Category: Whole School

Priory Post 152 – Friday Night at the Priory and Circus PaZaz

28th August 2015

Friday Night at the Priory and Circus PaZaz St Augustine’s Priory’s Parents’ Committee has organised two great events for next weekend.  Firstly, on Friday 12th June there is Friday Night at the Priory for parents and friends, from 7.30 p.m. until late.  There will be a barbecue, a band, dancing and an auction with prizes…

Priory Post 153 – Race for Life

28th August 2015

Race for Life St Augustine’s Priory runs for Cancer Research On Sunday 7th June 160 girls, parents and staff  from St Augustine’s Priory took part in the 5k Cancer Research’s ‘Race for Life’ in Richmond.  The day was a huge success.   The aim was to raise £3,000 for Cancer Research.  By Monday 8th June we…

Priory Post 156 – Circus PaZaz comes to St Augustine’s Priory

28th August 2015

Circus PaZaz comes to St Augustine’s Priory Circus PaZaz set up its Big Top in the grounds of St Augustine’s Priory last Friday to enthral and delight us all. On Friday 12th June the Nursery, Preps and Juniors spent the morning learning circus skills, among them plate spinning, juggling, stilt walking and the high wire…

Priory Post 119 – New School Officials

27th August 2015

New School Officials Announcement Today, Wednesday 22nd April, saw the announcement of our new school officials.  At a whole school assembly this morning the Headteacher, Mrs Raffray, announced  who the new Head Girl and her team of Deputies, House Captains and Prefects are to be for the academic year 2015 – 2016. Congratulations go to…

Priory Post 137 – Memories of a superb day

27th August 2015

Open Day: 9th May 2015 Memories of a superb day Saturday 9th May saw our Open Day where, over two sessions, morning and afternoon, there was a wonderful opportunity for us to meet prospective parents and for our visitors to see around the school, enjoy refreshments in the café, meet pupils and teachers and discover…

Priory Post 86 – Random Acts of Kindness

26th August 2015

Random Acts of Kindness From The Counsellor’s Chair Mrs Renata Good, our School Counsellor and play therapist has some ideas to consider during Half Term: ‘Tuesday 17th February is Random Acts of Kindness Day.  Share a random act of kindness to spread positive thoughts and actions and in the process influence other people to perform…

Priory Post 91 – Feast Day 2015

26th August 2015

Feast Day 2015 Celebrating One Hundred Years of Faith Friday 13th February saw our annual celebration of Feast Day.  During the years the religious community resided here it was a celebration of Reverend Mother’s Feast Day, and is now celebrated as the School’s Feast Day.  Founded in 1634 in France and arriving in England in…

Priory Post 92 – Coffee and Cakes

26th August 2015

Coffee and Cakes World Cancer Day 2015 On Wednesday 4th February we invited parents to join us for Coffee and Cakes in the Pupils’ Refectory to mark World Cancer Day 2015. This event was organised by one of our parents to raise awareness of, and support for, World Cancer Day. World Cancer Day’s website states…

Priory Post 100 – Election Fever

26th August 2015

Election Fever Hustings for Head Girl and Deputies General Election?  What General Election? This week our attention is focused on the elections for the next St Augustine’s Priory Head Girl and the three Deputy Head Girls.  On Monday 2nd March the candidates for these posts gathered in the Scriptorium to convince each and every one…