We recently concluded the academic year with a truly remarkable Speech Day; when we celebrated pupil achievements with the entire community. Haileyburians were recognised for their accomplishments in examinations, competitions, creative pursuits and more. Continue reading to learn about these outstanding demonstrations of excellence.
In the Intermediate Maths Challenge, Thomas (Tr), Max (Th), Sophia (C), Madi (L), Molly (M), George (BFr), and Dylan (BFr) all earned Gold Certificates and qualified for the Olympiad Round. Sophia (C) was awarded a Certificate of Merit for her performance in the Olympiad Round.
In the Senior Maths Challenge Lena (M), Jolin (Aby), Sophia (C), Matty (E), Den (Tr) and Anastasiia (C), all earned Gold Certificates. Kevin (E) also qualified for the Olympiad Round, where he was awarded a Certificate of Merit for a strong performance.
Thomas (Tr), Bodhi (K), Sophia (C), Alexander (BFr), James (Th), Sophie (M) and Kevin (E) were 2021 Junior Physics Olympiad Gold Award Winners. Kieran (E), James (Th), Jonathan (BFr), Paisley (L), Emily (H), Sean (BFr), Jessica (M), Ty (Th), Matthew (Tr), Athena (L) and Sebastian (Th) were 2022 Junior Physics Olympiad Gold Award Winners. A total of 10,800 students from 200 different schools across the UK have participated in the 2022 challenge. Just 15.6% of nationwide candidates have achieved Gold awards.
Dylan (K) achieved Gold in the 2021 British Physics Olympiad Senior Challenge; Frederick (B) and Dylan (K) were 2022 Gold Award Winners in the British Physics Olympiad Senior Challenge.
Julia (C), Maddi (M), Teresa (H), Jemma (C), Ava (M), Kosisochukwu (L) and Lucy (Alb) were the Bronze Industrial Cadet team who won the national award for the Most Innovative Solution for their project.
LS1: Hal won a Distinction and Gold certificate at national level and best in school at Junior level.
LS2: Oleg won a Distinction and Gold certificate at national level and best in school at Intermediate level, and a Distinction in the Oxford University Computing Challenge.
Removes: Isabel (Alb) won a Distinction and Gold certificate at national level at Intermediate level in the Bebras Computational Thinking Challenge and a Distinction in the Oxford University Computing Challenge.
Lower Sixth: Matty (E) won a Distinction and Gold certificate at national level at Elite level in the Bebras Computational Thinking Challenge and a Distinction in the Oxford University Computing Challenge.
In the 2021 Biology Challenge Competition, Gold Awards were won by Sophia (C), Jensen (B), Nayana (H), Erica (Aby), Roman (K), Michael (BFr), Axel (E), Maya (C) and Serena (H).
In the 2022 Biology Challenge Competition, Gold Awards were won by James (Th), Emily (H), Giacoma (Th), Arwen (Aby), Parag (K) and Alexandra (L). Ruth (M) won a Gold Award in the 2021 Intermediate Biology Olympiad.
Tristan (K), Christopher (E), Honor (C), Freya (C) and Ruth (M) have all achieved Gold Awards in the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme.
Maddi (M) won a Bronze medal in the British Youth Fencing Championship Women’s U16 foil event and has been selected for the Great Britain U17 Squad. This month she also won the English Youth Championships U15 Women’s Foil.
Tabitha (L) and Scarlett (H) played for the England U18 England Girls’ Hockey Squad. Claire (M), Sebastian (K), Alex (Tr), Sonny (BFr), Henry (Th) and Daniel (E) were awarded Gold Medals in the National Latin Exam and James (Th) was awarded a Gold Medal at Higher level.
Stuart (BFr) played for the Old Loughtonians Hockey Club who were the National U18 Indoor Hockey Champions. Charles (Th) has been awarded an Arkwright Engineering Scholarship.
Grace (C) has been selected to be part of the Great Britain Eventing Junior Long Squad (of 9) for the European Championships this summer. Maria (M) won first prize in the poetry category in the Sydney Gardens Writing Competition. Declan (B) was awarded first place in the Philosophy category in the St John’s College, Oxford, Classics and Ancient History essay competition. Drake (Tr) played in the Antigua U20 Olympic and World Cup Football Squads.
Flynn (E) was a 2021 National Schools’ U15 Rackets Champion, winning the Jim Dear Cup. Danyaal (B) played cricket for MCC Schools XI at Lord’s.
Ikhi (BFr) was selected for the England Rugby U17 Development Squad. Fiona (C) represented Wales Lacrosse in the U21A team at the Home Internationals 2022. Harry (Th) played cricket for ESCA XI at Lord’s. He also played in the U18 Super 4s (England trials).
George (K) and William (K) are both in the England Schools’ Ski Association U19 Boys’ Squad.
London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
Mey (Aby) – LAMDA Level 3 Certificate in Performance (Grade 8) – Devising Drama – Solo Distinction. Jerry (BFr) – LAMDA Level 3 Certificate in Performance (Grade 8) – Acting – Distinction. Jay (K) – LAMDA Level 3 Certificate in Performance (Grade 8) – Acting – Distinction. Siena (C) – LAMDA Level 3 Certificate in Communication (Grade 8) – Speaking in Public – Distinction.
Maina (L) (Violin), Lucy (C) (Viola), Yahya (L 16) (Flute), Alex (Tr) (Clarinet), Joe (E) (Violin), Wendy (C) (Piano), Sherry (Aby) (Piano).
Grade 8 with Distinction:
Patrick (E) (Music Theatre), Maya (C) (Piano).
Grade 8 with Merit:
Lily (LS & Aby 15) (Singing), Donatella (Alb) (Music Theatre), Lilibet (H) (Singing), Max (BFr) (Singing).
National Youth Orchestra
Zoe (M), Millie (LS2), Lucy (Alb).
National Children’s Orchestra
Lucy Baker (C).