Category: Sixth Form

Upper VI poetry

23rd May 2022

General R.E. creative writing. Before Upper VI departed for study leave and A Levels, teacher of R.E., Mrs Flannelly, set them the task of finding an image of their choice – on the Earth or in space.  The pupils were then asked to write a short piece of creative writing to accompany the image, with…

Upper IV pupil’s playwriting achievement

19th May 2022

New Views. Ms Eaton, English Department, and Ms Brown, Head of Drama, launched New Views, the National Theatre’s playwriting competition, here at St Augustine’s Priory for the first time this year. The initiative offers twelve creative writers aged 14-18 years the chance to develop their own 30-minute plays. Our 12 writers: Lucy, Maggie, Marija, Darya,…

Lower VI and ‘Hamilton’

19th May 2022

A superb production. A Level Drama pupil and Scholar, Maggie, in Lower VI, here reviews ‘Hamilton’ the musical theatre production Lower VI went to see on Thursday 5th May. ‘I went to see the Broadway production of Hamilton at the Victoria Palace theatre with Ms Brown on 5th May. I thought that actor and writer…

A Level Geography field visit

18th May 2022

Aberystwyth. From 7th – 10th May the A Level Geography field visit took place.  The remit was to study coastal management in the area around Aberystwyth and the resulting write-up from the field visit will be worth 20% of the A Level marks.     The coastline around Aberystwyth is managed and maintained by the…

A visit to Priory Farm

12th May 2022

Nile Lodge Playgroup visits St Augustine’s Priory. There was great excitement on the morning of Wednesday 11th May, as the Nursery pupils from Nile Lodge Playgroup came to visit the Priory Farm!  The Sisters, parents and children all came and met the chickens, ducks and, of course, our new lambs.  Our Farm Managers were on…

Headteacher’s Blog: Speaking to the NBCW

6th May 2022

Education, Spirituality, Church and the Feminine. On Thursday 28th April Mrs Raffray was guest speaker at the National Board of Catholic Women (NBCW). This was a wonderful opportunity and Mrs Raffray seized it with both hands, speaking on ‘Education, Spirituality, Church and the Feminine’, an extraordinarily inspirational talk. The NBCW says, ‘As a body with…

New Priory Sixth leaders

5th May 2022

A new team takes position. The new Priory Sixth leadership team for 2022-2023 has been announced and the Priory Sixth pupils who have been appointed are eager to begin their work.  The Priory Sixth team they are taking over from has done remarkable work over the past year and we look forward to working with…

Charities Week

5th May 2022

Four causes to support. Our annual Charities Week, held at the end of the last half term raised a wonderful £4,267.10 for the four House charities.   This is a wonderful amount which will be divided amongst MIND, the mental health charity; the Down’s Syndrome Association; SightSavers, the international charity which works to eliminate avoidable blindness…

Six Lambs in Six Days!

5th May 2022

The Priory Farm produces. ‘Six lambs in six days!’ was Farm Manager’s Freya’s comment on the recent hive of activity in the Priory Farm.  Spring has definitely arrived at St Augustine’s Priory as Priory Sixthformer Freya’s pictures show.  Visitors are plentiful to see the newborns, who are very quickly finding their feet and enjoying life….

Paris Netball Tour 2022

28th April 2022

A Photographic Story The P.E. Department is always enthusiastic when it comes to providing our sports teams with opportunities and this year’s tour to Disneyland, Paris, provided our pupils with the chance to develop their netballing skills, compete with other teams and also enjoy all the facilities Disneyland has to offer! This year’s tour took…