Lower II meet Henry VIII
A visit to Hampton Court Palace. Just before the Easter holidays, on Monday 26th March, Lower II embarked on a historical field visit to Hampton Court Palace. The home of the Tudor and Stuart monarchs, Lower II enjoyed a day exploring history, with particular emphasis on the Tudor period. Mrs Tomlinson, Form Teacher Lower II […]
Running and raising funds
Mr Alejandro and the London Marathon 2018. The London Marathon, held last weekend, was a challenge for all athletes not only in terms of endurance but also in having to cope with the weather. The hottest London Marathon on record it is a remarkable feat for those who finished. Among those, finishing in the splendid […]
Priory 6 Newsletter
Issue 01. We are pleased to present the first issue of the Priory 6 Newsletter, outlining all that Priory 6 is looking forward to during this Summer Term and onwards into the future, and so is of relevance to all those in Upper V. The events, the exams and the enjoyments! Priory 6 2018 – […]
The Bursar’s Lament
A seasonal poem. At this time of year our grounds are springing to life with buds, blossoms and the grass is definitely growing! Our Estates Staff care for our grounds and in Spring special care is given to our lawns, emerging from the harshness of winter. You will therefore notice that there are some signs […]
St Augustine of Hippo
Hope for today. Our patron saint, St Augustine of Hippo, the fourth century theologian and philosopher, was the bishop of Hippo in north Africa (and not to be confused with St Augustine of Canterbury). The following quote can inspire and challenge us to be mindful and work for justice, and peace, in the world today.
Spring has Sprung!
April blossoms. ‘The flowers appear on the earth. The season of glad songs has come, the cooing of the turtledove is heard in our land. The fig tree is forming its first figs And the blossoming vines give out their fragrance.’ (The Song of Songs, Chapter 2, v 12 – 13a) As our Summer Term […]
Faith Life at St Augustine’s Priory. Our Holy Week at St Augustine’s Priory started with a joyous Palm Sunday procession on Tuesday with children from the Nursery to Preps waving their handmade Palm Leaves and greeting Jesus as he made his way into Jerusalem on a donkey. Starting with a prayer service the children processed […]
Lower II and the love of languages
The visit of Holy Family Primary School. Tuesday 20th March saw St Augustine’s Priory welcome the pupils of Holy Family Primary School. It is always great to share our love of languages and our facilities with our fellow schools and Mr Alejandro, Head of Modern Languages, describes the day: ‘Our young Augustinians share a passion […]
St Augustine’s Priory girls up in court!
A Level Government and Politics. Thursday 21st March saw the Sixth Form Politics students venture into London to explore the courts. Mr Murphy, Director of Sixth Form, UCAS, takes up the story: ‘On 21st March, the Sixth Form Politics students spent a day immersed in the British legal system. In the morning, we visited the Supreme […]
Priory 6 visits the 1950s – 1990s
A Level History lectures. Hearing expert speakers and the latest ideas relating to their studies is all part and parcel of life at St Augustine’s Priory and this was in evidence last Wednesday, 21st March, when our A Level Historians attended lectures in Central London given by historian Dominic Sandbrook and Dr Robert Saunders, Queen […]