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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...

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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. 

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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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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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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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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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Understanding Causes and Consequences: Genocide

Grade 10 History students hosted a conference this week focusing on genocide. We were delighted to welcome The Spanish Institute, representatives from the organisation Facing History and Ourselves and Halcyon parents as our guests.

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Wiebe runs 10 miles!

“11 years after a successful liver transplantation, I ran the London 10 mile race last Sunday in Richmond Park without any problems in 1 hour 17 minutes. I don't often think about my medical history, but it is because of my organ donor, that I can...

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Big Picture Event Recap; Innovation Collaboration Community

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BBC News School Report

Since 2007, BBC News School Report has been giving 11-16 year-olds across the UK the opportunity to make and broadcast their own news. On the annual News Day in March, all the participating students work to a deadline, producing and publishing their...

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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...

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EdTech Innovators #BETT2017

Halcyon have once again been asked to present on the Google Stage at BETT, the world's largest education technology exhibition.

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Halcyon Wins London International Model United Nations High School 'Best Delegation' Award

Four Halcyon Grade 11 students attended London International Model United Nations High School (LIMUN HS) Conference at King's College. Their excellent preparation did not go unrecognised as Eric, Kieran, Nate and Nathan won 'Best Delegation' for...

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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

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Grade 12 Extended Essay Catches The Attention of The Mayor of London!

“Thank you for your email...which I read with great interest.” - Sadiq Kahn, Mayor of London

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Student Council Elections 2016/2017

“One of the best things about being at Halcyon is being part of the community.” Ellery, Running for President.

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What Our Capital Classroom Has To Offer

Learning at Halcyon London International School has no boundaries.

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Halcyon’s Student-led Debate Day

Today we saw very passionate student debaters. Their debating level was considered and thoughtful and everyone was judged on an IB style criteria. We (Ellery and Emily, Grade 10) along with Ms Fritz, were the Debate Day Coordinators. We chose...

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