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News archive September 2017

House Debating Semi-Final 2017

29 September 2017

House Debating Semi-Final 2017

Haileybury runs an annual House debating competition which sees pupils debating a variety of topical motions from politics to moral issues.  This year’s competition has well and truly  > more

Isle of Wight walk in memory of former Housemaster David Gibbs

29 September 2017

Isle of Wight walk in memory of former Housemaster David Gibbs

Members of the Haileybury community have completed a fundraising walk round the Isle of Wight in memory of former Housemaster David Gibbs.David (Staff 89-96) was a Housemaster of Colvin  > more

Duncombe School win U11 Prep School Football Tournament

28 September 2017

Duncombe School win U11 Prep School Football Tournament

The footballers of the future took to the pitch in our first ever U11 Prep School Football Tournament on Wednesday 27 September. Players from Edge Grove, St Martin's School, Heath Mount  > more

National Poetry Day 2017

28 September 2017

National Poetry Day 2017

The College has been getting creative today to celebrate National Poetry Day.Teacher of English Mr James Brookes - who is also a published poet - was invited by the BBC to write a poem celebrating  > more

Fabian is reserve finalist for BBC Radio 2’s Young Choristers of the Year

28 September 2017

Fabian is reserve finalist for BBC Radio 2’s Young Choristers of the Year

Fabian Tindale Geere has been chosen as reserve finalist for BBC Radio 2’s Young Choristers of the Year.This prestigious singing competition attracts thousands of entrants from up and  > more

Our first U11 Prep School Football Tournament

27 September 2017

Our first U11 Prep School Football Tournament

We are looking forward to welcoming players, teachers and families to our first U11 Prep School Football Tournament this afternoon. The schools taking part are: Edge Grove, St Martin's  > more

Zara stars for Hertfordshire Mavericks at 02 Arena

26 September 2017

Zara stars for Hertfordshire Mavericks at 02 Arena

Upper Sixth pupil Zara Everitt played in netball’s version of T20 cricket – the Fast5 All-Stars netball tournament – at the O2 Arena on Saturday. Zara starred for the Hertfordshire  > more

Pupils walk the red carpet at film premiere

25 September 2017

Pupils walk the red carpet at film premiere

Two of our pupils walked the red carpet at a film premiere in London. When All The Bees Flew Away is a coming of age story set against a post-apocalyptic backdrop. Some of the film's  > more

Super Saturday for boys rugby with 68-5 XV win

25 September 2017

Super Saturday for boys rugby with 68-5 XV win

It was a super Saturday for boys’ rugby with a 68-5 win for the XV against Oundle School.  This is a fantastic achievement and is arguably one of the best performances in Haileybury’s  > more

Preparing for the future and exploring different careers

22 September 2017

Preparing for the future and exploring different careers

Two Upper Sixth pupils talk to us about the work experience they did during the summer holiday, and how it is helping to prepare them for the transition from school life to university and the world  > more

Former pupil Simon Boyden to return to Haileybury to give talk on Afghanistan

21 September 2017

Former pupil Simon Boyden to return to Haileybury to give talk on Afghanistan

Pupils, parents and staff are warmly invited to a lecture on Monday 25 September by former pupil, Simon Boyden.Simon attended Haileybury (Edmonstone House) from 1981-86, and has gone on  > more

Special effects make-up workshop in Drama

20 September 2017

Special effects make-up workshop in Drama

Drama pupils had an exciting (and rather gruesome!) insight into the world of stage and screen make-up this afternoon. Professional make-up artist Kate Griffiths did a two-hour special  > more

Charlie is Benson Prize runner-up

20 September 2017

Charlie is Benson Prize runner-up

Well done to Upper Sixth pupil Charlie Chapman who is the runner-up in a prestigious academic essay competition.The Benson Prize is a theological essay competition run by the Philosophy  > more

Hat-trick for Haileybury’s girls’ hockey 1st XI

19 September 2017

Hat-trick for Haileybury’s girls’ hockey 1st XI

It has been a superb start to the season for our girls’ hockey 1st XI team with three wins in a row. The girls, captained by Lucy Boakes, played very well against the King’s School Canterbury  > more

Our Friday Roll of Honour

15 September 2017

Our Friday Roll of Honour

To celebrate the fact that it is nearly the end of another busy and successful week at Haileybury, here at haileybury.com we thought we’d share some recent pupil achievements with you. A  > more

Haileybury pupils to Cambridge University Schools Model United Nations

15 September 2017

Haileybury pupils to Cambridge University Schools Model United Nations

Twelve Upper Sixth pupils have gone to Cambridge University today to take part in the university’s Schools Model United Nations conference (CUSMUN).Model United Nations is a role-playing  > more

Getting ready for the hockey season with masterclass at Olympic Park

11 September 2017

Getting ready for the hockey season with masterclass at Olympic Park

Now that the leaves on the trees have started to change colour and warm sunny days seem a thing of the past, it can only mean one thing – the start of the girls’ hockey season.The 2017-18 season  > more

A win for Haileybury 1st XI girls' hockey against Epsom College

9 September 2017

A win for Haileybury 1st XI girls' hockey against Epsom College

The new season got off to a terrific start for Haileybury's 1st X1 girls' hockey team with a 3-0 win last night against Epsom College. The match was played at the Lee Valley Hockey  > more

A new school year and a new Master

7 September 2017

A new school year and a new Master

It was not only the start of a new academic year at Haileybury this week, but also the start of a new era as we welcomed a new Master, Martin Collier.  Martin has joined Haileybury from St John’s  > more

Year 10 pupils achieve A* Maths IGCSE a year early

4 September 2017

Year 10 pupils achieve A* Maths IGCSE a year early

For the third year in a row, a top set of Middles (Year 10) pupils have sat their Maths IGCSE exam a year early and all achieved A*s. A big well done to: Lizzie, Defne, Louis, Eva, Charlie, Imogen,  > more

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