Category: News Flash

Priory Post 162 – CND Peace Education Creative Writing Award

1st September 2015

CND Peace Education Creative Writing Award Lower IV author, Anna Hadfield, awarded third prize We are delighted to announce that Anna Hadfield, Lower IV, has been awarded third prize in a national creative writing competition, the CND Peace Education Creative Writing Award, Secondary School category with her story entitled, ‘The Day the Bomb Fell’. The…

Priory Post 150 – One Hundred Years of Faith

28th August 2015

One Hundred Years of Faith Cardinal Vincent Nichols’ visit highlight in yearlong celebrations On 21st September 1915 a community of Augustinian Canonesses Regular of the Lateran took possession of this school on Hillcrest Road.  Originally located in Paris where their school had been a centre of girls’ education since 1634, this community of nuns left…

Priory Post 152 – Friday Night at the Priory and Circus PaZaz

28th August 2015

Friday Night at the Priory and Circus PaZaz St Augustine’s Priory’s Parents’ Committee has organised two great events for next weekend.  Firstly, on Friday 12th June there is Friday Night at the Priory for parents and friends, from 7.30 p.m. until late.  There will be a barbecue, a band, dancing and an auction with prizes…

Priory Post 153 – Race for Life

28th August 2015

Race for Life St Augustine’s Priory runs for Cancer Research On Sunday 7th June 160 girls, parents and staff  from St Augustine’s Priory took part in the 5k Cancer Research’s ‘Race for Life’ in Richmond.  The day was a huge success.   The aim was to raise £3,000 for Cancer Research.  By Monday 8th June we…

Priory Post 156 – Circus PaZaz comes to St Augustine’s Priory

28th August 2015

Circus PaZaz comes to St Augustine’s Priory Circus PaZaz set up its Big Top in the grounds of St Augustine’s Priory last Friday to enthral and delight us all. On Friday 12th June the Nursery, Preps and Juniors spent the morning learning circus skills, among them plate spinning, juggling, stilt walking and the high wire…

Priory Post 136 – Jasmine Tooth returns

27th August 2015

Jasmine Tooth returns Past Pupil here on Work Experience Jasmine Tooth returned to St Augustine’s Priory last week to undertake a two week work experience.  Jasmine, a second year Music student at Oxford Brookes University, would like to become a primary school teacher and is on work experience here prior to applying for a PGCE…

Priory Post 119 – New School Officials

27th August 2015

New School Officials Announcement Today, Wednesday 22nd April, saw the announcement of our new school officials.  At a whole school assembly this morning the Headteacher, Mrs Raffray, announced  who the new Head Girl and her team of Deputies, House Captains and Prefects are to be for the academic year 2015 – 2016. Congratulations go to…

Priory Post 2 – Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award

19th August 2015

Mich.14 Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award We are thrilled to let you know that one of our Sixth Formers, Ridhi Thukral, who earlier this year won the national T.S. Eliot Prize Shadowing Competition has been named as one of the 85 Commended poets in this year’s Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award…