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14/12/18

Retweeted From Aureus Primary

Thank you Voices of Aureus for singing at our official opening & teaching our choir the Aureus song 🎉 https://t.co/SDCLhowpAl

14/12/18

Retweeted From Cat McGill

I’m collecting ideas from families about what sort of songs you’d like me to write in my new project. Got lots of great ideas from practical stuff like routines, family set up, to lots of feelings based topics like being loveable and knowing you are unique. Any more?!

14/12/18

Retweeted From Jo Lawrence

Great work https://t.co/rgwjgQIU7B

14/12/18

Retweeted From Schools Week

Forget isolation rooms - pupils at can choose to sit under a weighted blanket in a dark room to calm down, told the conference last week https://t.co/4cV3iRVXRz

14/12/18

Retweeted From Play2Give

Fantastic donations received today from the families of . Thank you so much for supporting our campaign for a second year and donating so many fantastic gifts that will make so many children in hospital this Christmas smile and happy 🎁🎄 https://t.co/dfPvX00qZA

14/12/18

Hannah & Drew thank you for organising this community event. The PCA were fab too 🎄🎉🙌🏼

14/12/18

Retweeted From Hannah Godby

So proud of our school choir for performing this afternoon. Our very first Christmas ‘shindig!’ It’s got me in the mood for Christmas. https://t.co/eRwFtUBJQ9

14/12/18

Retweeted From Hannah Wilson FCCT FRSA

Happy Christmas 🎄 Jumper Day & Christmas Lunch Day to our family! One year on... same jumpers for some of us!! 🎅 Sorry we did not get more of you in team... https://t.co/CTqBHSlF20

14/12/18

A fantastic way to end the week Families of the choir and residents from a local retirement home came to enjoy our Christmas Choir Performance, eat cake and drink tea! https://t.co/FozntRYk47

14/12/18

Students (and staff!) looked great today in their festive knits Thanks to all those that donated to the wonderful charity. https://t.co/QSj5kVUdp3

14/12/18

Retweeted From TheOther16Hours

Pioneering! Education tailored for coping with 21st-century life.

14/12/18

Retweeted From Julie Hunter

It takes a fabulous team to make nurture part of where we nurture hearts and minds. https://t.co/NGAYelnJED

14/12/18

Staff would love to - children are currently nominating them for too!

14/12/18

We are looking forward to Christmas Jumper Day today and our Christmas Lunch 🎄 https://t.co/LQH7I1kiyZ

14/12/18

We track all referrals & analyse them each week. We have restorative conversations. The co-regulation & self-regulation calibrates many to be ready for learning after a short visit.

14/12/18

Retweeted From Schools Week

To avoid punishment, pupils at are encouraged to self-refer to the nurture room BEFORE they get into trouble, told the conference last week https://t.co/4cV3iREmsZ

13/12/18

Retweeted From OXSIT

Assessment without levels report. Only a minority of interviewees felt that their school’s assessment approach worked well for pupils with special educational needs (SEN). https://t.co/JGdg7EcbcH

13/12/18

Retweeted From GEMS Didcot Primary

Really kick start your Christmas festivities by going along to this lovely community event. It is open to anyone who lives or works here on Great Western Park https://t.co/QM7L3LQRtB

12/12/18

Retweeted From Liz Dawson

Wellbeing and mental health awareness weeks are great for raising extra awareness but every week needs to be mental health & wellbeing week. https://t.co/1b80gLEqBI

12/12/18

Retweeted From Hannah Wilson FCCT FRSA

Amjad 0.8 Laura 0.8 Hannah 0.8 Charlotte 0.6 Nicola 0.7 Kate 0.4 Flexi is part of the culture - all are leaders - plus we have Friday early finish.

Family Dining

Aureus are passionate and proud to focus on Nurturing the Hearts and Minds of every member of our school community and we are excited to be able to fulfil our school vision through our food. Food and Nutrition is an essential part of developing the whole child, and research shows that healthy children learn better. We are committed to ensuring that every student has access to an excellent quality meal each school day. 

We are delighted to be able to give every child the opportunity to experience and enjoy a family dining style where students will sit together, share experiences and enjoy a relaxed and nourishing dining experience as an integral part of the school day.

Aureus Food Facts:

  • Inclusive (Meat is Halal, Veg option available)
  • Nut-free
  • School Food Standards Compliant
  • Student Focused & Driven
  • Delicious & Nutritious
  • Integral to our School Experience, Ethos & Values

Our in-house catering provision will give every student a unique and unparalleled opportunity to enhance our food provision and education.

Student voice will be an integral part of the menu development process and food technology and growing will be integral to the offering. From the outset, students will have the power to adapt the menu, and students will participate in key opportunities to develop dishes, consider themes and impact upon the food provision and dining experience.

It is our ambition to ensure that every Aureus student leaves our school with not only the practical skills to look after themselves, make great food choices and understand the importance for food in their live – but also being passionate about good food and having the ability and understanding of how to eat well no matter what their budget is.

Ensuring EVERY Aureus Student gets a delicious, nutritious hot meal, EVERY day…

  • Each meal will have a meat and vegetarian option
  • Fresh salads and homemade wholemeal bread will be served as an accompaniment to the meal
  • All students will have the chance to enjoy a family style dining experience each day
  • Our produce will be locally sourced  and we will involve our students in menu designs
  • The School Food Team are key members of the Aureus team and focus on food provision and practical opportunities to educate our students on healthy food choices
  • We run our own catering service and ensure the benefits of the service control and flexibility stay within our school and benefit our community

Pupils are not permitted to bring packed lunches to Aureus School. Research shows that packed lunches are not as nutritionally balanced as cooked lunches. Unhealthy packed lunches fuel obesity.

The Daily Mail quoted this - In 2013 a Government-backed report compiled by the founders of restaurant chain Leon encouraged more headteachers to consider banning packed lunches. The report noted the rising obesity rates with children and added: "Many parents mistakenly imagine that a packed lunch is the healthiest option." In fact, it is far easier to get the necessary nutrients into a cooked meal – even one of mediocre quality.

"Only one per cent of packed lunches meet the nutritional standards that currently apply to school food."

www.gov.uk/government/news/improving-school-food

We are excited to work alongside our whole school community to achieve amazing things with our food and we will have regular opportunities for you to get involved with this essential part of our school experience.  If you are interested in joining our School Food Action Committee, our multi-stakeholder forum to discuss and work on all things Aureus Food – please contact: info@aureusschool.org

Please see below for our current school meal menu. Please note that we may occasionally need to make changes to the menu. These changes are communicated to the students via the Student Message Boards around school and on the Menu Board in the Dining Hall.

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Aureus School Autumn/Winter Menu 2018 19th Oct 2018 Download