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Joshua at School training to be a mentor

Joshua Beresford-Smart

Joshua Beresford-Smart (OL 2013-2020), a talented actor, joyful, charming and inspirational young man tragically passed away earlier this year. We publish here a tribute to him fro… More...

Year 8 pupils preparing to open the brand new VEX robotics kits!
The 1876 Fund - Robots 2021

The robots have arrived and Year 8 pupils are getting prepared to construct them! The staff and pupils are very excited … More...

April 2019 the campsite
Memories of Duke of Edinburgh Awards

"It was the best of times. It was the worst of times." Sounds familiar? So wrote Sharma and Mistry in 1996 of their Duke… More...

Setting the example: Joshua at the 2019 JLS Cross Country
Running in memory of Joshua

Patrick Miles, OL 2016-2020, is running a half marathon in memory of his very close friend and the incredibly inspiratio… More...

Paul over the years
Paul Montague (OL 1945 - 1950)

Paul Montague (OL 1945 - 1950) sadly died last month on 21st February. Here he is remembered by his brother, Roger, and… More...

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49ers reunion

Seventy years after their first days at John Lyon School, a group known as the 49ers returned to see their old school. More...

1968 Leavers
Class of 1968 Reunion

What a group! - Lucky John Colwell who coincidentally dropped in during his UK travels all the way from Australia. More...


John visiting John Lyon in 2017
John Mather (OL1954-1962)

John Mather, OL 1954-1962 and Head Boy in 1962, sadly passed away on 6th December 2020. More...

We will remember them
Remembrance at John Lyon 2020

As well as the online Act of Remembrance (link to video in main article), OLs laid a wreath at the War Memorial in the Red House Garden. More...

Field Marshal Earl Alexander of Tunis (1957)
The CCF on Parade

Two recent enquiries from OLs coincidentally led us to some wonderful photographs and a stirring speech by Lord Alexander at his inspection of the CCF… More...


Edward Johnson, Sarik Malde and Dilesh Shah from the Class of the 1998
Photos from the 2020 Decades-on Reunion

Last Thursday we welcomed back OLs from across the decades to celebrate 20, 30 and 40 years since leaving School. Enjoy the photos from the evening. More...

Making Connections 14th January 2020
Teenage mental health discussion!

Dr Dominique Thompson, daughter of OL, GP and author of How to Grow a Grown Up, came to John Lyon to talk to parents about the current topics affectin… More...

Join us in visiting Harrow School's finest art collection
Invitation to events for the spring term 2020

With a selection of events including art, music, drama, talks and reunions - don't miss out on our programme for next term at John Lyon! More...

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