29 June 2010
Many congratulations to Haileybury's Under 15 Girls AEGON Tennis team who defeated Haberdasher's Askes on Monday to reach the County Final for the first time. It was a close match (3-3 after the singles and doubles) but Elena Hoffman and JJ Billings won the decisive 'Championship tie-break' 10-4. Elena, JJ and Hannah Mullee all won their singles matches 6-1, with Louisa Dubbers-Albrecht (making her debut filling in for the injured Lucy Smith) losing 2-6. We then lost both doubles matches 4-6 but Elena and JJ saw us home. We'll be playing
29 June 2010
HAILEYBURY WEEK 2010 starts this Thursday, 1 July, with an explosion of diverse events. Everything's free and we invite anyone to attend. Highlights include the Prep Schools' Arts and Events Day on Thursday, which culminates in a performance of the Dragon Cantata and a narrative by Head of English Nigel Park of The Boy Who Never Grew Up. On Friday, we can look forward to Head of Art Jason Marks' Extraordinary Installation and on Sunday, the Performance in the Park (latterly known as Shakespeare in the Park). Tickets
22 June 2010
Congratulations to the Under 11 cricket team from Heath Mount who won Haileybury's Prep Schools Cricket Challenge last Sunday. Kyle Douglas from Keble Prep in London, was named the best batsman, while Will Garod from Barnardiston Hall in Suffolk received the best bowler award. Well done to all the players!
18 June 2010
Good luck to the following schools who will be competing for the trophy in the Haileybury Under 10 Prep Cricket Challenge this Sunday: Barnadiston Hall Devonshire House Heath Mount Keble Prep St Joseph's in the Park.
16 June 2010
Haileybury will once again host the Military Tattoo in aid of the Army Benevolent Fund (ABF) on Sunday, 20 June. This annual event features the Band of the Parachute Regiment, the British Legion Youth Band Brentwood and the Harpenden Pipe Band. The military spectacular takes place in Haileybury renowned Quad. Gates open at 3.30pm with the main event kicking off at 5pm. Tickets are £6 at the gate (OAPs and children under 12 FREE). View the Military Tattoo event poster
14 June 2010
Congratulations to OH Jamie George, who yesterday captained the England Under 21 rugby side to victory against France in the IRB Junior World Championships being held in Argentina. George said after the match: "It was a tough game but we always knew it was going to be that against a strong French side; they broke us down well but showing the heart we showed in that game was a massive thing ahead of the semi final and we've got to take confidence from that. "Our line got broken a couple of times but French teams with their flair are always
8 June 2010
There was such a favourable response to the sermon by The Archdeacon of St Albans, the Venerable Jonathan Smith, from the Commemoration Service on 29 May that we thought parents and pupils would like to be able to have access to it. It is available for download here.
3 June 2010
This Saturday, 5 June, the Williams family from Hatfield in Hertfordshire will be getting behind their 12-year-old son who will be leading the inaugural 2k Superhero Toddle in the stunning grounds of Haileybury as part of a spectacular family fun day charity fundraiser in aid of The Muscle Help Foundation (MHF). The event includes a 10k run, a Guinness World Record attempt (three-legged race) multiple venues across UK in partnership with National Family Week, an opportunity to meet 'Sarrie the Camel', the mascot for Saracens Rugby