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03/12/21

An amazing picture of Aureus covered by a rainbow. Photo taken by our Head of Banksy, Mr Crowe. https://t.co/TqAAJ19pC5

24/11/21

Buckinghamshire New University have been into school today to work with GCSE Dance. They learned a fun new routine whilst focusing on their Musicality, Focus and Characterisation skills https://t.co/dC6K1wySOP

23/11/21

Come and join our Inclusion Team! We are recruiting for a Higher Level Teaching Assistant. Find out more about the role and apply online via https://t.co/1yeoIL2I9m https://t.co/qUddCvK65d

19/11/21

A very big thank you to students and staff for their donations to today from our non uniform day! We have raised over £500 for this fantastic cause 🙌 https://t.co/qLXgP4NOVp

18/11/21

We are really pleased with our lovely new reward postcards! Students are rewarded for going above and beyond in their attitude to learning, showing the Aureus values, completing an outstanding piece of home learning and many more. https://t.co/GS4ddHimuk

17/11/21

Still time to apply! Some great opportunities to join our team😀 https://t.co/1C6l0fn5o4

15/11/21

We were proud to be a part of the Didcot Remembrance Day Parade and Service yesterday afternoon. Students took part in the parade and laid a wreath on behalf of all . We will remember them. https://t.co/0hvfPkCVE4

12/11/21

Foundation Dance are preparing for the show with Miss King at the Cornerstone Arts Centre, working hard on movement memory, musicality and their posture for this dance. Remember to book your tickets or ask Miss King for more info! https://t.co/k1yJJ1Lep7 https://t.co/PoJ4y9IWGE

11/11/21

Lest we forget. For those brave souls who gave their lives, so we could live ours. A beautiful Remembrance service today at Aureus. https://t.co/12rp5jLyvB https://t.co/5NlIzhBZFP

10/11/21

We are recruiting for the following positions: ➡️ Teaching Assistant ➡️ Marketing Officer ➡️ Reprographics Officer To find out more and apply online, visit https://t.co/f6Ohwbxdci https://t.co/6sdFEADylG

09/11/21

Grace Hickman was invited to teach our GCSE dancers today in an hour long contemporary workshop, where they learned a new routine focusing on musicality skills. Our students were also able to ask Grace lots of questions about the dance industry https://t.co/HkvMLnUOS4

05/11/21

Some great results from our scientists! https://t.co/SkHXpPDNPE

05/11/21

Year 10 separate science students have been performing a neuturalisation investigation today to determine the concentration of an acid https://t.co/v7In42Ry8G

03/11/21

In French this afternoon, Year 8 have been questioning each other to find out more about each other; are they sociable, shy or active for example. As well as using the words provided, they were very keen to learn more! https://t.co/NqY23HU9rY

22/10/21

In Chemistry this afternoon, year 10 students have made copper sulfate (salt) from copper oxide (base) and sulfuric acid ⚗ https://t.co/BQnnZZYq1G

21/10/21

Calling all Year 9's! 📣We are now recruiting for The Duke of Edinburgh's Bronze Award. If you want to find out more, come and talk to Mr Hayden and sign up before Friday 5th November. An opportunity not to be missed! https://t.co/2x08PgQdgB

20/10/21

And now we are the Bodleian library https://t.co/arStKdkBus

20/10/21

Next stop for our Scholars...The Ashmolean Museum! https://t.co/NSVdV8fRXM

20/10/21

Some of our Scholars are visiting Oxford today. First stop is a tour of Trinity College! https://t.co/wwgkbWHu8p

19/10/21

We were delighted to welcome the very talented to our school today to give a talk to our students and officially relaunch our library. Full story coming soon! https://t.co/vxFWTdb3iC

Student Leadership Team & Prefects

Student Leadership Team

The role of a Junior Leadership Team Prefect is a highly respected and very important one.  Not only do the younger students in the school look to the Prefects as role models but they are also students who are there to help and support them in many different aspects of their school life. Parents and visitors to the school also see them as high respected members of the school community.

All our Junior Leadership Prefects will have general responsibilities as part of the Aureus School team, this would include being part of a daily duty team across the school or support specific areas such as the Music and PE department. Throughout the year there will also be other roles the Prefects will be expected to fulfil such as Parents Evenings, Open Days and other events. They are skilled in public speaking and communicating with the local residents.

The Junior Leadership team prefects will attend meetings with the Headteacher, Assistant Headteacher Personal Development and Heads of Faculty when required. They will also regularly liaise with the department / faculty they have responsibility for.

Role of Head Junior Leadership Team prefect
Respond to needs of school and staff as they arise, liaising mainly with the Headteacher and Assistant headteacher Personal Development.

  • Represent the school at various functions and events.
  • Assist with whole school and Year assemblies.
  • Organisation of department and volunteers for Open Events.
  • Organise the Junior Leadership Team duty rota’s
  • Assist with relevant PDT clubs and after school events such as sports fixtures.

Role of Junior Leadership Prefect team

  • Be responsible for the duty teams on a daily basis.
  • Represent the school at various functions.
  • Assist as and when required by staff.
  • Have responsibility for maintaining discipline and behaviour.
  • Be external ambassadors for the school.
  • Trained as anti-bullying ambassadors through the Diana Award programme 
  • Help to organise the Year 11 Prom/Yearbooks /Leavers Hoodies.

Expectations

  • Act as a role model in both the school and community.
  • Encourage others in the school community to benefit from the educational opportunities offered by the school. 
  • The ability to lead and to show initiative.
  • Ability to communicate with all age groups.

Junior Leadership Prefect Team Roles
Senior Prefect Roles 
Head Prefect x 2
Deputy Head Prefect x 2
Games Captains x 2
Faculty Prefects x 6 (2 per faculty)
Inclusion Prefect

Subject Specific Prefect Roles
The Arts Prefect team x 4 (Art, Music, Drama, Dance)
Maths Prefect
Science Prefect team x 2
English Prefect
History Prefect
Geography Prefect
Ethics Prefect
Languages Prefect
Business Studies
Computing Prefect

Students apply as prefects via video. They produce a video no longer than 3 minutes to show how they would fulfil a prefect role. In the video they state which prefect roles they would like but the final decision sits with the Leadership Team of the school.