Category: Senior

Celebration of Confirmation

30th June 2022

Feast Day of Sts Peter and Paul   . Following on from our celebration last week of those who had made their First Holy Communion, this week we celebrated not only the Feast of Sts Peter and Paul but those in Upper IV and Lower V who had recently received the Sacrament of Confirmation. Fr…

Form III authors and Prep II

30th June 2022

Picture Books shared. Prep II joined with Form III this week as the Form III pupils read to their younger friends from picture books they had written and illustrated. Mrs King, English Department, explains: ‘Form III entered a competition to design a picture book organised by ReadingZone.  Form III rose to the challenge and the…

LAMDA Showcase

30th June 2022

Talent from across the school. The LAMDA Showcase on Wednesday 22nd June was a dramatic and oratorical triumph!  From Preps to Seniors, pupils demonstrated their hard work and ability in acting, speaking verse and prose, and speaking in public.  Ms Brown, Head of Drama, reports:   ‘Last Wednesday’s LAMDA Showcase was an extravaganza of performance…

Priory Farm visitors

30th June 2022

A privilege for St Augustine’s Priory. On a drizzly 27th June we were delighted to welcome yet another set of visitors to the Priory Farm!  This week, it was the turn of Year 8 pupils from the Ellen Wilkinson School for Girls to see our Priory Farm.  Mr Raffray guided the pupils through all the…

Form III visit Hampton Court Palace

30th June 2022

A journey through time. Ms Trybuchowska, Head of History, tells us of Form III’s recent visit to Hampton Court Palace: ‘On 16th June, in the blazing sunshine, Form III jumped aboard two coaches and headed for Hampton Court Palace. They learnt from a guide (dressed in character as a lady-in-waiting from the Tudor era) about…

Senior Sports Day

24th June 2022

Records broken. Senior Sports Day was held this year on a very warm summer’s day – Friday 17th June.  Several records were broken in a morning of great competition. St Michael’s House emerged victorious, closely followed by St George, St Raphael and then St Gabriel.  There were two winners of the Victor Ludorum, Sienna in…

ISRSA Competition

21st June 2022

Lower IV entries. Lower IV Alpha pupils, Homare and Hijiri, were two of the entries to this year’s Theology, Philosophy and Religious Essay Competition 2022 organised by the Independent Schools Religious Studies Association.  Head of Religious Education, Mrs Corkery, commented, ‘Homare and Hijiri showed great independence, research skills and critical thinking in their composition of…

Priory Farm and Meadow Open Morning

17th June 2022

Meeting the animals. The Priory Farm and the Meadow threw open their gates on Sunday 12th June to welcome visitors.  Our ‘Augustronomique’ horsebox opened up and provided refreshments on a warm June morning.  Mr Raffray, the Priory Farm Managers and the parents who volunteer on the allotment and Priory Farm were on hand to guide…

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee BBQ Picnic

15th June 2022

A lunch in the grounds. After all the events of the Platinum Jubilee Weekend, St Augustine’s Priory was ready to celebrate as well.  The Nursery had marked the Jubilee with a tea before Half Term, but the rest of the school were waiting for a BBQ picnic on Friday 10th June.     Armed with a…

‘Strictly Heads’

10th June 2022

The London Heads’ Dance Society. Oh, yes, on Sunday 26th June this is your chance to see a selection of Headteachers of London schools dance the night away in ‘Strictly Heads’.  Training has been tough and the sewing of sequins equally difficult.  But triumph is in sight!  If you would like to see Headteachers dance…