Category: Sixth Form

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…

Preps and Juniors Sports Day

10th June 2022

Summer is here! Our Summer festivities start here.  The Preps and Juniors Sports Day on 8th June was a cavalcade of sporting activities, wonderfully supported by many parents who came to watch. Both field and track events were held and the shots were put, the javelins thrown and the jumps were very long indeed.  There…

Priory Farm visitors

8th June 2022

Enjoying our Meadow and Farm. On a sunny Friday 27th May we welcomed two year groups from the St Augustine’s Catholic Primary School in Hammersmith.  This was the second visit to the Priory Farm in a matter of days as pupils from the Ellen Wilkinson School had visited the farm on 20th May.  The Priory…

The Feast of the Ascension

26th May 2022

Whole School Mass. It was a wonderful way to celebrate the beginning of Half Term – a whole school Mass in the Meadow to celebrate the Feast of the Ascension, which commemorates the Ascension of Christ into heaven. Prep I to Priory Sixth gathered this morning to hear Fr Thomas celebrate Mass, joined by Governors…

Upper VI poetry

23rd May 2022

Core 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…