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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

Posted on: 22/10/2021

Aureus Scholars visit Oxford University

Our KS4 Scholar students visited Oxford University this week for a special day out.

Taking the train, the first stop was Trinity College where they learnt about the fantastic educational opportunities. The students were left in awe at the majestic contrast between the historic exterior of the college and the modern facilities within and many were considering Trinity as their go to college for post 18 education.

Next on the agenda was a visit to The Ashmolean Museum. Students were elated to see the hundreds of artefacts from all over the world during different time periods.

Year 11 student, Louis was particularly excited about the exhibits,

“There were tools used by the first settlers of Egypt in one room, and famous artworks from Renaissance Italy in the next”, he said.

Many students also enjoyed the freedom the Ashmolean trip provided, allowing them to look at exhibits based on their interests rather than following a tight schedule.

Finally, they completed their trip with a look at the Bodleian library. The scholars felt privileged to be able to enter such a historic place and were delighted to learn about it’s rich and influential history, they were also graced with many interesting facts surrounding the building such as the law against flames used in the library and the head librarian's vow of celibacy.

Mr Ali, Assistant Headteacher for Raising Standards, said "The Scholars’ Programme at Aureus School is about raising aspirations and awareness about the array of achievable opportunities available to our young people. We look forward to more visits to leading institutions and organisations across the United Kingdom."