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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 December2020. 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...

Geoffrey Lancashire at Remembrance in John Lyon School 2016
Lieutenant Commander Geoffrey Lancashire (OL 1935-1940)

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
Founder's Day 2020

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 (OL 1949 - 1956)

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 (OL 1958 - 1962)

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 Memoriam

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 1949 - 1956

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 (staff 1973 - 1984)

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

Act of Remembrance 2018

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
Founder's Day 2018

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 2017

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

In Memory Bill Podmore

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

Act of Remembrance 2016

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

In Memory Michael Burrell (1937-2014)

On Wednesday 9th July 2014 the funeral of OL Michael Burrell was held at All Saints Church, Huntingdon More...

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