News archive November 2005

U18 hockey girls come 7th in East finals

24 November 2005

Congratulations to the U18 girls' hockey team, which yesterday played themselves into seventh position in the East Divisional Finals. Their performance follows on from winning the finals of the county tournament in October, when Haileybury confirmed their position as Hertfordshire's premier hockey school with wins in the finals of the County Under 16s and County Under 18s. The U18s retained the trophy for the third year in a row. The U16 team will participate in the divisional finals on 1 December. We wish them luck!  > more

Haileybury's Carol Service set for 4 December

23 November 2005

Haileybury's annual popular Carol Services will be held on Sunday 4 December at 11.30am and 3.00pm in the Chapel. Pupils, parents, OHs and members of the public are most welcome to attend.  > more

Heath Mount pupil wins Haileybury art competition

23 November 2005

Izzie Glencross, a Year 7 pupil from Heath Mount, was declared the winner of the fourth Haileybury Prep and Primary Schools Art Competition. The awards ceremony took place last Saturday and was attended by about 200 pupils, parents and members of staff from a wide variety of prep and primary schools. Apart from local schools, there were others who came from a distance (eg Reading and Southend-on-Sea) to enjoy the exhibition and awards. The theme for this year's competition was "My Favourite Book". Pupils came up with ideas  > more

Melissa wins national dance title

23 November 2005

Haileybury pupil Melissa Fenner (M) was recently crowned the Under 16 Gold Star and Above National Champion in Disco Freestyle. Melissa has been competing in qualifier events throughout the year and qualified at her first competition by coming first. This year's grand final was held in Guildford where, again, heats whittle the numbers of qualifiers down until the final, which Melissa won. Well done!  > more

Unprecedented interest in Sixth Form

23 November 2005

Haileybury has had unprecedented interest for Sixth Form next year, with 50 candidates sitting the entrance tests earlier this month, and a further 55 sitting the tests at their schools overseas. Offers will be announced on 30 November 2005. There are in the region of 30 places available and it is very likely that they will all be filled by the end of the year. "Whilst demand for places in the Haileybury Sixth Form has always been high, this is the first year we have seen more than three applicants for one place," says Lizzie Alexander,  > more

1st hockey team unbeaten so far this half term

16 November 2005

Since half term the 1st hockey XI have been unbeaten, with a 0-0 draw against Kimbolton, a 2-1 win against Bishop's Stortford College and a 2-0 win over Bancrofts. Haileybury had much the better of the game against a hard-working Kimbolton team and their keeper was forced into a number of good saves as Haileybury put on the pressure. Unfortunately, due to Magenta McDougall and Kate Royds being ill and Sophie Shepherd picking up a hand injury, the squad was depleted and were unable to capitalise on the pressure that we exerted. Bettina Otte  > more

Cricket Christmas cards for sale

16 November 2005

Haileybury Cricket has produced specially designed Christmas cards which are now on sale. There are two different designs (shown here) and they cost £1.25 per card or £6 for a pack of five, £11.50 for 10, £21.00 for 20. To order, please email or phone 07746 873029.  > more

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