Category: Junior

Form III and Religious Studies

14th October 2021

The Holy Trinity. Mr Ferguson, Religious Studies teacher, has recently been leading Form III in their work on the Holy Trinity.  One of the pieces of work he was impressed by was Eloise’s and we would like to share it with you, ‘Catholics believe in a triune God.  This means that God’s essence is within…

Tag Rugby

14th October 2021

A sporting achievement. Ms Lindsay, P.E. Department, has recently taken part in some national championships, and her team emerged winners! Ms Lindsay writes, ‘Last weekend saw the UK Tag Rugby Nationals 2021.  This event saw a record 32 teams from the 10 different Try Tag Rugby regions around the UK come together to battle it out…

National Poetry Day

8th October 2021

Celebrating throughout the school. Mr Elder speaks of how St Augustine’s Priory marked National Poetry Day on Thursday 7th October. ‘National Poetry Day was marked by the whole school.  In the Seniors pupils visited a world map and placed on it information on a poet, or a poem or poetic extract which they had researched. …

Juniors welcome visitors

8th October 2021

Hi-5 Netball Tournament. Mrs Gosling, Head of PE, reports on the Hi-5 Netball Tournament held on Tuesday 5th October at St Augustine’s Priory. ‘The sun was shining on the Astroturf, ready to welcome many schools from the local community to the St Augustine’s Priory Hi-5 Tournament. Oh, how we have missed these occasions full of…

Author inspires young minds

7th October 2021

Upper II and Form III meet author Catherine Bruton. On Monday 27th September Upper II and Form III spent the morning with Ms Catherine Bruton, author of ‘No Ballet Shoes in Syria’, the story of an 11-year-old refugee girl from Syria who comes to Britain, seeking asylum.  Ms Bruton spoke about the inspiration behind the…

Visit of Bishop John Sherrington

1st October 2021

Day of the Archangels. We were delighted to welcome Rt Rev Bishop John Sherrington, auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Westminster, to St Augustine’s Priory on Thursday 30th September. He celebrated Mass for us in the Chapel at St Augustine’s Priory where representatives of Juniors and Seniors were present, with Liturgy Prefects from throughout the…

Upper II Liturgy Monitors

28th September 2021

Leading Assembly. Our Upper II Liturgy Monitors led the Junior Assembly on Monday 27th September.  Mrs Round reports, ‘The newly appointed Junior Liturgy Monitors led the Junior Gospel Assembly on Monday and in so doing reminded girls about how to plan a pupil led Collective Worship in their own classrooms. We are very proud of…

Open Day Michaelmas 2021

27th September 2021

St Augustine’s Priory open its doors. We were delighted to welcome over 170 families to St Augustine’s Priory on Saturday 25th September for our Michaelmas Term Open Day. It was wonderful to see so many people who came to sample all our school has to offer.                  St…

Form III away and united!

23rd September 2021

High Ashurst. Mrs Gosling reports on a wonderful tradition renewed as she tells us of Form III’s residential visit to High Ashurst! ‘On Monday 20th September Form III embarked on their residential visit to High Ashurst. We often see this as a rite of passage for pupils who join Form III as it is a fantastic…

Like This

22nd September 2021

A new collection of poetry. Head of English, Mr Elder, needs no introduction and his books of poetry likewise are well-known.  Following on from ‘Codes of Conduct’ and ‘The space between us’, his new collection, ‘Like This’ was published in August by 4Word Press.  Written over the past two years Mr Elder writes that, ‘The…