Category: Senior

The Ealing Mini Mile and Half Marathon

5th October 2018

A weekend for the family. Last weekend saw a festival of athletics in Ealing.  On Saturday 29th September the Ealing Mini Mile took place, of which we were proud to be sponsors.  On Sunday 30th September the Ealing Half Marathon took place and several of our teachers took part, achieving excellent results. The weather was…

Lower IV visit the theatre

5th October 2018

‘School of Rock’. On Thursday 27th September, Lower IV went to see the award winning performance of ‘School of Rock’ at the Gillian Lynn theatre in the West End. The show is based on the popular film starring Jack Black, with music written by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Screams and cheers were heard from the St…

Form III at High Ashurst

2nd October 2018

Adventures in Surrey. The beginning of the new school year is always a time of excitement and anticipation.  More so when you are starting Form III, the first year of the Seniors.  A highlight of the beginning of the Michaelmas Term for those in Form III, both for those coming up from the Juniors and…

National Poetry Day 2018

28th September 2018

A Feast of Events. National Poetry Day is on Thursday 4th October and there is a wonderful array of activities taking place at St Augustine’s Priory, where there is a strong tradition of writing poetry, both among pupils, staff and parents. Dressing up as a poet or a character in a poem will be an…

Meeting Members of Staff…

28th September 2018

Mrs H MacLennan. We are pleased to welcome Mrs MacLennan to St Augustine’s Priory who joins our Classics Department and is teaching Classics to seniors from Lower IV upwards.   Mrs MacLennan says: ‘I have thoroughly enjoyed the first weeks here at St Augustine’s Priory.  I feel I am now part of the furniture – pupils…

Chiswick Book Festival Award Winners

28th September 2018

Young People’s Poetry Competition 2018. On Friday 14th September five of our Lower IV students attended the Chiswick Book Festival award at the London Buddhist Vihara in Chiswick to receive their prizes for their winning entries in the Young People’s Poetry Competition.  Now in its eighth year, the competition attracts entries from many schools across…

Meeting Members of Staff…

25th September 2018

Ms K Khairoun. We are pleased to welcome Ms Khairoun who joins St Augustine’s Priory this term as a member of the Maths Department and will be teaching Maths from Form III to Priory 6.  Here, she introduces herself: ‘I graduated with a degree in mathematics from the University of Greenwich and then undertook teacher…

Moonlight Cinema at St Augustine’s Priory

24th September 2018

The Greatest Showman. Friday 21st September saw a first as the Moonlight Cinema visited St Augustine’s Priory to show ‘The Greatest Showman’. Organised by the Parents’ Committee and utilising our wonderful grounds, this was an evening to remember!      From the welcoming greeters at the door to the Parents’ Committee and their helpers, it was…

Careers Talk

21st September 2018

  Karen Jacks on Careers in IT. On Thursday 20th September Karen Jacks, IT Director at law firm Bird and Bird, came to talk to members of Priory 6 and Upper V about the opportunity for careers in the field of IT.  Part of the programme of careers talks organised by Careers Coordinator Mr Ferguson, Mrs…

Form III visit ‘Matilda the Musical’

21st September 2018

A beginning of term treat. Form III had a wonderful time at the award-winning Matilda the Musical on Thursday 13th September.      Travelling up to the Cambridge Theatre in the West End Ms Brown, Head of Drama, writes that this was ‘a social bonding treat at the beginning of the Senior School; some top-notch professional…