Category: Junior

Upper II Scientists

23rd June 2022

The Royal Institution. Mrs Lennox reports on the recent scientific visit of Upper II: ‘Monday 13th June saw Upper II scientists venture forth to the Royal Institution to see ‘Science on Stage’.  This challenged them and stretched their scientific abilities. There were three main learning performances, all based on scientific knowledge, such as The Benjamin…

Priory Farm and Meadow Open Morning

17th June 2022

Meeting the animals. The Priory Farm and the Meadow threw open their gates on Sunday 12th June to welcome visitors.  Our ‘Augustronomique’ horsebox opened up and provided refreshments on a warm June morning.  Mr Raffray, the Priory Farm Managers and the parents who volunteer on the allotment and Priory Farm were on hand to guide…

MFL Junior Film Night

16th June 2022

‘Encanto’. Ms de Lahitte of the Modern Foreign Languages Department organised a film night for the Juniors on Friday 10th June.  Upper II and some members of Lower II gathered in the Priory Sixth Common Room to watch the film ‘Encanto’, which follows a Colombian family whose children and grandchildren receive magical gifts which enable…

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee BBQ Picnic

15th June 2022

A lunch in the grounds. After all the events of the Platinum Jubilee Weekend, St Augustine’s Priory was ready to celebrate as well.  The Nursery had marked the Jubilee with a tea before Half Term, but the rest of the school were waiting for a BBQ picnic on Friday 10th June.     Armed with a…

‘Strictly Heads’

10th June 2022

The London Heads’ Dance Society. Oh, yes, on Sunday 26th June this is your chance to see a selection of Headteachers of London schools dance the night away in ‘Strictly Heads’.  Training has been tough and the sewing of sequins equally difficult.  But triumph is in sight!  If you would like to see Headteachers dance…

Preps and Juniors Sports Day

10th June 2022

Summer is here! Our Summer festivities start here.  The Preps and Juniors Sports Day on 8th June was a cavalcade of sporting activities, wonderfully supported by many parents who came to watch. Both field and track events were held and the shots were put, the javelins thrown and the jumps were very long indeed.  There…

Upper II Alpha and the Benin Bronzes

9th June 2022

Letters to the British Museum. Mrs Cattigan, Form Teacher, Upper II Alpha, reports on Upper II Alpha’s recent study of the Kingdom of Benin: ‘During our study of the Kingdom of Benin, Upper II Alpha discovered that the ‘Benin Bronzes’, part of the cultural heritage of the people of the Kingdom of Benin, and Nigeria…

Priory Farm visitors

8th June 2022

Enjoying our Meadow and Farm. On a sunny Friday 27th May we welcomed two year groups from the St Augustine’s Catholic Primary School in Hammersmith.  This was the second visit to the Priory Farm in a matter of days as pupils from the Ellen Wilkinson School had visited the farm on 20th May.  The Priory…

The Feast of the Ascension

26th May 2022

Whole School Mass. It was a wonderful way to celebrate the beginning of Half Term – a whole school Mass in the Meadow to celebrate the Feast of the Ascension, which commemorates the Ascension of Christ into heaven. Prep I to Priory Sixth gathered this morning to hear Fr Thomas celebrate Mass, joined by Governors…

Upper II adventurers

25th May 2022

Adventures galore! From Monday 16th until Friday 20th May Upper II took part in a very adventurous residential visit to PGL Caythorpe Court.  This is a large adventure centre in Lincolnshire and all in Upper II made the most of their time there!  We have had some wonderful feedback from the centre, who praised our…