Category: Sixth Form

Priory Purpose

28th March 2019

Priory 6, ABBA and the wider community. At St Augustine’s Priory we are conscious that although we ourselves form a community, we are also part of the wider community.  Shahla Ghodrat and Zara Al-Naher in Lower VI are part of Priory Purpose, a Priory 6 project that reaches out into this wider community and organises…

Careers Evening

25th March 2019

  The Fourth Industrial Revolution. On Tuesday 26th March we will be holding our biennial Careers Evening for Seniors.  We will have speakers from a wide range of careers on hand to speak to girls about their careers and who will be able to offer advice on how to access these professions. From architecture through…

British Science Week

22nd March 2019

 A week of wonder. Monday 11th March saw the beginning of British Science Week, a week filled with an abundance of activities, workshops and Science practicals.  A true celebration of Science. Medical Mavericks delivered a workshop to the Seniors which raised awareness of the lesser known careers available in medicine such as biomedical science, medical…

Spring Concert

22nd March 2019

  A wonderful festival. Spring has definitely begun at St Augustine’s Priory, a true marker being our annual Spring Concert.  On Thursday 14th March the Chapel filled with Junior and Senior parents who were treated to a wide range of musical performances at the annual Spring Concert. The concert opened with a moving performance of…

Lower VI History lectures

21st March 2019

An examination of post-war Britain. The lecture series which students attend to enhance classroom teaching in subjects such as History or English are of immense value in enhancing and enriching the girls’ classroom experience.  The latest visit was that of the Lower VI History pupils to attend history lectures.  Caitlin Parry, Lower VI, here reports…

World Book Day Competition

15th March 2019

Who reads what? We received an avalanche of entries for this year’s World Book Day Competition.  ‘Who reads what?’ was the talk of the school.  But a winner (or this in case, winners, emerged), Naomi (Upper V Alpha) and Isabel (Form III Alpha) Jeffries who were triumphant with a score of 24 out of 27…

Lower VI study Human Trafficking

15th March 2019

The life and impact of St Josephine Bakhita. Mrs Corkery, RE teacher reports that Lower VI, in their General RE lessons, are researching and writing about the issue of Human Trafficking, something which sadly is still of concern in today’s world. Here Jasmine Dawuda, Ellie Kingsmill, Aoife Pedreschi and Sofia Gentile write about the life…

Seniors visit Canada

15th March 2019

A Half Term of Skiing! From 13 – 19th February St Augustine’s Priory embarked on its latest foray into the mountains.   Yes, it was this year’s senior ski trip to Mont Sainte Anne, Canada. Josephine Heffernan, Lower VA, reports, ‘The 2019 ski was such an amazing and exciting trip for me as I had never…

Lower VI: Visit to the Houses of Parliament.

14th March 2019

Government and Politics to the fore. With Brexit at the forefront of people’s minds, watching debates in the House of Commons is becoming quite addictive!  Lower VI pupils Jasmine Dawuda and Nell Dobson were part of the group of A Level Government and Politics students to see debates live on their recent visit to the…

EPQ: A preparation for life.

8th March 2019

‘We learn. We reflect. We achieve.’ Here at St Augustine’s Priory we provide girls with the intellectual challenges and space to allow them to continue their education with an advantage that many other schools do not provide.  The EPQ, the Extended Project Qualification, supports learners with the transition to higher education or into the world…