News archive November 2007

PE teacher named among the best in the country

26 November 2007

One of Haileybury's PE teachers, Annie Thomas, has been named in the top three PE teachers in the country. The award, for PE Teacher of the Year, was one of the categories in the Sunday Times Sportswomen of the Year awards. Annie attended the awards ceremony at Lord's cricket ground on Tuesday, 20 November, and was "humbled and honoured" to be recognised in this manner for her day-to-day work. She rubbed shoulders with luminaries such as Billie-Jean King and Tanni Grey-Thompson at the event. During her 34 years as a PE teacher,  > more

Footballers into fourth round of Boodles Cup

20 November 2007

Haileybury's footballers pulled off a magnificent victory against Brentwood in the third round of the ISFA Boodles Cup, inflicting Brentwood's first defeat of the season. Haileybury scored first but Brentwood were level by the break. However, Haileybury scored twice in the second half and, though Brentwood pulled a goal back with 5 minutes to go and piled on the pressure in the final moments, Haileybury held out for a deserved 3-2 victory. Alex Smith scored twice for Haileybury and Rhys Carter had a fine game in goal. Haileybury now  > more

HPA inaugural Ball

13 November 2007

The Haileybury Parents' Association (HPA) is hugely excited to be inaugurating a regular Ball in our diary of Social Events, and what more perfect time than to have a May Ball? There has often been a feeling that a school of Haileybury's stature should have such an event, and 2008 will see this realised. There will be many opportunities for interested parents to offer their talents or a little time to help us put this all together. If you would like to be involved, please email Valerie Richards at Tickets will be  > more

Josie wins French prize

12 November 2007

Congratulations to Haileybury pupil, Josie Chubb, whose translation of Pierre Reverdy's "Son de Cloche" has won Matthew Spender's prize from the Stephen Spender Memorial Trust for the best translation of someone aged 14 and under. Josie will collect her prize at a special function in London tonight.  > more

Haileybury exhibits at Schools Show

1 November 2007

Haileybury will be amongst the top independent schools to be exhibiting at the Independent Schools Show, to be held in Battersea on Friday, 2 November, and Saturday, 3 November. Education has become even more of a burning issue with parents than at any time this millennium. Private education has been catapulted into the forefront of the news so many times recently and, in many quarters, it has been established as the only acceptable choice for many parents. The launch of The Next Step: Independent Schools Show promises to provide enlightened  > more

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