20 May 2004
This year's Achilles Relay saw our athletes excel themselves. With six 2nd places, Haileybury athletics is now firmly in people's minds. We were second in the following races: U15 4x100 - Ben Nichols, Antonio Infantino, James Olley and Nick Payne U15 4x200 - Antonio Infantino, James Olley, David Wilson and Adam Ahwazian U15 4x800 - Ben Nichols, Nick Payne, James Coombe and Alex Smith U17 4x100 - Joseph Jawad, Louis Steven, Nick Tate and Jack Watkinson U20 4x110H - Hugo Henderson, Matt Atkinson, David Hickson and Luke Mason U20 4x400 -
19 May 2004
The Haileybury Chapel Chamber Choir, made up of 35 pupils, has reached the national selection round of the BBC Radio 3 Choir of the Year 2005 competition, the biggest choral competition in the country, having been selected as Youth Choir of the Day at their regional audition. The core of the choir is made up of pupils who recently appeared on the television programme, Songs of Praise, when they were runners-up in the competition to find the School Choir of the Year 2004. The Haileybury singers attended one of 11 regional audition days last
10 May 2004
Christopher Jones (33) has been appointed as the next Head of the Lower School at Haileybury from September 2004. He succeeds David Pyle, who has been appointed Head of the Junior School at Farringtons & Stratford House School, Kent. Chris, currently Head of the History Department at Haileybury, graduated from Brasenose College, Oxford with a BA degree in History in 1992. This was followed by a Post Graduate Certificate in Education, specialising in History, from the Oxford University Department of Education the following year.
6 May 2004
Last Thursday's house athletics afternoon had many highlights despite the appalling conditions. Joseph Jawad, Hugo Henderson and David Hickson showed real quality over the hurdles. Some fantastic 800m races took place with great individual battles; the best of these for the boys were between Oli Sexton and Xavier Bardy, and for the girls between Lauren Smith and Sophie Redburn. The sprint races saw fine performances from Ben Nichols and Joseph Jawad who both ran national schools entry standard times. Ben missed the school record