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18/05/22

Day 3 of the GCSE exams…well done for what you have already achieved Yr 11s and ‘Good luck’ for today!! https://t.co/qFy0B2CjLE

13/05/22

The day has finally come to say farewell to our amazing year 11 students. It has been a pleasure to watch you grow into the wonderful young adults that you are today. You will be greatly missed! GOOD LUCK WITH ALL OF YOUR EXAMS!! https://t.co/qVlmCxYB9X

13/05/22

GCSE and A-level exams 2022: What you need to know... https://t.co/JySkwqv3qu

11/05/22

Aureus Year 9 Rounders team enjoyed an away fixture at Gillotts. They played several teams, losing three and winning two against Wallingford and Ickneild. We had some great hits against Ickneild from Charlotte, Zarah, Isabella, Morgan and Nandini. https://t.co/eybN2CPUYg

11/05/22

Now that the caterpillars have stored enough energy, they have climbed to the top of the cup and attached themselves to the underside of the lid. There they will hang in a "j" shape, moult one last time and harden into chrysalises. https://t.co/KnYC7Z2f4e

10/05/22

Our year 10 students were fortunate to have a guest speaker in school today; Lorraine Ousley gave them an introduction to apprenticeships. Apprenticeships are becoming increasingly popular and are a great way to gain hands-on experience while studying. https://t.co/VnkVaWg7af

06/05/22

The tents are up and there are plenty of smiling faces, all ready for the evening ahead! The Yr 9 DofE practice run is well underway! https://t.co/XfvE7FLIlZ

06/05/22

Students travelled to Trinity College, Oxford University to experience a lecture in a brand-new auditorium this was followed by question and answers from current university students. https://t.co/xeFpAcKGn5

06/05/22

This week, our Key stage 3 students enjoyed a day in Oxford seeing iconic sights and taking in the culture They experienced a private viewing of the Tutankhamen Exhibition and were then treated to a roof top tour, taking in the Oxford spires. https://t.co/Za4RN2KBrJ

06/05/22

This morning we waved goodbye & good luck to 54 of our Yr 9 DofE students. They will be camping out overnight; hopefully the temperature won't drop too much for them! https://t.co/sufEL7PF4p

03/05/22

We are currently studying caterpillars in Science and observing how they transform into butterflies. Over the next few weeks they will be growing up to 10 times their original size and then forming chrysalis. We will update you on their progress. https://t.co/7yTMv8C4MP

29/04/22

Our talented Yr 10 GCSE artists are currently doing studies of tea cups and tea pots as part of their Alice in Wonderland project. They have been using different media to create stunning observational drawings in their sketch books. https://t.co/x7kq6oaq6K

29/04/22

Mrs Bakers' Yr 9 science class have been busy dissecting and identifying the different parts of a sheep's heart. https://t.co/DURAZjBGvy

26/04/22

Adrian Griffiths CEO of Recycling Technology, joined us this morning, courtesy of the 'Speakers for Schools' programme and talked about his engineering career and how this is being used in the recycling business. He also touched on how important being an empathetic employer is. https://t.co/DYuMqs9L3X

09/04/22

Last Saturday, April 2nd, eight of our courageous and talented Aureus students performed at the Mayor's Ball at the Civic Hall. The students, not only have amazing talent, but they showed great maturity & respect at such an important event. They are true Aureus ambassadors! https://t.co/lhIxSVb84K

08/04/22

A special prize was given to Gabby in Yr11 . Gabby has had 100% attendance to all of our Tuesday/Wednesday Period 6 sessions, he was awarded a brand new laptop and headset kindly donated by ASDA. This is the third laptop we have gifted to our Year 11 students this academic year! https://t.co/jYttmdigLZ

08/04/22

Congratulations to all our worthy winners at this week's Celebration Assemblies! There were lots of amazing certificates and awards given out, including gift vouchers for those students that had the highest positive points, 100% attendance and were overall exemplary students. https://t.co/rLUxNG6UuP

07/04/22

Congratulations to our two star bakers: Isabella (Yr9) and Ellie (Yr7), who entered the Spring baking competition to design and decorate a spring themed cupcake. They did a fantastic job! https://t.co/MolKDyKWk6

01/04/22

Well done to our DofE students for making it through their first night of camping. Despite the cold weather, they are in good spirits and are ready for day 2! Well Done! https://t.co/YmZyVXi20m

01/04/22

We attended a session this week on 'The Camps; Spaces and Places of Nazi Persecution and Murder' with Helen McCord from UCL. https://t.co/JKbT1Cv5WN

Support

To further help in the wellbeing of the students here at Aureus School, we have listed below some emotional support sites and Apps that we hope will further increase their enjoyment at this school. In the Page Download section you can find some useful guides to help students during exam times.

Websites

CAMHS Check out the “good advice” section, it provides easy to read information about conditions, as well as advice on how to improve your health and wellbeing.
Childline Free, confidential support available 24/7. Trained counsellors are available by telephone, email or through the 1-2-1 counsellor chat. Information, videos and advice available on a huge range of topics.
Child Bereavement UK Child Bereavement UK supports families when a child is facing bereavement.
Moodjuice Offers information and advice to young people experiencing troublesome thoughts, feelings and actions. From the site you can print off various self-help workbooks for support.
Report Harmful Content Helping everyone to report harmful content online.
Samaritans The Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you.
SeeSaw Grief support for children and young people in Oxfordshire.
The Mix Free information, support and listening for young people. Available by telephone 0808 808 4994, 1-2-1 Chat and Crisis Messenger.
Young Carers Click here to visit our Young Carers Page.

Young Minds

The YoungMinds crisis messenger service provides free, 24/7 crisis support across the UK. If you are experiencing a mental health crisis and need support, you can text YM to 85258.


Applications for a smart phone/iPad/tablet:

Calm Relax with Calm, a simple mindfulness meditation app.
Calm Harm Calm Harm provides tasks to help people resist or manage the urge to selfharm.
For me Childline made easier – ‘For me’ is the brand new way to get advice and
support on a huge range of issues. You can also call, message or email a Childline counsellor.
Grief: Support for Young People Created by Child Bereavement UK for those who have been bereaved of someone important to them.
Headspace Meditation made simple. Meditation can help improve your
focus, exercise mindful awareness, relieve anxiety and reduce stress.
Moodtrack Diary Monitor and track your emotional health. It records a range of emotions for anxiety, depression, stress, posttraumatic stress and your general well-being
Relax Melodies Select sounds and melodies to help you sleep.
SAM Self-help for Anxiety Management – a self-help app to learn to manage anxiety.
What’s Up? What’s Up? uses CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) and ACT (Acceptance Commitment Therapy) methods to help you cope with depression, anxiety, anger, stress and more.

Documents

Page Downloads Date  
Childline Beat Exam Stress 07th May 2019 Download
Parents Guide Emotionally Healthy During... 07th May 2019 Download
Pupils Guide Emotionally Healthy During... 07th May 2019 Download
Websites and Apps for support 07th May 2019 Download