Category: Whole School

Juniors and Preps collect for…

26th November 2015

Operation Christmas Child This year our collection by the Preps and Juniors of gift-filled shoeboxes for children in need around the world, organised by Operation Christmas Child, was a triumph with a total of 137 boxes being donated. One of our parents kindly took the boxes to the depot from where they will travel worldwide…

Lower II presents

25th November 2015

The Blue Crystal You may think that you are in November 2015, but no.  In reality… ‘In the year 4015 following the depletion of its natural resources, Earth’s life support systems and civilisation depend upon the Blue Crystal which powers a giant computer.  When the crystal is stolen by the Zarcons, a warrior race from…

Lower I investigates

25th November 2015

Stonehenge In their History lessons Lower I has been investigating Stonehenge, the Neolithic monument in Wiltshire, learning about it through taking part in a ‘Stonehenge Fact Hunt!’ The Stonehenge Fact Hunt involved the girls exploring their classroom and finding the many facts about Stonehenge which had been hidden by their Form Teacher, Mrs Van Der…

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…

Anti-Bullying Week

23rd November 2015

Masks mark the week In Anti-Bullying week last week the Seniors found an innovative way to catalogue their actions.  At the beginning of the week every girl in the Senior School cut out a blank mask. By the end of the week these masks were filled with illustrations of the random acts of kindness they…

The Nursery and Numbers

23rd November 2015

Mathematics Rules! Miss Slight, Form Teacher Nursery, reports on her Form’s exploration of numbers: “Last week in the Nursery we introduced ‘Number of the Week’. Each week we look at a number out of sequence in a range of different forms. Last week we worked with the number four. We talked about what the number…

Upper I’s Fraction Museum

20th November 2015

‘Fractions are Fun!’ After the great news of the success of the Sixth Form in the Maths Challenge, we now see how the Junior School is enjoying its journey in Mathematics. Miss O’Connell, Form Teacher Upper I, reports on her Form’s forays into Mathematics, with especial reference to the exploration of the world of fractions….

Lower I and Science

20th November 2015

Light and Shadows Mrs Round, Science teacher, describes how the pupils in Lower I are discovering Science through their studies and experiments:   ‘This term Lower I are learning about ‘Light and Shadows’.  They are exploring the differences between light sources and light reflectors and sorting these into two groups.’ Our pictures show Lower I…

Education Caterer of the Year

20th November 2015

Holroyd Howe We often enter our refectories for lunch to find the rooms have been decorated according to the time of the year or a special festival; St George’s Day, Halloween and, of course, Christmas are some of the events that are marked through decorations and themed food.  Or we could be treated to themed…

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…