Area of expertise: Parenting and Education

Halcyon Manton

Education consultant specialising in sustainability and advancements in technology

Associate Bio

Halcyon is an education consultant with a passion for enhancing the education system and equipping children with the skills they will need in the future. With a particular focus on how advancements in technology could be used for personalised learning and ensuring we are support children to understand the world around them through carbon literacy and sustainability education.

With over 10 years’ experience in the education sector as a teacher, school governor and in management roles, Halcyon has a solid foundation of industry knowledge, working in leading schools in the UK and internationally. Halcyon’s impressive use of her initiative and drive outside of her career in the classroom saw her found her own company, Peggy Orange during the Covid pandemic – a service providing parents and carers with the confidence and tools to support their child’s early education and have an impact on what and how they are learning through interactive, play-based activities.

The success of the Peggy Orange encouraged Halcyon to evolve the business into one which gives her the opportunity to make a wider-reaching positive impact on educators and learners. Peggy Orange delivers bespoke consultancy services to businesses and organisations who want to improve the educational offering of their products and services. Halcyon also works with schools to support their digital and sustainability strategies to ensure what they deliver has an even greater impact on young learners, the change-makers of tomorrow.

Current / Notable Projects

Creating a platform of digital minigames for Aequland studios, working on educational content, game design and additional resources for children aged 4-10.

Supporting schools and organisations at the beginning of the carbon literacy journey, looking at policies, curriculum and resources to ensure they are making sustainable choices for their organisation and the children in their care.

Current / Previous Clients

  • Dazzle & Fizz
  • LIV Golf
  • Performance 54
  • Aequaland
  • Kabuni

More about

Halcyon is passionate about enhancing and supporting the education system and helping other parents to create sustainable habits with their children so that they grow up protecting the environment around them, caring for nature and also for one another.

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