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04/07/22

Retweeted From Amanda Clegg

Well done to the students for completing day 1 of the summer camp for Science today. Microscopy and cells ...you smashed it. Hope you remember your onions and your liver and potato experiments. A credit to your school.

04/07/22

Retweeted From Dr Aj Sharman

Incredibly excited to attend two Intensive Camps in Oxfordshire for practical & sessions all week supporting Year9/10 pupils supported by Todays practicals, microscopes https://t.co/Nxhs5RmHjS

02/07/22

And they’ve completed their expedition section! On their way back now! Well done!!! https://t.co/6Ee9HPeg5w

02/07/22

The DofE students are in good spirits, if a little wet and heading on to the finish! Well done all of you! https://t.co/5keFTA2Efz

01/07/22

Day 2 of walking has started for our Silver DofE students. Good luck! https://t.co/uABvftfeYO

29/06/22

Our Computing Masterclass was full today. Year 5 using brand new micro:bits and learning how to do 3D design in tinkercad. Mrs Strange had a great time with our computing experts of the future https://t.co/zMGfh2s5L7

29/06/22

Some of out very lucky Year 10s have travelled down to London today to see ‘Wicked’ at the Apollo Victoria Theatre! Enjoy!! https://t.co/XxoPAGr2sL

28/06/22

We had our first year 11 Prom last night and what a great night it was. The students had some lovely food, an Oscar’s awards ceremony and lots of dancing. https://t.co/gKmqyIE8tN

24/06/22

Faculty Charity week totals are in and we raised ❤️ Banksy 70.50 for The Royal British Legion, 💚 Malala £90.34 for Macmillan and 💙 Hawking £30 for Blue Sky Thinking.

23/06/22

In Biology we have replaced chicks with cress seeds. Year 7 have designed suitable environments to germinate and grow the best cress. Each class has a week to look after their environments and see who can grow the tallest. https://t.co/HP7EoIhb6o

18/06/22

The sun’s stop shining, but they’re still smiling! https://t.co/fTCOHKy8Mh

18/06/22

We have now said goodbye to our chicks. They have been adopted in 2 groups of 3 and are going to lovely new homes. We will really miss them. It has been wonderful seeing all our students interact with them https://t.co/OZoLwgWiv7

18/06/22

Good luck this morning to our Yr9 Bronze DofE students, as they wake up to another beautiful and sunny day. Stay hydrated and sun-cream-ready! We’re so proud of you. https://t.co/EYys1Dnnvv

17/06/22

9 bronze DofE groups out on the ridgeway today. It’s a hot one but they are hydrated, creamed up and doing really well. Keep going guys, you’re doing great! https://t.co/mUyo0dGdgM

16/06/22

Today was Hawking’s charity day and tomorrow is Malala’s who are supporting . Let’s see if they can beat Banksy’s total of £71 ❤️💙💚 https://t.co/TGKa029WX1

16/06/22

Retweeted From Oxford Chemistry Outreach

Another excellent & talk today - this time from Stuart Astle (Burton Group) to students from , & https://t.co/2h5wXTeqMj

16/06/22

Retweeted From Oxford Chemistry Outreach

have just headed into the lab for another workshop after this morning 👩‍🔬

16/06/22

Retweeted From Didcot Casuals FC

We are looking for new players https://t.co/k9UfsAUSmO

15/06/22

In our Art Masterclass, year 5s are creating bug prints similar to those of artist Alison Headley. https://t.co/cYUyZGQIUj

15/06/22

Science club this afternoon looking at the development of the chicks 🐥🐣 https://t.co/w6YpBRaJno

Senior Leadership Team

Ms Julie Hunter, Headteacher
Ms Hunter was appointed as Headteacher in 2019, having joined Aureus School as the Founding Deputy Headteacher in 2017. Julie has over 20 years teaching experience in various comprehensive schools across the South West of England. She is a teacher of Modern Foreign Languages, specialising in German. Outside of school Julie can be found walking the Cotswold Way with her Weimaraner.

Mr John O’Regan, Deputy Headteacher
Mr O'Regan joined Aureus School as Deputy Headteacher in January 2020, having been an Assistant Headteacher at Gosford Hill School, Kidlington. John is responsible for Curriculum and Assessment and is the Designated Safeguarding Lead. He currently teaches Business Studies. Outside of school, John loves following Spurs and in the school holidays travelling with his family in their motorhome.

Mr Amjad Ali, Assistant Headteacher
Mr Ali joined Aureus School as one of the founding members of the leadership team. He has led on Special Educational Needs and Inclusion and overseen the development of Teaching and Learning. He currently works as the school Raising Standard’s Lead. Amjad works for Aureus four days a week, the other day of the week he works for himself providing CPD and training to teachers across the United Kingdom. Outside of school Amjad is a keen sportsman and plays Cricket in the Berkshire Premier Division. 

Mrs Hannah Powell, Assistant Headteacher
Mrs Powell joined Aureus in 2018. Hannah is Assistant Headteacher for Teaching and Learning. She is a qualified Lead Practitioner for Music, worked as a Head of Performing Arts for 10 years in London and most recently in Oxford. Away from school Hannah sings in two different bands and spends her time with her son pretending to be a superhero.

Mr Drew Morris, Assistant Headteacher
Mr Morris was appointed as Assistant Headteacher 2018 and is responsible for Behaviour and Attitudes. Drew is a Drama teacher and trained as a professional actor. Previously, he worked for 9 years at Larkmead school in Abingdon where his roles included Head of Drama, Head of Faculty and Head of Year. Outside of school Drew enjoys spending time with his family, playing tennis and badminton, theatre and developing his artistic skills in drawing and painting.

Ms Carolyn Saul, Assistant Headteacher
Ms Saul joined Aureus in January 2019, having been a Senior Teacher at another secondary school within the GLF family. Carolyn is Assistant Headteacher for Personal Development and is a teacher of Biology and Global Citizenship. Outside of school, Carolyn enjoys both playing and watching a variety of sports and is a snow sports enthusiast enjoying regular visits to Tamworth snowdome with her family.