News archive December 2003

Heroic Charlie sees Cambridge through

10 December 2003

OH Charlie Desmond (BFr 2002) is the hero of Cambridge and the national press today, following his match equalising try at yesterday's Varsity Match at Twickenham. Charlie ensured that the MCC Trophy remained in Cambridge hands after his outstanding try, scored in the corner with seven minutes remaining. The 20-year-old wing, winning his first Blue in front of 43 000 people, had not even played a game for the first XV at that point and was still a regular in the U21 side. In addition, he was the sole member of Cambridge's line-up to be reading  > more

Lacrosse win over Stowe

8 December 2003

Saturday's lacrosse schedule was set for a double bill with Stowe for the 1st team and Piper's Corner for the 2nds, but the latter had to pull out due to internal scheduling problems. The 1st XII, reinforced by Sophie Baird, Lucy Joseph, Alana Kazykhonova and Charis Bridgman-Baker, played a game at their own level despite some rather questionable calls. The opposition were kept at a comfortable distance as seven of our squad angled in shots on their goal. A good number of parents saw 5 of 7 shots for Sophie and 2 of 4 for Lauren. On a lighter  > more

Second annual art competition is a winner

2 December 2003

The second Prep & Primary Schools' Art Competition, organised by Haileybury and held towards the end of November, has once again proved an enormous success, with more than 300 entries from 20 schools around the country. Hill House International in London and Hertfordshire-based Heathmount proved to be the two strongest contenders in the competition. Winners are as follows: Years 7 - 8 1st - James Moore (Lockers Park) 2nd - Poppy Archer (Heathmount) 3rd - Ellie Piper (Cheam School) Years 5 - 6 1st - Blake Carter (St Josephs in the Park)  > more

Kate's hard work pays off with CREST Award

2 December 2003

Weeks of hard work during the summer holidays has been rewarded for Haileybury student, Kate Cullen, who was presented with a gold CREST (Creativity in Engineering, Science and Technology) Award by Lord Oxburgh at a ceremony held on Monday, 17 November 2003 at GlaxoSmithKline in Stevenage. Kate was able to undertake her project after she received a Nuffield Science bursary earlier in the year. She spent more than 100 hours working in laboratories at the Open University under the supervision of one of the lecturers. The research was  > more

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