News archive October 2005

Double Champions

14 October 2005

On Thursday 13th October, Haileybury confirmed their position as Hertfordshire's premier hockey school, with wins in the finals of the County Under 16s and County Under 18s, retaining the trophy in the under 18s for the third year in a row. The Under 16s defeated Beaumont School 1-0 with an open play goal from Sarah Monk and the Under 18s defeated Queenswood with a golden goal in extra time by Jenna Wood. Both semi-finals went to penalty strokes and goalkeepers Vicky Hewett and Lauren Hewitt were outstanding, making a number of excellent  > more

Kipling House Website

4 October 2005

The new website for Kipling house is now available for viewing at It has been designed by Kipling student Jonty Usborne who is currently in the Fifths. Jonty has long family connections with the House and since his father is a journalist, Jonty seemed to have the right credentials for this particular piece of creative web journalism.  > more

Haileybury XV gets national recognition

4 October 2005

For the first time ever, Haileybury has won the Rugby World Team of the Month award. There have been several occasions in the past few years when we have been very close to this prestigious national award but have always just lost out to other schools. Director of Sport, Ian George, explains that the award is for the school whom the judges feel has had the best results/performances each month. "They look at the results, the quality of the opposition and so on. The panel then nominates a final 12 schools from which it picks the eventual  > more

New hockey team sees two county players

3 October 2005

Haileybury is building a new team this year after the departure of 10 of last year's team to gap years and university. The season has, however, already got off to a good start with the news that Sarah Monk and Vicky Hewett have both been selected to represent Hertfordshire at under 17 level. In the first game of the term, Haileybury lost a tightly contested local derby against Queenswood 1-0. Vicky Hewett, in goal, was outstanding and indeed the whole of the defence played extremely well. The Queenswood team was sharp after a summer tour but  > more

Ben Thomas to represent England U19

3 October 2005

Congratulations to Ben Thomas who has been selected for the 30-man England U19 rugby training squad. Dates of training sessions and matches will follow shortly.  > more

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