Category: Priory Post

Priory Post 32 – Open Day

19th August 2015

Mich.14 OPEN DAY We all enjoy a wonderful day On Saturday 11th October we held an Open Day at St Augustine’s Priory.  Prospective parents were invited to attend either a morning or an afternoon session with each session beginning with everyone gathering in the Chapel to a musical accompaniment performed by our pupils.  After this,…

Priory Post 17 – Debating Society

19th August 2015

Mich. 14 Debating Society Sara Gulamali, Upper VI, reports on the latest activities of our Debating Society: ‘On Wednesday 17th September St Augustine’s Priory Debating Society debated the proposition ‘This House is against Scottish independence’. The team for the proposition consisted of Sinead O’Sullivan as first speaker, Maddie Tipping and Serena Gray as joint second speaker…

Priory Post 33 – HeForShe

19th August 2015

Mich. 14 HeForShe Feminism is not a dirty word Helena Merron, Upper V Alpha, challenges us to take action… ‘Feminism is not a dirty word. However, today it is still associated with bra-lighting, men-hating militant women. I understand that a few supporters of female empowerment may take a step too far and take some shocking…

Priory Post 18 – Be Zestful with Zumba

19th August 2015

Mich.14 Be Zestful with Zumba Zumba fitness has quickly grown to be one of the most popular group exercise classes in the world.  In fact, it is performed by more than 14 million people in 125 countries (that’s more than double the amount of countries in which Starbucks is sold!), and now it’s here at St…

Priory Post 34 – Two Great Saints

19th August 2015

TWO GREAT SAINTS Little Way Week October sees the Feast Days of two very important saints.  On 1st October was the Feast Day of St Thérèse of Lisieux, (often called St Thérèse of the Child Jesus or ‘The Little Flower’) and 15th October sees the Feast Day of St Teresa of Avila (also called St…

Priory Post 19 – Fireworks ‘Nite’

19th August 2015

Please see our FIREWORKS POSTER.24oct14 – an exciting event to be held here at St Augustine’s Priory!

Priory Post 35 – From the Counsellor’s chair

19th August 2015

FROM THE COUNSELLOR’S CHAIR Getting Organised As the Michaelmas Term continues you may find there is more competition for your time.  More homework, more assignments, more deadlines to meet.  Just more demands on our time in general, causing more stress.  Being better organised can really help reduce stress levels.  The earlier we can get into…

Priory Post 20 – Poetry By Heart Competition

19th August 2015

Mich. 14 Poetry By Heart Competition St Augustine’s Priory students aged between 14-18 years old are invited to compete in this year’s ‘Poetry by Heart’ competition which will take place on Friday 21st November 2014 from 4.00 p.m. – 5.00 p.m. at school. ‘Poetry by Heart’ is a pioneering national competition designed to encourage pupils…

Priory Post 36 – A day in the life…

19th August 2015

A DAY IN THE LIFE… …of Miss Hayden We thought you might be interested in the daily activities of the staff at St Augustine’s Priory.  So here is the first of an occasional series of articles written by different members of staff on a typical (?) day in their lives.  We start with a day…

Cardinal’s Visit

13th July 2015

Ealing’s top performing Catholic girls’ school, St Augustine’s Priory, will continue its 100 year anniversary celebrations on 30th June 2015, with a visit from His Eminence (H.E.) Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster. St Augustine’s Priory was founded as a religious community and school in France in 1634 by an order of nuns. Moving to…