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Thinking of becoming a 'meat free' Eco-School?

While more and more schools are starting to offer vegetarian and vegan options today, Halcyon has uniquely offered an exclusively vegetarian menu with some vegan meals since it began in 2013. Halcyon’s co-founders were committed from the start to...

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Congratulations to Class of 2019

On Saturday 25th May, the Halcyon community came together to celebrate and honour the Graduating Class of 2019. The graduation ceremony was a wonderful occasion, supported by an outstanding guest speaker, Dr Alison Powell. Our graduates were...

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Halcyon recognised in prestigious Edtech 50 awards

Fifty schools in the UK, each making meaningful use of educational technology, have been recognised in The Education Foundation’s list of Edtech 50 Schools. Each of the fifty selected schools is considered a leader in the use of educational...

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WE Day 2019

This week, 9 of us from Global Issues Network and Eco Committee, alongside thousands of change-makers packed The SSE Arena, Wembley, for WE Day 2019.

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Halcyon Model United Nations 2019

Every year, more than 400,000 people from schools, universities and beyond take place in a Model United Nations (MUN). Taking part in MUN gives students the opportunity to learn more about how the UN works and the important role it plays in world...

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Making the transition to Halcyon

Changing schools - whether moving across a city or around the world - can be an exciting, albeit challenging time for any family and student. Transitions can be that much more successful thanks to the support, guidance, and welcome from the new...

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News For Students, By Students

G12 students Beckett and Evy created an Instagram page which translates lengthy news stories from around the world into politically neutral 200-word summaries specifically targeted towards informing young people within 60 seconds. Their goal was...

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A New creation at Halcyon: Chaos Class

In English, 9x have just taken part in something completely innovative and new to Halcyon. Chaos Class is a new unit aimed at promoting student voice and autonomy initiated by Ross McGowan. The class were given almost complete creative control...

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Going Digital: Halcyon's Admissions process

‘Going digital’ was never really a question at Halcyon London International School. As an almost entirely paperless school from its foundation, a digital approach to Halcyon’s admissions process was a natural decision. At Halcyon, we value ...

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Introduction to Design Thinking workshop

Over the summer, teaching staff were introduced to the concept of Design Thinking with Ben Rouse.

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G11 Students Visit The Photographer's Gallery

G11 Students had a lovely afternoon at the Photographer's Gallery. They learnt about camera obscuras meaning 'dark room' in latin, and learnt how to create their own portable camera obscuras using card, tracing paper and tin foil! It was a huge...

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G10 Genocide Conference

On Monday 10 December, G10 history students organised a conference about the Rohingya, Armenian and Cambodian genocides, giving the audience an opportunity to become more aware of several of the genocides that took place in the past century. The...
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World Antibiotic Awareness Week

What is it?

World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW), held each year November, works to increase global awareness of antibiotic resistance (AMR) and to encourage best practice amongst the general public, health workers and policymakers to avoid...

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Halcyon Students Participate in MUNISH 2018

This year, 17 Halcyon students participated in the Model United Nations at the International School of the Hague in the Netherlands, otherwise known as MUNISH 2018. Five of our students were on the Board of Directors, chairing the Committees....

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The Day of the Dead festival at Halcyon!

On Thursday 1 November Halcyon London International School celebrated the Mexican tradition “El Dia de Los Muertos”, otherwise known as “The Day of the Dead”. El Dia de Los Muertos is a tradition where the main focus is to gather all the family...

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Community Days 2018 - Halcyonites discover London

Halcyon hosted two Community Days this term. These day trips out in London give our students the opportunity to understand and learn more about fundamental British values as part of our citizenship curriculum.

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Pink Day 2018!

Pink Day is an annual event organised by the mentor group of Ms Macbean with the goal of raising awareness and money in aid of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast Cancer is an incredibly important issue with one in eight women being diagnosed...

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Welcome back Gwen Sears

Halcyon was pleased to welcome back one of our alumna, Gwen Sears, Class of ‘17, who returned to share her knowledge and experience of university life in general and the University of Richmond (in the US state of Virginia) with current Halcyon...

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Student Wellbeing - This year’s goals

At Halcyon, for the year of 2018/19, we aim to build a proactive culture of reflection and trust.

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Grade 10 Careers Day 2018

The University and Careers Programme held our 3rd Annual Careers Day for Grade 10 on Wednesday. Students heard from executives from KPMG, Clorox, Starbucks, Net2Work, private banking and law about their educational and career pathways to this...

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