Both the Haileybury schools in Kazakhstan have a tradition of attracting visitors from some rather well-known individuals – President Nursultan Nazarbayev, David Beckham, Roger Moore, Sir Chris Hoy, Dom Joly and members of the Kazakhstani Olympic Team to name but a few. This week, Haileybury Astana was proud to play host to Martina Hingis, a [...]Read More
Category: The Kazakhstan Diaries
The thoughts about education in Kazakhstan from the Deputy Head of Haileybury Astana.
J.B. Priestly remarked that he was always delighted by the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps just a little bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning. As the golden light of dawn spreads over the ultra-modern cityscape of Astana, every new day brings us a sense of [...]Read More »
Haileybury Astana was proud to play a role in Victory Day, a very important part of Kazakhstan’s post-Soviet culture and held as a national holiday. The School was host to two veterans of World War Two, both Heroes of the Soviet Union and friends for over 60 years, who had seen action in the Defence of [...]Read More »