Category: Prep

Our Nursery and Prep Nativities

7th December 2018

Advent celebrations. The beginning of the week saw the first of three magnificent St Augustine’s Priory nativities. Prep I and II joined forces to deliver the first performance called ‘The Wriggly Nativity.’ The children all wriggled through the performance as they were so excited and could not sit still. We enjoyed some brilliant songs including…

The Season of Advent

7th December 2018

The coming of the Lamb of God. As the time of preparation for the coming of Christ, Advent is one of the primary seasons of the liturgical year.  As we wait in hope and joy for Christmas, we share a poem with you by Denise Levertov, entitled ‘Agnus Dei’, the Lamb of God. Given that…

Meeting Members of Staff…

7th December 2018

Miss S Nowakowska. Miss Nowakowska joined St Augustine’s Priory this term as a teacher of PE.  We were delighted to welcome her and she has settled in and looks to be enjoying life here!  Miss Nowakowska has this to say: ‘I am very grateful to have been welcomed so kindly to the St Augustine’s Priory…

Meeting Members of Staff…

3rd December 2018

Miss F Mutton. We are pleased to welcome Miss Mutton, who has joined us as a Teaching Assistant for Prep III while Mrs Islam is on maternity leave.  Here Miss Mutton introduces herself: ‘It’s a pleasure working with Prep III as a Teaching Assistant!  I have worked in Early Years for 12 years and it…

Red Wednesday

30th November 2018

Walking together in faith. On Wednesday 28th November we celebrated a whole school Mass in the temporary hall.  From the Nursery to Upper VI, together with staff and parents, we marked Red Wednesday.  This annual day is an initiative of the organisation Aid to the Church in Need and we are invited to gather together…

Nursery and Prep I go hunting!

16th November 2018

The benefits of outdoor learning. At St Augustine’s Priory we have long known that outdoor learning is beneficial on so many levels!  Our grounds, Priory Farm and Forest School are all witness to our belief that education does not just have to happen in the classroom and the physical, mental and emotional rewards are abundant….

Meeting Members of Staff…

15th November 2018

Mr W Scott. We are delighted to welcome Mr W Scott who joins St Augustine’s Priory as guitar teacher.  His playing can be heard at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7PW2EIKZseU  where Mr Scott plays ‘Three Poets’, composed by William Lovelady, and inspired by three poets who died during combat in World War I: Wilfred Owen (English poet), Charles Péguy…

Nursery and Preps commemorate

9th November 2018

Liturgy in the Prayer Garden. At 11.00am on Friday 9th November the school bell rang for us all to remember the centenary of the ending of World War I and all those who had died in that and other wars.  Following the two minutes’ silence a liturgy took place in our Prayer Garden comprising people…

Remembrance

8th November 2018

A time of silence. The haunting sound of Elgar’s ‘Nimrod’ carried over the school grounds.  In the Rose Garden ranks of soldiers and nurses stood still against the backdrop of St Augustine’s Priory while ‘Nimrod’ called us all, pupils and staff, to attend, to observe.       Seniors drifted in groups and gathered in front…

Lost Property

2nd November 2018

Longing to be reunited! Our lost property cupboard is overflowing with uniform that is longing to be reunited with its rightful owners. Do please remember to label your daughters’ uniforms to ensure that they are returned to them as soon as possible. Any unclaimed uniform will be sold at the next Second Hand Uniform Sale….

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