Category: Priory Post

GSA Creative Writing competition

7th July 2022

Great success! The Creative Writing Club is thrilled to announce that Tamara and Milly, both in Upper IV have achieved great success in the Girls’ Schools Association Creative writing competition.   In the KS3 category Tamara’s poem has been awarded runner-up position and Milly’s poem has been highly commended. Congratulations to both! Mrs King, English Department,…

The ‘café français avec’ Prep III!

6th July 2022

Having a delicious time. Mlle Assemat, Modern Languages Department, reports on café life in Prep III that took place on 30th June. ‘Last week we had a great time in Prep III, turning the classroom into a French café! In previous lessons, Prep III had learnt the appropriate key words and sentences to order and…

Summer Concert

6th July 2022

An evening of music. The Summer Concert on Tuesday 28th June was a sublime occasion.  The Chapel was full of families who had come to see, hear and support our cavalcade of musicians who had assembled under the aegis of our Director of Music, Dr Higgins and his colleagues in the Music Department. Rehearsals had…

The Great Escape

6th July 2022

The return of the Escape Room! Our Head of IT, Mr Dellow, reports on the welcome return of the St Augustine’s Priory Escape Room!  This fiendish challenge has been open since 28th June and has operated from 8.30am until the end of the school day.  It finishes today and has been a tremendous success. ‘After…

Celebration of Confirmation

30th June 2022

Feast Day of Sts Peter and Paul   . Following on from our celebration last week of those who had made their First Holy Communion, this week we celebrated not only the Feast of Sts Peter and Paul but those in Upper IV and Lower V who had recently received the Sacrament of Confirmation. Fr…

Form III authors and Prep II

30th June 2022

Picture Books shared. Prep II joined with Form III this week as the Form III pupils read to their younger friends from picture books they had written and illustrated. Mrs King, English Department, explains: ‘Form III entered a competition to design a picture book organised by ReadingZone.  Form III rose to the challenge and the…

LAMDA Showcase

30th June 2022

Talent from across the school. The LAMDA Showcase on Wednesday 22nd June was a dramatic and oratorical triumph!  From Preps to Seniors, pupils demonstrated their hard work and ability in acting, speaking verse and prose, and speaking in public.  Ms Brown, Head of Drama, reports:   ‘Last Wednesday’s LAMDA Showcase was an extravaganza of performance…

Priory Farm visitors

30th June 2022

A privilege for St Augustine’s Priory. On a drizzly 27th June we were delighted to welcome yet another set of visitors to the Priory Farm!  This week, it was the turn of Year 8 pupils from the Ellen Wilkinson School for Girls to see our Priory Farm.  Mr Raffray guided the pupils through all the…

Form III visit Hampton Court Palace

30th June 2022

A journey through time. Ms Trybuchowska, Head of History, tells us of Form III’s recent visit to Hampton Court Palace: ‘On 16th June, in the blazing sunshine, Form III jumped aboard two coaches and headed for Hampton Court Palace. They learnt from a guide (dressed in character as a lady-in-waiting from the Tudor era) about…

Lower VI Core Religious Education

30th June 2022

Poetry and Prose. Mrs Corkery, Head of R.E. reports on two examples of how the Lower VI demonstrates their learning in Core R.E.  The first example is poetry written by students reflecting on the latest unit they have studied, Christian Peace-making: Should Christians fight in wars? By Simran and Yuuri Should people fight in wars, With…

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