A message from the Heads of School

We would all like to wish you a very warm welcome to the Haileybury community this academic year. Whether you are visiting for the first time or are already familiar with Haileybury, we are sure that you will find this dynamic and animated school the perfect learning environment.

With half of us joining in the Lower School (Year 7 and 8) and the other half joining in Removes (Year 9) we have over 20 years' experience as pupils at Haileybury. All of us have taken advantage of the different opportunities that the school has to offer, from sport to drama to Model United Nations and music, and we hope that you will approach us and our friendly team of College Prefects should you have any queries regarding Haileybury life.

Haileybury is a school based around strong relationships; the academic relationships between pupils and teachers is one of mutual respect that allows for the best possible learning environment. The pastoral relationship between a pupil and their Housemaster or Housemistress is always a source of support and comfort to all. Finally, and most importantly, are the relationships formed between a pupil and their peers. The friendships formed at Haileybury cross year-group divides and stretch far beyond one's time at Haileybury. This in particular is very close to our hearts as we prepare to leave at the end of this academic year, and the significance of these bonds becomes more apparent to us as our time draws to a close.

The Haileybury learning experience goes far deeper than just a set of exam results. The approach to learning, coupled with the co-curricular opportunities, means that each person that passes through Haileybury leaves as a well-rounded individual with a strong set of values to guide them through the challenges of university life and beyond.

We hope that this website will encourage you to learn more about this fantastic school, and that you will take the opportunity to experience the vibrancy of Haileybury for yourself very soon. We would be very happy to show you around should you choose to visit.

Best wishes,

Katie Vooght & Okemdi Chukwu, Heads of School 2013-14
Emily Walker & Xavier Perraudin, Deputy Heads of School

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