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.


Values Day 2022

On Wednesday 11 May, all of our pupils and staff from John Lyon and Quainton Hall (our prep school) came together to celebrate our School Values and mark the end of John Lyon's historic 145th anniversary year, where we became co-ed, and also kicked off the start of Quainton Hall's 125th anniversary celebrations.


Pupils secure Innovation Award at VEX Robotics National Competition

Our VEX Robotics team enjoyed two successful days of competition in Telford, and the team was delighted to have finished 6th overall in the UK Knockout stages.


Secret Postcard Competition Auction 2022

The online auction for John Lyon’s Secret Postcard Competition 2022 is now live!


Year 11 Duke of Edinburgh Practice Expedition

At the start of the Easter holidays an intrepid group of Year 11’s travelled to the Peak District for their Silver Duke of Edinburgh’s Award practice expedition.


Earth Day 2022

This year the theme for Earth Day is 'Invest in our planet' At John Lyon School we have already made huge strides in our sustainability journey but recognise that we have only just begun. 


Harrow and the Hill Community Day Event

As members of the Harrow family of schools, we have kindly been invited to join the ‘Harrow and the Hill Community Day’ next Saturday 30 April.


Spring 2022 issue of The Standard – out now!

Our termly newsletter, The Standard, is out now! The spring 2022 issue is available to read here.


Chemistry Olympiad success

Earlier this term, Sixth Form Chemistry students undertook the 2022 Royal Society of Chemistry Olympiad. This is a gruelling two-hour examination, which gives students a thorough cerebral workout and tests their chemical knowledge and understanding well beyond the confines of the A-level syllabus.


Ukraine Appeal Collection and Donation

After seeing the immense devastation to lives occurring in Ukraine, our school Charity Committee organised a collection for Ukrainian refugees fleeing conflict zones and has also opened a JustGiving page. The UNHCR, the UN's refugee agency, estimates that more than four million people will become refugees.


Pupils win VEX IQ competition

Tarun, Hemang, Rishab and Yash won the competition outright,qualifying for the nationals in the process!


Pupils win international sustainability competition

Well done to all involved. It is great to see John Lyon pupils as global leaders in sustainability and enterprise.


International Women’s Day 2022

Today, to mark International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating some of the pioneering women who have made their own indelible marks on John Lyon School’s past and recent history.


Why has Russia attacked Ukraine?

We invited Stephen Dalziel to the school on Wednesday 2 March to speak on the very poignant topic: ‘Why has Russia attacked Ukraine?’ Stephen is a Russian specialist, translator and author, who has worked as a Russian Affairs Analyst at the BBC World Service.


Runner-up in table tennis championships and through to London finals

Congratulations to Aiden in Year 7, who was runner-up in the U13 West London Schools' Table Tennis Championships. He has now secured a place in the finals of the London Schools’ Championship finals day in April.


Hockey County Cup success

Our pupils played some outstanding hockey and came away with three fantastic wins to become the overall winners of our division, progressing to the final round in the process.


Inquisitive pupil investigates Covid when ill with virus

Eric in Year 8 caught Covid at the start of the spring term and was therefore required to isolate. During his time at home, his curiosity got the best of him and Eric decided to run an experiment on the behaviour of the Covid-19 virus.


Familiarisation days with Quainton Hall

Pupils at Quainton Hall have been thoroughly enjoying their Familiarisation Day visits to John Lyon. The most recent visit was on Monday 24 January, which saw 67 Year 5 and Year 6 pupils from Quainton Hall, along with their teachers, make the short trip to Middle Road.


Sixth Former receives Silver CREST Award

Congratulations to Lower Sixth student Varun for receiving the Silver CREST Award! His VEX robotics project was titled 'Robots: Building and Testing'.

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