Category: Sixth Form

Biology in Action

8th January 2016

Sixth Form Lectures The days leading up to the Christmas holidays were not only filled with nativity plays and Carol Services! Some serious academic work also took place.  Here, Shafaq Yaqoob, Upper VI, reports on the fascinating lectures the Sixth Form Biology students attended on 7th December. ‘After climbing 175 stairs (the equivalent of 15…

Lower VI Young Enterprise

9th December 2015

The Little Lantern Company Every year the Lower VI students form a company to take part in the Young Enterprise programme.  We have a report on this year’s company and great product: ‘This year a group of Lower VI students has taken on the challenge to unleash our personal and business skills through the Young…

Christmas Lunch

1st December 2015

Serenading our diners, crackers and delicious food! On Tuesday 1st December pupils at St Augustine’s Priory enjoyed their Christmas lunch.  This may seem a little early, but from now on until the end of term, apart from lessons and the regular activities of a busy school, we will also be enjoying several Nativity plays, the…

Sixth Formers in Slapton!

30th November 2015

Getting drenched in Devon From Friday 6th to Monday 9th November the Lower VI AS Geographers from St Augustine’s Priory attended a residential field trip at the Field Studies Centre at Slapton Ley on Start Bay in South Devon. They were accompanied by both members of the Geography teaching staff. The weather may not have…

Sixth Form study 100 Women 2015

23rd November 2015

Inspiration for our Sixth Formers In General R.E. the Sixth Formers have been researching some of the BBC’s 100 Women of 2015. This year the BBC has focused on octogenarians sharing life lessons; ‘good girl’ film-makers discussing expectations; nursing; five high-profile women; and ’30 under 30′ entrepreneurs. The girls have learnt about Sonita Alizadeh, a young…

Youth Mayor of Ealing Elections

18th November 2015

Upper VI student elected We are delighted to announce that Pervin Kaur, student in the Upper VI at St Augustine’s Priory, has recently been elected the new Youth Mayor for Ealing. Pervin said that, ‘Being Youth Mayor for Ealing is giving me a platform to be the voice of youth, to advocate our views on…

Sixth Formers take on the Maths Challenge

13th November 2015

Mathematicians triumph! The Senior (Sixth Form) Maths Challenge 2015 took place last week.  This is an annual competition organised by the United Kingdom Mathematics Trust which tests A Level mathematicians and challenges them to solve some frighteningly difficult problems. The results were announced last night and we were thrilled to hear that Ririko Yoshie (Upper…

Exchange with the John Lyon School

9th November 2015

Oxbridge interview practice Several Upper Sixth Formers from the John Lyon School in Harrow were our guests today as they visited St Augustine’s Priory to take part in some practice interviews in preparation for their Oxbridge interviews.  At the same time, our Upper VI Oxford and Cambridge candidates visited the John Lyon school for their…

Our Sixth Form speaks: Words from the Sixth Form Open Evening

3rd November 2015

The next step towards the future… We reported on our recent Sixth Form Open Evening in a previous Priory Post (16th October).  Held on Thursday 15th October, it came at the end of a day when our Upper V students attended Sixth Form classes to enjoy a taste of Sixth Form Life at St Augustine’s…

Poetry By Heart Competition

20th October 2015

Calling all competitors! This term has seen a feast of poetry: from pupils, parents and staff members.  We would now like to continue this with the Poetry By Heart Competition, which is open to girls in Lower V and above. This is a national competition with the first round taking place in schools.  The St…