Student Achievements

Academic
  • The following students have been entered by the School for the Hong Kong Young Writer's Award: Y10, Pernille Gao and Mei Law (both Wu), Ella Stranger (Gellhorn); Y9, Molly Fox, Gisele Ng (both Wu), Michelle Yeung (Keller); Y8, Matilde Mesquita De Melo (Fry), Callum Sharma (Shackleton); Y7, Catherine Chao (Parks), Adrian Lam (Darwin); Y6, Jamie Perring (Shackleton), Bonnie Pang and Emily Stevenson (both Fry), Philippa Jamison (Nightingale), Angus O’Connor (Darwin); Y5, Chryso Hon (Monkey), Lexi Joseph-Hui and Jaimee Li (both Snake), Gwyneth Suen (Ox), Seraphina Western (Dragon). (January 2017)
  • Ralph Summers and Akira Williams Rao (both Y13, Churchill), David Stevenson and Andrew Crossan (Y13 and Y12, Sun), supported by James Brammer (Y12, Peel), Andrew Crossan (Y12, Sun), Samar Jayachandran (Y12, Churchill) and Joelle Portia Chan (Y11, Gelhorn), organised the School's first Model United Nations conference. Riaz Murray (Y11, Peel) and Steven Liu (Y10, Peel) won the 'Most Improved Delegate' awards, and Finn Bartlett (Y12, Sun) won the best delegate award in his committee. (January 2017)
  • Ben Wang (Y12, Churchill) scored 42 over 60 in the A2 Physics Challenge Competition, run by the British Physics Olympiad. He ranks in the top 25 percent among all participating students, receiving a certificate of distinction, a Bronze medal and he was named in the top 100 candidates. Lok Yan Cheng (Y13, Wu), Charles Gai, Ronald Hsu (both Y13, Sun) and Rose Wang (Y13, Gellhorn) received Merit awards. (January 2017)

  • The Middle School team by Julien Levieux (Y9 Churchill), Jake Brockwell (Y8 Banks), Kevin Zheng (Y9 Churchill), Oscar Kennedy (Y8 Banks), and Russell Kwok (Y7 Shackleton) won overall victory in the International History Bee and Bowl championships in Hong Kong. Julien was 1st in the final, Jake came second, and Russell came fourth. In the Junior Varsity section, Eugene Lam (Y11, Peel) was commended. Both teams qualify for the Asian finals at the end of the year in Shanghai. (January 2017)

  • Ryan Thang (Y13, Peel) received Distinction in the ABRSM alto saxophone examination(December 2016)

  • Charles Gai (Y13, Sun) scored in the top 10% of students in the British Physics Olympiad and received a Gold award. Lok Yan Cheng (Y13, Wu) and Ralph Summers (Y13, Churchill) gained Silver and Bronze, and Daniel Ng (Y13, Sun) received a commendation. Over 1,680 students participated from around the world. (December 2016)

  • Years 10 to 13 students achieved 16 Gold, 29 Silver and 20 Bronze awards in the UKMT Senior Mathematics Challenges. Gold awards are given to the top 10% of students taking the paper. Lok Yan Cheng (Y13, Wu), Rose Wang (Y13, Gellhorn), Greg Chu (Y12, Peel) and Ben Wang (Y12, Churchill) are the top 1000 students internationally and qualified for the British Mathematics Olympiad in December. (November 2016)
  • Eight Prep School students, in two teams, competed in the Hong Kong Kids Lit Championship. The main purpose of this competition is to promote reading and all of the children showed a genuine enthusiasm and love of literature. After 100 questions from different categories, The team of Alyssa Wong (Y7, Fry), Carlos Seade-Cabrera (Y8, Shackleton), Jake Brockwell (Y8, Banks) and Jamie Perring (Y6, Shackleton) was victorious and has earned an invitation to attend the Kids Lit Quiz World Finals in Toronto, Canada. The second team comprised of Kush Melwani (Y8, Shackleton), Balas Mao (Y7, Parks), Oscar Kennedy (Y8, Banks) and Nicholas Fothergill (Y6, Banks) was also successful by winning two out of the ten rounds. (October 2016)
  • Twenty-one students participated in the Model United Nations Conference at Canadian International School. Prize-winning delegates include Ralph Summers (Y13, Churchill) who chaired the conference, together with Frans Otten (Y13, Sun), Akira Williams-Rao (Y13, Churchill), Benjamin Wang (Y12, Churchill), Chinat Yu (Y11, Churchill), Andrew Crossan, James England-Brammer (both Y12, Sun) and Aaron Wong (Y10, Peel). (September 2016)
  • Megan Siu (Y7, Nightingale) and Audrey Yuen (Y7, Parks) entered the Education Perfect English and Science Championships. Audrey achieved a Bronze Award in English (top 10% of competitors) and a Credit in Science (top 20%). Megan received a Credit in Science. (September 2016)
  • Philip Kim (Y8, Banks) scored in the top 30% of entrants in the Junior Mathematical Olympiad organised by the UK Mathematics Trust in June. Only 1200 of the highest scorers in the Junior Maths Challenge were invited to participate in the Olympiad. (August 2016)
Sport

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  • The U18 Girls' rugby team entered the 5-a-side Beach Rugby tournameent for the first time and finished in 4th place with one win. JoJo (Y13, Gellhorn) was named the U19 Most Valuable Player. (January 2017)
  • Maya Rao (Y11, Kellerfinished in 3rd place in the Inter-Schools Warm Up Jumping competition at Tuen Mun Riding School. (January 2017)
  • The U18, U16, U14 & U12 Cross Country teams all received medals in the Team Relay event of the ISSFHK Cross Country tournament. The U18 Boys and Girls, U16 Boys and U14 Boys all won Bronze medals; the U16, U14 Girls, U12 Boys and Girls won all their events. (January 2017)
  • Singha Chau (Y12, Sun) entered the 5km race and finished in 1st place in the HKASA Open Water Swimming Competition(December 2016)
  • Senior Cross Country runners in the latest round of the ISSFHK league gained good results. Ravi Ray (Y11, Peel) finished 1st, David Stevenson (Y13, Sun) finished 2nd and Terence Lee (Y12, Peel) finsihed 3rd in the U18 boys' race; Alexa Fung (Y12, Keller) finished 1st, Suki Cheung (Y12, Gellhorn) finished 2nd and Zoe Cheung (Y12, Gellhorn) finished 3rd in the U18 girls' race; Dion Chi (Y11, Peel) finished 1st in the U16 boys; and Vanessa Heung (Y11, Keller) finished 1st, Anna Birkett (Y9, Gellhorn) finished 2nd and Claudia Yip (Y10, Keller) finished 3rd in the U16 Girls' race. (December 2016)
  • The U18a Boys' rugby team drew 7-7 with Kellett and won against KGV 19-0, CDNIS 20-5 and Island School 7-5 in the Rugby Sevens Quarter Finals. (December 2016)

  • The U14 Boys' team won 55-7 against Discovery College in the Basketball leagues. (November 2016)
  • In the ICHK Primary Schools Netball Tournament, the U11A team won all pool games against ICHK 6-3, Renaissance College 6-1, DBIS 9-0, Clearwater Bay A team in the semi finals 3-1 and Australian International School in the Cup finals 3-1. The U11B team won against ICHK 2-0. Lulu O'Conor, Allegra Sylvester, Chelsea Wong (all Y6, Fry), Bianca D'Angelo, Catriona McCoig, Lavina Ng, Ursula Summers (all Y6, Nightingale) from the two teams were commended on their performances. (November 2016)
  • In the U11 Boys Football Sevens Tournament, the U11A team won against Beacon Hill School, Kellett Kowloon and Kowloon Junior School in the group matches, DBIS in the semi finals and Discovery College in the final. The U11B team performed well in the group stages against Bradbury School and Australian International School.(November 2016)
  • Eva Morley, Margaux Luxisutto, Eve Grylewicz, Luka Brun, Xavier Leboeuf and Max Smith all performed very well in the ISSFHK League Mixed U112A Cross Country(November 2016)
  • Forty-eight Harrow Hong Kong students took part in the 'Running to Stop the Traffik' 24 Hour Race on the Peak. Overall, the teams finished in the top five in the race and raised a large sum of money. Overall, the event raised HKD1,421,014 and the School teams raised over 10% of the total (HKD154,528). Amelia Phipps (Y10, Wu) was the fastest female runner in the races. Frans Otten (Y13, Sun) coordinated all the School teams and led one of the boys' teams to 4th place in the fundraising category. The girls' team led by Mimi Li (Y11, Gellhorn) raised the highest amount of all the teams in the event. The other team captains were: Emma Carter (Y13, Wu); Emma Bilney (Y12, Gellhorn); James England Brammer & Hamza Apabhai (both Y12, Peel)(November 2016)
  • The U11A Girls' Netball team won all group matches and finished first in the annual Kowloon Schools Netball Tournament against AISHK, Beacon Hill, DBIS, Kellett and RCHK. Eva Morley (Y6, Parks) was awarded Player of The Tournament. (November 2016)
  • Singha Chau (Y12, Sun), Daniel Ng (Y13, Sun), Daniel Bristow (Y11, Churchill) and Annie Cheung (Y11, Gellhorn) swam outstanding races in the ISSFHK Swimming Championships against other 16 schools. Singha gained a silver medal in 200m freestyle, two bronze in 100m freestyle and 200m medley; Daniel (Ng) gained silver in 50m butterfly and Daniel (Bristow) had silver in 50m freestyle. The U20 Boys' team took overall silver. Annie won bronze in 200m medley, U20 Girls' took overall bronze. Jack Liang (Y7, Shackleton) was the highest placed swimmer in the U12 & U14 events in the morning session. (November 2016)
  • Singha Chau (Y12, Sun) finished 2nd in the New World Harbour Race 2016 Open Group A - Men (age 17-34). (November 2016)
  • In the HKSSF Inter-Schools Cross Country meet, Emma Carter (Y13, Wu) finished 1st in the U20 race, Ella Stranger (Y10, Gellhorn) finished 2nd in the U16 race, Sam Bradford (Y8, Darwin) and Luka Brun (Y6, Shackleton) finished 2nd and 3rd respectively in the U14 race. The U14 Boys' team won overall. (November 2016)
  • Natasha Marcon (Y11, Keller) achieved first place in the Inter-School Higher Division Warm Up Dressage competition. (November 2016)
  • Several students have been selected to represent Hong Kong at rugby. Ed Cazzoli (Y13, Peel), Oliver Duffy (Y13, Sun), Henry Luise (Y13, Peel) and Frans Otten (Y13, Sun) for the U20 Boys' rugby team; Barnaby Bilney (Y9, Sun), Scott Murray (Y9, Sun), Sandy Phillips (Y9, Sun), O Ibuki (Y9, Peel), Oliver Stranger (Y8, Darwin) and Ben Ellis (Y8, Darwin) for the U14 Boys' team; and Anna Birkett (Y9, Gellhorn) and Polina Chelphanova (Y9, Wu) for the U14 Girls' team. (November 2016)
  • Twenty-three Harrow Hong Kong students competed in the Hong Kong Sprint Triathlon Asian Cup. The students either signed up to compete in the individual triathlon to take on all three disciplines themselves (swim, bike, run) or the team event which consisted of three athletes per squad taking on each event. Among hundreds of competitors, the team of Athena Ho (Y8, Nightingale) and Angelina Leissner (Y7, Nightingale) ranked second; Margaux Luvisuto (Y6, Fry), Eva Morely (Y6, Parks) and Jade Overington (Y6, Parks) ranked third; and Luka Brun (Y6, Shackleton), Arthur Clayton (Y6, Darwin) and Lewis Harrison (Y6, Banks) ranked fourth. (October 2016)
  • In the Hong Kong School Sports Federation Swimming Gala, Daniel Ng (Y13, Lloyd) achieved the qualifying time for the National Championships in the 50m Freestyle, Daniel Bristow (Y11, Churchill) won the 200m Freestyle, Margaux Luvistutto (Y6, Fry) won 2nd in 50m Butterfly and 5th in 50m Backstroke, and Eve Grylewicz (Y6, Fry) won 4th in 50m Butterfly. The School won the team competition for scoring over 400 points. (October 2016)
  • Singha Chau (Y12, Sun) represented Hong Kong and swam in the 5km marathon at the Asian Beach Games in Vietnam. He finished 8th in a highly competitive field of international standard. (September 2016)
  • Singha Chau (Y12, Sun) represented Hong Kong and took part in the National Presidential 10km Marathon competition in Taiwan. He finished 3rd in the race. (September 2016)
  • The Year 6 Football Boys’ team finished 4th in the International Schools Football Competition(September 2016)
  • Singha Chau (Y12, Sun) and his Hong Kong teammate placed 3rd in the 7th Xiamen-Kinmen Cross-strait Swimming Race on 1st August. 200 competitors aged 14-55 from the mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan took part in the annual 7km open water relay race. (August 2016)
  • Oliver Duffy (Y13, Sun) represented Hong Kong in the the two legs of the Asia Rugby Uder 20 Sevens Series. In the first leg held in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, Oliver scored the winning try in the plate final against Chinese Tai Pei. The second leg was held in Hong Kong and the team were unbeaten, playing Singapore, South Korea, UAE and Malaysia in the early rounds before beating Sri Lanka comfortably in the final. (July 2016)
  • Florence Fu (Y13, Gellhorn) represented Hong Kong in show jumping at CSICH/J/Y Tehran, Iran on 7-8th July. Florence won the Juniors Class Jumping Horse and Silver in the Juniors 115cm class. (July 2016)
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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017 14:52