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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

Duke of Edinburgh Award

The Duke of Edinburgh’s AwardDuke of Edinburgh Award

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) is a fantastic opportunity for students and gives them the chance to do something completely new and improve on things they are already doing. It takes them out of their comfort zone and into a place where they will push themselves and have amazing new experiences. They will build confidence, resilience, skills for work and new friendship groups. Colleges, universities and employers regard The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award highly.

All participants will need to complete 4 sections. In school they will be trained and complete their expedition section. In their own time they will need to complete the other three sections: volunteering, skill and physical. 

Volunteering Section
For the volunteering activity the students need to choose to give time to help people, the community or society, the environment or animals without getting paid.

Click here to view the Programme of ideas for the Volunteering section

Skill Section
For the skills activity students need to choose an activity that will allow them to prove that they have broadened their understanding and increased their expertise in the chosen skill.

Click here to view the Programme of ideas for the Skill section

Physical Section
For the physical activity the students need to choose any sport, dance or fitness activity – in short, anything that requires a sustained level of energy and physical activity.

Click here to view the Programme of ideas for the Physical section

The New eDofE app
You can download the new DofE app (https://www.dofe.org/app/) to manage your eDofE, it is free from the App Store and Google Play. The DofE App allows participants to easily upload evidence (photos and assessors reports) to their eDofE account which makes it easier for pupils to complete each section.

To find out more, please visit www.dofe.org