Category: Junior

Lower II Retreat

20th May 2022

A day of joy. Lower II’s Retreat on Tuesday 17th May was around the theme of ‘The Great Mandatum’.  They gathered in the Chapel to think about their relationship with God and how we can all be closer to Him.  The day was based around Jesus’ commandment to love God and love one another as…


12th May 2022

Cheerleading achievements. St Augustine’s Priory’s cheerleading team, ‘Dynamite’, is having a very successful season.  Combining acrobatics and dance and involving energy, enthusiasm and very hard work, our team is going from strength to strength.  Our Director of Sport, Mrs Gosling, reports on their achievements, ‘At the end of April, Dynamite came second out of seven…

A visit to Priory Farm

12th May 2022

Nile Lodge Playgroup visits St Augustine’s Priory. There was great excitement on the morning of Wednesday 11th May, as the Nursery pupils from Nile Lodge Playgroup came to visit the Priory Farm!  The Sisters, parents and children all came and met the chickens, ducks and, of course, our new lambs.  Our Farm Managers were on…

Headteacher’s Blog: Speaking to the NBCW

6th May 2022

Education, Spirituality, Church and the Feminine. On Thursday 28th April Mrs Raffray was guest speaker at the National Board of Catholic Women (NBCW). This was a wonderful opportunity and Mrs Raffray seized it with both hands, speaking on ‘Education, Spirituality, Church and the Feminine’, an extraordinarily inspirational talk. The NBCW says, ‘As a body with…

Charities Week

5th May 2022

Four causes to support. Our annual Charities Week, held at the end of the last half term raised a wonderful £4,267.10 for the four House charities.   This is a wonderful amount which will be divided amongst MIND, the mental health charity; the Down’s Syndrome Association; SightSavers, the international charity which works to eliminate avoidable blindness…

Six Lambs in Six Days!

5th May 2022

The Priory Farm produces. ‘Six lambs in six days!’ was Farm Manager’s Freya’s comment on the recent hive of activity in the Priory Farm.  Spring has definitely arrived at St Augustine’s Priory as Priory Sixthformer Freya’s pictures show.  Visitors are plentiful to see the newborns, who are very quickly finding their feet and enjoying life….

Upper II and Senior Choir celebrate chorally!

28th April 2022

Performing at the o2 Arena. Monday 25th April saw most of Upper II and the Senior Choir journey to the O2 Arena in Greenwich where, together with thousands of other school pupils, they performed a variety of music.  This astonishing event was organised by Young Voices, a musical charity which encourages schoolchildren to get together…

Lower II’s partnership

21st April 2022

Pen pals in France. The benefits of learning a language are becoming apparent to Lower II as, since September 2021, the pupils have been involved in a partnership with a primary school in the French town of Fréjeville.  The opportunity to correspond with children of their own age is a wonderful opportunity to hone their…

Beginning the Summer Term

20th April 2022

Lower II in the Prayer Garden. Today at St Augustine’s Priory we celebrated the beginning of the Summer Term with two Masses, celebrated for us by Fr Thomas. Mrs Round, Form Teacher Lower IIA, tells us how, in addition, Lower II celebrated the beginning of the Summer Term at St Augustine’s Priory.   ‘Lower II…

Easter liturgies

13th April 2022

The School marks the Easter journey. The end of the Lent Term 2022 was marked at St Augustine’s Priory with several liturgies to prepare for the coming of Easter.  The Preps, with energy and enthusiasm, held a Palm Sunday Liturgy and also an Easter Egg Hunt.  Palms were made and waved and then the Meadow…