News archive September 2011

Milly chosen for HiPAC hockey camp

29 September 2011

Congratulations to Removes pupil Milly Mills (C), who has been selected from the Under 15 East England Hockey team to take part in the England Hockey High Performance Assessment Camp in early October. Her achievement is made all the more amazing as she's one of only eight goalkeepers to be selected in the country. A High Performance Assessment Camp (HiPAC) is a residential three-day camp which forms part of Junior Regional Performance Centre (JRPC) Tier 2 activity. From 2009/10, annual HiPACs will be organised for players in the U15  > more

County Lacrosse Selection

28 September 2011

Congratulations to Rowena Sharp and Chloe Allen upon their selection for the County Under 19 Lacrosse squad. Their first game is on Saturday 1st October against Kent, and we wish them luck.  > more

Under 13 hockey girls triumph at St Edmund's

26 September 2011

Congratulations to the Under 13 hockey girls who won the St Edmund's trophy last Saturday. They were deserved winners, beating extremely tough opposition along the way. They knocked out Bancrofts, St Edmund's, Heathmount, St Benedicts and Saffron Walden in the pool matches and went on to beat Kingshott in the final to take the trophy. The team were a credit to Haileybury. TEAM Maddie Simpson, Sophie Swinburn, Annabel Gedye, Emily Sanders (c), Evie Caney, Izzy Stibbs, Caitlin Scales, Sara Titchen St  > more

Football success for Christian and Mayowa

26 September 2011

Congratulations to Christian Scales, who has been selected for the Under 15 national Independent Schools Football Association (IFSA) team, and to Mayowa Balogun, who is through to the second round of Under 16 national ISFA team trials.  > more

Haileybury hockey girls host Argentina side

26 September 2011

Last week Haileybury hockey girls played host to two teams from St Albans School in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The 1st XI started slowly, allowing the opposition an early goal 12 minutes into the first half. However, this proved to be a good thing as the team woke up and started to play well together, with some brilliant play from Lizzie Dunning, who managed to overcome countless defenders to deliver the ball to the forwards time and again. In the second half, the Argentinians struggled to break Haileybury's defensive line, with Rose Ayton  > more

Under 19 netballers excel in national schools county tournament

26 September 2011

SECTION RESULTS Haileybury v Presdales WON 11-8 Haileybury v Royal Masonic WON 12-4 Haileybury v Berkhamsted WON 15-11 Haileybury v D.A Owens WON 12-3 With only two players from last year's winning team, the new Under 19 squad showed unbelievable team spirit as early on in their match against Berkhamsted, Alana Zukas (playing WD) suffered a serious injury in an accidental fall. The game had to be transferred to another court and Hannah Grint was brought on - the team had to continue playing and the courage they had to pull out a victory was  > more

Under 16 girls perform well at county netball champs

26 September 2011

The Under 16 girls' netball team surpassed themselves on Saturday with the quality of their netball and the progress that they made throughout the day during the county championships. This was the first time that these girls have competed together as a team, with Nancy Muzzlewhite, Georgia Billings and Bella Walter stepping up from the Under 15 age group. Each and every one of them gave of their best and can be proud of what they have achieved. The coach received several complements from fellow coaches on the girls' play and their exceptional  > more

Quiz night tables still available

23 September 2011

The HPA still have a couple of tables left for their quiz night on Saturday, 1 October in the Attlee Room. Tables can be either eight or ten people. Please contact Rebekah Hipkiss if you are interested.  > more

Charity golf and spa day photos

23 September 2011

Photos of the recent charity golf and spa day, held at Hanbury Manor, can be found by clicking here.  > more

VOCES 8 to visit Haileybury

23 September 2011

VOCES 8 are one of the most exciting, innovative, diverse, youthful and talented singing groups in the world right now - and they will be at Haileybury on Tuesday, 27 September. They're working with the Haileybury pupils on Tuesday, and will conclude with a concert at 8:30pm in the Bradby Hall. Tickets for the public are £10.00, but it's free for Haileybury pupils and staff. They will be playing everything from James Bond themes to Tallis and it should be slick and gorgeous. In addition, on Sunday night (25 September), the Albek Duo  > more

Good start for the XV

22 September 2011

Following a narrow defeat on the opening day of the season at Rugby School, the XV has bounced back in fine style with two impressive wins against Bedford Modern (51-17) and Felsted (37-14). There have been particularly good performances in the forwards from Captain, Toby Saysell and Aaron Nicholls whilst young winger, Matthew Morrison scored an impressive hat trick of tries against Felsted.  > more

Positive start to lacrosse season

19 September 2011

The first lacrosse team travelled to Berkamsted school last Saturday morning to compete in the county tournament against six other schools. We had a tough first round match against a strong Haberdashers side where their quick pace and tight stick skills caught us off guard. Not having a great start to the day, we were determined to fight back against our next opponents, St Margaret's Bushee. We worked well together and displayed some great attacking place and beat them comfortably 8-0. With a draw against St. George's we went into our  > more

Haileybury's second Kazakh school opens

16 September 2011

Haileybury's second school in Kazakhstan has opened in Astana. The president of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, opened the first school in Almaty in 2007, and visited the new international day and boarding school ahead of Knowledge Day on 1 September 2011. Click here to see the video. Children at the new school are taught three languages at a time. Multilingualism is something young people are encouraged to practise by Nursultan Nazarbayev, and the knowledge which they gain at the school will help them develop their country in the  > more

Gabby receives Harvard Book Prize

15 September 2011

Gabby Kerrison (H) is Haileybury's 2011 recipient of the Harvard Book Prize in recognition of her excellent AS results in the Summer exams. Gabby obtained five As in Maths, Chemistry, Classical Greek, Latin and Physics. Although she has dropped Physics for her A2s, she hopes to emulate these results in her final exams next year, before going on to study Chemistry at either Bath or Oxford. Every year the Harvard Club of the UK selects a book to award to an outstanding pupil at selected secondary schools. The Prize Book is awarded to 'an outstanding  > more

PE teacher Annie wows Beijing

14 September 2011

PE teacher Annie wows Beijing

One of Haileybury's PE teachers, Annie Thomas, competed in the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series Grand Final, held from 7 - 11 September in Beijing, finishing 8th in  > more

Prof Anthony Grayling speaks to Upper Sixths

14 September 2011

Prof Anthony Grayling speaks to Upper Sixths

Haileybury was last night privileged to welcome one of the foremost contemporary academic scholars and public intellectuals in the country, Professor Anthony Grayling, to deliver a lecture  > more

Old Boy MP back at school

13 September 2011

Barry Gardiner, the Labour MP for Brent North, is going back to school on Thursday, 15 September 2011, when he will address the Political Society at Haileybury. Mr Gardiner is a former pupil, finishing as Head of School in 1976. The topic of his address is "The Way Ahead for Labour", whilst he will also talk about his personal journey from Haileybury to Westminster. A former Mayor of Cambridge, he entered Parliament in dramatic fashion in 1997, ousting the veteran Tory Sir Rhodes Boyson from his North London stronghold. He has  > more

New honorary scholars announced

12 September 2011

In Lists this morning the Master, Joe Davies, announced the names of those pupils whose summer examination results were so outstanding that they have been awarded the status of Honorary Scholar. Georgina Heaton (H), Jessica Billings (C), Henry Bishop (K), Emma Horsburgh (Alb), Nonye Okoli (C), Benedict Tottman (Tr), Mark Walther (Th), Alex Gaskell (Th), Chad Stacey (L), Zahir Ramcharan (B), Lauren Roberts (Aby), Emily Sanders (LS) and Helena Page (C) have now joined the school's Enrichment Groups which encourage the pupils to broaden  > more

Haileybury broadens its pupils' horizons

12 September 2011

Today, Monday 12 September 2011, marked the beginning of a new academic venture at Haileybury with the start of its Haileybury Horizons programme. A traditional broad academic curriculum lies at the heart of the Removes Year [Year 9] but we also want our pupils to develop an understanding of current issues whilst strengthening those skills that allow them to meet the challenges of the 21st century. Thus, this morning all pupils in the Removes received the first of their weekly Horizons lessons on a six-week carousel of subjects. The  > more

Callum jumps a personal best

6 September 2011

Congratulations to Middles pupil Callum Scutt (Tr), who represented Hertfordshire at long jump at the Inter-Counties Athletics Championships at Abingdon, Oxfordshire on 27 August. He jumped a personal best of 6.01m and finished in second place overall - just 2cm behind the winning jump.  > more

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