Category: Prep

Creative Competition open to all children

23rd September 2015

‘The 100 Year Old School’ In conjunction with The Pitshanger Bookshop, Ealing, we are marking the occasion of the centenary of St Augustine’s Priory being in Hillcrest Road with the launch of a creative competition for children. The theme of the competition is “The 100 Year Old School” with a drawing competition for 4-7 year…

Priory Post 118 – We prepare for Easter

27th August 2015

We prepare for Easter The End of Lent Term 2015   At St Augustine’s Priory the final days of the Lent Term 2015 were filled with anticipation and celebration as we continued our journey through Lent and looked forward to the events of Holy Week. The Preps started us off with their early celebration of…

Priory Post 123 – St George’s Day

27th August 2015

St George’s Day Prep I celebrates On Thursday 23rd April Prep I celebrated St George’s Day in style.  Not only is St George patron saint of one of our school houses and patron saint of England he is also, among other countries, patron saint of Georgia, Portugal and Serbia. Prep I celebrated St George’s Day…

Priory Post 125 – Be Spirited Time

27th August 2015

Be Spirited Time Nursery to Lower IV On Monday 27th and Tuesday 28th April our Chapter Room and Chapel welcomed pupils from the Nursery to Lower IV and gave them the opportunity to ‘Be Spirited’. Prayer stations were laid out in both areas so that our pupils were able to savour different approaches to prayer…

Priory Post 110 – Prep III and Florence Nightingale

27th August 2015

Prep III and Florence Nightingale A visit to London and History Wednesday 11th March saw Prep III visit the Florence Nightingale Museum and then tour the centre of London.  The Houses of Parliament, Downing Street and Horse Guards Parade were all visited by these intrepid explorers. Prep III met Florence Nightingale who told them all…

Priory Post 113 – Spring has arrived!

27th August 2015

Spring has arrived! The Preps’ Spring Concert Although Friday 20th March is the first day of Spring, for us at St Augustine’s Priory it was Thursday 19th March – the day of the Preps’ Spring Concert.  Entitled ‘God’s Wonderful World’ this was certainly a wonderful afternoon of music, poetry and song. In a packed Hall,…

Priory Post 80 – Chinese New Year

26th August 2015

Chinese New Year Prep I celebrations… Chinese New Year has come early to the Preps.  Thursday 19th February is when this day falls in 2015 which is during our half term, so tomorrow Preps II and III will hold their Chinese New Year party. Today it was Prep I’s turn. The Prep I classroom was…

Priory Post 84 – Chinese New Year – Part II

26th August 2015

Chinese New Year – Part II Prep II and Prep III enjoy the party! Following on from Prep I’s celebrations yesterday, today Preps II and III enjoyed their Chinese New Year activities.  As Chinese New Year, heralding the year of the sheep, falls during our half term on 19th February, the Art Department and Mandarin…

Priory Post 94 – Peter Pan

26th August 2015

Peter Pan Preps II and III visit Neverland on 28th January It must be admitted that Preps II and III didn’t travel quite as far as Neverland on Wednesday 28th January, but only as far as Wimbledon where they enjoyed a production of J M Barrie’s ‘Peter Pan’ at the Polka Theatre.  Opened in 1979,…

Priory Post 79 – Building snowmen

25th August 2015

Building snowmen The Nursery in the snow Our grounds are covered in the first snows of the winter.  This can mean only one thing – our Nursery out and about in our grounds building snowmen. Led by Miss Bani, Form Teacher Nursery, and her colleagues, our Nursery pupils put on their warmest winter clothing ready…