Haileybury Parents' Association

The Haileybury Parents’ Association works seamlessly with the school in organising various functions from formal balls to casual quiz nights.
Its main aim is in creating opportunities and environments for every parent to get as much from the school as they wish to.
The Committee of the Haileybury Parents’ Association comprises parents of boys and girls at Haileybury.
As well as a Chair, Secretary and Treasurer, it also includes a representative for each House as well as representatives from the school staff. Details of all the members are includes on this page.

HPA Committee

Kazakhstan HPA Constitution

The Haileybury Parents’ Association (HPA) was formed in recognition of the emerging role that parents play in the modern independent school. The full constitution is detailed below:

Aim

To engage in activities that support the School, with particular focus on social events involving parents, to which pupils and staff are welcome.

Membership

Membership is available to all parents of pupils currently in the School. Apart from the Staff Representative; teaching staff, pastoral staff, administrators, and pupils are not actually members, but can be invited to attend meetings.

Finances

Whilst the HPA is not established as a fund raising organisation, it requires monies to support its activities. Any surplus funds generated will be used to fund projects that benefit the whole school and its houses. HPA request a termly subscription from each family to fund administration, and to cover the sponsorship of, and any shortfall arising from, the events it organises. Families are permitted to opt out of the HPA subscription.

Parents’ Association Committee

The Haileybury Parents’ Association (HPA) was formed in recognition of the emerging role that parents play in the modern independent school. Key to its function is the Committee. This includes the Chair, Secretary and Treasurer, in addition to individual House representatives and the current Staff representative. Details of each member, including contact details, are provided below.

Parents’ Association Guide

Officers

Zhanna Khan, Chair

Zhanna Khan

Chair
Gulmira Chetinelli, Secretary

Gulmira Chetinelli

Secretary
Madina Matakova, Treasurer

Madina Matakova

Treasurer

Roles and functions of three officers of HPA Committee

Chair Secretary Treasurer
  • To call official HPA meetings (1 per term)
  • To Chair the HPA committee meetings: setting the agenda and facilitating the discussion with equal time for each member to speak and contribute idea’s regarding the agenda items.
  • To liaise with the school on behalf of the HPA where necessary
  • To deliver speeches on behalf of HPA, where appropriate and when requested
  • To introduce the HPA to new parents and to engage parents with equal attention regardless of house affiliation.
  • To support all members of the committee in their role as officer or house rep equally and without favouritism
  • To support the Chair of the HPA at meetings, take minutes and distribute to HPA Committee members and allocated member of staff, for review and comment
  • To read minutes at each official meeting of the HPA and have the ability to access minutes of past meetings for reference during official meetings of the HPA.
  • To communicate relevant information with Committee members and allocated member of staff, as appropriate, thereby facilitating the accuracy of arrived/approved agreements in minuted official meetings of the HPA or other required minuted meetings regarding the HPA.
  • To invite members of upcoming meetings with a minimum of 2 weeks’ notice
  • To arrange meetings, including venue, time, and proposed meeting agenda
  • To liaise with the School Admissions and Marketing department regarding information to be distributed to the Haileybury Parent community including welcome materials for new parent packets each year
  • To support all members of the committee in their role as officer or house rep equally and without favouritism in order to facilitate the accuracy of HPA information
  • To communicate with the allocated member of staff to establish and maintain the HPA accounts following the acceptable reimbursement/billing practices, established by the Haileybury Bursar
  • To liaise with the Chair, the committee and the allocated member of staff on agreed use for funds each term
  • To keep a simple spreadsheet detailing the movement of funds
  • To provide a treasurers report of the HPA accounts and balances for the Committee at each meeting ( 1 per term)
  • To summarize annually (at the AGM) the transactions and balance of the HPA accounts for the year-end review
  • To support all members of the committee in their role as officer or house rep equally and without favouritism as it relates to HPA use of funds.
S. TEBOW, Director of Community Well-Being

S. TEBOW

Director of Community Well-Being
Haileybury Parents’ Association, also known as the HPA: is a parent led organization that seeks to welcome and embrace parents through formal and informal events. Events may occur among: house parent communities such as a House Coffee or as a whole school parent community such as the Annual Charity Ball. Haileybury Parents’ Association (HPA) host many events: Parents’ Welcome Evening, raffles, fairs, quiz nights and sporting competitions, to name a few. Some events are for the whole family and others are exclusively for the adult members of our school community.
The goal of the Parents’ Association is to build a parent community that is supportive and connects through a shared experience and school life culture.
The Parents’ Association (HPA) will facilitate communication through the website, approved social media outlets and more importantly, through the Parent House Representatives. These House Reps are the members of the HPA central committee, along with the elected officers.
Every year the HPA will convene the Annual General Meeting (AGM) where the year’s events and funds utilized will be reviewed. This meeting will also provide the opportunity to nominate and elect the officers for the coming year.

(T): +7 (727) 355 0100
(E): S.Tebow@haileyburyalmaty.kz

HPA Mocktail Welcome Evening | Haileybury Almaty

Haileybury Parent Association celebrated the start of a new organization and a new school year on October 3rd with the HPA Mocktail Welcome Evening. The event was a great success with 150+ parents in attendance. While delicious food and beverages flowed, it was the old friends reunited and new friendships made that brought a flow of conversation and connection that was, electric. The glowing energy of this parent gathering provided a lively atmosphere that underscored words from the HPA Chair, the Headmaster and a parent of a graduate now attending Oxford. The message was clear: Parents are an essential catalyst to an extraordinary life as a member of the Haileybury Community. The group was not to be disappointed as the Grand Finale presented a stunning cake and a shower of colourful and glittering confetti. The crowd lingered as no was in a hurry to go home after having such an amazing evening of fun, food, and fellowship.

19 Nov. Thematic Learning | Junior School Parent Focus

Time: 8:30AM

Location: Auditorium

What is Thematic learning? How does it enhance the learning experience of Junior School Pupils? Come and find the answer to these questions and more, as our resident expert on Thematic Learning takes you on a journey to understand the inner workings of your Child’s learning experience at Haileybury. Emelia Stapley - Year Group Leader and Head of Thematic Learning

Upcoming Events

19 Nov. Thematic Learning | Junior School Parent Focus

Time: 8:30AM

Location: Auditorium

What is Thematic learning? How does it enhance the learning experience of Junior School Pupils? Come and find the answer to these questions and more, as our resident expert on Thematic Learning takes you on a journey to understand the inner workings of your Child’s learning experience at Haileybury. Emelia Stapley - Year Group Leader and Head of Thematic Learning

23 Nov. Active Listening Workshop | Whole School Parent Focus

Time: 10 AM - 12 PM

Location: Auditorium

In this interactive workshop, we will grow a greater understanding of the true skill of listening and the advantages it brings at work and play in gaining a meaningful understanding of those you interact with. You will find the opportunity it affords to improve and create high functioning relationships in every dynamic of life. Tebow: Director of Community Well-being

27 Nov. Open Morning

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30 Nov. Winter Festival

Time: 12 PM - 4 PM

We are pleased to invite you to participate in one of the most significant school events - the Winter Festival, which will take place on Saturday, November 30, 2019, from 12:00 to 4:00 pm at Haileybury Almaty School.

22 Jan. Open Morning

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19 Feb. Open Morning

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15 Apr. Open Morning

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13 May. Open Morning

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17 Jun. Open Morning

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