Our community-centric IBDP Theatre Arts performances are often insightful, reflective experiences for our students. Opening up the Media Room to students, staff, and parents alike, Theatre Arts classes embrace the responsibility of...
Communications For Your School In A Crisis
There are a huge number of crises that affect schools, however all of them will result in a finite number of emergency responses which you can be prepared for.
Remote Learning at Halcyon: an interactive digital community
As the cheerful noise of the Google Hangouts Meet connection rings out, we’re faced by a smiling teacher in her living room who eagerly awaits the prompt to tell us all about her virtual lesson. English and English Plus (EAL) teacher Lindsey...Read More
Lunch at Halcyon: Designing a blueprint for healthy futures
Every Friday marks the end of a busy week for our Catering team. As our Kitchen Porters Richard and Michel safely wheel away the emptied bowls and plates from our cafeteria, our Chef Manager, Jackie, leads us into the Catering office to share an...Read More
Halcyon's Musical Students Shine in 'Music 2020'
In January, our Music teacher Mr Elia invited Mr John Themis and Mr Costas Rialas to ‘Music 2020’ - a unique opportunity for our students to learn from experience and build their songwriting skills. This is just one way of ensuring our...Read More
Grade 7 become Bespoke Designers: 'Halcyon Who?'
In every vibrant corner of our school, staff members are busy together building an ever-improving learning environment. While we make every effort to make our community close, Grade 7 are unlikely to have had the chance to familiarise themselves...Read More
Moving to London: Transport, work and school
So, you’ve decided to move to London? Excellent choice! The home of Buckingham Palace, Big Ben and bright red buses is a beautiful place to grow as an individual or as a family - but getting started is always difficult. Below, we’ve listed the...Read More
IB Visual Arts: Artist Paul Brandford visits Halcyon
Holistic Language Learning with the IB Diploma Programme
ESS: Using the IB as a Holistic Framework
Despite the growing signs of autumn, Hyde Park is still thriving with biological diversity and scientific curiosities. Environmental Systems and Societies IB Diploma students packed an armoury of clipboards, pH meters and much more to find...Read More
Innovation Isn't Always Digital
Economics is Halcyon’s newest Diploma subject, although that’s not instantly obvious upon walking into LG1. While the shiny covers and sharp corners of the recently-acquired textbooks betray the newness of the subject, students are focused and...Read More
English Plus at Halcyon: Building a Community
Our new English as an Additional Language (EAL) teacher took a few minutes out of her busy work supporting students to give us an insight into how Halcyon’s new programme is already enriching students’ love of learning.Read More
Student-run Volunteer trip to Cambodia
Our group of Grade 11 students had a great time volunteering in Cambodia on a trip organised by Finley. They arrived early morning in Phnom Penh for some sightseeing, having travelled for over 15 hours and walking in 40° heat - a great feat in...Read More
Grade 10 Work Experience
Work experience provides students with a meaningful opportunity to put in to practice the skills they have learnt throughout their MYP. At Halcyon, G10 students take part in either a week of work experience or a week learning to sail. This...Read More
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...Read More