Category: Sixth Form

Mel Giedroyc visits St Augustine’s Priory

23rd November 2018

Meeting the ‘Company’ star. Last week, GCSE and A Level Drama students enjoyed a trip to the West End to see the hilarious, poignant and visually stunning musical ‘Company’ at the Gielgud Theatre. The story revolves around the unmarried, 35-year-old man Bobby, with this production changing the male Bobby to a female Bobbie. With modern…

Meeting Members of Staff…

22nd November 2018

Mr R Porter. We are delighted to welcome Mr Porter, who joins us in the Music Department as clarinet and saxophone teacher.  He is an award-winning performer and composer and has performed at many prestigious venues across the UK. Here he tells us about himself: ‘I received a distinction upon completing the MA Jazz Performance course at…

Meeting Members of Staff…

15th November 2018

Mr W Scott. We are delighted to welcome Mr W Scott who joins St Augustine’s Priory as guitar teacher.  His playing can be heard at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7PW2EIKZseU  where Mr Scott plays ‘Three Poets’, composed by William Lovelady, and inspired by three poets who died during combat in World War I: Wilfred Owen (English poet), Charles Péguy…

Remembering at Assembly: Friday 9th November

15th November 2018

Visit to the World War One Battlefields (1). In our last Assembly for the week of remembrance, Upper V related their recent visit to the Battlefields of World War One.  This was a fitting end to our Assembly commemorations to mark the centenary of the Armistice in 1918 and we here hear about their experiences….

Remembering at Assembly: Thursday 8th November

13th November 2018

Oscar Ricketts and Alfred Evans. Last Thursday’s Assembly continued our series on Ealing people during the First World War.  Presented by Mr Elder, English Department, this Assembly told us about Oscar Ricketts and Alfred Evans – two of the conscientious objectors who refused to fight in the conflict. ‘What happened to this group of men?…

Remembrance

8th November 2018

A time of silence. The haunting sound of Elgar’s ‘Nimrod’ carried over the school grounds.  In the Rose Garden ranks of soldiers and nurses stood still against the backdrop of St Augustine’s Priory while ‘Nimrod’ called us all, pupils and staff, to attend, to observe.       Seniors drifted in groups and gathered in front…

New Music Room

6th November 2018

Space to compose. There was much excitement just before Half Term when our new Music Room was unveiled.  Work had taken place over the Summer holidays and two ribbon-cutting ceremonies saw the official opening – one for the Seniors and one for the Juniors.    Juniors:  cutting the ribbon!    Describing the facilities available in…

Priory 6 Businesswomen

5th November 2018

Young Enterprise programme. You will have seen members of our Young Enterprise team, Natura Beauty, selling their wares at this year’s Priory Pyrotechnics, where their bath bombs and clay face masks proved very popular.  Aoife Pedreschi, Lower VI, is the Managing Director of this year’s St Augustine’s Priory Young Enterprise team and here describes Natura…

Lost Property

2nd November 2018

Longing to be reunited! Our lost property cupboard is overflowing with uniform that is longing to be reunited with its rightful owners. Do please remember to label your daughters’ uniforms to ensure that they are returned to them as soon as possible. Any unclaimed uniform will be sold at the next Second Hand Uniform Sale….

Priory Pyrotechnics!

2nd November 2018

An evening of the most fabulous fireworks. The Priory Pyrotechnics on display on Friday 19th October was indeed a fabulous way to begin Half Term.  Our Parents’ Committee organised a wonderful evening of entertainment.  From a BBQ to a tombola and from face painting to a live band the evening was filled with entertainment.     …

ISI Inspection Report 2021

The ISI Inspection Report 2021 has rated St Augustine’s Priory as EXCELLENT in all areas.

“The quality of pupils’ academic and other achievements is excellent”

Read the full report