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An amazing picture of Aureus covered by a rainbow. Photo taken by our Head of Banksy, Mr Crowe.


Buckinghamshire New University have been into school today to work with GCSE Dance. They learned a fun new routine whilst focusing on their Musicality, Focus and Characterisation skills


Come and join our Inclusion Team! We are recruiting for a Higher Level Teaching Assistant. Find out more about the role and apply online via


A very big thank you to students and staff for their donations to today from our non uniform day! We have raised over £500 for this fantastic cause 🙌


We are really pleased with our lovely new reward postcards! Students are rewarded for going above and beyond in their attitude to learning, showing the Aureus values, completing an outstanding piece of home learning and many more.


Still time to apply! Some great opportunities to join our team😀


We were proud to be a part of the Didcot Remembrance Day Parade and Service yesterday afternoon. Students took part in the parade and laid a wreath on behalf of all . We will remember them.


Foundation Dance are preparing for the show with Miss King at the Cornerstone Arts Centre, working hard on movement memory, musicality and their posture for this dance. Remember to book your tickets or ask Miss King for more info!


Lest we forget. For those brave souls who gave their lives, so we could live ours. A beautiful Remembrance service today at Aureus.


We are recruiting for the following positions: ➡️ Teaching Assistant ➡️ Marketing Officer ➡️ Reprographics Officer To find out more and apply online, visit


Grace Hickman was invited to teach our GCSE dancers today in an hour long contemporary workshop, where they learned a new routine focusing on musicality skills. Our students were also able to ask Grace lots of questions about the dance industry


Some great results from our scientists!


Year 10 separate science students have been performing a neuturalisation investigation today to determine the concentration of an acid


In French this afternoon, Year 8 have been questioning each other to find out more about each other; are they sociable, shy or active for example. As well as using the words provided, they were very keen to learn more!


In Chemistry this afternoon, year 10 students have made copper sulfate (salt) from copper oxide (base) and sulfuric acid ⚗


Calling all Year 9's! 📣We are now recruiting for The Duke of Edinburgh's Bronze Award. If you want to find out more, come and talk to Mr Hayden and sign up before Friday 5th November. An opportunity not to be missed!


And now we are the Bodleian library


Next stop for our Scholars...The Ashmolean Museum!


Some of our Scholars are visiting Oxford today. First stop is a tour of Trinity College!


We were delighted to welcome the very talented to our school today to give a talk to our students and officially relaunch our library. Full story coming soon!

Posted on: 23/09/2021

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 11 to 16 school in Didcot and we instil courage, ambition and resilience in every student to empower them to achieve greatness as a global citizen through a combined drive for excellence.