Category: News Flash

‘Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time’

19th May 2016

A theatrical expedition Last week Mrs Murphy, Teacher of Drama, led an exciting theatre trip to the West End. Here she… On Wednesday 11th May, the Lower V, Upper V and Lower VI Drama groups went to see ‘The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time’ at the Gielgud Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue. Directed…

Running Wild

6th May 2016

Augustinians cast in Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre production “A story of love, loss, loyalty and of living for the moment.” That sounds like a tall order. Love, an emotion one would expect to be encouraged in a Catholic school; Loss, an inevitable experience that requires a balance of anguish and optimism impossible at any…

Sixth Form student takes centre stage

6th May 2016

Aoife-Jane Moss joins the National Youth Theatre Fifty or so years ago the now Dame Helen Mirren is likely to have experienced that which we all have at one time or another (usually the first day at a new school) – butterflies in her tummy. Why? Well alongside the probable nerves of new academic challenges…

Visit by Ealing MP

6th May 2016

“You can do it” This was the way in which Dr Rupa Huq MP, Ealing Central and Acton, left an attentive audience of St Augustine’s Priory pupils on Friday 29th April, following an encouraging speech about modern democracy and life as a Member of Parliament. Dr Huq encouraged our girls not only to ensure they…

Space Seeds

6th May 2016

STEM: a voyage of discovery The Science department of St Augustine’s Priory has been successful in their application to take part in a collaborative project between the Royal Horticultural Society and the UK Space Agency: ‘Rocket Science’, a national initiative to turn curious school pupils into space biologists! The rocket seeds, which  this time last…

Upper II production of Annie Junior

6th May 2016

“It’s a hard enough life for us”… But not for the audience! A crowded room of proud parents and teachers were itching to join in with the singing that filled the hall of St Augustine’s Priory on Wednesday evening, during Upper II’s production of Annie Junior. In the words of Director of Music, Mr Martin,…

Sixth Form Leadership

15th April 2016

The next chapter Schools exist for young people. It follows then that the involvement of young people in the leadership of academic institutions is not only sensible, but necessary. By providing girls with greater ownership of their educational experience, we ensure they develop the skills to manage their own direction in life, which in a…

Our next Head Girl

15th April 2016

Introducing Erin Costello Amid lessons, exam preparation, coursework submission and revision, the pace with which Summer Term begins leaves little time for merriment. However, an air of excitement has filled the halls this week since the announcement of students newly elected to the Sixth Form Leadership Team. Head Girl Elect, Erin Costello, certainly shares this…

Calais Kitchens

14th April 2016

Lent Collection feeds thousands with fish The final newsletter of Lent Term commenced with a message from Mrs Raffray which highlighted the many freedoms we in the UK enjoy and which other people, in other places, are not so fortunate to experience. The backdrop to this reflection was a Monday morning assembly in which the…

Sixth Form student’s blog published by the GSA

18th March 2016

Debunking science in the film Gravity The Girls’ Schools Association recently coordinated a Science blog competition in support of British Science Week. This represented an exciting opportunity for our girls to draw on their subject knowledge and creative flair, in order to create work in a format a little different from that which they produce…

ISI Inspection Report 2021

The ISI Inspection Report 2021 has rated St Augustine’s Priory as EXCELLENT in all areas.

“The quality of pupils’ academic and other achievements is excellent”

Read the full report