The Whale Rider Revision Guide

Our fantastic English department has put together the most extensive revision resource currently available for the (I)GCSE Literature text ‘The Whale Rider’.


Team excels in 3rd Greenpower car race of the season

Congratulations to the Greenpower car race team comprising Adam (8CJC), Ollie (9MRF), Sulayman (10MLC), Mikhail (10MLC), and Marcus (U6QAC) for their outstanding performance at the recent Greenpower racing event held at Dunsfold Park.


Sixth Form Open Evening – Thursday 28 September 2023

We would like to invite existing and prospective parents and pupils to our Sixth Form Open Evening on Thursday 28th September at 5.15pm, in the Thomas Blackwell Centre.


Welcome, Mrs Rose Hardy!

We are delighted to officially welcome Mrs Rose Hardy as our new Head of John Lyon School.


Summer 2023 issue of The STEAM Magazine – out now!

Our termly newsletter, The STEAM Magazine, is out now! The summer 2023 issue is available to read here:


John Lyon pupils progress to our Sixth Form with fantastic GCSE results

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.


John Lyon pupils show academic prowess, achieving incredible results despite huge decline in national picture

Lyonians will once again be making their way around the country to the UK’s top universities after they picked up their superb A-Level results.


Motet Choir trip to Chichester Cathedral

The Motet Choir embarked on another remarkable musical journey to the halls of Chichester Cathedral on Wednesday 28th June following their memorable excursion to the picturesque landscapes of Tuscany in the autumn term. 


School Shortlisted for Marketing and Communications Award

We are delighted to be shortlisted for the 'Marketing Award for Effective Brand Communication' in the Independent Schools of the Year 2023 Awards!


Holocaust survivors give poignant talk to pupils

Year 9 and Lower Sixth students were fortunate to have the opportunity to hear two holocaust survivors share their stories as part of our ongoing programme of lectures and talks that enhance the curriculum of learning at the School.


School Statement: New Head of Prep for John Lyon School (Quainton Hall) appointed

Following a thorough recruitment process, the Governors are delighted to announce that Mrs Sonal Chatrath has been appointed as Head of John Lyon Prep School (Quainton Hall) from 1st January 2024.


Harrow Fifth Form Conference

Nine Year 11 pupils, Jack (11MRF), Pranay (11NMB), Wesley (11KS), Jai (11CCN), John (11KS), Krish (11CCN), Yusuf (11KS), Giritharan (11NMB) and Ibrahim (11NMB) have had a fantastic experience attending the Harrow Family Fifth Form Conference.


Go Purple Mufti Day raise £700 for charity

The School was a sea of purple as pupils came dressed in various shades of the colour for Go Purple Mufti Day.


Upper Sixth Leavers Ball

The Leavers Ball was an unforgettable night for our Upper Sixth students who were joined by Upper Sixth students from Northwood College for Girls.


Pupils show remarkable growth in second Greenpower race challenge

As the sun rose, our determined pupils embarked on an exciting journey to the renowned Lotus Test Track in Hethel, Norfolk.


Archery team take home the Silver Arrow trophy for the eighth consecutive year

Our Archery Team has achieved yet another remarkable victory by capturing the Silver Arrow trophy for an astonishing eighth consecutive year, after a thrilling match against Harrow School.


Year 7 and Year 8 pupils brave the waves along the East Coast

A group of enthusiastic Year 7 and Year 8 pupils embarked on an exhilarating five-day sailing expedition along the captivating East Coast during the May half-term.


Girls in Sports workshop sees 10 athletes come to the School

On a scorching summer day at Sudbury Playing Fields, girls from Year 7 and Year 8 had an amazing opportunity to meet accomplished National and International Sporting women.


John Lyon ranks as top UK independent school robotics team at World Championships

The achievements of our VEX VRC and VEX IQ robotics teams this season have been remarkable, culminating in their participation at the esteemed World Robotics Championships in Dallas, Texas.

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