Ofsted Report 2022
Our leadership team has been praised for their “determined and resilient” approach to running the school, despite the challenges presented by the pandemic, in our first Ofsted report.
Inspectors visited Aureus in March, and have just published their findings.
Planned improvements to the school were disrupted by COVID-19, the report noted, but despite this, our leaders and our colleagues at GLF Schools, were complimented on having “a clear understanding of what needs to be improved” and “implementing these changes, so that children have the knowledge and skills they need to succeed.”
GCSE Results 2022
Headteacher, Julie Hunter:
“We are absolutely delighted with this year’s *GCSE results; they reflect the incredible hard work of all students and staff. Having faced a very disrupted GCSE experience due to the COVID 19 pandemic, the results exemplify the dedication and resilience of our students. The number of students achieving grades they were delighted with was notably high.
We are thrilled that over 90% of students have been accepted into their intended post-16 destinations, with students attending a variety of courses from A Levels to Apprenticeships in local sixth forms and colleges across Oxfordshire. The hard work and success of all students in their time at Aureus School will prepare them well for their exciting next steps.
In agreement with colleagues in other schools nationally, we believe it is not appropriate to compare these results to previous years due to the nature of the grading arrangements used by the exam boards in this first post pandemic set of examination results. It is also not appropriate to compare the results of one school to another due to the uneven impact of COVID related staff and student absences in different schools.
I would like to pay tribute to the hard work of all the staff at the school who overcame significant challenges related to the pandemic over the last two years. As always, they have strived to ensure that our students received outstanding teaching, inspiring and challenging them to develop their knowledge and skills.”
25th August 2022
*Validated school data will be provided once published by the government in November.