Leading a prestigious school like John Lyon and being part of school life is a great honour and a huge source of pride.
Every day I witness remarkable young men being challenged with new ideas, taught to them by a dedicated group of teachers in facilities envied by many. I see these boys achieve: in the classroom, on the sports field, in the music hall, on the stage. Most satisfyingly, I see happy boys.
Our academic curriculum is rightly at the heart of every working day – it forms the very core of all we seek to achieve as a leading place of learning. English, Mathematics, the Sciences, Humanities, Creative Arts, Languages and Digital disciplines form a curriculum designed to educate and inspire, giving both knowledge and a desire to want to know more.
There is, however, much more outside the classroom. Sport, which largely takes place on our 25-acre playing fields, music and drama are huge strengths of John Lyon and a well-resourced co-curricular and extra-curricular programme helps our boys explore the world around them, whether that be public speaking or beekeeping.
John Lyon School life is a programme of personal growth and enrichment rarely seen in many schools – the sort of education that is highly sought after in today’s competitive educational marketplace, and prized by parents interested in a high quality independent education.
She has expanded the academic and extracurricular offering, polishing the pastoral care. Parents undoubtedly appreciate her approach.The Good Schools Guide on Katherine Haynes