Category: Whole 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…

Chiswick Book Festival Award Winners

28th September 2018

Young People’s Poetry Competition 2018. On Friday 14th September five of our Lower IV students attended the Chiswick Book Festival award at the London Buddhist Vihara in Chiswick to receive their prizes for their winning entries in the Young People’s Poetry Competition.  Now in its eighth year, the competition attracts entries from many schools across…

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…

20 Years On

21st September 2018

1998 Upper VI leavers return. Saturday 15th September saw the reunion of St Augustine’s Priory girls who left the school twenty years ago, in 1998.  The former classmates greeted each other with warm embraces as many had not seen each other for years. They brought with them photos of their school days, St Augustine’s Priory…

Form III visit ‘Matilda the Musical’

21st September 2018

A beginning of term treat. Form III had a wonderful time at the award-winning Matilda the Musical on Thursday 13th September.      Travelling up to the Cambridge Theatre in the West End Ms Brown, Head of Drama, writes that this was ‘a social bonding treat at the beginning of the Senior School; some top-notch professional…

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…

Upper V Geography Fieldwork

21st September 2018

Studying Coastal Management. On Thursday 13th September Upper V Geographers, accompanied by Head of Geography Mr Chappory, travelled to Cuckmere Haven in East Sussex to study whether or not the Cuckmere River follows the normal flow patterns expected of all rivers.           Mr Chappory relates, ‘the main discovery was that the River Cuckmere has…

Open Morning

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on our Preps and Pre-Preps School in Action Morning

for entry into Nursery, Reception and through to Year 6

10am until 12pm

Thursday 6th October