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Be Mindful, Teach Mindfully, Teach Mindfulness

Last week, all our staff returned to Halcyon to begin the year in a two-day Mindfulness in Education workshop, led by Kevin Hawkins and Amy Burke of Mind Well

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Halcyon welcomes EdTech innovators

We are proud to be one of only 50 schools in the UK recognised for our innovative use of education-based technology (edtech) in the classroom. The EdTech50 awards, established by The Education Foundation in 2018 to recognise individuals and...

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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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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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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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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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