A co-educational boarding and day school for ages 11-18, Haileybury offers a stimulating environment for boys and girls to challenge themselves, discover their identity and develop into confident and generous adults. With excellent co-curricular facilities and strong academic results across the IB, A levels and GCSEs, we offer each and every pupil a secure and caring environment where they can find their passion and shape their future.
Category: Senior, Sixth Form
Type: Day & Boarding
Religious Affiliation: Church of England
Roll: 458 Boys / 457 Girls
Day pupils: 348
Boarder Number: 567
Age Range: 11-18 Years
Haileybury is situated in the village of Hertford Heath and is conveniently located close to the A10 and easily accessible via the M25, A1(M), M11 and A414. London Heathrow (50 minutes by car), London Stansted (30 minutes) and London Luton (40 minutes) airports are within easy reach of Haileybury. London Gatwick airport (75 minutes) is only slightly further away. All are served by rail links to central London.
School Contact Details
Headteacher: Martin Collier
Contact for enquiries:Michele Metcalfe, Registrar
Tel: General Enquiries: 01992 706200 Admissions: 01992 706353
Academic rigour and outstanding co-curricular provision are at the heart of the school. Pupils enjoy exceptional opportunities and a truly all-round education which enables them to discover enduring passions and talents.
The school offers a dedicated Lower School for Years 7 and 8, a wide range of GCSEs and IGCSEs and the choice of the IB Diploma Programme or A levels in the Sixth Form. Haileybury is ranked Top 10 in The Sunday Times league table for co-ed independent schools which offer the IB.
Pupils benefit from professional sports coaching from the likes of former Wales rugby captain Michael Owen and ex-England international netballer Dani McFarlane. There is a packed co-curricular programme of more than 130 choices, from core sports to scuba diving, African drumming and beekeeping.
Haileybury is a creative and innovative establishment in terms of the teaching and curriculum and has partnered with Stanford University and the University of Oxford, to work as part of the global Stan-X study. Haileybury are the first school in Europe to participate in this pioneering study of genetics, contributing to efforts to find cures for diseases such as pancreatic cancer and diabetes.
Pupils and staff make more than 2,000 individual trips every year. These are primarily within the UK but also involve eye-opening expeditions more than 10 different countries including Uganda, Barbados and India.
State-of-the-art classrooms, science laboratories and a design and technology centre are bustling with activity every day. The campus also has a high-tech Music School and performance venues including the purpose-built Ayckbourn Theatre, which is named after the notable director and former pupil.
The magnificent Dining Hall serves a wide range of healthy world cuisine which caters for all. Food is delicious and locally sourced – the meat and cheese are delivered from nearby farms. Pupils also enjoy refreshments on-the-go from The Grubber.
Haileybury Sports Complex has a strength and conditioning gym, 25-metre swimming pool and indoor cricket nets. Pupils also have access to a golf simulator, climbing wall, tennis centre, acres of beautifully maintained playing fields and two all-weather hockey pitches.
There is an emphasis on pastoral care with round-the-clock support from housemasters and housemistresses, the chaplain, tutors, and a resident doctor. The school is a home-from-home, with a warm and friendly feel. Every child is given the confidence to find their identity on a personal journey of discovery.
At 11+ entry, Haileybury offers Academic, Music, Sport and All Rounder (Drama, Art, Sport & Music) Scholarships.
At 13+ and 16+ entry, Haileybury offers Academic, Drama, Music, Sport and Art and/or Design Technology Scholarships.
Please contact the Registrar, Mrs Michele Metcalfe, for all bursary and sibling discount enquiries: 01992 706353
Entrance Assessment: As an academically selective school, all registered candidates will be invited to sit our entrance tests and have an interview at Haileybury. As part of the procedure, we will request a copy of your child’s latest school report and a reference from your child’s current school.
Senior School. Boarding: £12,405 per term. Day: £9,145 per term.
Lower School. Boarding: £7,870 per term. Day: £6,080 per term.
All visits are welcome, please contact the school
Virtual Open Day: Friday 17 Sep 2021 - Time: 9:00 am
Open Morning: Saturday 2 Oct 2021 - Time: 9:30 am
Virtual Open Day: Friday 19 Nov 2021 - Time: 9:00 am
Virtual Open Days are an ideal opportunity to explore all that we have to offer as well as meet the individuals who make our school such a wonderful place to be – our pupils and staff!
We very much look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to Haileybury via our virtual platform.
Please REGISTER for 17th September
Please REGISTER for 19th November
Open Morning – Prospective pupils, and their families, applying for all entry points are invited to join us, at the school, on Saturday 2 October 2021.
This is a wonderful opportunity to see the whole school in action.
Please REGISTER for this event
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