Yesterday afternoon we were lucky to welcome Military Historian and TV History expert Andy Robertshaw to Haileybury to give two talks; the first to the Removes on soldiers’ experiences of the First World War, and the second to the Fifths on how warfare changed over the course of the 20th century (something they will be [...]Read More
Category: Broadening Horizons
Additional or further education and how to broaden the minds of pupils.
I am a relative newcomer to the increasingly all-consuming world of Twitter, having been alerted to its potential by none other than @BattenHse (otherwise known as Batten HM, Mr Angus Head). Like many, I had up to that point avoided signing up as I assumed it was mostly filled with people saying things like “having [...]Read More »
There can be few more enjoyable moments amid the hectic pace of boarding school life than walking the corridor outside the Removes and Middles dorms, in my case in Lawrence House, watching the pupils read before lights out. After a busy day of lessons, sport, activities and the inevitable social media socialising and electronic gaming [...]Read More »
One of the joys of working at a school like Haileybury is that we are able to attract some outstanding subject specialists from the world of academia. Last Thursday we had the pleasure of welcoming Dr Suzannah Lipscomb, historian, author and broadcaster who specialises in 16th century Tudor history. For an hour, the Master, Second [...]Read More »