Category: Whole School

Mr Elder publishes first collection of poetry

14th October 2015

‘Codes of Conduct’ available now! Simply because National Poetry Day is over for another year does not mean that poetry has taken a back seat at St Augustine’s Priory.  Mr Neil Elder, member of the English Department, has this week published his first collection of poetry, ‘Codes of Conduct’, published by Cinnamon Press. The collection…

Tweet from The Good Schools Guide

9th October 2015

‘Wowed by first visit to St Augustine’s Priory in Ealing. Hidden gem. Why has no-one told us about this fabulous school before now?’   The Good Schools Guide, Tweet, Thursday 8th October 2015  

A Splendiferous Evening

9th October 2015

Introducing our Open Air Stage and The Priory Players National Poetry Day at St Augustine’s Priory culminated in a gathering in the Meadow on the evening of Thursday 8th October to celebrate both the opening of our new Open Air Stage and the launch of The Priory Players, our new Sixth Form theatre company. The…

National Poetry Day, 8th October

8th October 2015

The Priory Players and The Minister of Light National Poetry Day and its theme of Light is being celebrated at St Augustine’s Priory.  We recently welcomed poet Mona Arshi, winner last week of the Forward Arts Foundation Prize for Best First Collection for her collection of poetry, ‘Small Hands’, to speak at a school Assembly….

Forward Prizes for Poetry 2015

30th September 2015

Congratulations to Mona Arshi On Monday 28th September 2015, Mrs Raffray, Headteacher, Mrs Farmer, Head of English, Mrs Tippen, Deputy Head, Juniors and Mrs Donovan, P.A. to Mrs Raffray, enjoyed a wonderful evening on the South Bank when they attended the Forward Arts Foundation Prizes for Poetry awards at the Royal Festival Hall.  Mrs Donovan…

Happy Birthday, St Augustine’s Priory!

23rd September 2015

We celebrate 100 years on Hillcrest Road Monday 21st September saw the centenary of the date when the religious community of Augustinian Canonesses Regular of the Lateran moved into this site on Hillcrest Road and opened St Augustine’s Priory.  We celebrated the day thoroughly with a themed lunch, the opportunity for every pupil and member…

From the Counsellor’s Chair: Part Two

21st September 2015

The School Counselling Service and Frequently Asked Questions Mrs Renata Good, our School Counsellor, follows up her article of last week with further information on the school counselling service. ‘There may be times in our lives when we experience difficulties or have to face distressing events that leave us feeling angry, unhappy, anxious, depressed or…

Collecting for Calais: Report on action

18th September 2015

Lower VI student organises action for refugees Following on from the Priory Post of 7th September, we here report on the progress of Rebecca Shoesmith’s (Lower VI) collection for Calais Action to help those refugees in Calais.  Calais Action’s website says ‘Calais Action is a grass roots giving group to help refugees in Calais and…

Priory Post 161 – One Hundred Years of Faith

1st September 2015

One Hundred Years of Faith H.E. Cardinal Vincent Nichols visits St Augustine’s Priory It was a glorious day.  Tuesday 30th June saw St Augustine’s Priory celebrate our One Hundred Years of Faith on our Hillcrest Road site with Mass celebrated by H.E. Cardinal Vincent Nichols with several priests from the nearby parishes concelebrating. We were…

Priory Post 164 – Times Past at St Augustine’s Priory

1st September 2015

Times Past at St Augustine’s Priory Remembering the nuns We celebrated our wonderful One Hundred Years of Faith Mass here last week with H.E. Cardinal Vincent Nichols at which so many members of our community were present:  pupils, staff, parents and many past pupils including Mrs Barbara Murray (née Creamer) who attended St Augustine’s Priory…