Category: The Association

Advent: Second Week

8th December 2017

We continue the journey to Christmas Sunday 10th December is the Second Sunday of Advent and time to light the second Advent candle.  At St Augustine’s Priory we have been preparing for the coming of Christ this week with the Nursery and Prep nativities and next week, on Tuesday 12th December, we gather together for…

Past Pupil News

7th December 2017

A new venture for Frankie Fearis We have received some exciting news from past pupil Frankie Fearis.  Leaving after her A Levels, Frankie showed a great theatrical talent while at St Augustine’s Priory, contributing greatly to the life of the school and being especially committed to the Drama Department!  Now, nearly a decade after leaving…

Quel Jour Magnifique!

16th November 2017

Visitors from Sainte-Marie de Neuilly Wednesday 15th November was a red-letter day in the annals of St Augustine’s Priory.  We were delighted to welcome two visitors from a Parisian school, Sainte-Marie de Neuilly: Véronique Philouze, Directrice Collège-Lycée, and Sabine Chauvet, Responsable de division 5ème. But Sainte-Marie de Neuilly is no ordinary school.  You may remember…

Priory Pyrotechnics & Pitshanger Bookshop Prize Giving 2017

25th October 2017

Last Friday 20th October our Parents’ Committee annual fireworks display, Priory Pyrotechnics, once again lit up the early autumn sky over our Ealing grounds. The evening took place at the bottom of the field thus providing St Augustine’s Priory as a dramatic backdrop to the fireworks. Staff, parents and girls manned the stalls, from Priory…

A Must See!

16th October 2017

New film of St Augustine’s Priory Now available to see on the St Augustine’s Priory website (and also on YouTube)  – our new film!  Giving a bird’s eye view of the school with its amazing grounds and taking the viewer through the variety of life at St Augustine’s Priory, this new film was premiered at…

Open Morning: 7th October 2017

10th October 2017

St Augustine’s Priory – the best Catholic education for girls in London. ‘Our school is founded on St Augustine’s premise that when we are happy we learn well. I am glad to say that Educational Psychologists have caught up with St Augustine. Our great joy is the girls with whom we work. I hope you…

A Fantastic Evening of Fireworks

29th September 2017

A Date for your Diary! The St Augustine’s Priory Parents’ Committee is yet again organising a fantastic evening of fireworks!  This annual event, a highlight of the school’s calendar, is being held on Friday 20th October in the school grounds – the ideal venue for such an event.  As always there will be a BBQ,…

Lower VI reflects

15th September 2017

Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor Mrs McDermott, Head of Religious Studies, reports that, in their General RE lesson this week, Lower VI reflected on the life and legacy of Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor, former Archbishop of Westminster, whose funeral was held earlier this week. Here, Heather Woodman, Lower VI, gives us her reflections: ‘Cardinal Cormac’s funeral Mass was…

Progression Dinner 2017

11th September 2017

On Friday 8th September 2017 at St Augustine’s Priory we hosted our fourteenth annual Progression Dinner.  Progression is a tradition whereby Upper VI leavers are invited back to the school for a formal dinner together before they progress from school to university. Before the meal everyone gathered for refreshments in the Priory 6 Common Room…

Leading with Poetry: Mona Arshi

8th September 2017

Poems on the Underground The launch of the St Augustine’s Priory Association on Wednesday (see separate article) re-emphasised that St Augustine’s Priory is a community, made up of current and past pupils, parents and staff.  With that in mind we are pleased to let you know the latest news of Mona Arshi, award-winning poet and…