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19/02/19

Retweeted From Aureus School

W/c 4/3/19 We are interviewing for English 📚 Media 🎞 Still time to apply: https://t.co/LU7dhiZ4y0 https://t.co/2weWHSp1rk

19/02/19

Retweeted From Aureus School

W/c 25/2/19 We are interviewing for PE 🤸‍♀️ Dance 💃 History ⏱ Geography 🗺 Science 🧬 Still time to apply: https://t.co/F7HxopHJoY https://t.co/sjoePE8wSa

18/02/19

Retweeted From We are STEAM Co.

This visit is long overdue... The Show visits the at the Powered in Didcot Must see if your local MP can swing by. His https://t.co/IGwzrHUuZy

18/02/19

Retweeted From Hannah Wilson FCCT FRSA

Excited to finally have booked to come to for our next secondary day and our first primary one. Bring on the rocket launching! 🚀 👨‍🚀 🌓 https://t.co/0mdiLbNi96

18/02/19

Retweeted From Julie Hunter

links nicely to our next value. https://t.co/29gJFPwySV

18/02/19

Another reason why children should not be playing . Parents please monitor your child’s computer game habits. Ensure age appropriate. https://t.co/mRJMSOUYB4

17/02/19

Retweeted From Bee

Edu tweeters - I would like to know your thoughts on story time in the school day. How long do you spend on this? Are any children removed for interventions during this time? Have you got evidence of the benefits of reading aloud to children? Thanks all 📚😊

17/02/19

Retweeted From Katie Burnett

Looking for a play park to take the kids this half term? Check out https://t.co/B8zDZqYGFK Please RT! https://t.co/povg0muEzV

17/02/19

Retweeted From In Didcot

This week’s post is the first in my series of ‘Meet a Didcot resident’. Pop over to the blog to meet Jack Cummings, an inspirational Invictus Games medallist. https://t.co/qM5iZK5rN2 https://t.co/O8a2Qtrm7w

17/02/19

Thank you to our utterly amazing volunteers who responded to an early morning SOS call for flat pack building. realised there was just too much to do > to the rescue. 🙌🏼 💖 🙏 https://t.co/124FK9CDwf

16/02/19

Keep an eye out for inclusion roles on the horizon...

15/02/19

Retweeted From Hannah Wilson FCCT FRSA

Happy halfterm to our committed team - you have worked your socks off since Christmas & really deserve a week of rest. Thank you for your commitment to our vision & values. & anyone missed! 🙌🏼 & our non-tweeters! https://t.co/FhAvYlkzSG

15/02/19

Retweeted From Cornwall Sport

The UK sports minister will call for schools and clubs to ensure children are "physically literate" in her first major speech https://t.co/2Ed5dMDzFG https://t.co/exj851cbkl

15/02/19

Retweeted From Access to Sport

‘Physical activity should be on same par as reading and writing... developing children to be physically literate will build a sporting habit for life’

15/02/19

Retweeted From Anna Chalkley

Call for PE school sport &#PhysicalActivity to finally get the recognition it deserves so that schools can ensure that children are physically literate https://t.co/8jbrE3L0Nf

15/02/19

Retweeted From Education Executive

"Schools must ensure children are physically literate", according to the sports minister, Mims Davies: https://t.co/B4HYNo0ByI https://t.co/TnGTl39tnZ

15/02/19

Retweeted From Kate Smith

Such a positive, resilient, and empathetic team of teaching assistants All so dedicated to making our school the best it can be. What a team!! 💝 https://t.co/QuMSNcXE9J

15/02/19

Retweeted From Hannah Wilson FCCT FRSA

Keen to hear pros & cons of a working co-deputy headship model? Read this fab blog by one half of our fab DHTs, work wife to Flexible Leadership works when everyone leans in & invests: https://t.co/bI5KWA51kw

15/02/19

Retweeted From EEF

TES: 'Engaging in conversation from a very young age is a strong predictor of later academic success', writes EEF senior associate, : https://t.co/vwfgjj4bIE https://t.co/67Wua6Jhce

15/02/19

A special visitor came to join our Poppy class celebration this week, they all had a lot of fun! Thank you to our parents and carers for joining in the celebration 🇬🇧🎺🎉 https://t.co/lTqKeRzTmo

Family Dining

Aureus Primary are passionate and proud to focus on Nurturing the Hearts and Minds of every member of our school community and we are excited to be able to fulfil our school vision through our food. Food and Nutrition is an essential part of developing the whole child, and research shows that healthy children learn better. We are committed to ensuring that every student has access to an excellent quality meal each school day. 

We are delighted to be able to give every child the opportunity to experience and enjoy a family dining style where students will sit together, share experiences and enjoy a relaxed and nourishing dining experience as an integral part of the school day.

Aureus Primary Food Facts:

  • Inclusive (Meat is Halal, Veg option available)
  • Nut-free
  • School Food Standards Compliant
  • Student Focused & Driven
  • Delicious & Nutritious
  • Integral to our School Experience, Ethos & Values


Our in-house catering provision will give every student a unique and unparalleled opportunity to enhance our food provision and education.

Student voice will be an integral part of the menu development process and food technology and growing will be integral to the offering. From the outset, students will have the power to adapt the menu, and students will participate in key opportunities to develop dishes, consider themes and impact upon the food provision and dining experience.

It is our ambition to ensure that every Aureus Primary student leaves our school with not only the practical skills to look after themselves, make great food choices and understand the importance for food in their live – but also being passionate about good food and having the ability and understanding of how to eat well no matter what their budget is.

Ensuring EVERY Aureus Primary Student gets a delicious, nutritious hot meal, EVERY day…

  • Each meal will have a meat and vegetarian option
  • Fresh salads and homemade wholemeal bread will be served as an accompaniment to the meal
  • All students will have the chance to enjoy a family style dining experience each day
  • Our produce will be locally sourced  and we will involve our students in menu designs
  • We run our own catering service and ensure the benefits of the service control and flexibility stay within our school and benefit our community


Pupils are not permitted to bring packed lunches to Aureus Primary School. Research shows that packed lunches are not as nutritionally balanced as cooked lunches. Unhealthy packed lunches fuel obesity.

The Daily Mail quoted this - "In 2013 a Government-backed report compiled by the founders of restaurant chain Leon encouraged more headteachers to consider banning packed lunches. The report noted the rising obesity rates with children and added: Many parents mistakenly imagine that a packed lunch is the healthiest option. In fact, it is far easier to get the necessary nutrients into a cooked meal – even one of mediocre quality."

"Only one per cent of packed lunches meet the nutritional standards that currently apply to school food."

www.gov.uk/government/news/improving-school-food

We are excited to work alongside our whole school community to achieve amazing things with our food and we will have regular opportunities for you to get involved with this essential part of our school experience.

Please see our sample menu below. The Aureus Primary School menu will be available in September.

Documents

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APS Menu - Spring 2 2019 14th Feb 2019 Download