Category: Whole School

Association Day, 30th June 2018

7th September 2018

A day of sunlight and celebration. On a bright and shining Saturday in late June, the inaugural St Augustine’s Priory Association Day took place in our wonderful grounds.  Pupils and their families, past pupils, staff, both present and past and neighbours all came together to join in the festivities.  The Parents’ Committee worked tirelessly both…

Sports Awards Evening

13th July 2018

An evening to treasure. On Tuesday 26th June, our Sports Awards Evening was held to celebrate our achievements in the sporting arena over the past academic year.  Mrs Gosling, Director of Sport, takes up the story: ‘On the evening of Tuesday 26th June we welcomed over 200 people from the St Augustine’s Priory community to…

‘Everyone deserves a home’

13th July 2018

One pupil’s perspective on ‘Share the Journey’. A significant walk was planned to take place today, Friday 13th July, in Central London.  The Education Team of the Westminster Diocese organised a fitting finale to CAFOD’s ‘Share the Journey’ campaign  through a walk commencing at 11.00am from Westminster Cathedral and ending at CAFOD’s headquarters next to…

Sheep Shearing at St Augustine’s.

13th July 2018

Sunday 8th July started out hot and ended up hot – for most of us anyway!  For some inhabitants of St Augustine’s Priory it ended on a much cooler note as Sunday was the day that the sheep shearers came calling!  Below are some pictures of the event, but if you would like to see…

Junior and Preps Sports Day

29th June 2018

A record-breaking day. Wednesday 20th June saw the Prep and Junior School Sports Day, a day of wonderful weather and exciting sport. Mrs Gosling, Director of Sport, here tells us about the day: On Wednesday 20th June we saw the Preps and Juniors have their turn for Sports Day. With expected scorching temperatures, we were…

Lower V and Lower VI visit Imperial

29th June 2018

A day of insights. As a follow-up to Women’s Wellness Week, on Thursday 21st June, Lower V and Lower VI visited Imperial College to the Hammersmith Medical Research Centre.  This experience enabled girls to seriously consider STEM careers, but also emphasised the importance of being aware of our bodies and wellbeing. Aditi Jadhav, Lower VI,…

Poetry Prizes galore!

29th June 2018

Young People’s Poetry Competition 2018. The English Department has announced some amazing news!  St Augustine’s Priory Form III pupils have swept first, second and third places in the Year 7 category of the Young People’s Poetry Competition at the Chiswick Book Festival. First Prize in the Year 7 category has been awarded to Naomi Nnatu,…

Travel Scholars

28th June 2018

An international opportunity. The St Augustine’s Priory travel scholarships contribute towards enabling our girls to gain valuable experience overseas. Our travel scholars this year are Priory 6 pupils Portia Laryea-Adu and Ljiljana Krneta.  Their travels will be taking them far and wide and they will be undertaking work in very different countries. Here they tell…

ADA rules supreme

28th June 2018

A puzzling challenge. Mr Dellow, Head of e-Learning and ICT, and his team embarked on another challenge this year.  He takes up the story, ‘After the success of last year’s Escape Room, it was decided that a follow-up was required. This year saw a change of the format as, instead of being locked in a…

Priory 6 visit Stratford-upon-Avon

28th June 2018

Studying ‘The Duchess of Malfi’. Studying Webster’s ‘The Duchess of Malfi’ for A Level, Banu Ali, Priory 6, reports on the recent visit of English Literature students to see a production by the RSC in Stratford. ‘On Friday 15th June, the Lower VI English Literature students went to Stratford-upon-Avon to see an absolutely breath-taking production…