Category: Whole School

All different, all equal

16th November 2017

Anti-bullying week: a Whole School mission We were pleased to support Anti-bullying week this year with a range of activites throughout the school. “As a school that promotes Gospel values of truth, justice, compassion and reconciliation, we aim to help both the victims and perpetrators of bullying”, commented Mrs Cotton. Anti-Bullying Week is coordinated by…

Upper II and their Form III Taster Afternoon

16th November 2017

Preparation for lifelong success On Monday 13th November our first ever Form III Taster Afternoon took place, a new initiative thought up by Mrs Knowles, Deputy Head, Juniors, and Mrs Gosling, Senior Form Teacher, Form III.  You will have read in last week’s article (http://sapriory.com/priory-post/preparation-lifelong-success/) that on Taster Day, Upper II spend an afternoon as…

Quel Jour Magnifique!

16th November 2017

Visitors from Sainte-Marie de Neuilly Wednesday 15th November was a red-letter day in the annals of St Augustine’s Priory.  We were delighted to welcome two visitors from a Parisian school, Sainte-Marie de Neuilly: Véronique Philouze, Directrice Collège-Lycée, and Sabine Chauvet, Responsable de division 5ème. But Sainte-Marie de Neuilly is no ordinary school.  You may remember…

Nursery and Preps mark anniversaries

15th November 2017

Remembrance Last weekend saw two days of note, Armistice Day on Saturday 11th November, marking the anniversary of the end of the First World War, followed by Remembrance Day on Sunday 12th November when services and ceremonies were held throughout the U.K. to remember and pray for those who fell in the two world wars…

Seniors visit Pompeii

10th November 2017

A Half Term expedition From Wednesday 25th to Saturday 28th October girls from throughout the Seniors took part in a visit to the ancient world by visiting Pompeii, destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. Accounts of the visit have been produced by several members of the group. Naomi Nnatu, Form III,…

Preparation for lifelong success

9th November 2017

Form III Taster Afternoon We are constantly striving to ensure that girls benefit from being at an all-through school; Junior school girls are increasingly taught by Senior school teachers as they progress up the school, the Big Sister Little Sister programme buddies up new Form III girls for their first year in the Senior School,…

Nursery visit to the Chapel

9th November 2017

Learning for life at St Augustine’s Priory The Chapel is at the centre of life at St Augustine’s Priory and learning about the Chapel starts early!  Mrs Morris reports that this week the Nursery children visited the Chapel to learn about Holy Water and Baptism for their Religious Education Topic.  The children learnt how to make…

Priory 6’s Fright Night & Afternoon

9th November 2017

St Augustine’s Priory’s spookiest annual fundraiser Back in April this year our current Sixth Form Leadership Team were candidates for office making presentations to Upper II and the rest of the Senior School about their aims and vision should they be elected as School Officials. The girls made a lasting impression, a recurring theme being…

Upper IV visit to Bletchley Park

9th November 2017

LB TE HC EL PY RA XK Mr Dellow, Head of ICT, tells us about the visit, on Friday 20th October, of Upper IV to Bletchley Park: ‘After a half term of breaking codes and ciphers, Upper IV Computing students were rewarded with a trip to Bletchley Park near Milton Keynes. This is the department’s second…

November: a month of Remembrance

9th November 2017

All Saints and All Souls November is the month of the Holy Souls, a time to remember and to pray for all those who have gone before us.  A necrologue, a book to write the names of those we wish to be prayed for, is placed in churches throughout the world, including in our own…