News archive August 2011

Haileybury GCSE pupils achieve record number of A* grades

25 August 2011

More than 30 of Haileybury's GCSE pupils have this year achieved 5 or more A*s, with 63% of the 119 candidates obtaining A*- A grades. This is the largest number of A*s achieved by our pupils to date. Some star performers include Francis Hunt (BFr), who achieved 10 A*s and an A; Jessica Billings (C), Elizabeth Bird (C), Mark Walther (Th) and Benedict Tottman (Tr) with 9 A*s and 2 As; and Henry Bishop (K), Emma Horsburgh (Alb) and Nonye Okoli (C) with 9 A*s and 1A. "This exam success is due to the hard work put in by our pupils and teachers, combined  > more

Haileybury Sixth Form pupils produce 85% A* - B grades

18 August 2011

Haileybury's Sixth Formers have turned out the best set of results the school has ever seen, with the percentage of A* - B grades standing at 85.3% - almost 5% better than last year's results and more than 3% higher than the School's previous best - while Haileybury's overall pass rate is 100%. 97.8% of A Level pupils achieved A* - C grades, compared to 93.1% last year. In addition, of the 320 exam entries, 51.3% achieved the A* or A grade, compared to the national average of 27%. 20% of all Haileybury's exam entries at A2 level were for the three  > more

Calling all OH sailors

5 August 2011

The Arrow Trophy dates back to 1987 when Old Etonians were exhorted to compete against Old Harrovians in what is now an important annual yachting regatta, attracting more than 20 entries. The Old Haileyburian sailing club has entered a team a number of times over the past six years and even came second in one of the races. We would very much like to enter a team (or two!) into this year's event, which takes place in Portsmouth from Saturday, 8 October to Sunday, 9 October. The Organiser, Josh Lawson (Hailey 2000), says there is space for between  > more

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