News archive October 2002

A place for International Baccalaureate

24 October 2002

The A level debacle has re-opened the debate about the future of the sixth form curriculum, and, in particular, the need for breadth. There has been much talk of the introduction of a 'British Bacc', taking its inspiration from the international version, the IB, which is now well-established world-wide as an academic qualification which has consistently applied rigorous academic standards for over 30 years. Haileybury introduced the IB in 1999. We did so confident in the knowledge that the IB enshrines many of the cherished values  > more

England Cricketer

18 October 2002

The only Old Haileyburian to play test cricket for England was late in the 19th century, on an isolated occasion and in very spurious conditions. However, early in the 21st century a young talented all-rounder from Lawrence is emerging as a promising hope for England. In the summer of 2002, after attending trials at which he immediately stamped his class by top-scoring, Fahim Qureshi, now in the Fifth Form, was selected to play for England Under 15. Based at a school in Berkshire, England played 3-day and 1-day internationals against  > more

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