St Augustine's Priory

Type Independent School
Age Range 2-18
Religion Unknown
Address Hillcrest Road
W5 2JL
Phone 02089972022
Reference Number 101946



St Augustine's Priory is a prestigious independent Catholic girls' school located in London, Ealing W5 2JL, offering a top-performing education rooted in the Catholic tradition since its founding in 1634. The school has evolved and continually embraced change, maintaining agility and integrity in its approach while serving as a visionary institution aiming to foster courage and optimism for its students. It has a unique community committed to inspiring young girls to excel in personal and professional life with values like truth, joy, and courage.

St Augustine's Priory values freedom and generosity of spirit, and its mission statement focuses on shaping a better future for the world, equipping each student with outstanding results, a love of learning, and an alternative way of thinking. With a diverse student body, the school empowers students to be ethical leaders and now enrolls approximately 500 girls from nursery to sixth form.

Academically, the school has a rich history that includes a picturesque campus covering 13 acres, featuring a diverse range of facilities like a wildflower meadow, orchard, netball courts, and playing fields. The school maintains the priory chapel, now used daily for assemblies, masses, and music recitals. The up-to-date facilities include a science block, drama studio, and Junior music/drama room.

With a longstanding heritage, St Augustine's Priory has moved from its French origin to its present location in Ealing, and has notably contributed to the cause of women's suffrage during its history. The school has faced and overcome several crucial historical events, such as French politics and the Blitz during World War II, and continues to be a thriving and beloved community.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 454
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 0.66%
Girls: 99.34%

Year Groups

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Ofsted Rating This school has not had a rating yet.
Last Inspection Date 2006-08-03
Date Description Report
2006-07-03 Standard inspection Standard inspection

Attainment 8 Score

Attaimenment 8 is a measure of a pupil's average grade across a set of 8 subjects. The 8 subjects which make up Attainment 8 are:

  • English
  • Maths
  • 3 subjects from qualifications that count towards the English Baccalaureate (EBacc), like sciences, language and history
  • 3 more GCSE qualifications (including EBacc subjects) or technical awards from a list approved by the Department for Education
Each grade a pupil gets is assigned a point score from 9 (the highest) to 1 (the lowest). These scores are added up, with English and maths counted twice.

School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
52.1 Upgrade Upgrade

GCSE Results

Metric School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Grade 5 or above in English and maths 77% Upgrade Upgrade
5 or more GCSEs at grade 9-4 (or A-C) 87% Upgrade Upgrade

Attainment 8 Score

Attaimenment 8 is a measure of a pupil's average grade across a set of 8 subjects. The 8 subjects which make up Attainment 8 are:

GCSE Results



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Key Stage 2 Attainment

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GCSE Attainment

Attainment 8 score percentile

Students getting 5 or more GCSE's at grade 9-4 (A-C)