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19/10/18

Thanks for coming to nurture our staff 🙌🏼

19/10/18

Retweeted From RELAXKIDSSOUTHOXON

A pleasure to “Just Relax” you this afternoon. I hope you all get some relax time this half term- well deserved! Thank you especially https://t.co/XbXrQbglJe

19/10/18

Team Aureus & Team collaborating with on a Road Safety campaign to slow down drivers on the Great Western Park https://t.co/CZEFY65RLc

19/10/18

Happy half-term to our hardworking community. The staff have worked tirelessly to start our 2nd year smoothly. Our students continue to strive to be Aureus Ambassadors. You have all earned a week’s rest. Remember to be Ready, Respectful & Safe. Enjoy the break! See you on 29/10. https://t.co/KBNArVmJd9

19/10/18

Retweeted From VbE Zone

Excellent Values-based Education Oxfordshire network meeting . Lots of sharing of excellent practice about how to embed values and support emotional and mental health. https://t.co/QFyxw38g4L

19/10/18

Retweeted From Dr Neil Hawkes

Great to be meeting at excellent Leading the way in secondary school values work. https://t.co/KisnzILK6w

19/10/18

Retweeted From GEMS Didcot Primary

Last term, some of our students worked with artist Rachel Barbaresi to design some road safety posters urging drivers to slow down on Great Western Park. Some of the children took part in a photo shoot today to display their work. A powerful message.... https://t.co/q2gnwnH699

17/10/18

Retweeted From Aureus Primary

We had a lovely open evening for prospective pupils tonight. It was great to show off our beautiful school. Thanks for creating a creative learning environment for our Poppies https://t.co/rLGNtbHloX

17/10/18

Retweeted From Aureus Primary

We had a lovely open evening for prospective pupils tonight. It was great to show off our beautiful school. Thanks for creating a creative learning environment for our Daffodils https://t.co/MNTfPTlQHa

17/10/18

Retweeted From Aureus Primary

We had a lovely open evening for prospective pupils tonight. It was great to show off our beautiful school. Thanks for creating a creative learning environment for our Daisies https://t.co/OwniZZ1hob

17/10/18

Retweeted From Aureus Primary

We had a lovely open evening for prospective pupils tonight. It was great to show off our beautiful school. Thanks for creating a creative learning environment for our Daffodils https://t.co/97heuKOdYU

17/10/18

Retweeted From Aureus Primary

Thank you to our amazing site team. The behind the scenes preparation including the cleaning, the tidying, the building, the litter picking, the catering, the admin and the support staff make our school what it is. https://t.co/Dgc1OKrjB5

17/10/18

Retweeted From Oxon MHWB

Would anyone be interested in doing a 5-10 minute presentation on the 5th?

17/10/18

Retweeted From VbE Zone

Celebrate World Values Day with and Oxford University's Tony Eaude! Book tickets for a fantastic EVENT - a day of values-based expertise and experiences. Friday 19th October! All welcome. https://t.co/UKmspdGTvR https://t.co/V3M5SzYdr7

17/10/18

Retweeted From Hannah Wilson FCCT FRSA

Free online training https://t.co/XosC03xh3X

15/10/18

Retweeted From Paul

kicking off our Digital Skills curriculum workshop at https://t.co/QB442bOWpi

15/10/18

Retweeted From Oxfordshire County Music Service

We're looking for the next young musical star in Oxfordshire! 18/10/18 - , OX11 6FF (4:45PM-7PM) 31/10.18 - , OX28 1DX (4:30PM-7PM) No pre-registration, simply turn up on the day! Entrance is £3 per individual or £5 per group. https://t.co/BVIQ8skJ1U

14/10/18

Retweeted From Hannah Wilson FCCT FRSA

we would love the meditation pod for

14/10/18

Retweeted From Hannah Wilson FCCT FRSA

We would love to connect re our school in Oxfordshire. re a collaborative business partnership

14/10/18

Retweeted From VbE Zone

Celebrate World Values Day with and Oxford University's Tony Eaude! Book tickets for a fantastic EVENT - a day of values-based expertise and experiences. Friday 19th October! All welcome. https://t.co/UKmspdGTvR https://t.co/XnaMB28xFT

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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