| Halcyon Blog

Subscribe
Meat-Free-Week-2018-Website-Slider-Consider-the-impact

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
balance the balot

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...

Read More
iStock-610863352-e1537517744247

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...

Read More

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.

Read More

Pockey Money - Ameen's math challenge

Read More
IMG_20180522_123445-1024x576

G6 cook with Halcyon’s Catering Team

This year almost all G6 students have been able to learn what happens in our school kitchen and canteen. They spent an hour with our Catering Manager Sonia to discuss meal ideas, plans and ordering food. Then they spent the morning in the kitchen...

Read More

Sports Day 2017

The fourth edition of Sports Day at Halcyon was a great success. For the first time, this event was organised by our Grade 11 students, as part of their CAS programme.

Read More

Grenfell Tower Bake Sale raises over £280

Thank you everyone who donated to our bake sale. We raised over £280 for the Grenfell Tower disaster.

Read More

Maths Fair

Grade 9 have recently been learning about probability which resulted in a fun session in the second floor space where other students and staff were invited to play student-run games. The games used dice, spinners, cards and small prizes to...

Read More

Students raise £130 for Cancer Research UK

As part of the IB Diploma Programme's Creativity, Activity and Service programme, Daphni, a Halcyon Grade 12 student, organised a running event.

Read More

IBDP Creativity, Activity and Service Presentations

Grade 12 have finished their programme of Creativity, Activity and Service (CAS), part of the IB Diploma Programme (IBDP). The primary purpose of CAS projects is for students to actively learn from doing tasks beyond the classroom and providing...

Read More

Carol Singing At Care Home

Eleven Halcyon students took part in a carol concert at Forrester Court Residential Care Home in Paddington.

Read More

Fantastic First: Halcyon’s Student-led Global Issues Network (GIN) Forum

“...thank you for hosting us so well during the GIN Forum...the organisation of the event was splendid!” - International School of Luxembourg

Read More

Halloween at Halcyon!

Halcyon students hosted a Halloween Charity Catwalk at lunchtime. Students and staff turned up in spooktacular costumes in aid of the CRIS Cancer foundation.

Read More

Onesie Day Fundraiser

The Global Issues Network (GIN) club has been working on a garden in a care home for the elderly. In order to raise funds for this garden, the club hosted a pyjama day fundraiser. Everyone wore their pyjamas or onesies and donated £2, and even those...

Read More

Winter Wonderland Dance 2015 Smashes Fundraising Target

Our Halcyon community raised more than £600 and counting for Mary's Meals in the Winter Wonderland Dance!

Read More

Creativity, Activity, Service

Part of the IB Diploma Programme requires students to complete CAS. CAS stands for Creativity, Activity and Service. It requires at least two activities per strand that are ongoing throughout the Diploma Programme. For the strand Service, I have...

Read More

Art for Alzheimer's Society

Grade 9 students enthusiastically demonstrated their "Service As Action" part of their Pop Art unit for Visual Arts, by selling their lino-block printed textile bags at Halcyon's music showcase.

Read More

Halcyon film-makers

Four students from Halcyon recently experienced a very special opportunity to develop their film making skills by working alongside film production company, Eye 4 Business.

Read More

2015 Euro Global Issues Network conference

Despite the early start of a 4am meet up at school to fly to Milan for the 2015 Euro Global Issues Network conference, our students were excited to be representing our Seeds of Growth project.

Read More