John Lyon Recognised as a Microsoft Showcase School

We are extremely proud to be joining a group of around 50 schools and colleges in the UK who have been awarded the status of Microsoft Showcase School. 


Pupil Wins Gold at European Fencing Competition

Congratulations to Year 10 pupil, Finn, for winning Gold at the European Fencing Federation’s 14th Witold Woyda’s Foil Competition, held recently in Warsaw. 


A Successful First Excellence Programme Series Talk

It was a real privilege to welcome English author Anthony John McGowan for our very first Excellence Programme series talk earlier this month.


Sixth Form Open Evening

We would like to invite existing and prospective parents and pupils to our 6th Form Open Evening on Thursday 29th September at 5.15pm, in the Thomas Blackwell Centre.


Her Majesty The Queen

John Lyon School is deeply saddened by the news that Her Majesty The Queen Elizabeth II has died.


Year 11 Duke of Edinburgh Assessed Expedition

Towards the end of the summer holidays, pupils in Year 11 who had just received their GCSE results travelled to the Brecon Beacons for their Silver Assessed Duke of Edinburgh’s Award expedition.


John Lyon pupils achieve superb GCSE results to progress to our Sixth Form

John Lyon pupils have once again been rewarded for their work with tremendous GCSE results, enabling them to take up their places in our Sixth Form.


Top universities await John Lyon students after excellent A Level results

Congratulations to our Lyonians, who will once again be making their way around the country to the UK’s top universities after they picked up their quite brilliant A Level results.


An Inspiring Trip to Tate Modern

Year 10 and 12 pupils thoroughly enjoyed a visit to the Tate Modern last week, where they spent the best part of the day in the gallery exploring the major permeant collections as well as the special exhibitions, including Surrealism.


A Rare Glimpse Inside The Diamond Light Source

Nine Lower Sixth pupils had the rare opportunity to visit the Diamond Light Source within the Rutherford Appleton Laboratories (RAL)in Oxfordshire.


Secret Postcard Competition 2022 raises money for charity and promotes the arts

John Lyon’s 2022 Secret Postcard Competition and Auction, which took place in May has been a phenomenal success, with over £2000 raised for the Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity.


High Commission of India visits John Lyon

We were delighted and honoured to host two events supported by the High Commission of India, London.


Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

Our pupils and staff have enjoyed celebrations this week to mark and commemorate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.


Summer Solos Concert

This year’s Solos Concert was once again a wonderful musical extravaganza.  With most year groups represented, including Year 11 and Upper Sixth who were in the midst of study leave, the concert was a showcase of varying talents and performances.


Inaugural Patani Lecture by Prof Montgomery OBE

The inaugural Patani Lecture took place on Thursday 12 May and was delivered by Professor Hugh Montgomery OBE of University College London, who was appointed as an Officer of the Order of British Empire for his services in Intensive Care Medicine and Climate Change.


The Tempest

The Drama department delivered its 3rd major production of the academic year during the first half of this summer term with a modern reimagination of Shakespeare’s much loved The Tempest.


Lower Sixth Form Get a Taste of University Life

A recent trip to Royal Holloway, University of London proved to be a wonderful practical learning exercise for our Lower Sixth Form. 


A Trip to Wembley Stadium for the Women’s FA Cup Final

Thirty Year 7 and 8 pupils enjoyed an amazing sporting experience at Wembley Stadium on Sunday 15th May.  Pupils joined staff in the school’s impressive Club Wembley seats to watch Chelsea take on Manchester City Ladies in the Women’s FA Cup Final.

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