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Photograph taken during the visit of HM The Queen Elizabeth II to Harrow School in 1957.

John Lyon School is deeply saddened by the news that Her Majesty The Queen Elizabeth II has died. More...

The Cheesegraters of JL 1957

David a member of our group known as The CheesecuttersĀ  led a particularly eventful life particularly after leaving LSJL in 1957 when our group was fo… More...

Bob Lowe through the years

Bob Lowe (1921-2021) sadly died just a few weeks before his 100th birthday. More...

OLs stand side by side, and remember

We will remember them - Many Old Lyonians fought and died in the World Wars of last century. On 11th November, the School joined with OLs to remember … More...

Margaret Palmer memorial tree plaque

A tree has been planted in the Red House garden in memory of Margaret Palmer's close connection to the School. Keith Palmer arranged a plaque recognis… More...

John visiting John Lyon in 2017

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

We will remember them

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)

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...

Geoffrey Lancashire at Remembrance in John Lyon School 2016

Geoffrey Lancashire (OL 1935-1940) sadly passed away last month. Having lost many classmates during WW2, Remembrance at John Lyon was particularly im… More...

John Lyon School's wreath for the tomb

Three celebrations of the Founder, very much missing our Old Lyonians, but nevertheless commemorating the great man were held at St Mary's. Hear the … More...

Brian Hore 1937 - 2020

Brian Hore became a consultant psychiatrist and world expert on alcoholism, despite some unpromising early medical experiences at John Lyon. More...

Andrew Panter (1944 - 2020)

Andrew Panter came to John Lyon in 1958 from Scotch College in Adelaide, joining the 1955 - 1962 cohort. His close friend, Stephen Brown remembers hi… More...

In memory of Old Lyonians and friends of the School who have died: More...

David, back row fourth from right, with 1955 leavers

David Reeves (OL 1949 - 1956), a highly talented scholar, musician and later eminent medic, who gave so much to the School, sadly passed away in Octob… More...

Margaret Palmer enjoying her holiday in 2018

Margaret Palmer, mother of Keith Palmer (OL 1976 - 1981), who worked for over 10 years at John Lyon, sadly passed away last week. More...

We will remember them - Many Old Lyonians fought and died in the World Wars of last century. On 9th November, the School joined with OLs to remember t… More...

St. Mary's Church Service

John Lyon died on 3rd October 1592 and is celebrated every year by the School. See more about the OLs who came to celebrate with the School... More...

Katherine and Joe laying the wreath

Act of Remembrance, 9th November 2017, 10.45am at the Red House Memorial Garden, John Lyon More...

Old Lyonians, former colleagues, family and friends joined together to remember Mr Bill Podmore, former Master of The John Lyon School More...

Lest We Forget - Old Lyonians, Students, Governors and Staff joined together to remember those OLs who died in War. More...

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