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18/05/22

Day 3 of the GCSE exams…well done for what you have already achieved Yr 11s and ‘Good luck’ for today!! https://t.co/qFy0B2CjLE

13/05/22

The day has finally come to say farewell to our amazing year 11 students. It has been a pleasure to watch you grow into the wonderful young adults that you are today. You will be greatly missed! GOOD LUCK WITH ALL OF YOUR EXAMS!! https://t.co/qVlmCxYB9X

13/05/22

GCSE and A-level exams 2022: What you need to know... https://t.co/JySkwqv3qu

11/05/22

Aureus Year 9 Rounders team enjoyed an away fixture at Gillotts. They played several teams, losing three and winning two against Wallingford and Ickneild. We had some great hits against Ickneild from Charlotte, Zarah, Isabella, Morgan and Nandini. https://t.co/eybN2CPUYg

11/05/22

Now that the caterpillars have stored enough energy, they have climbed to the top of the cup and attached themselves to the underside of the lid. There they will hang in a "j" shape, moult one last time and harden into chrysalises. https://t.co/KnYC7Z2f4e

10/05/22

Our year 10 students were fortunate to have a guest speaker in school today; Lorraine Ousley gave them an introduction to apprenticeships. Apprenticeships are becoming increasingly popular and are a great way to gain hands-on experience while studying. https://t.co/VnkVaWg7af

06/05/22

The tents are up and there are plenty of smiling faces, all ready for the evening ahead! The Yr 9 DofE practice run is well underway! https://t.co/XfvE7FLIlZ

06/05/22

Students travelled to Trinity College, Oxford University to experience a lecture in a brand-new auditorium this was followed by question and answers from current university students. https://t.co/xeFpAcKGn5

06/05/22

This week, our Key stage 3 students enjoyed a day in Oxford seeing iconic sights and taking in the culture They experienced a private viewing of the Tutankhamen Exhibition and were then treated to a roof top tour, taking in the Oxford spires. https://t.co/Za4RN2KBrJ

06/05/22

This morning we waved goodbye & good luck to 54 of our Yr 9 DofE students. They will be camping out overnight; hopefully the temperature won't drop too much for them! https://t.co/sufEL7PF4p

03/05/22

We are currently studying caterpillars in Science and observing how they transform into butterflies. Over the next few weeks they will be growing up to 10 times their original size and then forming chrysalis. We will update you on their progress. https://t.co/7yTMv8C4MP

29/04/22

Our talented Yr 10 GCSE artists are currently doing studies of tea cups and tea pots as part of their Alice in Wonderland project. They have been using different media to create stunning observational drawings in their sketch books. https://t.co/x7kq6oaq6K

29/04/22

Mrs Bakers' Yr 9 science class have been busy dissecting and identifying the different parts of a sheep's heart. https://t.co/DURAZjBGvy

26/04/22

Adrian Griffiths CEO of Recycling Technology, joined us this morning, courtesy of the 'Speakers for Schools' programme and talked about his engineering career and how this is being used in the recycling business. He also touched on how important being an empathetic employer is. https://t.co/DYuMqs9L3X

09/04/22

Last Saturday, April 2nd, eight of our courageous and talented Aureus students performed at the Mayor's Ball at the Civic Hall. The students, not only have amazing talent, but they showed great maturity & respect at such an important event. They are true Aureus ambassadors! https://t.co/lhIxSVb84K

08/04/22

A special prize was given to Gabby in Yr11 . Gabby has had 100% attendance to all of our Tuesday/Wednesday Period 6 sessions, he was awarded a brand new laptop and headset kindly donated by ASDA. This is the third laptop we have gifted to our Year 11 students this academic year! https://t.co/jYttmdigLZ

08/04/22

Congratulations to all our worthy winners at this week's Celebration Assemblies! There were lots of amazing certificates and awards given out, including gift vouchers for those students that had the highest positive points, 100% attendance and were overall exemplary students. https://t.co/rLUxNG6UuP

07/04/22

Congratulations to our two star bakers: Isabella (Yr9) and Ellie (Yr7), who entered the Spring baking competition to design and decorate a spring themed cupcake. They did a fantastic job! https://t.co/MolKDyKWk6

01/04/22

Well done to our DofE students for making it through their first night of camping. Despite the cold weather, they are in good spirits and are ready for day 2! Well Done! https://t.co/YmZyVXi20m

01/04/22

We attended a session this week on 'The Camps; Spaces and Places of Nazi Persecution and Murder' with Helen McCord from UCL. https://t.co/JKbT1Cv5WN

Partner Schools

Aureus is the first mixed 11-16 school in Didcot, following a history of single sex education. We will work alongside St Birinus Boys’ School, Didcot Girls’ School and the Didcot UTC to serve the local community in secondary school choice.

You can find out more about the schools in Didcot here: https://www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/cms/schools/list/result/All%20types/Didcot

We look forward to working with our partner schools in supporting the Year 6s and their families in their transition to secondary school.

Our 2017 Partner Schools

PRIMARY PARTNER

POSTCODE   

HEADTEACHER    

DISTANCE FROM AUREUS (by car)

All Saints Church of England School

OX11 7LH

John Myers

2.6 miles

Benson C of E Primary School OX10 6LX Helen Crolla 11.6 miles
Blewbury Endowed C Of E Primary School OX11 9QB Marion Mills 5.1 miles
Charlton Primary School OX12 7HG Steven Rose 7.5 miles

Chilton Primary School

OX11 0PQ

Sandra North

4.6 miles

Cholsey Primary School

OX10 9PP

Heidi McSweeney

6.3 miles

Cliften Hampden C of E Primary School OX14 3EE Rachel Crouch 6.5 miles

Drayton Community Primary School

OX14 4JG

Marc Knight

5.3 miles

Fir Tree Junior School

OX10 0NY

Nilofer Khan

6.8 miles

GEMS Didcot Primary Academy OX11 6DP Alison Ashcroft 0.4 miles
Grove Primary School OX12 7PW Sue Gould 9.3 miles

Hagbourne Church of England Primary School

OX11 9LR

Annette Crewe

2.8 miles

Harwell Community Primary School

OX11 0LH

Bryn Gibson

1.5 miles

Ladygrove Park Primary School

OX11 7GB

Andrew Markham

3.2 miles

Long Wittenham (Church of England) Primary School

OX14 4QJ

Alison Mountain

6.3 miles

Manor School

OX11 7LB

Jess Robinson

1.3 miles

Millbrook Primary School OX12 7LB Steven Rose 9.6 miles

New Marston Primary School (River Learning Trust)

OX3 0AY

Tracey Smith

15.7 miles

Northbourne Church of England Primary School

OX11 8LJ

Paul Shaughnessy

1.8 miles

RAF Benson Community Primary OX10 6DS Steph Fawdry 12.6 miles

South Moreton School

OX11 9AG

Cheryl Sánchez

4.2 miles

St Amand's Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School

OX12 8LF

Helen Ellery

4.2 miles

St Andrew's Church of England Primary School

OX3 9ED

Jude Bennett

17.2 miles

St Blaise C of E Primary School

OX14 4DR

Ruth Leach

3.1 miles

St James C of E Primary School OX12 0JN Janice Peacock 7.9 miles
St Michaels C of E Primary School OX13 6SQ Hayley Leyshon-Brady & Grant Mottram 3.9 miles

Stephen Freeman Community School

OX11 7BZ

Jess Butler

0.9 miles

Streatley Church of England (Controlled) School

RG8 9QL

Lesley Roberts

 

10.8 miles

Sutton Courtenay Church of England Primary School

OX14 4DA

Rachel Hornsey

3.7 miles

The Hendreds Primary School OX12 8JX James Veness 4.7 miles

Willowcroft Community School

OX11 8BA

Jane Hemery

1.8 miles

Woodcote Primary School

RG8 0RA

Liz Hunt

13.3 miles

NB: Aureus Primary School (new schools on the Great Western Park) will become our closest primary partner schools, once they grow to Year 6 provision.