Webinar: A-Levels - A pathway to the world’s best universities

Dear Haileybury Community,

We would like to invite you to join EUROBAK webinar dedicated to one special topic about British Education “A-Levels - A pathway to the world’s best universities”.

During this session representatives of Haileybury Almaty will talk about the strengths of the A-levels system,  how it works, what A-Levels develops in a young person,  and Dr Paul Wingfield will talk about the process of application to the world’s best universities, in particular Cambridge, as well as how GCSE and A-level results are used in University admissions.

Date: 29 January (Friday), 2021

Time: 15.00-16.00 (GMT+6)

Language: English

To register for the webinar, please follow the link below by January 28. After registration, you will receive a link to the webinar, one day before the event.

Speaker
Mr Simon Mills, Headmaster at Haileybury Almaty.
Simon took up his new post in August 2020. He was previously Head of College at Robert Gordon’s College. His career has included roles as Headmaster at Lomond School, and Second Master (Senior Deputy Head) at The Portsmouth Grammar School. Simon graduated from Pembroke College, Cambridge with an MA in Geography.
Simon will talk about the strengths of the A-levels system,  how it works, what A-Levels develops in a young person.
Mr Simon Mills, Headmaster at Haileybury Almaty.
Speaker
Mr Mike Jacoby, Deputy Head Academic
Mike was previously Head of Physics at St Paul’s School in London having retrained as a teacher 10 years ago after 20 years working for international banks in the City of London as a Director of Trading. Mike has a Master’s degree in Theoretical Physics from Downing College Cambridge.
Mike will talk about the strengths of the A-levels system,  how it works, what A-Levels develops in a young person.
Mr Mike Jacoby, Deputy Head Academic
Guest Speaker
Dr Paul Wingfield, University Admissions, Trinity College, and Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge University
Dr Wingfield was educated at Chetham’s School of Music in Manchester and King’s College Cambridge, from which he graduated with a Ph.D. in Music.
Paul has considerable experience of University admissions and has acted as an advisor to several other Cambridge colleges. He speaks regularly to prospective applicants, teachers and educational administrators. He is particularly experienced in the area of admission of International students to Cambridge and other UK universities, having during his tenure as Admissions Tutor at Trinity tripled the number of applicants from outside the UK.
Dr Paul Wingfield,  University Admissions, Trinity College,  and Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge University

Our graduates and alumni will talk about how A-levels helped them in their university choice as well as career choice.

Useful links:
Shyngys, a student of Cambridge University, and Haileybury Almaty Alumnus talks about his experience of studying in the  A-Level programme at Haileybury
Shyngys, a student of Cambridge University, and Haileybury Almaty Alumnus talks about his experience of studying in the A-Level programme at Haileybury
Aiganym, a student of Brown University, and Haileybury Almaty Alumnus  talks about her experience of studying  A-Levels  at Haileybury
Aiganym, a student of Brown University, and Haileybury Almaty Alumnus talks about her experience of studying A-Levels at Haileybury
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Our Strongest A-Level Results
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