Category: Sixth Form

Priory 6 and Preventing Period Poverty

5th October 2018

A new campaign. Inspired by learning about pressure groups in their politics lessons, two members of Priory 6 are determined to play their part in Preventing Period Poverty.  Molly and Nell want to raise awareness of an issue which means that one in ten girls cannot afford sanitary products and do not therefore attend school…

National Poetry Day 2018

28th September 2018

A Feast of Events. National Poetry Day is on Thursday 4th October and there is a wonderful array of activities taking place at St Augustine’s Priory, where there is a strong tradition of writing poetry, both among pupils, staff and parents. Dressing up as a poet or a character in a poem will be an…

Meeting Members of Staff…

28th September 2018

Mrs H MacLennan. We are pleased to welcome Mrs MacLennan to St Augustine’s Priory who joins our Classics Department and is teaching Classics to seniors from Lower IV upwards.   Mrs MacLennan says: ‘I have thoroughly enjoyed the first weeks here at St Augustine’s Priory.  I feel I am now part of the furniture – pupils…

Meeting Members of Staff…

25th September 2018

Ms K Khairoun. We are pleased to welcome Ms Khairoun who joins St Augustine’s Priory this term as a member of the Maths Department and will be teaching Maths from Form III to Priory 6.  Here, she introduces herself: ‘I graduated with a degree in mathematics from the University of Greenwich and then undertook teacher…

Moonlight Cinema at St Augustine’s Priory

24th September 2018

The Greatest Showman. Friday 21st September saw a first as the Moonlight Cinema visited St Augustine’s Priory to show ‘The Greatest Showman’. Organised by the Parents’ Committee and utilising our wonderful grounds, this was an evening to remember!      From the welcoming greeters at the door to the Parents’ Committee and their helpers, it was…

Careers Talk

21st September 2018

  Karen Jacks on Careers in IT. On Thursday 20th September Karen Jacks, IT Director at law firm Bird and Bird, came to talk to members of Priory 6 and Upper V about the opportunity for careers in the field of IT.  Part of the programme of careers talks organised by Careers Coordinator Mr Ferguson, Mrs…

Meeting Members of Staff…

21st September 2018

Miss C M Costello. We were delighted that Miss Caitlin Costello joined the staff in September.  She has strong links to St Augustine’s Priory as we learn from her: ‘As a former pupil, it is great to be back at St Augustine’s Priory and to see how it has grown in recent years. One development…

Careers Speakers

21st September 2018

Our Michaelmas Term Programme. Each term we are privileged to welcome to St Augustine’s Priory speakers from a range of professions who come to speak to our Priory 6 and Upper V pupils and give ideas and inspiration on career options.  This term is no exception and we look forward to meeting an array of…

Progression 2018

20th September 2018

An annual celebration. Our annual Progression dinner took place on the evening of Friday 14th September.  On this, our fifteenth Progression, the Upper VI leavers return to St Augustine’s Priory to attend a formal dinner with staff as they prepare to progress to university.  We always look forward to Progression marking, as it does, an important…

Meeting Members of Staff…

20th September 2018

Miss V Norris. Miss Norris joins us at St Augustine’s Priory as the new afternoon Receptionist.  Here she introduces herself: ‘Since having my son (who is nearly four years old), I decided it is about time I needed to get back into working life and it is just wonderful to be here at St Augustine’s…