Category: Nursery

Meeting our new chickens…

10th September 2018

A variety of breeds. The Michaelmas Term has brought some new members to roost in our farm.  Together with our micro-pigs (who are enjoying the apple harvest) and our sheep, we have a variety of breeds of chickens which have joined us – some Plymouth Rock cross, Polands and Silkies.    These three types of…

Meeting Members of Staff…

10th September 2018

Miss H Snell. We are pleased to welcome Miss Snell who joins us this term as LAMDA teacher, an-ever popular subject which gives pupils the opportunity to enter graded exams in areas such as the speaking of verse and prose and acting.  Here she introduces herself: ‘I am delighted that I will be teaching LAMDA…

The Beginning of a New Term

7th September 2018

A vision of happiness. At the staff Inset day on Monday 3rd September, Mrs Raffray, Headteacher welcomed us all back for a new term with words that explain our rationale for being here.  She said that St Augustine of Hippo, our patron saint, talked about how, ‘people learn well when they’re happy – we are…

Association Day, 30th June 2018

7th September 2018

A day of sunlight and celebration. On a bright and shining Saturday in late June, the inaugural St Augustine’s Priory Association Day took place in our wonderful grounds.  Pupils and their families, past pupils, staff, both present and past and neighbours all came together to join in the festivities.  The Parents’ Committee worked tirelessly both…

Sheep Shearing at St Augustine’s.

13th July 2018

Sunday 8th July started out hot and ended up hot – for most of us anyway!  For some inhabitants of St Augustine’s Priory it ended on a much cooler note as Sunday was the day that the sheep shearers came calling!  Below are some pictures of the event, but if you would like to see…

Sharing the Journey

26th June 2018

CAFOD campaign. ‘Share the Journey’, CAFOD’s campaign of awareness raising of the plight of refugees saw Augustinians of all ages – from Nursery to Priory 6 to staff and parents walking around the school grounds last week.  Throughout the week, from Monday 18th to Friday 22nd June each class gathered in our Chapel and then…

The Miraculum Children’s Choir

22nd June 2018

Inspirational visitors. This week has seen some extraordinary visitors come to St Augustine’s Priory.  We welcomed the Miraculum Children’s Choir from the Kodály School in Kecskemét, Hungary.  Led by László Durányik, this world-famous choir has won accolades and awards for over twenty years and we were delighted to welcome them to Ealing as first stop…

Nursery and Prep I help out

19th June 2018

Answering a call from Fairyland. Nursery and Prep I gathered in the Prep Meadow on Tuesday 19th June where Miss Keane asked them all to solve something that was puzzling her. Can you help me? Mystery footprints! On one of the benches near a tree were some golden, glittery, footprints.  ‘Whose footprints are these?’ Miss…

Blooming in June…

19th June 2018

Ealing in Bloom competition. Tuesday 19th June saw us welcome three judges from the Ealing in Bloom competition.  We were delighted to be able to show them around our grounds and tell them about all the wonderful things that happen there! Mrs Knowles together with Nancy from Lower I, Alice from Upper I, Ivy and…

Sports Days…

15th June 2018

Seniors and Nursery triumph. Senior Sports Day began the week in sunshine and a medley of record breakers and personal bests.  The Nursery pupils in their sports day on Tuesday were not so concerned with breaking school records or achieving personal but they had a wonderful time! Ms Hales reports that ten school records were…

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”

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