Category: Prep

‘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…

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…

Prep I Ballet Display

19th May 2022

  Dancing festival. Prep I delighted an audience of families and the Nursery when they danced the afternoon away on Wednesday 18th May.  Dressed in a variety of splendid costumes, they demonstrated their expertise on the dance floor to a variety of musical pieces.  The audience were treated to both solo and ensemble work and…

The Preps travel to South Africa

12th May 2022

Learning about animals and their environment. The Preps travelled to South Africa on Friday 6th May as Preps I, II and III took part in a live zoom call with a Wildlife Biologist & Conservationist and a Protected Area Manager & Conservationist from South Africa.  Miss Algar had arranged this exciting session and said that…

A visit to Priory Farm

12th May 2022

Nile Lodge Playgroup visits St Augustine’s Priory. There was great excitement on the morning of Wednesday 11th May, as the Nursery pupils from Nile Lodge Playgroup came to visit the Priory Farm!  The Sisters, parents and children all came and met the chickens, ducks and, of course, our new lambs.  Our Farm Managers were on…

Headteacher’s Blog: Speaking to the NBCW

6th May 2022

Education, Spirituality, Church and the Feminine. On Thursday 28th April Mrs Raffray was guest speaker at the National Board of Catholic Women (NBCW). This was a wonderful opportunity and Mrs Raffray seized it with both hands, speaking on ‘Education, Spirituality, Church and the Feminine’, an extraordinarily inspirational talk. The NBCW says, ‘As a body with…

Charities Week

5th May 2022

Four causes to support. Our annual Charities Week, held at the end of the last half term raised a wonderful £4,267.10 for the four House charities.   This is a wonderful amount which will be divided amongst MIND, the mental health charity; the Down’s Syndrome Association; SightSavers, the international charity which works to eliminate avoidable blindness…

Six Lambs in Six Days!

5th May 2022

The Priory Farm produces. ‘Six lambs in six days!’ was Farm Manager’s Freya’s comment on the recent hive of activity in the Priory Farm.  Spring has definitely arrived at St Augustine’s Priory as Priory Sixthformer Freya’s pictures show.  Visitors are plentiful to see the newborns, who are very quickly finding their feet and enjoying life….