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John Lyon to go Coed!

Despite some appearances and the odd persistent rumour, John Lyon has always been for boys only until... Read the letter to all OLs announcing John Ly… More...

Brass of Joan Lyon
Joan Lyon and our future Old Girls!

As the School announces coeducation to Old Lyonians at John Lyon from Sept 2021, we researched some of the significant women connected to John Lyon an… More...

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Help identify these boys (and others)!

In one of the folders of photographs, I came across a selection of undated pictures. Are you in these photos? Can you help identify the years that the… More...

Memories of running a mile at John Lyon School

While the world record for running a mile was broken in 1954, John Lyon boys were still struggling with it. Read here a 1954 account of the highs an… More...

Doug Milsom and Roger Bannister
Record breaking OL's 7 minute (36 seconds) mile

When Doug Milsom, who was at John Lyon from 1950-1957, came to Founder's Day on Friday 27th September, he mentioned his racing successes over the year… More...

First impressions of John Lyon School

What is your first memory of John Lyon School? Read OLs' first impressions and add your own! More...

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