Is this a Free School?
No – Aureus School is a new Academy that is being built following a competition run by Oxfordshire County Council under the Academies Presumption process. The Council decided on the need for the school, provided the site and are responsible for building the new school. GLF Schools will run the new school once it’s built.
Where will the school be?
The school will be located in the Great Western Park development to the west of Didcot on a greenfield site.
What happens next?
The school has received planning permission and building work is commencing on site in 2016. Our admissions will open in September 2016 and close on 15 January 2017. Up to that date we will be holding a number of open days and evenings, community events and other occasions for parents to find out more about the school and to meet our staff. We are looking to appoint the Headteacher in the Spring term of 2017.