Category: Priory Post

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…

Lower IV examine Conscience

10th June 2021

Our still, small voice. ‘A clear conscience’, ‘examine your conscience’, ‘a guilty conscience’, ‘prisoner of conscience’, ‘what does your conscience tell you to do?’  We are all familiar with these phrases, our language is full of them.  Lower IV have been examining the issue and here are two articles which reflect their work. Ms Corkery…

Upper IV’s adventure

10th June 2021

Going Ape! After over a year without visits, Tuesday 8th June saw Upper IV heading for the heights at Go Ape in Battersea.  Sienna in Upper IVA tells us how….. ‘We were delighted to go on an end of year trip after a year without any excursions! The trip was action packed from the minute…

Priory Farm Open Day and Farmers’ Market

10th June 2021

A day out for everyone. We’re just over a week away from our next Priory Farm Open Day, which will take place on Sunday 20th June from 10.00am until 2.00pm.  We’re looking forward to some exciting activities including sheep shearing and a great opportunity to buy limited edition pizzas from Sarv’s Slice, using produce from…

Governor in The Guardian

10th June 2021

An inspiring career. Governor of St Augustine’s Priory, Mr Floyd Steadman, who so generously gives of his time to staff and girls, most recently in his training workshops on Unconscious Bias, has recently featured in an article in The Guardian. The article, by Jeremy Inson from 4th June, focuses on Maro Itoje, Saracens and England…

Learning Modern Languages

27th May 2021

Seniors and Poetry by Heart. The Seniors have been enjoying a linguistic and literary Spring as they have discovered the richness of poetry.  Ms de Lahitte describes the competition that took place: ‘We had thirty-three entries to the ‘Modern Languages Poetry by Heart Senior Competition’ this year, a competition where students had to memorise a…

Confirmation Mass 2021

27th May 2021

Upper IV and Lower V celebrate. Mass was live streamed to the families of girls in Upper IV and Lower V this week who are celebrating making their Confirmation this year or who had received the sacrament last year.  Other participants in this week’s Mass were the Liturgy Prefects from Form III to Lower V,…

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