Entrance assessment dates to the Reception Class 2019 - 2020

The Reception Class is for children who turn 5 between September 1, 2019 – August 31, 2020.

The foundation of a quality British Education begins in our Reception classes.

Drop off time between 7.30am – 8.00am
School day from 8.00am – 2.00pm
Optional activities until 3.30pm
Breaks include 2 hot meals and snacks
Excellent teacher to pupil ratios
Whole school events

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Admissions for Year 1 for academic year 2019-2020 is open!

We follow an adapted version of the English National Curriculum throughout the Lower School. We provide a broad curriculum which includes English, Maths, Science, Humanities, Computing, and PSHE taught by the class teacher. Further to this, pupils are taught by specialist teachers in P.E, Music, Art and Kazakh. Pupils learn their home language of Russian or Mandarin from Reception to Year 4. In Years 5 and 6 pupils have the opportunity to learn a foreign language, with a choice of Russian, French or Mandarin.

A very limited number of vacant places remain in Year 1 for academic year 2019-2020! Sign up now for the entrance assessment date!

Open Morning at Haileybury Almaty

Take this opportunity to visit us and explore Haileybury Almaty where your son or daughter will receive the best education! Discover how we prepare children from the ages of 4 to 18 for future success at world class universities.

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Welcome to Haileybury Almaty

Haileybury Almaty opened in 2008, in association with Haileybury in the United Kingdom. This not-for-profit educational project was financed by the group of Kazakhstani businessmen. Haileybury Almaty offers a broad, liberal education in the best traditions of British independent schooling. Pupils are prepared for Advanced Levels (‘A’levels’), which enable them to apply to and enter the best universities around the world including Kazakhstan.

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Welcome to Haileybury Almaty!

Haileybury Almaty opened in 2008, in association with Haileybury in the United Kingdom. This not-for-profit educational project was financed by the group of Kazakhstani businessmen. Haileybury Almaty offers a broad, liberal education in the best traditions of British independent schooling. Pupils are prepared for Advanced Levels (‘A’levels’), which enable them to apply to and enter the best universities around the world including Kazakhstan.

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Mr Simon Mills, The new Headmaster at Haileybury Almaty

Mr Simon Mills

The new Headmaster at Haileybury Almaty
Following an extensive international recruitment process led by external consultants and supported by a panel of Board members and shareholders, the Governors of Haileybury Schools Kazakhstan are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Simon Mills as the new Headmaster at Haileybury Almaty. He will take up his new post in August 2020.
Simon is currently Head of College at Robert Gordon’s College, which he joined in August 2014. Robert Gordon’s is one of Scotland’s largest and most successful independent schools. His previous career has included roles as Headmaster at Lomond School, Second Master (Senior Deputy Head) at The Portsmouth Grammar School, Head of Geography and Housemaster at Stamford Endowed Schools and teacher of Geography at Blundell’s School. He was born in Scotland, educated at Glenalmond College and he enjoys skiing, mountain biking, golf and watersports.
After graduating from the University of Cambridge with a BA (Hons) in Geography and Post Graduate Certificate in Education, Simon began his career working for BP Oil in Sales and Marketing before moving over for a career in education. He has since then gained his National Professional Qualification in Headship (NPQH) and has significant interests in the all round development of young people through co-curricular programmes, developing effective digital education skills, international educational links and leadership in young people.

Ian Hunt, Chairman of the Haileybury Kazakhstan Board said ‘I am delighted that Simon is joining us as Headmaster of Haileybury Almaty. The field from which he was selected was of an extraordinarily high quality and the Board is convinced that he is the right person to lead the school into its next phase of development and success. From all of the Haileybury community in Almaty, we wish Simon all the very best in his new venture’.

Simon Mills said of his appointment 'I am delighted to have been selected to lead Haileybury Almaty forward in the next stage of its educational journey and look forward to joining parents, pupils and staff in August 2020’.

The Board is also pleased to announce that Mr John Coles has been appointed as Acting Headmaster of Haileybury Almaty for the academic year, 2019/20.

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Speech Day & 10 year celebration

Nauryz celebration

Gordonstoun Concert

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31 May. Speech Day & 10 year celebration

We are delighted to invite you to join our annual Speech Day ceremony, as well as celebrate with us Haileybury Almaty's’s ten-year link with Kazakhstan.

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31 May. Speech Day & 10 year celebration

We are delighted to invite you to join our annual Speech Day ceremony, as well as celebrate with us Haileybury Almaty's’s ten-year link with Kazakhstan.

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11 Jun. Seminar for Parents: SCHOOLS OUT FOR THE SUMMER!

Auditorium

Tebow: Director of Community Well Being

Summer holiday brings great excitement for some and great dread for others. What is a parent to do? Allow their child to rest? Travel? Push additional studies? Send your child to camp? Go to Grandma’s house? What is the right answer? What is the best thing to do? In this seminar, we will sort out the best plan for the summer holiday for both you and your child. We will consider the options and the outcomes. Come along as we prepare together for the summer holiday.

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Testimonial

British independent school in Haileybury Almaty

Tatyana Foster

Very impressed with the information the children have been learning. The school also gives us sport and general development, which is very important. Children learn. Children work hard, but at the same time, do sports; twice a week they have swimming sessions. PE, football, and so many different things. Children get amazing experience from the teachers, who teach them both playing a violin and piano, and recorder. My son also plays, even though it’s not always successful and he not always wants to do it. But the longer we do this, the better results we receive.
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Haileybury Astana and Haileybury Almaty are committed to the welfare and Safeguarding of young people. As part of our recruitment processes we require all applicants to undergo police checks and U.K. DBS checks and we operate clear safeguarding protocols.

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