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27/01/21

And we're off! have entered three teams in the Cyberfirst Girls competition and the first round is well underway. Go Team Aureus! https://t.co/YbwSEjJ47f

27/01/21

As part of our Beacon School programme, we are proud to be taking part in . Our students have been reflecting on what brings them light in the darkness and sharing some photos. Read more here: https://t.co/87zxpV1ODR https://t.co/8fcszOJjqT

27/01/21

In English Literature, Y9 have begun their study of 'An Inspector Calls'. Mrs Clark's 9L have busy completing group work from home and producing some incredible research presentations exploring historical and social context https://t.co/9VgfdH0eTq

26/01/21

Only two weeks to go! Looking forward to seeing the results of the activities Mrs Strange has planned for the day! https://t.co/CPBTqN3G9R

26/01/21

Retweeted From Didcot Train

Check out what TRAIN are doing this week! https://t.co/DsLH2i6U4u

25/01/21

Year 5s! Do you love to experiment, dance or have a love of Art? We are excited to be running our ‘Explore Aureus’ live virtual master classes throughout March. Come and join us and find out what life is like https://t.co/hAP9AwIJE6 https://t.co/orY3UCW0mW

22/01/21

Still time to apply! We are looking for an experienced Exams Officer to set up the exams processes throughout . This is a rare opportunity and an exciting new role for the school. Apply today: https://t.co/HOoDiFzIZs

21/01/21

A fantastic opportunity to join our expanding team as Head of Design and Technology this September. To find out more and apply online visit https://t.co/MkbNVmrEhz

21/01/21

Year 7 have been looking at the structure of a traditional story in English Language and were tasked with writing an exposition. We have seen some really powerful stories, here are some of their first drafts! https://t.co/8sfa0j76lo

20/01/21

Mrs Strange has formed a team for and they are still looking for some more Y8 girls to join them! Please let Mrs Strange know if you would like to take part in this fantastic opportunity! https://t.co/aXiUfuzAxv https://t.co/8GLtHEKphy

19/01/21

We have an exciting opportunity to join us as the Head of Arts. Responsible for our expressive and creative curriculum, you will also coordinate our co-curricular programme of artistic events. Find out more: https://t.co/veKw1XiSXQ https://t.co/fahDJLnPnq

18/01/21

Banksy, Hawking and Malala you have been challenged! Your first faculty challenge this term is a Toaster Trick Shot challenge (please remember to unplug the toaster first!) Have you got what it takes? Please send your photos and/or video to your coach. https://t.co/iKswmIRMlg

18/01/21

Take part in Mr Hayden's 30-day fitness challenge! Starting today, live at 11am every weekday on Google Meet, Mr Hayden will be taking part in the exercises in this timetable. Who can complete the 30 days, we can't wait to find out! https://t.co/lmeRGGYKE7

15/01/21

A great photo of Emily in Year 9 training her flexibility for GCSE Dance. Well done Emily! https://t.co/tNvvBNtFQ0

15/01/21

Come and assist the Head of Mathematics enthuse and engage our students with our innovative curriculum! We are seeking an innovative maths teacher to join us in September 2021 as Second in Maths. Find out more and apply today: https://t.co/DIoxUywKYu

14/01/21

Miss King is really impressed with the engagement of Aureus students learning to dance online! If you want to take part in some great online tutorials, take a look at https://t.co/l0uco5pJBv Please share any photos/videos to media.org

14/01/21

Send a photo of your Science at Home experiment to media.org

14/01/21

Or for budding engineers, can you make your own cardboard chair? https://t.co/T4lLrH9T0G

14/01/21

Science at Home: Can you stand on a paper cup? Here is a link on how to take part in this challenge: https://t.co/TLxKm0RuM5

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 History and 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 work’s 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
Hannah joined Aureus as a Lead Practitioner for Music three years ago. Hannah still holds this role now, but is also Assistant Headteacher for Teaching and Learning. She 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 three year old pretending to be a superhero.

Mr Drew Morris, Assistant Headteacher
Drew was appointed as Assistant Headteacher 2018 in charge of transition. In 2019 his responsibility changed to 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 a teacher of Physical Education and PSHE. 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.