There are 8 classes at St Augustine’s, 2 per year group. We also have a Nurture Room, which provides an alternative curriculum for children with complex needs.
Each class at St Augustine’s CE Junior School, is named after an inspirational Briton:
Murray Class – is named after Sir Andy Murray OBE, the former world No. 1 British tennis player.
Simmonds Class – is named after Ellie Simmonds OBE, the gold medal winning British Paralympic swimmer.
Ross Class – is named after Tony Ross, the British illustrator and author of children’s picture books, best known for illustrating the Horrid Henry series.
Welby Class – is named after Justin Welby, the 105th Archbishop of Canterbury and the most senior bishop in the Church of England.
Newton Class – is named after Sir Isaac Newton, who was an English mathematician, physicist, astronomer, theologian and author widely recognised as one of the most influential scientists of all time, and a key figure in the scientific revolution.
Attenborough Class – is name after Sir David Attenborough CBE, an English broadcaster and natural historian. He is best known for writing and presenting, in conjunction with the BBC Natural History Unit.
Glennie Class – is named after Dame Evelyn Glennie, the Scottish virtuoso percussionist. She has been profoundly deaf since the age of 12 and has taught herself to hear with parts of her body other than her ears.
Farah Class – is named after Sir Mo Farah CBE, the most successful British track athlete in modern Olympic Games history, he is the 2012 and 2016 Olympic gold medallist in both the 5,000 and 10,000 meter races.
Shakespeare Room – is named after William Shakespeare, the English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world’s greatest dramatist.