What’s Next: A Gap Year Sam is a good listener and a creative problem solver. He is a talented presenter and injects great humour and enthusiasm into everything he does. He is conscientious and helpful to all staff and students.
He is now studying International Relations and Politics at Kings College (International Foundation) as a gap year programme.
What’s Next: Haverford College (US) studying Liberal Arts Naomi is a conscientious student with a strong work ethic. She strives to achieve and sets high standards for herself. She is a kind and talented all-rounder who is always the first to volunteer to help out. She regularly attended the group’s theatre performances to support her peers.
What’s Next: Costa Rica for a Spanish Immersion Programme Finn enjoys music and is an avid guitarist. He is a keen and committed football player, participating in many matches for the Halcyon team. He is a gentle and caring student with an interest in conservation.
What’s Next: A short course at Lund University (Sweden), then a Gap Year Lilli is exceedingly creative, with a particular interest in arts and animation, focusing on animals and how they move. A kind and caring member of her mentor group, she was always happy to support younger students in developing their digital skills.
What’s Next: Berlin, Germany for a short film course then a Gap Year Lucy has a talent for balancing many projects simultaneously. She is well respected by both her teachers and peers and is a good mentor for younger students. She is a creative student and enjoys film, photography and drama.
What’s Next: University of British Columbia (Canada) Angel has a passion for photography and demonstrated her enormous talent in the G12 Art exhibition. She is a responsible and caring student who worked hard to complete projects, particularly the yearbook where she was a dedicated member of the yearbook committee.
What’s Next: Queen Mary University (UK) studying Politics and International Relations Reigh is an aspiring human rights lawyer with a strong sense of fairness and keen to do her part in helping the world. During her time at Halcyon, she was a keen advocate for student voice as well as participating in MUN. Reigh is a talented artist and an avid novelist of an exciting crime fiction series.
What's Next: Goldsmith's (UK) studying Psychosocial Studies Maria has a passion for the arts and popular culture. She is an artist and a performer and had a great talent for both. Maria is internationally-minded, with an interest in current affairs, reflected in her engagement in the Global Issues Network club.
What’s Next: Royal Holloway (UK) studying Psychology Andrea joined Halcyon at the beginning of G11 and quickly settled in. She is a loyal and supportive friend to her classmates and those in her mentor group. Andrea enjoyed learning more about Spanish and Mexican culture and focused on this as part of her Extended Essay.
What’s Next: UCL studying Natural Sciences Matis is a keen and dedicated sportsman with a tremendous love of football. An all-rounder he excels at both playing the piano and understanding the complexities of physics and higher-level maths. Matis was a dedicated member of the Eco-Committee, contributing both ideas and enthusiasm.
What’s Next: Queen Mary, University of London (UK) studying Design, Innovation and Creative Engineering Lucia is a hardworking and organised student. She is a great athlete and holds a number of Halcyon track and field records. Lucia has a broad range of interests, is a talented public speaker and as part of her CAS project organised a Cinema Club at the Chelsea & Westminster Hospital.
What’s Next: University of St. Andrews (UK) studying Geography and International Relations Beckett is confident, creative and articulate. He was involved in leadership throughout his time at Halcyon and was president of the Student Council. He enjoys keeping up to date on current politics and runs an award-winning Instagram page called Balance the Ballot, and was a member of the MUN Board of Directors.
What’s Next: New College of the Humanities (UK) studying Philosophy, Politics & History Evy is an active student who easily takes the lead in whatever she is involved with. She enjoys keeping up to date on current political issues and, alongside Beckett runs an award-winning Instagram page called Balance the Ballot.
What’s Next: Royal Birmingham Conservatoire (UK) studying Acting Olivia is a keen performer with an interest in the creative arts. Whilst at Halcyon, she took part in LAMDA and as well as acting was often to be found writing her own scripts. Olivia is continuing to develop her performing arts skills at University.
What’s Next: Queen Mary University of London (UK) studying Drama Pianka is a keen actress and dancer. In her performances, she enjoys pushing the boundaries of theatre and navigates complex artistic concepts with maturity. She is energetic and conscientious and full of creative ideas. She is focused on pursuing her dream of performing on the big stage at University.
What’s Next: Vassar College (US) Ellery has strong leadership skills, and was President of the Student Council as well as being a member of the MUN Board of Directors. She was a great role model for younger students, supporting those in her mentor group. Ellery is a creative student, taking part in LAMDA and using her personal project to explore musical theatre in London.
What’s Next: A Gap Year Ameen is a resilient student with great enthusiasm for learning. Interested in health and fitness, Ameen ran the Boxing club at Halcyon, supporting and encouraging younger students interested in the sport.
What’s Next: A Gap Year - to pursue Football Academy Freddie is a kind and considerate student who is supportive of those around him. A keen football player, he was the Halcyon team goalkeeper, taking part in many matches during his time at school. Freddie is continuing to build his footballing skills at a football academy.
What’s Next: A Gap Year Emma is a creative thinker, fascinated by the human condition. She is a caring and thoughtful student who nurtured younger students in her mentor group.
What’s Next: A Gap Year Maga is passionate about whatever she does. A good all-rounder, she is as comfortable talking about science as she is arts and humanities. She is a talented artist, bi-lingual and enjoys travel.
What’s Next: A Gap Year Mia was born for the creative arts. She enjoys creating films, music, artwork and loves to perform. She is a confident, well-spoken and energetic individual who is always keen to help staff and students alike.
What’s Next: City, University of London (UK) studying Law A great sportsman, Jeremy was the captain of the Halcyon football team. Jeremy is adventurous and determined. An internationally-minded student, he is multi-lingual and always keen to seize the day.
What’s Next: Università degli Studi di Scienze Gastronomiche (IT) - University of Gastronomic Sciences Andrea is an enthusiastic, reflective and outgoing student. She is kind and has been a supportive role model for younger students. She is passionate about food and cookery and has a particular interest in Italian cuisine.
First Graduating Class of 2017
First Graduate to attend Oxbridge
First Graduate to go to Japan
First Graduate to go to an Ivy League University
First Graduate to go to Medical School
First Graduate to go to the Netherlands
First Graduate to go to Italy
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