Australian School Principal of the Year
School Principal of the Year - Non-government
Best Professional Learning Program
Department Head of the Year
CEO| Principal Mr Derek Scott was named Australian Principal of the Year and Mr Jason Fischer Department Head of the Year at the 2019 Australian Education Awards.
The School also won Best Professional Learning Program.
Mr Scott, who was also was named School Principal of the Year – Non-government, says the awards recognised Haileybury’s world-class people and programs.
“This outstanding result reflects the enormous effort that Haileybury’s staff, students and parents make to ensure that our School offers exceptional education opportunities,” he says. “We work hard to ensure that our programs are second to none but also ensure that every child matters every day.”
Since 2008, Mr Scott’s vision and leadership have seen Haileybury become an award-winning school with four campuses in Melbourne and one in Darwin improving outcomes for Australia’s First Peoples.
Haileybury is a leading academic, sporting and cultural school delivering an ambitious agenda in Asia, with two campuses in China and programs in The Philippines and Timor-Leste. “Our vision is to be recognised as a great world School,” Mr Scott says.
Mr Fischer is achieving extraordinary results leading Australia’s largest school Mathematics Department.
With his team, he ensures all campuses have a consistent and innovative curriculum. Since 2012, he has enhanced teaching standards and curriculum quality, while keeping parents and the School community informed about his programs and student results.
The School’s Professional Learning Programs cover all aspects of brilliant teaching, from the latest classroom strategies to curriculum development, collaboration, mentoring, leadership and pastoral care.
Teachers are supported by programs that develop and enhance personal and professional skills, while celebrating their diversity and individuality. Haileybury’s highly integrated system provides best-in-class opportunities internally and externally through the Haileybury Institute.
We also offer many other opportunities, such a HED talks – Haileybury TED talks in front of an audience of 800 at the School’s mid-year professional learning day.
In 2019, Haileybury was a finalist in five Australian Education Awards categories: School Principal of the Year – Non-government, Secondary School of the Year: Non-government, Primary School of the Year – Non-government, Department Head of the Year and Best Professional Learning Program.
Australian School of the Year
Primary School of the Year - Non-government
Haileybury was named the 2018 Australian School of the Year at the Australian Education Awards.
The Australian School of the Year Award is an acknowledgement of the strategic vision of the School, strongly supported by the Haileybury community, and implemented by the exceptional executive management team.
This award is a culmination of the hard work of the entire Haileybury community, in both academic performance, community engagement and innovation and entrepreneurship.
Haileybury has also been names the 2018 Primary School of the Year - Non Government for its outstanding advancements and results within the Junior School under the direction of the Explicit Teaching Model.
Haileybury is consistently ranked in the top 0.5% of schools across the country based on NAPLAN data, with 97% of Haileybury students achieving above the national benchmark in Literacy and Numeracy for their year level.
In the 2018 Victorian Certificate of Education, Haileybury students achieved a remarkable set of results. Three students achieved the highest possible ATAR of 99.95 and 25 perfect Study Scores of 50 were achieved across 11 different subjects.
No.1 Ranked Co-education Primary School
No.2 Ranked Co-education Secondary School
Haileybury has again been ranked the number one co-education primary school and the number two secondary school for girls and boys in Victoria.
The Australian newspapers publishes an annual ranking of schools and Haileybury consistently ranks in the top 0.5% of Schools in the country.
In the national rankings, Haileybury was the third of all co-education primary schools and second of all open-entry secondary schools for girls and boys in Australia.
There are just under 10,000 schools in Australia and Haileybury was ranked ninth of every primary school and tenth of every open-entry secondary school in the country.
Haileybury education is, of course about delivering a broad set of outcomes for all students. These outcomes are underpinned by an outstanding academic program and supported by a deep focus on social justice and developing an international outlook.
Exceeding Early Learning Quality Standards
All Haileybury Early Learning Centres Exceed the National Quality Standards set by the Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority.
The review process assesses the ELC Program and operation against seven quality areas:
1. Education program and practice
2. Children's health and safety
3. Physical environment
4. Staffing arrangements
5. Relationship with children
6. Collaborative partnerships with families and communities
7. Leadership and service management.
Haileybury's program was reviewed as 'Exceeding National Quality Standard' in all seven areas!
All Haileybury ELC's work collaboratively to ensure that best practice is delivered at all four locations.