Category: Senior

Sporting achievements

15th October 2021

A wonderful few weeks. The P.E. Department has had a tremendous few weeks in the Ealing Cross Country and English Schools Cross Country competitions.  Mrs Gosling, Director of P.E., reports, ‘In the recent ESSA Cross Country (English Schools’ Athletic Association) competition we came overall 7th out of 17 teams in the Junior Girls.  Our top…

Upper IV visit Bletchley Park

14th October 2021

LB TE HC EL PY RA XK. Mr Dellow, Head of Computing, reports on the day Upper IV spent at Bletchley Park on 12th October, ‘Our annual Bletchley Park visit took place this week; this is the sixth time the Department has taken Upper IV to the wonderful home of the WWII code breakers. Our…

Upper V visit the Tate Modern

14th October 2021

A day researching art. Friday 8th October saw the Upper V GCSE students visit the Tate Modern for a day studying art.  This was a valuable exposure to one of London’s wonderful galleries and the pupils had a very productive day exploring the works on display. Head of Art, Mr Oikonomou together with Mr Cook…

Form III and Religious Studies

14th October 2021

The Holy Trinity. Mr Ferguson, Religious Studies teacher, has recently been leading Form III in their work on the Holy Trinity.  One of the pieces of work he was impressed by was Eloise’s and we would like to share it with you, ‘Catholics believe in a triune God.  This means that God’s essence is within…

Tag Rugby

14th October 2021

A sporting achievement. Ms Lindsay, P.E. Department, has recently taken part in some national championships, and her team emerged winners! Ms Lindsay writes, ‘Last weekend saw the UK Tag Rugby Nationals 2021.  This event saw a record 32 teams from the 10 different Try Tag Rugby regions around the UK come together to battle it out…

National Poetry Day

8th October 2021

Celebrating throughout the school. Mr Elder speaks of how St Augustine’s Priory marked National Poetry Day on Thursday 7th October. ‘National Poetry Day was marked by the whole school.  In the Seniors pupils visited a world map and placed on it information on a poet, or a poem or poetic extract which they had researched. …

Upper V authors

8th October 2021

Royal Society of Literature. Two members of Upper V, Anoushka and Maddie, make a strong appearance on the Royal Society of Literature’s Write Across London Poetry Map with their poetic contribution, ‘War of the Words’.  The poem is definitely a battle with Anoushka and Maddie taking it in turns to write alternate verses! The Write…

Author inspires young minds

7th October 2021

Upper II and Form III meet author Catherine Bruton. On Monday 27th September Upper II and Form III spent the morning with Ms Catherine Bruton, author of ‘No Ballet Shoes in Syria’, the story of an 11-year-old refugee girl from Syria who comes to Britain, seeking asylum.  Ms Bruton spoke about the inspiration behind the…

Visit of Bishop John Sherrington

1st October 2021

Day of the Archangels. We were delighted to welcome Rt Rev Bishop John Sherrington, auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Westminster, to St Augustine’s Priory on Thursday 30th September. He celebrated Mass for us in the Chapel at St Augustine’s Priory where representatives of Juniors and Seniors were present, with Liturgy Prefects from throughout the…

Upper V Geographers

1st October 2021

Brighton and St Pancras explored. Upper V Geographers had the opportunity to take part in two fieldwork visits in the middle of September.  Mr Chappory, Head of Geography, reports: ‘On Thursday 16th September Upper V travelled to Brighton and Rottindean (East Sussex) on a physical Geography fieldtrip to study the impacts of Longshore Drift and…