Category: Whole School

Meeting Members of Staff…

13th September 2018

Mr U Ahmed. We are delighted that Mr Ahmed has joined us to teach Maths to the Seniors and Priory 6 this term.  Mr Ahmed writes: ‘Teaching at St Augustine’s Priory is a new challenge for me and one I am very much looking forward to.  What drew me to this school was my previous…

Senior Co-curricular Fair

13th September 2018

The opportunity to broaden horizons! Tuesday 11th September saw our Co-Curricular Fair. This was a successful lunchtime event which saw the Hall packed with staff and senior pupils where the girls had the opportunity to sign up for any in-house club in which they were interested.    There was a great variety of clubs on…

Priory 6 have a wonderful time!

13th September 2018

Visiting Stubbers Adventure Centre Caitlin Parry, Lower VI, here describes the venturesome Priory 6 who last week journeyed to the far reaches of Essex… ‘Last Friday, 7th September, saw the members of Priory 6 leave the school premises and embark on a journey that would take us across the entirety of the District Line before…

The influence of the St Augustine’s Priory Association

11th September 2018

The rewards of work experience. St Augustine’s Priory is a community not only of pupils, parents and staff, but of past pupils, parents and staff.  As the years go by the years the community grows in numbers and strength, sharing knowledge and experience that benefit the current generation of pupils. Over this summer the strength…

Meeting our new chickens…

10th September 2018

A variety of breeds. The Michaelmas Term has brought some new members to roost in our farm.  Together with our micro-pigs (who are enjoying the apple harvest) and our sheep, we have a variety of breeds of chickens which have joined us – some Plymouth Rock cross, Polands and Silkies.    These three types of…

Meeting Members of Staff…

10th September 2018

Miss H Snell. We are pleased to welcome Miss Snell who joins us this term as LAMDA teacher, an-ever popular subject which gives pupils the opportunity to enter graded exams in areas such as the speaking of verse and prose and acting.  Here she introduces herself: ‘I am delighted that I will be teaching LAMDA…

The Beginning of a New Term

7th September 2018

A vision of happiness. At the staff Inset day on Monday 3rd September, Mrs Raffray, Headteacher welcomed us all back for a new term with words that explain our rationale for being here.  She said that St Augustine of Hippo, our patron saint, talked about how, ‘people learn well when they’re happy – we are…

Meeting Members of Staff…

7th September 2018

Mr F Lennon. Mr Lennon joins us as Form Teacher for Lower I and we are very happy to welcome him to St Augustine’s Priory.  Here he introduces himself: ‘I am very much looking forward to joining the staff at St Augustine’s Priory this autumn. I join the school having taught at a variety of…

Meeting Members of Staff…

7th September 2018

Ms P Brown. This term we welcome several new members of staff to St Augustine’s Priory and here we are delighted to introduce Ms P Brown, who joins us as Form Teacher for Upper I: “The countless opportunities and valuable life experience gained throughout my years in Education have heavily influenced my decision to embark…

Results Days, August 2018

7th September 2018

Savvy St Augustine’s Priory girls. A Level Results Day! Thursday 16th August saw Upper VI girls return to St Augustine’s Priory to collect their results. At a time when commentators have predicted that boys would outperform girls in the new A Level regime and said that there would be fewer top grades because of unconditional…