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17/04/24

Tickets now available from Mr Ali at £40 each. pic.twitter.com/tHscGp8mK0

16/04/24

The students and staff had a fantastic day and made significant progress. Thank you very much to the team and look forward to seeing you again in a few weeks. https://t.co/lhqX96xgpM

16/04/24

Graham from Humanutopia working with our Yr9s today.Humanutopia: Our life-changing programmes are aimed at improving the mental health & wellbeing of all participants by empowering them to make positive changes in their life. pic.twitter.com/Yc7QHDDWl6

16/04/24

Our Yr 9s are taking part in a drop-down day today with Humanutopia. Their life-changing programmes are aimed at improving the mental health & wellbeing of all participants by empowering them to make positive changes in their life. pic.twitter.com/24Xb6JZPFq

15/04/24

We look forward to welcoming you to our Revision Evening today at 5.00pm in the Main Hall. Mr Ali will be sharing strategies on how to effectively revise and support your child/ren with their revision.No need to sign up, just turn up! Your child is more than welcome too! pic.twitter.com/C8EEHrCSsJ

14/04/24

To all the students and staff . These students will change the world one day, and the staff around them are part of that journey! As we head into term 5 (and the dreaded exam season) remember this… oh and don’t forget to set your alarm ⏰ pic.twitter.com/xg3HbKcgSA

13/04/24

Cannot wait to welcome to next week. Having first worked with them over 10 years ago and more recently last academic year. I know our school community will be blown away. https://t.co/jXvoMjKKnz

13/04/24

When you’re just checking off your emails before the return to school and you catch this one to a member of staff from a parent. Thank you to all the staff who go above and beyond for our students, and to the parents who remember to let the staff know 🥰 pic.twitter.com/OzTcsAfC6P

08/04/24

A great article about our Human Library https://t.co/tPbvVGhq3l

08/04/24

Read about our human library in the herald series. It was a fantastic event for our students. Thank you to all the professionals who came to talk about their jobs https://t.co/OMEI3NoyS5 pic.twitter.com/nkAjan0JHK

28/03/24

What an absolutely fantastic evening! Each and every one of you did proud this evening. Have a restful break, knowing how amazing you are! pic.twitter.com/rjY7fk2EaZ

28/03/24

What an absolutely fantastic evening! Each and every one of you did proud this evening. Have a restful break, knowing how amazing you are! pic.twitter.com/rjY7fk2EaZ

28/03/24

We’re pleased to announce our very own Miss King has been shortlisted for Teacher of the Year award. pic.twitter.com/EZxpxylcjS

28/03/24

I will never get bored of whole school assemblies. What a fantastic end to the term. Now for wrapping up a few emails and meetings before the show this evening. pic.twitter.com/YoDlrLA6Mf

28/03/24

I will never get bored of whole school assemblies. What a fantastic end to the term. Now for wrapping up a few emails and meetings before the show this evening. pic.twitter.com/YoDlrLA6Mf

28/03/24

This term's edition of The Golden Rule is now available on our website:https://t.co/8B6f1kbGJy pic.twitter.com/tFsnhq92iF

28/03/24

It's Showtime!Don't miss out on what is set to be a fantastic showcase of our students' continuous hard work. https://t.co/cbFgeAI3f9... pic.twitter.com/gyh7NoSKFU

27/03/24

Such a lovely afternoon presenting for their some brilliant quick and effective T and L strategies to go away with and start using tomorrow! Well done and Sam 4 organising. Was proud to represent with 5 tips in 5mins:) pic.twitter.com/zyxGvszov3

27/03/24

Such a lovely afternoon presenting for their some brilliant quick and effective T and L strategies to go away with and start using tomorrow! Well done and Sam 4 organising. Was proud to represent with 5 tips in 5mins:) pic.twitter.com/zyxGvszov3

27/03/24

There's still time to buy tickets for our Creative & Expressive Arts Showcase at Cornerstone tomorrow evening at 7pm. Don't miss out! https://t.co/2XlfNuWSnU pic.twitter.com/NTCvZpAvDc

Houses

Banksy Hawking Malala

The House System

Untitled design (80)Aureus School is split into three Houses, led by our Head of House: Miss Church. The names of each House were chosen by the students and were chosen for the different qualities that are encapsulated in that person and what it means to be part of Aureus. 

Our house system gives Aureus students the opportunity to play an active role and contribute to a community within and external to their school, allowing them to develop skills and talents and acknowledge their successes in a wide range of ways. 

Throughout the year we aim to get into the wider community for example our Carols at the local retirement homes and our Christmas card making competition with the cards then getting donated to the local establishments. We also raise money for charity through a range of different fundraising strategies. This year the students have voted for their chosen charities with Banksy's being Greyhound rescue, Hawking's is Down Syndrome Oxford and Malala have picked Autism Family Support. 

Our Houses are “vertical” in their structure which allows a student to have positive connections with those that are younger and older than themselves. Being in a House helps give a student a sense of belonging, in something bigger than their friendship groups or subject classes, but smaller than their whole school. This creates a community spirit as they work together and encompass our school values to get as many points as possible for their house.  

We encourage students to play an active role in the success of their House. Individual and team efforts are rewarded as well as participation. Students are expected to contribute to friendly inter-faculty competitions throughout the year in a way that allow them to be proud of their contributions. Faculties will put on house events which include Maths Challenges, Dance and Drama competitions and House sports week at the end of each term leading up to one of the highlights of the year, Sports Day!

Finally in Year 11 students have the possibility to become House Prefects where they can lead events and support in raising money for their house charity with the aim of lifting the House trophy at the end of year in the whole school assembly!

House Charities

House Charities (1)

House Charities (2)

Banksy

The faculty name Banksy comes from the artist Banksy and reflects the importance of being creative and challenging the different views of the world. 

Hawking

The faculty name Hawking is taken from the scientist Stephen Hawking who famously wrote ‘A Brief History in Time’. He represents the importance of knowledge and looking to the future. Overcoming physical and mental obstacles to be the best you can be.  

Malala

The faculty name Malala comes from the Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai and shows the importance of showing resilience in the face of adversity. Striving for equality and showing the importance of education.