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News archive October 2017

Five minutes with...Director of Hockey Darren Cheesman

30 October 2017

Five minutes with...Director of Hockey Darren Cheesman

Halfway through the girls’ hockey season we caught up with our Director of Hockey and former England and GB international Darren Cheesman to find out his top tips for success, what exercises  > more

Half term globetrotting

30 October 2017

Half term globetrotting

Seeing the Northern Lights and trekking the Himalayas are just a few of the things pupils have been getting up to this half term.  In Nepal, a group of intrepid explorers are currently taking  > more

IAPS U11 girls’ hockey tournament

25 October 2017

IAPS U11 girls’ hockey tournament

Haileybury was delighted to host a terrific qualifier for The Independent Association of Prep Schools (IAPS) U11 girls’ hockey tournament on Friday 20 October.Teams from Chigwell  > more

Choral Day hit the high notes

24 October 2017

Choral Day hit the high notes

Haileybury welcomed 55 talented young choristers to the College for its first-ever Prep and Primary School Choral Day earlier this month.The choristers came from a variety of schools,  > more

Haileybury pupils explore the globe this half term

20 October 2017

Haileybury pupils explore the globe this half term

An exciting array of trips is taking place this half term - from deep sea diving to glacier walking.More than 130 pupils are setting off on seven overseas trips, with the aim of adventure, culture  > more

Adventure Skills camping trip in the woods

20 October 2017

Adventure Skills camping trip in the woods

Forty-eight Middles (Year 10) pupils spent the night camping in the great outdoors on Sunday 15 October as part of the Adventure Skills programme. Adventure Skills sees pupils taking  > more

Superb rugby event at Allianz Park topped off with 1st XV 36-5 win

19 October 2017

Superb rugby event at Allianz Park topped off with 1st XV 36-5 win

The game of rugby was celebrated last night with a fantastic festival at Allianz Park, home to Saracens Rugby Club. Numerous supporters from the Haileybury community and a variety of other  > more

U13A netballers win second round of National Netball Cup

18 October 2017

U13A netballers win second round of National Netball Cup

Congratulations to the Lower School’s U13A netball team who won the second round of the Independent Schools Netball Cup in a thrilling 31-27 match against Notting Hill and Ealing High School  > more

Celebration of rugby at Allianz Park

17 October 2017

Celebration of rugby at Allianz Park

Our second celebration of rugby event will kick off tomorrow (18 October) at the home of Saracens, Allianz Park.Following on from last year’s successful evening, it will be a fantastic  > more

Field Weekend 2017 in numbers

17 October 2017

Field Weekend 2017 in numbers

Canoeing, climbing and camping were just a few of the activities on offer during Field Weekend 2017. Pupils enjoyed three days of exciting pursuits, including sailing, shooting, tree  > more

1st XI team through to next round of Independent Schools’ National Cup

16 October 2017

1st XI team through to next round of Independent Schools’ National Cup

Our 1st XI girls’ hockey team won 3-0 against Princethorpe College last Thursday evening in round two of the Independent Schools’ National Cup.It was an excellent display under lights,  > more

Hailey win House Song Competition

14 October 2017

Hailey win House Song Competition

The Haileybury Music Week reached an exciting climax last night (Friday 13 October) with the ultimate Haileybury sing off; the House Song competition.Hours of rehearsals boiled down to  > more

James Pull 2017 British F3 Vice-Champion

12 October 2017

James Pull 2017 British F3 Vice-Champion

We were very pleased to hear some good news about James Pull, who left Haileybury this summer to concentrate on his racing.James performed exceptionally well in the British F3 Championship  > more

Midway through Music Week

11 October 2017

Midway through Music Week

The sounds of instruments being strummed and songs being sung have filled the air over the past few days, with Music Week 2017 well underway. Monday saw a brilliant House Solo Performance  > more

Rivers and regeneration in Geography field trip

11 October 2017

Rivers and regeneration in Geography field trip

As part of the exam specification covered by our Upper Sixth, pupils complete four days of fieldwork in order to enrich classroom learning. In the first week of October, the Upper Sixth geographers took  > more

U16 and U18 girls’ hockey teams through to East Regional Tournament

10 October 2017

U16 and U18 girls’ hockey teams through to East Regional Tournament

A big well done to the U16 and U18 girls’ hockey teams who have qualified for the East Regional Tournament. On Tuesday 3 October, the U16s (pictured) followed the lead of their U18 counterparts  > more

Dr Nikki Frater to give lecture on artist Rex Whistler at Haileybury

10 October 2017

Dr Nikki Frater to give lecture on artist Rex Whistler at Haileybury

An art historian who recently appeared on BBC One’s Who Do You Think You Are helping Clare Balding to trace her family history will be giving a public lecture at Haileybury on Tuesday 17 October.  > more

Haileybury marks 50th anniversary of Clement Attlee’s death

9 October 2017

Haileybury marks 50th anniversary of Clement Attlee’s death

Pupils and staff commemorated the 50th anniversary of the death of Old Haileyburian and former Prime Minister Clement Attlee yesterday. Arguably Haileybury’s most famous former pupil,  > more

England rugby star Nick Isiekwe returns to his old school

6 October 2017

England rugby star Nick Isiekwe returns to his old school

Professional rugby player Nick Isiekwe came back to his former school Haileybury yesterday to coach pupils. Nick, who used to captain our 1st XV rugby team, left Haileybury last year and  > more

Pupils get creative in lights workshop

6 October 2017

Pupils get creative in lights workshop

Drama pupils enjoyed the expertise of professional lighting designer Richard Lambert in a fantastic and colourful workshop on Wednesday. The Ayckbourn Theatre has five new mover lights  > more

Hailey and Alban’s win house debating finals

4 October 2017

Hailey and Alban’s win house debating finals

The fourth week of term brought the highly anticipated junior and senior finals of house debating after returning from the exeat weekend, reports Upper Sixth pupil and Deputy Head of School Xanthe  > more

Stunning music scholars' showcase

3 October 2017

Stunning music scholars' showcase

The rafters of Bradby Hall rang with music last night in a fantastic public showcase performed by our music scholars. The pupils took to the stage and each performed a solo piece for the  > more

Oscar Piastri runner-up in British F4 Championships

2 October 2017

Oscar Piastri runner-up in British F4 Championships

Well done to Fifth Form pupil Oscar Piastri who has finished in second place in the 2017 British Formula Four (F4) Championships.F4 is widely regarded as the most competitive junior category  > more

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