What’s On at John Lyon

What’s On at John Lyon

See what’s on at John Lyon with a selection of key forthcoming School events.

Learn more about what’s on at John Lyon with times, dates and ticket information about our large and varied range of events, from concerts and plays, to exhibitions and lectures.

Parenting Teenagers Course, from 28th January

Parenting Teenagers Course

Tuesday 28th January
Tuesday 4th February
Tuesday 11th February
Tuesday 25th February
8.15 – 10.30am
Refectory

TO REGISTER EMAIL LAURA.HERMAN@JOHNLYON.ORG

This four-session course is led by School Counsellor Mrs Laura Herman and designed for parents of pupils in all School years. Topics will include meeting teenagers’ needs, setting boundaries and managing emotions. Refreshments will be available from 8.15am every morning. Places are limited and are expected to be filled quickly.

All current John Lyon parents are welcome.

Model United Nations, 1st and 2nd February

John Lyon Model United Nations

Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd February 2020
from 9.00am each day

DELEGATE INFORMATION AND APPLICATION

The event is designed for students from Year 9 to Year 13 and will see delegates represent countries and debate resolutions that aim to address key topics in a well-structured and enjoyable environment. MUN provides a valuable experience to develop public speaking and awareness of global issues, as well as the opportunity to meet like-minded students.

Keynote speaker is Professor Richard Davies, fellow at the London School of Economics, and former economics editor of The Economist.

Students from all schools and colleges are most welcome to attend.

Solos Concert, 3rd February

SOLOS CONCERT

Monday 3rd February 2020
6.00pm
Music Hall

FREE, UNTICKETED

John Lyon’s finest individual musicians take to the stage for a Solos Concert, many performing pieces they have prepared for ABRSM music examinations.

Everyone is welcome, especially pupils, parents, other members of the John Lyon community and local residents.

Talks-on-the-Hill, 6th February

TALKS-ON-THE-HILL: THE BODY

Thursday 6th February 2020
6.30 – 8.15pm
Boyd Campbell Hall

BOOK FREE TICKETS

The second annual Talks-on-the-Hill lecture series focuses on The Body. Speakers including subject experts, pupils and parents will deliver short lectures looking into and around different aspects of the body.

Speakers
– Professor Derek Gilroy, Head of the Centre for Clinical Pharmacology, UCL
– Professor Jeremy Horder, Professor of Criminal Law, LSE
– Jane McAdam Freud, Sculptor

More speakers to be announced. Everyone is welcome, especially pupils, parents, other members of the John Lyon community and local residents.

Lord of the Flies, 10-11th February

LORD OF THE FLIES

Monday 10th and Tuesday 11th February 2020
6.00pm
Boyd Campbell Hall
£5 (£3 concessions)

BOOK TICKETS

The John Lyon 2020 Spring Term Lower School production is William Golding’s Lord of the Flies, starring John Lyon pupils from Years 7, 8 and 9, and directed by Teacher of Drama Mr Leon Felgate.

At the dawn of the next world war, a plane crashes on an uncharted island, stranding a group of schoolboys. At first, with no adult supervision, their freedom is something to celebrate; this far from civilisation and the boys can do anything they want. Anything…

Everyone is welcome, especially pupils, parents, other members of the John Lyon community and local residents.

CAST
Ralph, Lanus Sasikaran; Jack, Otto Verden; Piggy, Dylan Ireland; Roger, George Allen; Sam, Alex Rothwell; Eric, Jack Ellis; Simon, Ace Parmar; Henry, Jai Davison; Maurice, Jamie O’Connell; Bill, Daniel Ayeni; Perceval, Reuben De Souza-Gilroy

Art Exhibition, 12th February

ART EXHIBITION: PEOPLE AND PLACES

Wednesday 12th February 2020
4.15 – 7.00pm
Mall Gallery

FREE, UNTICKETED

This exhibition will be a presentation of work from all boys in Year 10 GCSE Art classes and the Lower Sixth Art students. The theme for the exhibition is People and Places, exploring portraiture and the representation of the figure within a variety of places. The work will include sculpture, printmaking, painting and drawings with pupils exploring emotions, composition and a variety of technical skills to develop their skills and knowledge, all work was completed within the last term. Refreshments will be provided.

Musician of the Year, 27th February

JOHN LYON MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR FINAL

Thursday 27th February 2020
6.00pm
Music Hall

FREE, UNTICKETED

All category winners from the House Music Competition come together to compete for the de Mello Cup and the prestigious title of Musician of the Year.

Everyone is welcome, especially pupils, parents, other members of the John Lyon community and local residents.

Spring Concert, 2nd March

SPRING CONCERT

Monday 2nd March 2020
6.00pm
Boyd Campbell Hall

BOOK FREE TICKETS

Spring Term’s showpiece concert will see John Lyon’s full range of bands, choirs, ensembles and orchestras taking to the Boyd Campbell Hall stage. Expect an exciting and accomplished programme performed by the Flute Choir, Jazz Band, Percussion Ensemble, R&B Group, Rock Band, String Ensemble, The Pride of Lyon’s a cappella vocalists and the Wind Band.

Everyone is welcome, especially pupils, parents, other members of the John Lyon community and local residents.

Vocal Concert, 23rd March

VOCAL CONCERT

Monday 23rd March 2020
6.00pm
St Mary’s Church, Harrow-on-the-Hill

BOOK FREE TICKETS

John Lyon’s vocalists perform in the School’s local church, St Mary’s, the site of the tomb of John Lyon.

Everyone is welcome, especially pupils, parents, other members of the John Lyon community and local residents.

Open Evening, 14th May

OPEN EVENING

Thursday 14th May 2020
5.00 – 7.00pm

REGISTER

– See aspects of academicextra-curricular and co-curricular life enjoyed by John Lyon boys
– See SportMusic, Drama and Art in action
– Meet John Lyon teachers and pupils and ask them about School life
– Talk to the School’s heads of department and year group heads
– Receive a personal or small group tour of the School, led by one of our current pupils
– Hear from the John Lyon Head, Katherine Haynes, the Head Boy and other pupils
– Learn about bursariesscholarshipsSchool transportSchool lunchesentrance examinations
– Enjoy light refreshments in the School’s dining hall

Open Day, 26th September

OPEN DAY

Saturday 26th September 2020
9.30am – 12.00pm

REGISTER

– See aspects of academicextra-curricular and co-curricular life enjoyed by John Lyon boys
– See SportMusic, Drama and Art in action
– Meet John Lyon teachers and pupils and ask them about School life
– Talk to the School’s heads of department and year group heads
– Receive a personal or small group tour of the School, led by one of our current pupils
– Hear from the John Lyon Head, Katherine Haynes, the Head Boy and other pupils
– Learn about bursariesscholarshipsSchool transportSchool lunchesentrance examinations
– Enjoy light refreshments in the School’s dining hall


John Lyon is an independent school, a member of HMCISC and is reviewed in the Good Schools Guide.

Pupils typically join John Lyon in Years 7, 9 and 12, largely from a North West London 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 other parts of Middlesex, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire.