Category: Senior

Society of Heads Exhibition 2018

12th January 2018

A Level Art Work We are excited to announce that St Augustine’s Priory and the Freemen’s School, Ashtead are proud to be hosting the Society of Heads Art Exhibition to be held at the Livery Hall, Guildhall London, on Friday 26th and Saturday 27th January 2018. You will remember that St Augustine’s Priory hosted this…

From Big Apple to Megacity

12th January 2018

New York, New York! There was a valuable supplement to the Geography curriculum at the end of the Michaelmas Term when senior girls travelled to New York on a fieldvisit – an incredible opportunity to examine and investigate New York.  Mr Chappory, Head of Geography, here reports on this exciting visit: ‘From 13th to 18th…

Different paths

12th January 2018

Changing direction This week has been about changing directions.  From the Feast of the Epiphany, when after visiting Jesus, the Magi ‘were warned in a dream not to go back to Herod, and returned to their own country by a different way’, to the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord when Jesus, after his…

Careers Speakers Lent 2018

12th January 2018

Expanding horizons This term sees a variety of speakers coming to speak on Careers to Priory 6 and Upper V.  On 18th January Barbara Marino, Director of Orsa Consultancy, will be visiting us, followed on 1st February by BBC Sports Broadcaster, Phil Parry.  On 22nd February there will be a workshop on interview techniques –…

Society of Heads Exhibition 2018

12th January 2018

A Level Art Work We are excited to announce that St Augustine’s Priory and the Freemen’s School, Ashtead are proud to be hosting the Society of Heads Art Exhibition to be held at the Livery Hall, Guildhall London, on Friday 26th and Saturday 27th January 2018. You will remember that St Augustine’s Priory hosted this…

Healthy Schools London Awards

8th January 2018

Celebrating making a difference Healthy Schools London is an Awards Programme that will reach out to every London child, working with schools to improve children and young people’s wellbeing. Just before Christmas we were delighted to announce that Mrs Costello, Junior PSHE Coordinator, had led an application for St Augustine’s Priory for the Healthy Schools Award…

Almódovar Through The Ages

18th December 2017

GCSE and A Level Spanish students visit the BFI Karina Kular, Upper VA, reports on the recent visit of GCSE and A Level Spanish students to the BFI Southbank: ‘On Friday 8th December 2017, GCSE and A Level Spanish students went to the BFI Southbank to learn about the famous Spanish director, Pedro Almódovar.  We…

Computing Challenges

18th December 2017

The Bebras Competition Mr Dellow, Head of e-Learning and ICT, here tells us about the recent computational challenge set by Oxford University, Bebras. ‘Each year senior school Computing students have the opportunity to take part Oxford University’s brilliant Bebras computational thinking challenge. This year over 140,000 students from around the world took part, making it the biggest yet….

Stretch and Challenge

18th December 2017

Trophy Hunting Nell Dobson, Upper V Alpha, was one of the many participants in our Stretch and Challenge Programme this term, researching and widening her knowledge on a topic of her choice and then presenting it to an audience of her peers and staff.  Here is her essay, on Trophy Hunting: ‘Before I launch into…

Carol Service 2017

18th December 2017

An evening of joy Choirs, orchestras, soloists, readers, pupils, staff and parents – all our community at St Augustine’s joined together for our annual Carol Service on Tuesday 12th December at Ealing Abbey.  Fr Thomas led us in the Opening Prayer and the packed Abbey was then filled with the sounds of praise and jubilation….