Category: Sixth Form

A Level Results 2021

12th August 2021

A well-deserved achievement. We were all delighted by the results our Upper VI achieved in their A Levels this summer.  After a gruelling year of lockdowns, the results are a well-deserved tribute to the hard work and positive attitudes of both pupils and teachers. These results recognise all that the school has achieved in the…

Library News

9th July 2021

Some excellent books. Our Librarian, Mrs Bhatti, has some great suggestions for a summer of reading and a recap of some of the things we are doing in the library! ‘Prep I are becoming very excited about books and have received their very own copy of the hilarious picture book ‘The Runaway Pea’ written by…

Seniors tackle philosophy

8th July 2021

Communities of Enquiry. Friday 2nd July saw the Seniors embark on philosophical enquiry as they took part in the Philosothon.  Mrs MacLennan explains, ‘This is a friendly competition in which students participate in a series of “communities of inquiry”.  The themes for the Form III and Lower IV discussions included responsibility, gullibility and trust and…

Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Column

8th July 2021

Racial Justice Equality and Diversity. We are pleased to announce that St Augustine’s Priory is participating in the Diocese of Westminster Education Service Racial Justice Equality and Diversity Continuing Professional Development online courses. These courses aim to ‘Educate, inform and inspire participants so they can actively work to achieve racial justice and equality in their…

Something to look out for…

8th July 2021

Our next Priory Farm Open Day. A date to mark in your diary is our next Priory Farm Open Day which will be held on Sunday 18th July from 10.00 – 2.00pm.  A chance to meet our animals and buy some eggs from our hens and ducks and produce from our allotment.  This is proving…

Upper VI Summer Ball

2nd July 2021

An evening to celebrate. This year’s Upper VI leavers Summer Ball took place on Friday 25th June.  This year it was held in the Prep Meadow and our Upper VI leavers and staff (both past and present) joined in a wonderful evening of celebrating our out-going Upper VI.   The event had been beautifully organised…

Lower VI prepare for the future

2nd July 2021

Futures Fortnight:  Equipping for Life. The Futures Fortnight initiative recently took place at St Augustine’s Priory in collaboration with our Emmaus Catholic Schools Partnership schools, Cardinal Wiseman, St Benedict’s School and the Sacred Heart High School together with the Ellen Wilkinson School for Girls.  Last year St Augustine’s Priory shared tools for effective blended learning…

Lower VI and Ethics and Robots!

1st July 2021

Rights for Robots? Ms Corkery, Head of R.E. reports on , the activities of Lower VI in General R.E. and the achievement of our Head Girl, ‘In General RE this year, Lower VI girls have been busy discussing a variety of moral dilemmas in order to explore what influences their moral decision making. The girls…

Feast of Ss Peter and Paul

1st July 2021

A Mass for the whole school. Tuesday 29th June was the Feast of Ss Peter and Paul, and a Holyday of Obligation.  We were delighted that Fr Alexander from Ealing Abbey came to celebrate Mass for us.  Lower II gathered in the Chapel and Lower IIA had done a wonderful job of preparing the readings…

The ICAEW BASE Challenge

25th June 2021

  Our Sixth Form Finalists. We are now able to report on the results of the BASE challenge organised by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).  Mrs Bennet, Head of Maths, reports on the National Final of the ICAEW Base Challenge. ‘To the backdrop of cheering from the sports field (Senior…