
  • Have responsibility for maintaining discipline and behaviour.
  • Be external ambassadors for the school.
  • Trained as anti-bullying ambassadors through the Diana Award programme 
  • Help to organise the Year 11 Prom/Yearbooks /Leavers Hoodies.

Expectations

  • Act as a role model in both the school and community.
  • Encourage others in the school community to benefit from the educational opportunities offered by the school. 
  • The ability to lead and to show initiative.
  • Ability to communicate with all age groups.

Junior Leadership Prefect Team Roles
Senior Prefect Roles 
Head Prefect x 2
Deputy Head Prefect x 2
Games Captains x 2
Faculty Prefects x 6 (2 per faculty)
Inclusion Prefect

Subject Specific Prefect Roles
The Arts Prefect team x 4 (Art, Music, Drama, Dance)
Maths Prefect
Science Prefect team x 2
English Prefect
History Prefect
Geography Prefect
Ethics Prefect
Languages Prefect
Business Studies
Computing Prefect

Students apply as prefects via video. They produce a video no longer than 3 minutes to show how they would fulfil a prefect role. In the video they state which prefect roles they would like but the final decision sits with the Leadership Team of the school.