Category: Junior

Sky News

2nd February 2018

Mrs Raffray is interviewed.  In her letter today, Mrs Raffray, Headteacher, commented on her appearance on Sky News yesterday on an item concerned with faith schools. ‘I have been talking to the girls about “hot iron” moments – times when you are pressed hard and consequently from which you benefit. I could not have known…

Upper I:  Une Excellente Tradition (deuxième partie) 

1st February 2018

A visit to the École André Malraux (Part Two). Following on from our article last week about the visit of Upper I to the École André Malraux in Hanwell we are delighted to produce this article by Arianna Pourgourides on her experience. ‘On Tuesday 23rd January 2018, Upper I went on a school trip to…

Lower II investigate Science

1st February 2018

Experimental boating! Science begins early at St Augustine’s Priory.  From the Nursery the children learn about the principles of Biology, Physics and Chemistry, exploring, questioning and investigating the world around us. Mrs Round, Form Teacher, Lower IIA, reports on the scientific experiments being conducted in the Junior School.   Lower II have been sorting materials according…

Upper I: Une Excellente Tradition

25th January 2018

A visit to the École André Malraux Upper I’s, by now, traditional visit to the École André Malraux in Hanwell took place on Tuesday 23rd January and was a triumph!  Ms Gandi reports that ‘Before the visit, we filled in an information card about ourselves in French and we received cards which contained our partners’ profiles…

Juniors enjoy the Lollies!

23rd January 2018

Reading Matters Reading is a joy and our Junior Book Club make sure they keep up to date with all the latest happenings in the literary world.  Voting for your favourite books in the Lollies Book Awards is all part of this and when an invitation arrives to an Awards ceremony – well, you just…

Being Present – The Launch

23rd January 2018

Poetry Matters In November we wrote about the by Mr Elder’s, English Department, forthcoming collection of poetry, ‘Being Present’.  This is now hot off the press and published by The Black Light Engine Room Press.  Comments have included, ‘Funny and true’ from one reader and ‘Brilliant’ from another! We advise you to get a copy,…

Update: Society of Heads Exhibition 2018

19th January 2018

Exhibition of A Level Art Work Following the article last week about the Society of Heads Exhibition on Friday 26th and Saturday 27th January 2018 at the Livery Hall, Guildhall (accessed via the Basinghall Street entrance) we thought we would wet your taste buds with a glimpse of some of the exciting artwork we will…

Regulatory Compliance Inspection Report

18th January 2018

December 2017 Earlier this week Mrs Raffray, Headteacher of St Augustine’s Priory, sent to all parents the Regulatory Compliance Inspection Report, the result of an inspection held by the Independent Schools Inspectorate in December 2017, in which St Augustine’s Priory was found to be fully compliant.  It is a brief report, running only to eight…

Exploring photography

16th January 2018

Pinhole Photography Workshop Ms Porter, Art Department, here reports on the workshops held by photographer, Lotte Hampson, on Friday 12th January.  It is of such value for the pupils to meet professional artists and to gain from their experience and knowledge.  With our A Level photography course proving popular and now a working darkroom which…

Society of Heads Exhibition 2018

12th January 2018

A Level Art Work We are excited to announce that St Augustine’s Priory and the Freemen’s School, Ashtead are proud to be hosting the Society of Heads Art Exhibition to be held at the Livery Hall, Guildhall London, on Friday 26th and Saturday 27th January 2018. You will remember that St Augustine’s Priory hosted this…