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27/03/20

Miss Peruga has a message for G4 https://t.co/pgw9qTjY8X

27/03/20

A very good morning from Miss King 😃https://t.co/OA9to3HDih

26/03/20

Our final message for the day is from Mrs Strange 🙂 https://t.co/EdNj39iOec

26/03/20

A message to G5 from Ms Pearce :) https://t.co/UTv8OdieC7

26/03/20

The world record for the longest keepie-uppie is 26 hours! Mr Hayden challenges you to have a go! https://t.co/wKj9L0D1jx

26/03/20

Retweeted From YoungMinds

If your child finds it difficult to talk about their feelings, here are some conversation starters that you can use. https://t.co/5gDtyrzlKC

25/03/20

We were delighted to receive this piece of rainbow art from 🌈 to mark the time they have been with us They will be missed😪 Read more: https://t.co/MHO5cPJ9mQ https://t.co/aBpBLZ37HC

25/03/20

Ms Hunter has a message for students this morning, watch it here: https://t.co/Zeucki4c0a Coaches will be sharing some messages throughout the week too 😀 https://t.co/8LKE4GTRQF

24/03/20

Over 285 Aureus students have been busy practising touch typing, clocking up an amazing 2d:14h:49m:58s of typing in a total of 4744 completed activities since Friday! Y7 occupy most of the top 10 leader board so far, can Y8 or Y9 take the lead? https://t.co/6jpn2moMQ9

23/03/20

Retweeted From Department for Education

Please share with other parents. If your work is not critical in the response to Coronavirus then please keep your child at home. 👉 https://t.co/6KP6fNE9FD https://t.co/3XNjbikGwq

23/03/20

The blossom is out! Spring has arrived at Aureus🌸 https://t.co/mKmvl9cDA1

22/03/20

Retweeted From Gavin Williamson

You should only send your child to school on Monday if you have to, because your work is critical to our COVID-19 response. If you are able to keep your child at home, you should. https://t.co/n1B1gngVWr

18/03/20

School is open for Year 8 and Year 9 only on Thursday 19th March. A letter with further details has been sent to all parents and carers regarding distance learning.

17/03/20

School is open for Year 8 and Year 9 only on Wednesday 18th March. A letter with further details has been sent to all parents and carers regarding distance learning.

13/03/20

Our Year 9 chemists investigated displacement reactions this week. The question is, can they write a balanced equation for the displacement of magnesium and copper sulphate? https://t.co/a7HFsZQ5tc

13/03/20

Voices of Aureus Choir took part in the Pop Festival this week at the Centre for Music in Oxford, joining other schools in the county to perform some brilliant songs https://t.co/u3tatPeyxI

13/03/20

Throughout the week, students (and staff!) have participated in activities to raise money for . This morning they took part in a run around the field. Thank you to all those that have donated this week for this worthy cause https://t.co/cHoHM8OZzU

Cyber Safety

Technology is a large part of children's lives at home and at school from an early age. At Aureus, our students have access to technology that they use in all areas of the curriculum including: interactive white boards, video walls, PCs and Google Chromebooks. We will educate our community on how to stay safe online throughout the year and across our curriculum.

Internet Safety

It is always good to be cautious while on the Internet. There are people in the cyber world who want to do harm to you or your computer. These are some good tips to keep in mind while you are surfing:

  • Be careful about what you put on the web.
  • It is on there forever and can be used to trace back to you at any time.
  • Keep track of who you interact with on the internet.
  • Some people may not be who they seem to be.
  • Know that privacy is just an illusion.
  • Even personal information on social networks can be easily recovered by anyone.
  • Do not open any links in emails or chat rooms that look suspicious or unfamiliar.
  • Never open any strange files that your computer may have downloaded from an email or a website.

Cyber Bullying

Whether it is posting public pictures, social statuses, or personal messages, cyber bullying takes many forms. The most popular cyber bullying tactics are:

  • Flaming
  • Harrassment
  • Denigration
  • Impersonation
  • Outing
  • Trickery
  • Exclusion
  • Cyber Stalking


Identity Theft

While there are many ways for your identity to get stolen, the easiest way to become a victim of identity theft is by sharing personal information over the Internet. If you are not careful, criminals could steal your identity by finding any of the following:

  • Bank details
  • Personal identification
  • Passwords

Plagiarism

Plagiarism is the "wrongful appropriation" and "stealing and publication" of another author's "language, thoughts, ideas, or expressions" and the representation of them as one's own original work. It is considered as academic dishonesty and a breach of ethics. Is subject to sanctions like penalties, suspension, and even exclusion depending on the extent of the breach.
Examples:

  • Failing to put a quotation in quotation marks.
  • Giving incorrect information about the source of a quotation.
  • Claiming someone else's work as your own.
  • Changing words but copying the sentence structure of a source without giving credit.
  • Copying words or ideas from someone else without giving credit.
  • Having the majority of your work come from a specific source, whether you give credit or not.
  • Misplacing a citation in your work.

Computer Viruses

Always be careful when downloading files off of the internet and make sure you are downloading files from a trusted source. Viruses must be executed to have any effect on your computer, so there are a couple of file types that have no chance of containing a virus. These files are predominantly sound, image, and text file types.

Parental Support

If you would like to learn more about keeping your child safe online at home, please see the websites below:

BBC Own It A website full of fun and empowering tips, insight, stories and advice to help 9-12 year olds get the most out of their time online.
Childnet A registered UK charity that aims to make the internet a safe place for children and young people.
Digizen This website provides information to strengthen awareness and understanding of what digital citizenship is. It shares specific advice and resources on issues such as social networking and cyberbullying.
National Online Safety Useful guides for social media apps and platforms.
NSPCC The NSPCC online safety advice page gives information on online safety and has a free phone number for any questions regarding parental controls, privacy settings or advice on social networks.
UK Safer Internet Centre UK Safer Internet Centre is where you can find e-safety tips, advice and resources to help young people stay safe on the internet.
Thinkuknow Thinkuknow gives you the latest information on popular sites, mobiles and new technology.  It also has a Q&A page and has separate, informal, age appropriate sections.


To report online abuse or if you are worried about how someone has been communicating online, please visit the Child Exploitation and Online Protection command (CEOP)

www.ceop.police.uk/safety-centre

If you have concerns regarding e-safety please follow this link:

www.oscb.org.uk/e-safety