With no big farewell for this year's A-Level students, outgoing Head Boy Husain Abedi writes the speech he would have given at final assembly, focusing on the work of the Student Council, and wishes his best to the new Head Boy team.
Albert Camus’ novel La Peste has seen a huge increase in sales since lockdown began. Amongst those reading the classic 20th century novel was A-Level French student Daniel Wong, who writes about the book and the curious rise of ‘pestilence fiction’.
Before the lockdown began in spring, Lower Sixth Geographers, including Bailey Allmey, made the short trip into the Chiltern Hills to learn more about water and carbon cycles through practical experiments.
The highs of being selected to represent England at 18 and the five years of hard work to get back into that team having been dropped have been discussed by World Cup winner Fran Wilson as she spoke to John Lyon pupils.
The unrelenting and under-reported dangers of air pollution, as well as the failures of corporations and governments, were all on the agenda as a leading environmental journalist spoke to John Lyon pupils.
With the country's theme parks closed, it seems unlikely there will be many rollercoaster rides this summer, so John Lyon pupils decided to build their own as part of an engineering challenge.
More than 100 John Lyon pupils were told they could be the first to step foot on The Red Planet, in an Excellence Programme talk about man's mission to Mars.
A rare and coveted membership of the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain has been awarded to a John Lyon student, who will now train and perform with the country's very best young actors.
A collection of artworks from pupils and students in all years at John Lyon, created during the lockdown of Summer Term 2020.
The School's annual Values Day was dedicated entirely to Community, as pupils and staff smashed their fundraising target in the John Lyon 2.6 Challenge.
Community will be at the forefront of John Lyon's annual Values Day, as pupils and and staff take up challenges to raise funds for the School's chosen charity.
A world-leading orthopaedic centre has received its first shipment of John Lyon PPE, in an effort led by one of the School's Teachers of Physics.
A ring design by a John Lyon teacher has been chosen by a leading London jewellery firm to be put into production and sold to benefit the NHS.
A busy Spring Term for John Lyon Union has seen many speakers talk to Sixth Form students on a range of subjects, always engaging, often inspirational.
John Lyon's new Head of Science, Mr Alex Kyles-Brown delves into the archives to see how Science education has been, and remains, important to School life.
The winners of the 2020 John Lyon Flash Fiction competition, Joshan Minhas and Husain Abedi, with stories of war and politics.
With junior Hockey players regularly being selected for the School’s most senior teams, it is clear that John Lyon’s newest Major Sport is continuing to catch pupils’ imaginations.
Spring Term brought good news for Upper Sixth student Dhanesh Jegatheesan, as he was awarded a coveted offer to study Architecture at Cambridge, and then followed that up with victory in two competitions.
The oboe music of great romantic composer Robert Schumann was deemed the finest of a great evening of music, as Year 10 pupil Sammy Smith took the John Lyon 2020 Musician of the Year crown.
A lecture by a Nobel Prize winning chemist has given a group of John Lyon students an inspirational insight into high-level academia.