Category: Priory Post

Form III and Lower IV Geographers

18th June 2021

Field visits commence! Mr Chappory, Head of Geography, reports on the two Geography field visits which, after a long gap,  Form III and Lower IV were able to take part in last week: Lower IV ready to set off! ‘On Thursday 10th and Friday 11th June, the Geography Department took Form III and Lower IV…

‘Secrets Of the Hotel Grande’

18th June 2021

Now available! Caitlin and Niamh in Lower IV made excellent use of lockdown.  While others of us were taking exercise, clearing out our attics or wondering when we could come back to school, Caitlin and Niamh wrote a book.  This thriller comes complete with an amazing plot, great characters and a pace and verve that…

Lower IVA’s Pilgrimage

18th June 2021

‘A Priory Pilgrimage’. ‘The Canterbury Tales’ by Geoffrey Chaucer is one of the most famous books in the English language.  Written at the end of the fourteenth century, this collection of 24 stories tells of a group of motley pilgrims as they journey to Canterbury.  The tales give a, sometimes not very flattering, but extremely…

Juniors celebrate St Joseph

18th June 2021

Lower II Alpha lead Mass. This year Father’s Day falls on Sunday 20th June.  Pope Francis also proclaimed this year to be the Year of St Joseph.  In honour of St Joseph, Lower II Alpha organised their Mass on 16th June, and filled it with tributes to St Joseph and to fathers. The Mass, celebrated…

New School Officials

18th June 2021

Priory Sixth Leadership Team 2021 – 2022. This week we said farewell to our current Upper VI.  They have been such an inspiring year and we wish all of them the very best in their future endeavours and thank all of those who have been the Priory Sixth Leadership Team, headed by Ljilja as Head…

Upper I and Fee Fi Fo Fum

11th June 2021

Jack’s Adventure. Miss Wiley, Form Teacher Upper I, tells us of ‘Fee Fi Fo Fum’ the splendid Upper I production that took place before the Half Term break. ‘Fee, Fie, Fo, Fum explores the adventure of Jack and the Beanstalk. However, as a strong, empowered female class, we all enjoyed putting a spin on a classic…

Lower IV Scholars present

11th June 2021

A range of subjects. The topics covered in the presentations made by our scholars are always diverse and thought-provoking and here Mr Elder reports on the most recent presentations made by our Lower IV Scholars just before Half Term. ‘The Lower IV Scholars met at the end of the last Half Term and we had…

Headteacher’s Blog

11th June 2021

On This Rock. Ribblehead Viaduct two years ago and before COVID had entered anyone’s consciousness.  It is a bright sunny day with sun bouncing off the green hills. This is a place steeped in history, echoing with the past, redolent of the voices and clamour of the navvies who dug through the hills to lay railway…

UKMT Junior Maths Challenge

11th June 2021

Upper II to Lower IV winners. Just before Half Term Mrs Bennet received the wonderful news of our latest Mathematical achievements.  This year’s national competition, the Junior Maths Challenge, run by the UK Mathematics Trust, is aimed at the Form III and Lower IV age group but, as always, we encourage girls from Upper II…

Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Column

11th June 2021

The Inclusion Committee. We have received some wonderful applications from pupils eager to join the St Augustine’s Priory Inclusion Committee, which will focus on all aspects of inclusion and is part of our membership of the Schools Inclusion Alliance. We thought we would share with you extracts from some of the applications – inspiring comments…