News archive February 2006

Andy McNab visits Haileybury

8 February 2006

Last Wednesday, February 1, students at Haileybury had an unusual invitation: turn up to the Ayckbourn at 7.15pm to meet a world-famous author. The problem was that, because of security restrictions, no names could be mentioned. In the week leading up to the event all manner of names were mentioned: J K Rowling, Dan Brown, even Salman Rushdie. The reason why it was made so secret - and why no cameras or mobile phones could be allowed into the reading - became obvious when you walked into the theatre. There on the walls were posters advertising  > more

Stephanie in European Under 16 tennis team

8 February 2006

Congratulations to Haileybury's national tennis star, Stephanie Cornish, who yesterday received a call to tell her she had been selected as part of the Under 16 European winter cup team playing in Austria. Good luck!  > more

Lambrook Haileybury wins Under 11 netball

8 February 2006

Lambrook Haileybury notched up their second successive win in the Haileybury U11 Netball Tournament recently. They took the title after beating St Joseph's in the Park 4-3 in the final. Five schools participated in the tournament, which started at 10.30am and saw continuous play until lunchtime. The third and fourth place play-off was between Barnardiston Hall and St Paul's Cathedral School, with Barnardiston Hall winning after a 2-1 victory. The final was a hard fought match and was truly a game of two halves. Lambrook Haileybury  > more

Bi-centenary celebrations get off to awesome start

5 February 2006

It was one of the most magical evenings ever at Haileybury, according to those who attended. The sounds of choirs, jazz bands, soloists and orchestras, combined with atmospheric and dramatic lighting, left the audience in awe last Friday night. The occasion was the celebration of 200 years of history and education at Haileybury. The magnificent buildings formed the backdrop to a unique promenade concert through which the history of each building was brought to life through the music and the narration given by pupils at the school.  > more

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