Category: Senior

Year 7’s Adventure at High Ashurst

9th January 2023

Flying High! Tara in Year 7 reports on the high excitement visit of Year 7 in September to the High Ashurst outdoor learning and development centre:  ‘The visit to High Ashurst was a fantastic opportunity to make daring manoeuvres in thrilling activities with the assistance of our instructors who gave us the courage to give…

Changing the World

6th January 2023

Travel Scholarship recipients Every year, Year 12 students at St Augustine’s Priory are encouraged to apply for the school’s Travel Scholarship.  This gives pupils the opportunity to change the world. Simran, now in Year 13, takes up the story.  ‘Towards the end of last year, I applied for a Travel Scholarship offered to Year 12…

Liturgies for Queen Elizabeth II

6th January 2023

A Commemoration. We marked the death of our late Queen, Elizabeth II, by holding liturgies at St Augustine’s Priory.  At both, the first for the Seniors and the second for the Preps, the Chapel was packed with pupils and staff.  The Priory Sixth led the liturgies and they began with beautiful singing from our Chamber…

The Chiswick Young People’s Poetry Competition

6th January 2023

Prize-winners announced. The Chiswick Young People’s Poetry Competition takes place each year and is part of the Chiswick Book Festival.  This year’s festival is dedicated to the memory of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and in thanksgiving for her life. On Friday 9th September the 2022 winners of the Young People’s Poetry Competition were announced…

The Relics of St Bernadette of Lourdes

6th January 2023

A privileged visit. This September and October, the relics of St Bernadette of Lourdes travelled from the Upper Basilica in Lourdes to visit every Diocese in the UK.  On Tuesday 6th September a group of our Community and Faith Life Prefects, accompanied by Mrs McDermott, Head of Faith Life, and Miss Johnson, were privileged to…

Upper VI Leavers’ Mass and Progression

6th September 2022

A wonderful evening. September began beautifully with our Upper VI Leavers’ Mass and Progression.  On Thursday 1st September our Summer 2022 Upper VI leavers gathered with their families and staff in the Meadow to mark their leaving St Augustine’s Priory and progressing on to university.  Mass was celebrated by Fr David Reilly and the Mass…

GCSE results at St Augustine’s Priory

26th August 2022

A day to celebrate. Congratulations to all our GCSE candidates who received their results yesterday, Thursday 25th August.  It was wonderful to see our students (together with many family members) who came to school to celebrate with us. Following the excellent A Level results at St Augustine’s Priory last week, the GCSE results achieved by…

A Level results at St Augustine’s Priory

18th August 2022

An exciting day. Congratulations to all our out-going Upper VI who received their A Level results today, Thursday 18th August.  We were delighted to welcome them to St Augustine’s Priory to celebrate with members of staff and family. Mrs Raffray, Headteacher, commented, ‘’We say that our girls will change the world.  This cohort of A…

Sports Awards evening

18th August 2022

A welcome return to a superlative event. Bearing in mind the glorious summer of sport we have enjoyed, from the victory of the Lionesses to the Commonwealth Games and now the European Athletics Championships and the European Swimming Championships, it was wonderful to be able to welcome the return of our Sports Awards evening on…

Wonderful Weddings

22nd July 2022

Celebrations in the Chapel. Since the end of the Summer Term we have been delighted to celebrate not one, but two weddings of past pupils in our Chapel.  On the first weekend of the Summer holidays, Rozzy married Jake and on the following weekend, Olivia married Jonah. Both weddings were beautiful and joyous occasions filled…