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19/02/19

We are always happy to host :-)

19/02/19

Retweeted From Bansi Kara FCCT

School librarians! This book looks excellent for encouraging young black boys to dream beyond stereotypes. Pass it on! https://t.co/rxY0ojCEF3

19/02/19

W/c 4/3/19 We are interviewing for English 📚 Media 🎞 Still time to apply: https://t.co/LU7dhiZ4y0 https://t.co/2weWHSp1rk

19/02/19

W/c 25/2/19 We are interviewing for PE 🤸‍♀️ Dance 💃 History ⏱ Geography 🗺 Science 🧬 Still time to apply: https://t.co/F7HxopHJoY https://t.co/sjoePE8wSa

18/02/19

Retweeted From Hannah Wilson FCCT FRSA

This made my day today - a postcard from one of our Year 8s who has changed schools. Makes me proud of the young people we are nurturing. https://t.co/mlC1MuwfL9

18/02/19

Retweeted From We are STEAM Co.

This visit is long overdue... The Show visits the at the Powered in Didcot Must see if your local MP can swing by. His https://t.co/IGwzrHUuZy

18/02/19

Retweeted From Hannah Wilson FCCT FRSA

Excited to finally have booked to come to for our next secondary day and our first primary one. Bring on the rocket launching! 🚀 👨‍🚀 🌓 https://t.co/0mdiLbNi96

18/02/19

Retweeted From Julie Hunter

links nicely to our next value. https://t.co/29gJFPwySV

18/02/19

Our English Teacher who is our lead did a fab assembly on this last week for our of love. Think it needs to be explicit?

18/02/19

Parents beware. Screen what your children are watching / playing. Ensure age appropriate. Check what they are buying/ carrying. https://t.co/PTb3fxcRn4

17/02/19

Retweeted From In Didcot

This week’s post is the first in my series of ‘Meet a Didcot resident’. Pop over to the blog to meet Jack Cummings, an inspirational Invictus Games medallist. https://t.co/qM5iZK5rN2 https://t.co/O8a2Qtrm7w

17/02/19

Retweeted From Katie Burnett

Looking for a play park to take the kids this half term? Check out https://t.co/B8zDZqYGFK Please RT! https://t.co/povg0muEzV

16/02/19

Retweeted From Whole School SEND

Consortium partner are running a 1 day conference in London on 1st May on Adverse Childhood Events in Education – helping schools to understand and support. To find out more, go to: https://t.co/SZ2yOl1Vrm

16/02/19

Retweeted From ЄĿĿĪЄ

We made playdoh figures once to represent those more “negative” views of ourselves. Then squashed them and built ourselves looking strong/beautiful/confident. Interestingly, the “positive” people were usually taller the second time!

15/02/19

Retweeted From Amjad Ali- #TweetingBreakforhalfterm

Come and work with us! We have lots of vacancies for year 3 of our start up Journey! https://t.co/V2DP0tfVlf Check them out! You get to work with leaders like !

15/02/19

Retweeted From Elevate

Sport and physical activity must be put "on a par with reading and writing", says Sports Minister Mims Davies. In her first major sport speech since taking on the role in November, Davies will call for schools to ensure children are "physically literate".https://t.co/qD45gBVDtL https://t.co/bpaSkiPOTP

15/02/19

Retweeted From Cornwall Sport

The UK sports minister will call for schools and clubs to ensure children are "physically literate" in her first major speech https://t.co/2Ed5dMDzFG https://t.co/exj851cbkl

15/02/19

Retweeted From Access to Sport

‘Physical activity should be on same par as reading and writing... developing children to be physically literate will build a sporting habit for life’

15/02/19

Retweeted From Anna Chalkley

Call for PE school sport &#PhysicalActivity to finally get the recognition it deserves so that schools can ensure that children are physically literate https://t.co/8jbrE3L0Nf

15/02/19

Retweeted From Education Executive

"Schools must ensure children are physically literate", according to the sports minister, Mims Davies: https://t.co/B4HYNo0ByI https://t.co/TnGTl39tnZ

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.

Documents

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Aureus School Menu - Spring 2 2019 14th Feb 2019 Download