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.

23 Jan. Year 3 Rock Museum trip

Junior School

Upcoming Events

23 Jan. Year 3 Rock Museum trip

Junior School

24 Jan. Chinese New Year celebration

Whole School

27 Jan. Ski day CCA (Y1, 2, 3, 4)

Junior School

28 Jan. The Perils of Puberty

Location: Auditorium

Welcome to one of the most mysterious development stages in a child’s life. This means there are many questions for both parent and child. How to sort the facts from myth and understand the emotional journey for you and your child,can give you much needed insight as the adventure of puberty marches on.

28 Jan. The Perils of Puberty KS 2 Parent focus

Time: 8:30AM

Location: Auditorium

Welcome to one of the most mysterious development stages in a child’s life. This means there are many questions for both parent and child. How to sort the facts from myth and understand the emotional journey for you and your child, can give you much needed insight as the adventure of puberty marches on.

29 Jan. Open Morning

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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30 Jan. Ski day CCA (Y5, 6 & R)

Junior School

31 Jan. English Olympiad final round

Whole School

03 Feb. House FIFA begins

Senior School

03 Feb. Ski day CCA (Y1, 2, 3, 4)

Junior School

04 Feb. Independence and Organization

Time: 8:30AM

Location: Auditorium

Young people are often catered to. Their every need met by someone else. Yet they reach a point as a student that they must be able to manage themselves. Our leadership team will look at how we do this in the school experience and how you can reinforce this at home. Help your child to be ready to manage self-care and succeed at independent learning

05 Feb. Year 3 Evikrum Science Centre trip

Junior School

06 Feb. Ski day CAA (Y5, 6 & R)

Junior School

11 Feb. Y2 Pirate day + disco

Junior School

12 Feb. Reception Profiland trip

Junior School

12 Feb. Book Fair visiting

Junior School

13 Feb. Parents’ Day

Whole School

14 Feb. Sixth Form Valentines ball

Senior School

14 Feb. Valentines celebration

Senior School

17 Feb. House basketball begins

Senior School

17 Feb. Ski day CCA (Y1, 2, 3, 4)

Junior School

18 Feb. House and Pastoral System

Time: 8:30AM

Location: Auditorium

Mr. Pandya will bring to light the role of the house System in Senior school and its significance in your child's learning process. Further he will explain just how the Pastoral system is designed to assist your child to thrive emotionally and socially in this learning environment.

18 Feb. Year 4 Music Concert

Junior School

18 Feb. House Uno begins

Junior School

19 Feb. FOBISIA Environmental conference (4 days)

Whole School

19 Feb. Year 3 Music Concert

Junior School

19 Feb. Open Morning

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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20 Feb. Year 1 Music Concert

Junior School

20 Feb. Ski day CCA (Y5, 6 & R)

Junior School

20 Feb. UK Alumni Networking Evening

Senior School

21 Feb. Y2 Music Concert

Junior School

23 Feb. Y7-8 U13 FOBISIA Games 5 days

Senior School

24 Feb. Year 6 Music Concert

Junior School

25 Feb. Year 5 Music Concert

Junior School

26 Feb. Year 1 Dinoland trip

Junior School

28 Feb. MUN Conference at HAS (3 days)

Senior School

29 Feb. IA Winter day hike

Senior School

02 Mar. Literacy Week (5 days)

Whole School

03 Mar. Helping your child with Exam Stress

Time: 8:30AM

Location: Auditorium

Exams are stressful and they can be no less. There is so much riding on the results that both children and parents are stressed. This can lead to outburst, manic episodes and total meltdowns for both parent and child. This seminar will give you strategies for a calmer and more productive exam season

03 Mar. House Book Quiz

Senior School

03 Mar. Reception Testing Day

Junior School

04 Mar. Year 1 Dinosaur exhibition

Junior School

04 Mar. Year 2 Pirate performance

Junior School

05 Mar. Book Day

Whole School

05 Mar. Spring Music Concert

Junior School

05 Mar. FOBISIA Maths trip (5 days)

Junior School

06 Mar. Reception Superhero day

Junior School

06 Mar. International Women’s Day celebration

Whole School

06 Mar. CCA Season 2 finishes

Whole School

07 Mar. COBIS film competition deadline

Whole School

07 Mar. French Language & Culture trip departs (7 days)

Whole School

10 Mar. STEM Olympiad online round (4 days)

Senior School

10 Mar. Science week

Senior School

10 Mar. Year 2 Pirate performance (pupil matinee)

Senior School

11 Mar. Y11-13 House evening

Senior School

11 Mar. Reports & Grade cards published

Whole School

12 Mar. Y11 Geography trip

Senior School

12 Mar. Certificate Assembly

Junior School

12 Mar. Year 3 and Year 4 Disco

Junior School

13 Mar. House Tug of War (House Colours day)

Senior School

13 Mar. Sixth Form Healthy eating bar

Senior School

07 Apr. How to Raise Successful People

Time: 8:30AM

Location: Auditorium

It is not just about academics when it comes to raising a child. It is about raising a child that can successfully manage life and thrive. To raise a child so they can find great success and personal confidence for a lifetime. Join us to learn the keys that lead to accomplishing this goal.

15 Apr. Open Morning

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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13 May. Open Morning

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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17 Jun. Open Morning

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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