Category: Faith Life

A wonderful day

27th September 2021

A wedding to remember. Saturday 18th September was such a happy day and one to remember as past pupil Katy married her fiancé Danny at St Augustine’s Priory.  The weather was sunny and warm as we welcomed Katy and Danny’s family and friends to the Chapel to celebrate their marriage.   Katy was attended by three…

Prep II and Prep III and a special Mass

23rd September 2021

‘Welcome to Prep II and Prep III’. On Wednesday 22nd September a very special Mass took place in the Chapel at St Augustine’s Priory when Prep II and Prep III came together to attend a ‘Welcome to Prep II and Prep III’ Mass celebrated by Fr Thomas. The piano was played by Ms Keane as…

Progression

8th September 2021

An evening to remember. Thursday 2nd September was Progression day! This is an annual event, a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the Upper VI 2021 leavers as they move onward to university and their future careers.  As happened last year, we combined Progression with the Upper VI Leavers’ Mass and were delighted that Fr David Reilly…

A day of celebration

8th September 2021

A wedding at St Augustine’s Priory. On Saturday 21st August we were delighted to welcome back past pupil Alainna and her fiancé Jonathan as they celebrated their marriage in the Chapel at St Augustine’s Priory.  The Chapel was adorned with flowers and Alainna a beautiful and serene bride.  She and her bridegroom Jonathan and she…

Form III theological essay

8th July 2021

‘Highly Commended’. Ms Corkery, Head of R.E., is delighted to announce the following great news, ‘Hijiri in Form III has been awarded ‘Highly Commended’ in the Independent Schools Religious Studies Association’s Theology, Philosophy and Religious Essay Competition with her essay, ‘A religious building must only be used for worship’. We here produce Hijiri’s essay which…

Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Column

8th July 2021

Racial Justice Equality and Diversity. We are pleased to announce that St Augustine’s Priory is participating in the Diocese of Westminster Education Service Racial Justice Equality and Diversity Continuing Professional Development online courses. These courses aim to ‘Educate, inform and inspire participants so they can actively work to achieve racial justice and equality in their…

Feast of Ss Peter and Paul

1st July 2021

A Mass for the whole school. Tuesday 29th June was the Feast of Ss Peter and Paul, and a Holyday of Obligation.  We were delighted that Fr Alexander from Ealing Abbey came to celebrate Mass for us.  Lower II gathered in the Chapel and Lower IIA had done a wonderful job of preparing the readings…

Juniors celebrate St Joseph

18th June 2021

Lower II Alpha lead Mass. This year Father’s Day falls on Sunday 20th June.  Pope Francis also proclaimed this year to be the Year of St Joseph.  In honour of St Joseph, Lower II Alpha organised their Mass on 16th June, and filled it with tributes to St Joseph and to fathers. The Mass, celebrated…

Headteacher’s Blog

11th June 2021

On This Rock. Ribblehead Viaduct two years ago and before COVID had entered anyone’s consciousness.  It is a bright sunny day with sun bouncing off the green hills. This is a place steeped in history, echoing with the past, redolent of the voices and clamour of the navvies who dug through the hills to lay railway…

Lower IV examine Conscience

10th June 2021

Our still, small voice. ‘A clear conscience’, ‘examine your conscience’, ‘a guilty conscience’, ‘prisoner of conscience’, ‘what does your conscience tell you to do?’  We are all familiar with these phrases, our language is full of them.  Lower IV have been examining the issue and here are two articles which reflect their work. Ms Corkery…

ISI Inspection Report 2021

The ISI Inspection Report 2021 has rated St Augustine’s Priory as EXCELLENT in all areas.

“The quality of pupils’ academic and other achievements is excellent”

Read the full report