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03/02/23

Here are just a couple of the Yr5 masterclasses that we have going on next month. If you have a child who is currently in Yr 5, why not give them the opportunity to Explore Aureus in the best way possible! Book their place now. Scan the QR codes for details. https://t.co/lBRcv5vsMc

26/01/23

The Teaching Awards Deadline for entry: 24th February The Teaching Awards is a fantastic way to raise the profile of the outstanding work that takes place in schools and colleges across the UK. https://t.co/Tt0v6U146W

20/01/23

This term Year 7 Dancers are learning choreography from Christopher Bruce’s “Swansong” 1987. They are enjoying exploring how they can incorporate a chair into their trio dance, whilst developing ways of using characterisation in the dance studio. https://t.co/RD8acRgA2d

19/01/23

Our Magistrates’ Mock Trial team are currently observing proceedings in Oxford Magistrates Court to help prepare for their upcoming debating competition. https://t.co/3hEkSShTdw

19/01/23

This week, a group of Yr10 girls went on a trip to the Mathematical Institute at the University of Oxford.The girls had an opportunity to speak to Oxford students about their experiences. https://t.co/ZBApNrVLF4

17/01/23

Year 9 Parents and Carers! Please join us for year 9 Options evening tomorrow at 6.00pm in the main school hall. We look forward to seeing you there! https://t.co/Q8p9kKN5BP

17/01/23

Brilliant Club, Scholars Programme launch visit to Oxford University. https://t.co/ijhjrGhudc

17/01/23

Taking students to Oxford University for the launch of the Scholar’s Club! The students are super excited! So proud we are able to offer these provisions! https://t.co/T4bGZRFuUX

15/12/22

The Bookbuzz 2022 books are here! The Book Trust have selected a wide variety of titles, from non-fiction reads for curious minds to fast-paced page-turners to make sure that Bookbuzz has something for everyone. https://t.co/w5MWjsiCRv

08/12/22

Congratulations to our Yr11 boys' football team! They came out on top this week, in their first fixture this year against UTC. The final score was: 6-2 to Aureus https://t.co/SwMR7OzhEi

08/12/22

We welcomed year 5s from Aureus Primary School yesterday morning. They took part in a clay workshop with our Art Department. To tie in with their curriculum, they created ancient Egyptian themed trinket bowls. It was an absolute joy to work with such lovely students. https://t.co/cRkhPK3dtH

07/12/22

Just one day to go until our Wizard of Oz performances on Thursday and Friday evening! Refreshments will be available on both nights - cash only. https://t.co/QTEG7sPQFd

Knowledge Organisers

Knowledge organisers are given to students to encourage independent study and revision to support learning. Each subject provides an overview of the content for their subject and it is collated in a booklet for your reference. Students are provided with paper copies.

For further resources to support with your Home Learning click here


How to use the Knowledge Organisers

A Knowledge organiser captures all the essential information about topics studied in any given subject. The Knowledge Organiser allows you to see, at a glance, what fundamental knowledge you need to succeed in lessons, assessments and examinations.

Some advice for using this booklet effectively:

  1. As you go through lessons, check what you are learning against your KPIs and the knowledge organiser for your subjects.  It will help you to understand what is being taught and what you have to learn for long term success.
  2. Keep a printed copy of your Knowledge Organisers at home so that you can study independently.  
  3. Create a timetable of revision/independent study - how much can you cover in a week?
  4. Choose a subject to focus on, read the Knowledge Organiser, use online resources to extend your learning.
  5. Create flashcards for keywords, with definitions.
  6. Highlight parts of the Knowledge Organiser where you are not clear on how to do something or what it means.  Ask your teacher to go over it again.
  7. Tick off content that you know, can explain and write answers about.
  8. Ask your family to test you on the content of each topic
  9. Make revision notes, posters and diagrams to support your learning using the information on the Knowledge Organisers.
  10. Look up practice questions on line relating to the content you have studied each term and answer them!

Some advice on how to study at home:

  1. Plan out when you are going to study and which topics you going to cover.
  2. Avoid distractions - put away your phone for a set amount of time.  Reward yourself every 40 mins with a quick glance!
  3. Find somewhere quiet to work.
  4. Have a set of different coloured pens/highlighters and some spare paper, flashcards and a notepad.
  5. Give yourself a set amount of time to work and take regular short breaks.

Please note that due to Covid, our Knowledge Organisers are currently being reviewed and are in the process of being updated.

Art

Business Studies

Computing

Dance

Year 7
Autumn
Spring
Summer

Year 8
Autumn
Spring
Summer

Year 9
Autumn - Spring

Year 10
A Linha Curva
Infa

Year 11 
Coming soon...

Drama

Design Technology

English

Ethics & Philosophy

French

Geography

History

Maths

Media Studies

Music

PE & Sports Studies

Religious Studies

Year 10 and 11 Core
Christian Beliefs

Year 10 Option
Buddhism Beliefs
Buddhism Practices

Year 11 Option
Religion, Peace and Conflict

Science

Year 7 - Biology
B1 Chapter 1 Cells
B1 Chapter 2 body systems
B1 Chapter 3 Reproduction
Year 7 - Chemistry
C1.1 Particles and their behaviour
C1.2  Elements, atoms and compounds
C1.3 Reactions
C1.4  Acids and alkalis
Year 7 - Physics
P1. Forces
P1.2 Sound 
P1.3 Light 
P1.4 Space 

Year 8 - Biology
B2.1 Health and lifestyle 
B2.2 Ecosystem processes 
Year 8 - Chemistry
C2.1 The periodic table 
C2.2 Separation techniques 
C2.3 Metals and acids 
C2.4 The Earth 
Year 8 - Physics
P2.1 Electricity and magnetism 
P2.2 Energy 
P2.3 Motion and pressure

GCSE - Biology
B1 Cells and Mitosis
B1 Separate Cells
B3 B4 Organisation
B3 B4 Separate Organisation
B5 B6 Infection and Response
B5 B6 Separate Infection and Response
B8 B9 Bioenergetics
B8 B9 Separate Bioenergetics
B10 B11 B12 Homeostasis and response
B11 B11 B12 Separate Homeostasis and Response
B13 B14 B15 Inheritance Variation and Evolution
B13 B14 B15 Separate Inheritance Variation and Evolution
B16 B17 Ecology Knowledge
B16 B17 Separate Ecology

GCSE - Chemistry
C1 C2 Atomic Structure and The Periodic Table
C1 C2 Separate Atomic Structure and The Periodic Table
C1 C2 Separate Bonding Structure and Properties of Matter
C3 Bonding Structure and Properties of Matter
C4 Foundation Quantitative Chemistry
C4 Higher Quantitative Chemistry
C4 Separate Quantitative Chemistry
C5 C6 Chemical Changes
C5 C6 Separate Chemical Changes
C7 C8 Energy Changes
C7 C8 Separate Energy Changes
C8 Separate The Rate and Extent of Chemical Change
C8 The Rate and Extent Of Chemical Change
C9 C10 C11 Organic Chemistry
C9 C10 C11 Separate Organic Chemistry
C12 Chemical Analysis
C12 CS Using Resources
C12 Separate Chemical Analysis
C13 C14 C15 Chemistry Of The Atmosphere
C13 C14 C15 Separate Chemistry of The AtmosphereC15 Separate Using Resources

GCSE Physics
P1, P2, P3 Energy
P2 Energy transfer by Heating
P4 P5 Electricity
P4 P5 Separate Electricity
P6 Particle Model of Matter
P6 Separate Particle Model of Matter
P7 Atomic Structure and Radioactivity 
P7 Separate Atomic Structure
P8 Separate Forces
P11 Forces
P13 Waves
P13 Separate Waves
P15 Magnetism and Electromagnetism
P15 Separate Magnetism and Electromagnetism
P16 Separate Space

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