Morning Notes

Monday 27 April

Upcoming Trip: Grade 7 - National Gallery

Monday, April 27th, 9:15am-1:15pm

National Gallery, London, United Kingdom

Trafalgar Square

Students must meet Sue Dance at reception at 0915 sharp to pick up your packed lunch. Please remember that you will need a fully charged up iPad (rather than a phone), topped up oyster card and some money for a snack.

International Student ID Cards:

Hi everyone,

A reminder that you can sign up for student ID's here.

Remember that:

-You must be 12 years or older

-They cost £8

Due date for application has been extended till this upcoming Friday 1 May.

Reminder: Tuesday - whole school assembly

This is a reminder to all students that on Tuesday morning we will have a whole school assembly. Please make your way to the Stern Hall at 0845 on Tuesday.

Mr. Mansfield - visiting

On Tuesday 28 April and Wednesday 29 April, Mr. Mansfield, Halcyon's new Director for September 2015, will be visiting Halcyon. You may see him in the hallways or he may stop by your classroom. Please make him feel welcome and be your lovely selves!

Reminder: Staff in-service training - Wednesday 29 April

Wednesday 29 April is a half-day for students due to Staff in-service. Students will be dismissed from Halcyon after period 4, at 12.20. Lunch will not be provided.

School resumes as normal on Thursday 30 April at 0830.

New Extra-curricular Club: Halcyon Roadrunners

Calling all students and staff, join Halcyon's first running club.

An initial meeting will take place on this Thursday 10:30 in the canteen during break time with Mrs. Crannell. All races that we do are optional. Weekly runs will take place in Hyde Park. No previous running experience necessary, all you need is a pair of running shoes. Please see this link about buying a pair of running shoes specifically for your feet and running style!

Please sign up here:

(if you can not make the Thursday meeting please sign up and then I will be in touch with you via email)

Spring is HERE! Check out the weather forecast:

Off campus / park this week

Monday - Grade 7/8 off campus

Tuesday - Grade 9/10 off campus

Wednesday - 1/2 day no lunch

Thursday - Park

Friday - Park

GIN students & MUN students - update:

From now on GIN will run every Thursday lunchtime in S01 and we will continue to meet to go to the garden every Wednesday after school in reception.

MUN will run every Wednesday after school in T01 plus the student organising committee for the conference will continue to meet every Thursday lunchtime in T01.

Off-campus: Sign up for NEXT week 05/05/2015

Off Campus Sign up Term Three 2014/15

DEADLINE: Please sign up for next week off campus by 14:00: Friday 1 May.

Halcyon Musical Showcase 1 June

All student musicians are invited to participate in the Musical Showcase on Monday 1 June. This will be an opportunity to celebrate your musical excellence during the afternoon School Assembly.

For those students who have already signed up, or wish to sign up, Mrs. Cathy Smith will be in on Thursday this week in F04.

Every Wednesday and Thursday Cathy Smith will be in to practice with students who have signed up.

Upcoming Trip: Grade 9 - Science Museum

Thursday, April 30th, 12-3:30pm

Exhibition Road

Grade 9 students are visiting the ‘Who am I’ exhibit at the Science Museum about genetics and identity and, while at the Museum, they will attend a debate on the subject of DNA.

Students have chosen to buy their lunch off-campus so all student should bring lunch money. Students will also need a fully-charged iPad and their Oyster card.

If you have any questions, please contact Trip leader: Lori Fritz (

Calling all Halcyon ambassadors

Our next Open House is on 06 May. Please email or speak to Mia if you wish to participate.

Extra-Curricular Activities

MONDAY Lunchtime 1245-1320

1. Student Council with Ms Fritz (S01)

2. Violin with Laura Virtanen (private tuition) (F01)

3. Drama Club with Mrs Watson (T01)

4. Homework Club (rota) (Lab)

MONDAY After-School 1545-1630

1. Choir Club & Private Singing Lessons (F04)

2. String Quartet (F01)

3. Elite Table Tennis Academy (Stern Hall)

Today's Menu:

Option 1:

Ratatouille and Herbed Quinoa GF/DF

Option 2:

Cheese Tortilla Melt


Mozzarella, tomato & Basil Sandwich


Mixed salad

Halloumi Chickpea mint Salad

Cucumber and Feta Salad

Summer couscous Salad


Peaches with Vanilla ice-cream

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!