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03/02/23

Here are just a couple of the Yr5 masterclasses that we have going on next month. If you have a child who is currently in Yr 5, why not give them the opportunity to Explore Aureus in the best way possible! Book their place now. Scan the QR codes for details. https://t.co/lBRcv5vsMc

26/01/23

The Teaching Awards Deadline for entry: 24th February The Teaching Awards is a fantastic way to raise the profile of the outstanding work that takes place in schools and colleges across the UK. https://t.co/Tt0v6U146W

20/01/23

This term Year 7 Dancers are learning choreography from Christopher Bruce’s “Swansong” 1987. They are enjoying exploring how they can incorporate a chair into their trio dance, whilst developing ways of using characterisation in the dance studio. https://t.co/RD8acRgA2d

19/01/23

Our Magistrates’ Mock Trial team are currently observing proceedings in Oxford Magistrates Court to help prepare for their upcoming debating competition. https://t.co/3hEkSShTdw

19/01/23

This week, a group of Yr10 girls went on a trip to the Mathematical Institute at the University of Oxford.The girls had an opportunity to speak to Oxford students about their experiences. https://t.co/ZBApNrVLF4

17/01/23

Year 9 Parents and Carers! Please join us for year 9 Options evening tomorrow at 6.00pm in the main school hall. We look forward to seeing you there! https://t.co/Q8p9kKN5BP

17/01/23

Brilliant Club, Scholars Programme launch visit to Oxford University. https://t.co/ijhjrGhudc

17/01/23

Taking students to Oxford University for the launch of the Scholar’s Club! The students are super excited! So proud we are able to offer these provisions! https://t.co/T4bGZRFuUX

15/12/22

The Bookbuzz 2022 books are here! The Book Trust have selected a wide variety of titles, from non-fiction reads for curious minds to fast-paced page-turners to make sure that Bookbuzz has something for everyone. https://t.co/w5MWjsiCRv

08/12/22

Congratulations to our Yr11 boys' football team! They came out on top this week, in their first fixture this year against UTC. The final score was: 6-2 to Aureus https://t.co/SwMR7OzhEi

08/12/22

We welcomed year 5s from Aureus Primary School yesterday morning. They took part in a clay workshop with our Art Department. To tie in with their curriculum, they created ancient Egyptian themed trinket bowls. It was an absolute joy to work with such lovely students. https://t.co/cRkhPK3dtH

07/12/22

Just one day to go until our Wizard of Oz performances on Thursday and Friday evening! Refreshments will be available on both nights - cash only. https://t.co/QTEG7sPQFd

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.