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We’ve joined the fight against cancer by hosting a Schools event. If you would like to sponsor a child, or just donate to this fantastic cause, please visit


In Year 7 Biology today, students took part in their own bushtucker trial with a full pluck. They have been looking at the structure and function of the organ systems in the body.


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We hope your Wednesdays are treating you all well✨A reminder of the ways young people can get involved in our virtual activities and see what the Youth Work team are getting up to each week ⬇️ Please do get in touch with us if you ever have any questions around our provision


GCSE Dance students were delighted to take part in a dance theory workshop today, delivered by the very talented Read more:


Year 10 students made a shrine to the Buddha during their Ethics lesson, learning about how Buddhists worship. They really enjoyed making the shrine and learning about the ceremonial worship, the puja (offerings)


Faye and Bethany were presented with their own Solar Furnace after winning the competition to build their own solar oven. Archit and Bethany received an Airzooka, for their amazing work in Science. The Science team hope you have lots of fun with them🙂


Wishing all a happy, healthy and prosperous year 🎉


Thank you to all the students and staff that donated for for our non uniform day. We will update you with the total raised next week!


Typing practice has started again in earnest with Year 7s and 8s this week. Already we are seeing great speed and accuracy. Congratulations to our Typing Superstars this week!


Year 9 students have been busy practicing for their Dance practical and theoretical assessments taking place next week


Oscar in Y9 has been selected, for the 4th year running, to represent the U14 Squad. He is one of only 15 boys chosen to make up this squad out of all the talented young golfers in the three counties. Congratulations Oscar, this is a fantastic achievement!


We are seeking an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our Inclusion Team. To find out more and apply online visit


is a great chance for your child to broaden their horizons, discover new interests, have fun, boost their mental and physical health, gain essential skills and achieve a highly respected Award. Our Y9's can sign up now! Find out more:


GCSE Art students have just started looking at how other artists express messages through their work this week. Their inspiration at the moment is the artist Shepard Fairey


An exciting opportunity for students to take part in!


A reminder that our first Virtual Headteacher's Surgery is this evening from 4:30-5:00pm. Please refer to the letter sent on the 15th October for the link. We hope you can join us!


A reminder that tomorrow is the deadline for Secondary applications. We are really looking forward to welcoming our new students in 2021.


We were delighted to award our first set of achievement badges this term. Read more here:

Posted on: 30/09/2020

Nine Reasons to Choose Our School

There are many reasons to choose Aureus School for your child’s next step in education - from our incredible facilities to our Beacon status and varied curriculum. Here are just nine of the great reasons you should be part of the Aureus family, and we look forward to telling you much more.

Ambitious Curriculum
We are aspirational for all of our students and offer a wide range of subjects from languages to ethics and interactive media.

STEAM specialism
Science Technology, Engineering, Arts, Maths - the heart of our school - opening doors to a brilliant future.

Our school is new and purpose-built with great facilities including a sports hall, dance studio and art gallery.
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Values-Based education
Our 12 school values underpin our culture and ethos and each is explored during weekly assemblies to reinforce and explore them individually.

Global Citizens
We are not an exam factory and aim for our students to be well-rounded individuals who are highly-employable.

Beacon School
For Holocaust education with the University College London which aims to improve the quality of teaching about the Holocaust with a rich understanding across the curriculum.

Scholars Programme
We aim to ensure our students are ready for post-16 studies and have a pathway to Russell Group of Oxbridge Universities or vocational and technical opportunities.

Smooth Transition
Joining a new school is exciting and challenging and we work closely with partner schools, parents and carers to make the move as easy as possible.

Learning together
We are the only co-educational school for students aged from 11 to 16 in Didcot and we nurture the hearts and minds of all our students to prepare them for the road ahead.