Category: Junior

Giant Walk to School

9th November 2021

Valuing who and what we have. Ealing’s school wide Giant Walk to School initiative on Friday 12th November is taking place  in support of COP26, the UN’s annual climate change conference, currently taking place in Glasgow.  This is a wonderful opportunity for us all to show our commitment to help alleviate the climate crisis and…

Debut Novel

5th November 2021

‘Somebody Loves You’. We are delighted to announce that former Augustinian parent, Mona Arshi, has produced her first novel, ‘Somebody Loves You’.  Ms Arshi worked as a human rights lawyer at Liberty before she started writing poetry.  Her debut collection, ‘Small Hands’ won the Forward Prize for best first collection in 2015. ‘Somebody Loves You’…

Cultural Dress Up Day

5th November 2021

And looking forward to Film Night for Seniors. The Cultural Dress Up Day on Friday 15th October, organised by the Modern Foreign Languages Department as a fundraising day for the education of Nicolás, a child in Argentina, was supported by pupils and staff in a glorious display of international costume. As their JustGiving pages states: …

Black History Month

4th November 2021

October events. Black History Month was celebrated by a multitude of activities at St Augustine’s Priory.  Among other events, Priory Sixth created a quiz for form prefects to use to raise awareness and increase knowledge, Upper V presented their Assembly on contemporary and historical figures and Lower V watched a talk by Dr Nira Chamberlain…

Junior Cake Decorating

4th November 2021

A cornucopia of cupcakes. Lower II and Upper II are enjoying their Cake Decorating Club and just before Half Term made some delicious treats.  Mrs Ross reports: ‘Upper II and Lower II girls thoroughly enjoy their Cake Decorating Club.  They practise during their sessions with play dough and then choose an animal to make out…

Priory Pyrotechnics

4th November 2021

A great end to the first half of term. The end of the first half of the Michaelmas Term was marked by a stupendous evening of Priory Pyrotechnics, the latest event from the St Augustine’s Priory Parents’ Committee.  The grounds were filled with pupils, their families and staff and everyone enjoyed the celebrations.  The fireworks…

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…