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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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G10 Work Experience Week

"As well as providing an opportunity for you to enhance your skills and knowledge, work experience can help you clarify your career goals."

This year, we are pleased to announce that we will be offering G10 students a Work Experience Week at...

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Supporting grassroots entrepreneurs

Hand in Hand International is an organisation which has a measurable impact on millions of lives across the globe. Supporting communities worldwide by assisting in the development of small businesses, helping them to thrive and grow.

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University Offers and Acceptances

Article last updated on 22 August 2018.

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Cognitive Coaching at Halcyon

This term, the new teaching staff members along with the HR Manager, Bejal Shah and the Marketing Communications Coordinator, Katy Wrench attended Cognitive Coaching®. All of our new teachers aim to complete the 8 day programme within their first...

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IB results are in!

Congratulations to the Class of 2018!

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Politically charged field trip

Beckett, Maga, Jeremy, Ameen, Sam and Mia visited the Irish Embassy where they met Ambassador Adrien O' Neil, Ambassador of Ireland to the United Kingdom, and his colleagues for a talk on the impact of Brexit and the possibility of a hard border....

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Pockey Money - Ameen's math challenge

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G9 Macbeth monologues

G9 are studying Macbeth. They have just finished writing their own monologues based on characters from the play. Here are some of their wonderful pieces of work.

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