John Lyon is a leading independent boys’ HMC day school, based in Harrow-on-the-Hill in north west London.

Academic excellence is at the very heart of what John Lyon achieves for the 600 boys who study here. We give pupils a good grounding in all the major academic subjects. Dedicated teachers work to develop learning skills, creativity and the ability to apply. Building on this platform, our boys perform well from the point they join us – whether at age 11, 13 or 16 – and achieve excellent results in public examinations at GCSE and A-Level. Most students gain places at leading UK universities and then move on into the workplace in a huge and varied range of valued professions.

Academic achievement – 2018

  • 38% of all GCSE exams awarded the highest A*|9|8 grade
  • 40% of all grades in the three Sciences A* with 17 boys getting straight A* in the Sciences
  • 97% A-Level pass rate
  • Entry to both Oxford and Cambridge
  • 54% of students accepted to Russell Group Universities
  • 1 in 5 students secured places in the University of London

See More Academic Achievements John Lyon in the Good Schools Guide

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John Lyon School
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Reception | 020 8515 9400 |
Admissions | 020 8515 9443 |

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Harrow-on-the-Hill | Metropolitan line | 0.8 miles | 15 minute walk to School
Baker Street 19min | King’s Cross St Pancras 26min | Uxbridge 19min | Moor Park 14min | Amersham 25min

South Harrow | Piccadilly line | 0.6 miles | 10 minute walk to School
Acton Town (for Heathrow) 18min | Earl’s Court 29min | Uxbridge 18min

Harrow-on-the-Hill | 0.8 miles | 15 minute walk to School
Marylebone 18min | Rickmansworth 10min | Aylesbury 44min

Buses serving the local area
395 | H10 | H9 | 258 | H17 | 114 | 140 |640

School playing fields
Our 25-acre playing fields are at Sudbury, just a few minutes’ walk or drive from the School.

Sudbury Hill

Bursary office
Our Bursary Office is located at Le Beau House, on the edge of the main campus

Le Beau House
76 West Street

John Lyon is a leading independent 11 – 18 boys’ day school, based in the picturesque Harrow-on-the-Hill in north west London.

The School is a member of HMC, ISC and is reviewed in the Good Schools Guide.

Pupils typically join John Lyon in Years 7, 9 and 12, largely from a catchment area including Harrow, Wembley, Stanmore, Pinner, Watford, Rickmansworth, Northwood, Ruislip, Hillingdon, Uxbridge, Ickenham, Northolt, Southall, Ealing, Acton, Edgware, Brent Cross, Finchley, Barnet, Camden, Westminster, Kensington & Chelsea, Hammersmith & Fulham, as well as parts of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire.