News archive February 2009

Hill the inspiration for Under 20s schoolboy hooker

26 February 2009

Hertfordshire schoolboy Jamie George is receiving the best possible tuition when it comes to making the grade in professional rugby. The Saracens hooker is preparing for A Levels in Psychology, Philosophy and Sports Science in the sixth form at Haileybury School. But outside the classroom the youngest member of the England Under 20 squad can call on one of the game's most famous tutors in England legend Richard Hill. One of the coaching responsibilities the 2003 World Cup winner now has is to make sure George, 18, maximises the talent  > more

Under 13 netball girls triumph at Felsted

26 February 2009

Under 13 netball girls triumph at Felsted

Haileybury's Under 13 netball team beat 13 other schools to take the title in the prestigious Felsted Prep Schools Tournament for the first time. After a steady start to the section games,  > more

Under 12 swimmers beat rivals

26 February 2009

Haileybury's Under 12 swimming team proved far superior to their counterparts at Bishops Stortford Junior School during an inter-school competition last Tuesday. We put out a mixed Under 12 and Under 13 team, and all the girls and boys did Haileybury very proud. In particular, Imogen Pearce and Grace Rawlins were outstanding in all of their races. We narrowly lost the Under 13 competition. Well done to everyone who took part.  > more

Bishop's Stortford take U11 hockey title

25 February 2009

Bishop's Stortford take U11 hockey title

Bishop's Stortford College's Under 11 hockey team yesterday won the Under 11 IAPS Boys' Hockey South Division Tournament, hosted by Haileybury. They beat Dulwich 2-0 in the final.  > more

Good luck to those playing in the U11 IAPS Hockey Tournament today

24 February 2009

Good luck to the teams from 16 prep schools who are participating in today's Under 11 IAPS Boys' Hockey South Division Tournament, hosted by Haileybury. Participating teams are: Bancrofts Prep School Bishop's Stortford College St. Martin's School, Northwood Milton Keynes Prep School Dulwich College Kingshott School The Beacon School Heath Mount School St. George's College Junior School Edge Grove School University College School Junior Felsted Prep School British School, Netherlands Chigwell School South Lee School Old Buckenham  > more

OH reaches national standard in lacrosse

22 February 2009

Congratulations to Lauren Smith (M 02), who has been chosen for the England Under 21 lacrosse squad. Lauren was given the news on her 21st birthday and is understandably thrilled, as it has always been her passion and dream to represent her country. Well done, Lauren!  > more

Around Quad in 80 days

16 February 2009

We invite you to purchase your specially designated passport and join us on a journey Around Quad in 80 Days on Saturday 30 May 2009, for what promises to be one of the most spectacular Balls ever hosted at Haileybury. Journey up Avenue and see the World welcome you for a night that will live long in your memory as the Quad is transformed into a world of entertainment, adventure, music, laughter and fine dining. Witness the extraordinary - balloon rides high above Quad, fairground rides, superb entertainment, singers and dancers from all  > more

Roger Woodburn explores Darwin's Haileybury connections

12 February 2009

Roger Woodburn explores Darwin's Haileybury connections

More than 150 pupils, staff and members of the public attended a lecture on Malthus, Darwin and Natural Selection, presented by Haileybury Biology teacher, Roger Woodburn, on Tuesday, 10 February  > more

Brent North MP talks to Politics pupils

11 February 2009

Brent North MP talks to Politics pupils

Old Haileyburian Member of Parliament for Brent North, Barry Gardiner, returned to his alma mater on Thursday, 5 February to address the Political Society on the topic "Whither New Labour?"  > more

Jamie turns out for England again

10 February 2009

Congratulations to Jamie George (BFr), who is in the England Under 20 team starting against Wales Under 20s this Friday evening. The match is being shown live on BBC Wales at 7.00pm on "Scrum V", which is channel 991 on Sky.  > more

Jamie involved in U20 England win

7 February 2009

Congratulations to Jamie George, who last night represented his country in the 6 Nations Under 20 match against Italy. England won 17-0 and Jamie is the only schoolboy in the team.  > more

Three pupils in U14 rugby team

4 February 2009

Congratulations to Conor Boland (L), George Bloxham (Tr) and Ben Clark (E), who have been selected for the County Under 14 rugby squad.  > more

Stunning win for U16 netballers

4 February 2009

Haileybury's Under 16 netball girls had an historic win over their Broxbourne rivals last Tuesday - this being the first time any Haileybury team has ever beaten Broxbourne in a full length match. It was a thrilling match, with neither of the teams ever more than two goals ahead. Broxbourne were up 10-8 at half time but a stunning third quarter saw Haileybury storm into the lead. Stunning defence, flowing centre court play and sharp shooting - a real team performance to be proud of! Well done to the squad, comprising: Andrianna Dyer, Louisa  > more

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