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The John Lyon School

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The John Lyon School

The John Lyon School

Address: Middle Road, Harrow on the Hill, HA2 0HN
Website: www.johnlyon.org
Founded: 1876
Number of Pupils: 600
Fees: £16,632-£17,268
Ages: 11-18
Head Teacher: Miss Katherine Haynes, BA, MEd, NPQH
Entrance Procedure: Admission at 11+, 13+ and 16+ via entrance examination and interview.
Contact: Ms Rebecca Davies, Registrar, 020 8515 9443
Email: [email protected]
School Visits: The School Open Day takes place on Saturday 23 September 2017, 9:30am–12:30pm. Places available at School in Action afternoons throughout the year, contact the Registrar for details.

The Curriculum

An extensive I/GCSE and A-level programme is on offer, Students have the option of studying towards a Higher Project Qualification at GCSE and the Extended Project Qualification at A-level.

Games & The Arts

The 25-acre sports site is one of the best in London, with multiple football pitches, cricket squares, an all-weather hockey field, tennis courts and pupils can access the Harrow Archery Club, athletics track and golf course. The 25-metre pool, sports hall and fitness studio are based on the main school site with options including basketball, judo, and badminton. For drama, two fully equipped ‘black box’ studio spaces, a ‘full rig’ in the main hall as well as annual productions at Harrow School’s Ryan Theatre combined with the opportunity to work with professional London drama companies.

Pastoral Care

Pastoral care at the school is excellent, parents regularly comment that everyone knows their son’s name, this is a ‘family school’. Boys benefit from ‘peer mentors’ all of the usual form tutor time that you would expect as well as access to a school counsellor and nurse. The school’s pastoral care starts with its ‘knowing every individual’ ethos which creates a real sense of school community.

University Places

The majority go to Russell Group Universities with a large proportion going on to banking, engineering, law and sciences.

Head Teacher’s Philosophy

At John Lyon, every pupil matters, we are unashamedly academic and our results speak for themselves. The school is a friendly and dynamic place where we foster a love of learning. We offer an ‘all-rounder’ education that embraces opportunity and excellence both inside and beyond the classroom. If you are a John Lyon boy your son will be part of our Lyonian Family and we will help him achieve his goals.

Outstanding Characteristics

John Lyon School, with its historic links to Harrow School, dynamic leadership, excellent facilities and ethos of treating every boy as an individual delivers a well-grounded education in a welcoming atmosphere.



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