Morning Notes

Tuesday 23 September

Happy Birthday to....

Manuel Asali in Grade 6!

Maria Berni in Grade 8!

Wishing you both a fantastic day and year!

Students in Grade 6Y....

Will be having humanities period 3 instead of science. Please go to Ms Cooke's classroom (S01) for period 3.

Notice about the reception area:

To all students:

We need to keep the reception area and fire exit clear so all scooters/skateboards and rollerblades are to be neatly stored in the corridor to the right of the canteen entrance (where there is a sign on the wall). Please fold scooters if possible and try to store your item neatly and do not block the door to the passageway.

Thank you!

Today's Activities/Locations - Check hub or office to see what activity you are registered for:

TUESDAY Lunchtime 1245-1320

1. Book Club with Mrs Jones & Ms Dutton - T02

2. Literature in Spanish with Mrs Zago - F01

3. Piano with Nicholas Pope (private tuition) - F04

TUESDAY After-School 1545-1630

1. Homework Club (Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays) - Hub

2. Football Clubs with Mr Byrne

3. Drama Club with Mrs Watson - Stern Hall

Lunchtime Park Schedule

The following Grade/s will be going to the park today:

Tuesday - Grade 7 & 8

Students not in Grade 7 & 8 who wish to visit the park may do so by signing up for any vacant places on a list at reception during morning break.

Please note there is a maximum 20 places and these are given on a first come, first served basis.

Park group leaves at:


**All students going to the park will need to meet in the Hub for a prompt departure.

Remember to bring your sports and outdoor shoes for the Park!

Due to the field trips for Grade 6,7&10 tomorrow, students in Grades 8 & 9 will have the option of going to the park.

Wednesday - Grade 8 & 9

Wednesday activity update from Ms. Fritz:

There will be no science club this Wednesday as Ms Fritz is away on a field trip.

Reminder to all - Stern Hall is off limits on Wednesday all day

Alternative arrangements will be made for students during lunchtime (who are not going on field trips). Stay tuned.

Grade 6 & 7 Science Study: Zoo Trip - Wednesday 24 September

Wednesday, Sep. 24th, 9:30am-3:30pm

London Zoo, London, United Kingdom

Grade 6 students will focus on animal adaptations and ecosystems while Grade 7 will be studying classification as they visit the zoo and take part in educational sessions taught by zoo experts.

Students will need to bring:

  • their Oyster card

  • comfortable walking shoes

  • a water proof

  • water bottle

  • and their charged ipad.

Students are also encouraged to bring a mobile phone if they have one. It is recommended that students bring a small backpack to carry their belongings as we will be doing a lot of walking. A packed lunch will be provided by the school but students may want to bring a small amount of money for a hot drink or ice cream.

Grade 10: Tate Britain Trip - Wednesday 24 September

Wednesday, Sep. 24th, 12:30-3:30pm


Grade 10 will be visiting the Tate Britain to research sculptors like Henry Moore as well as the 19th century figure painters, which is part of their unit "Figure It Out". Students will be using their iPads to take photographs and will annotate these on their bamboo app.

Students will need:

  • their topped up Oyster cards

  • their art book

  • their iPads

  • money to buy a postcard or a snack.

Halcyon Guest Speakers - Susan Pollack

Tuesday, Sep. 30th, 3:45pm

33 Seymour Pl

On Tuesday 30 September, Susan Pollack, a Hungarian Jew who survived Auschwitz concentration camp will be coming to speak at Halcyon. The opportunity to hear her talk is open to students in Grades 9 and 10, Halcyon staff and Halcyon parents. The talk will take place in the Hub from 3.45pm. Please contact if you have any questions.

Halcyon Guest Speakers: Javier Sanchez

Friday, Oct. 3rd, 12:30pm

Halcyon Hub

We are delighted that as part of the Halcyon Guest Speakers programme, Javier Sanchez, father of Celia and Andres will be addressing students on the subject of marketing and advertising. Javier speaks from his experience in working for Coca Cola. This talk is open to all students.

Tuesday's Menu

Main Course:

Gluten Free Pasta with Tomato and Basil sauce (Gluten & Dairy Free)


Vegetarian Chilli (Gluten Free)

On Tacos with grated cheese


Sandwich Option:

Cheese & Tomato Sandwich

Salads & Sides:

Carrot & Sultana (Gluten Free/Dairy Free)

Red Cabbage & Apple Salad (Gluten Free/Dairy Free)

Potato & Dill Salad (Gluten Free/Dairy Free)

Mixed Salad (Gluten Free/Dairy Free)


Seasonal Fruits or Yogurt (Gluten Free)

Please come back for a second helping if you are hungry!

Reminder: No school on Thursday 25 & Friday 26 of September

Lost and Found items?

Please visit Emily at Reception for any lost items - we have quite the collection here!

Talk @ Halcyon

In addition to, which is an email address that you can write to with any concerns you have, we also have a created a Google form that you can fill out at any time should you wish to raise awareness of anything either anonymously or with your name attached. Check it out!