News archive June 2002

The Sparrow Schools Choir

12 June 2002

Haileybury welcomes all from the local community as well as parents, staff and friends of the school to attend a concert performed by The Sparrow Schools Choir from Johannesburg. 18 young people aged between 12 and 20 will perform African Zulu and Xhosa Songs with a selection from "Inzima Lendlela" composed by John Gowers from The Sparrow Schools Choir on Tuesday 18th June in the Chapel. The Choir are on tour in England until the end of June. They are performing at other independent schools in and around London, at Westminster  > more

Speech Day

10 June 2002

Beautiful sunshine greeted parents, pupils, friends and staff for Speech day on Saturday 1st June. The Guest of Honour this year was Vice-Admiral Michael Gretton, C.B., the Director of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme, and the visiting preacher at The Commemoration Service in Chapel was The Very Revd John Irvine, Dean of Coventy. Vice-Admiral Michael Gretton spoke the value of an all-round education with opportunity for all young people to achieve at their own level. He spoke to Haileybury DoE students in the audience who described  > more

Arkwright Scholarships

10 June 2002

Both Peter Peacock (Th) and Barnabas Sleep (K) have been awarded Arkwright Scholarships this year for their work in Design Technology. The scholarships were the result of successfully demonstrating their flair and originality in solving Engineering Design problems and a presentation of their GCSE work to a panel of interviewers earlier in April. They will receive their awards at a presentation at The Royal Aeronautical Society in London later this year.  > more

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