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News archive June 2009

Ball raises more than £20,000

30 June 2009

The Around the Quad Ball has raised in excess of £20,000 for the Haileybury Development Fund. We are delighted to announce that the Around the Quad Ball proved to be a roaring success. A fine evening of glorious May weather held host to a spectacle of entertainment which included hot air Balloon rides, a fun fair, casino, live band, numerous marquees themed from various continents, as well as an array of spectacular food and drinks. The event was attended by 350 people and we would like to thank all those who came and helped support  > more

Caleb and Sam score centuries

29 June 2009

Over the past two weeks, Haileybury's 1st XI have played some outstanding cricket. In a time game against Uppingham, the visitors scored 253-9 from 61 overs and, in reply, we reached 250-5 from our 55 overs. There was an outstanding run chase that resulted in a winning draw for our boys. Against King's Canterbury in a 50-over aside match, Haileybury won the toss and, in glorious batting conditions, scored a mammoth total of 291-2, with Caleb Stewart scoring 109 not out and Captain Sam Anthony scoring 104 not out. In reply, King's were bowled  > more

Haileybury Almaty wins architecture prize

26 June 2009

The architecture of Haileybury Almaty has been selected as joint winner of the 'Inspiring International Design Category' Award in a showcase of outstanding educational projects in the UK and abroad, presented at Arsenal's Emirates Stadium this week. The awards were organised by the British Council for School Environments. Please see http://www.building.co.uk/story.asp?sectioncode=284&storycode=3143419&c=3 for further information.  > more

Haileybury Week gets under way

24 June 2009

After the rigours of academic pursuits and the ensuing departure of the Fifths and Upper Sixths, what better way to celebrate our community and its incredible creative endeavours than with a week that delivers a plethora of concerts, shows and events to take us into the Summer holidays. From Art exhibitions to Shakespeare in the Park, Derek Longman's farewell organ recital to the Serenade Concert in the Cloisters accompanying the setting sun, from the boisterous offerings from Music and the Deaf (our national charity that we have supported  > more

Summer Music farewell to Derek Longman

24 June 2009

Summer Music farewell to Derek Longman

The Haileybury Society invites all those associated with Haileybury to attend a "Music for a Summer Evening" recital to say farewell to music teacher Derek Longman, who is retiring  > more

End of term music events

23 June 2009

Starting on Thursday, we have a plethora of shows, concerts and exhibitions that take us in to the Summer holidays and we would love everyone to join us. From Art exhibitions to Shakespeare in the Park, our very own Derek Longman's 'farewell organ recital' to the Serenade Concert in the Cloisters, accompanying the setting sun, from the boisterous offerings from Music and the Deaf (our national charity that we have supported so magnificently this year) to Madrigals at the idyllic setting of Great Amwell village.  > more

Jamie performs well for England

22 June 2009

Congratulations to Haileybury rugby star Jamie George, who featured prominently in yesterday's final of the IRB TOSHIBA Junior World Championship 2009, held in Japan. Unfortunately, the determined England team were outplayed by New Zealand, who won the match 44-28. For full coverage of the match, go to http://www.irb.com/jwc/news/newsid=2032456.html#new+zealand+crowned+jwc+2009+champions  > more

Lions dining evening with John Dawes

18 June 2009

Lions dining evening with John Dawes

Big School, 10th July 2009, 8pm In support of Rugby at Haileybury Scholarships & Bursaries, Tickets are £49 To book your tickets, contact Erin Butcher on 01992 706355  > more

Jamie in winning England team

17 June 2009

Wonderful news for followers of Jamie George, the Haileybury Sixth Former who is turning out for England in the Under 20 Rugby World Cup in Japan - England beat South Africa 40-21 in the semi-final this morning, and will now face New Zealand in the final on Sunday. This will be shown live at 7am UK time on Eurosport 2. Or to view the game on demand, log on to http://www.irb.com/jwc/video/index.html. Jamie played for 50 minutes in the semi-final and was thrilled with the win. Good luck to the team!  > more

Haileybury hosts annual ABF Tattoo

17 June 2009

Haileybury will once again host the annual Army Benevolent Fund's Tattoo on Sunday, 21 June 2009 at 5pm. Entrance to the associated events and Tattoo are: Adults: £6.00 OAPs: £5.00 Children under 12 years FREE VIP reception ticket, including High Tea at 4:00pm: £25.00 Tickets are available on the door. TIMETABLE 1500hrs Gates open to public 1600hrs Reception buffet for full ticket holder VIPs 1700hrs Tattoo begins with fanfare 1830hrs Tattoo ends, Salute taken  > more

Jamie in semi-final of Rugby World Cup

16 June 2009

On the eve of the semi-final World Cup Under 20 rugby match - England v South Africa - Haileybury pupil Jamie George (BFr) writes to us from Tokyo: "So far we have played Japan, Scotland and Samoa, and we have won all our games, which means we come out top of our group. Samoa was the highlight as we got to face the haka, an experience I will never forget. The playing conditions are very hard as, despite not being sunny, it is extremely humid which means that we lose a lot of weight during the games. We are now drawn to play South Africa in the semi-final  > more

New Beacon win Under 11 cricket tournament

16 June 2009

Congratulations to the Under 11 cricket boys from The New Beacon School who beat a team from Heath Mount to win the Haileybury Prep Schools tournament on Sunday. Players of the tournament were: Bowler - Tom Baucher (Heath Mount) Batsman - Zach Crawley (The New Beacon) The schools taking part included: Barnardiston Hall Prep School, Devonshire House Prep School, Duncombe, Edge Grove, Heath Mount School, Keble Prep, St Joseph's in the Park, St Martin's and The New Beacon School. View images in the Gallery  > more

Parents make presentation to The Master

15 June 2009

More than 100 parents attended the HPA AGM in the Sixth Form Centre last night, during which a presentation was made to the Master to mark his retirement at the end of this academic year. Guests enjoyed champagne and canapés in the spring sunshine before gathering for the AGM. The Master, Stuart Westley, was then presented with a cheque from the parents, which he may put towards a trip on the Orient Express. Read notes from the AGM.  > more

Antonio turns out for GB at Mannheim

2 June 2009

Following an outstanding performance earlier this term, athlete Antonio Infantino has been selected to run in the 200m individual race and the 4 x 100m relay for Great Britain at the Mannheim International on 13 and 14 June in Germany. The Mannheim International is one of the highest level junior competitions outside the World or European Junior Championships each year. The event is part of the German Selection series for their World or European Junior teams. UK Athletics has an invitation to select a small team to take part in this event.  > more

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