The Curriculum at Myton

What is your child learning at Myton?

Please click on the following subject names to go to the overview of the topics your child is learning in our core subjects:

English

Maths

Science

Religion, Ethics and Philosophy

Please select the curriculum map 2017-18 which will help to explain the progression of learning and will include the current list of subjects available at GCSE and BTEC.

Setting arrangements

Download a document explaining the school’s setting arrangements: Setting arrangement 2017-18 Sept update

Key Stage 3

In Years 7 & 8 students cover a core curriculum of:

English, Maths, Science, REP (Religion, Ethics and Philosophy) and Physical Education.

In addition, all students are taught a broad curriculum including arts, humanities, computing and languages:

  • Arts: Art, Drama, Music, DT (Design & Technology) – a variety of DT subjects including Resistant Materials, Textiles, Graphics and Food
  • Technology: (in Year 8 our students also have STEM lessons – with a practical focus on applied Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths)
  • Humanities: Geography and History
  • Computing Science
  • Languages: Spanish for our current Year 7, with the chance to study a second language of either French or German in Year 8. French for our current Year 8, with some students studying a second language of either Spanish or German.
  • For those students who need it, there is also our Accelerated Literacy and/or Accelerated Numeracy, where additional time is spent supporting progress in English, Maths or both.

Download the presentation from our Year 7 Parents Information Evening: Year 7 Parents Info Eve 2017

Key Stage 4

In Key Stage 4 (Years 9, 10 & 11) students follow the core curriculum and their option subjects. In the core subjects, students are taught in groups that are broadly of the same ability; option subjects are taught in mixed ability classes.

In Years 9-11 students cover a core curriculum of:

English, Maths, Science, REP and Physical Education (non-examined)

In addition, all students are encouraged to continue a broad curriculum by selecting FOUR option subjects to GCSE or BTEC from a guided choice. Find out more about the option choices on the Year 8 Options page.

Sixth Form

In the sixth form, students are able to select A levels and Level 3 BTEC qualifications. Some students will study three subjects; others will study four. In addition to their main subjects, students are prepared for the Extended Project Qualification (half an A level) and follow a programme of enrichment and PSHE.

Please select the Sixth Form area of this website for detailed information on sixth form courses and opportunities.

Any questions?

Should you have any questions about the curriculum please contact Mr Simon Jones – Email: jones.s@myton.co.uk, Deputy Head Teacher responsible for curriculum strategy, or the Heads of Department (you can find their email addresses here) with specific questions about subject content.

Documents and Information

Home learning and reflection activities guide for students

Curriculum Statement 2017-18

 
 
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Teacher Training Day

Category: EventsWhole School Open Evening and Art Exhibition

Whole School Open Evening and Art Exhibition
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Category: GeneralYear 10 Geography Field Trip to Birmingham

Year 10 Geography Field Trip to Birmingham
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Year 10 Geography Field Trip to Birmingham

Category: GeneralJonathan Stroud author trip

Jonathan Stroud author trip
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Year 10 Geography Field Trip to Birmingham
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Category: GeneralYear 10 Geography Field Trip to Birmingham

Year 10 Geography Field Trip to Birmingham
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Category: GeneralNo Pen Day

No Pen Day
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Awards Evening
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Primary School Football Tournament

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Year 12 & 13 Intervention Evening
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Category: EventsYear 9 Trip to International Astronomy Show

Year 9 Trip to International Astronomy Show
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Category: EventsY11 Progression Week begins

Y11 Progression Week begins

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Year 11 Practice Interviews
October 17

Category: GeneralYear 11 Practice Interviews

Year 11 Practice Interviews
October 18

Category: EventsYear 11 Parents’ Evening

Year 11 Parents’ Evening
October 19

Category: 6th FormUniversity & Apprenticeship Event for Sixth Form at Edgbaston

University & Apprenticeship Event for Sixth Form at Edgbaston

Category: Extra CurricularYear 7 Disco

Year 7 Disco
October 20

Category: Term DatesLast day of half term

Last day of half term

Category: Events‘Dress to Impress Day’ for Year 11

‘Dress to Impress Day’ for Year 11
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October half term
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October half term
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October half term
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Category: EventsBrühl Exchange Students in school

Brühl Exchange Students in school

Category: 6th FormYear 12 Geography Fieldtrip to Sheffield/Peak District

Year 12 Geography Fieldtrip to Sheffield/Peak District

Category: GeneralYear 10 French Workshop – King’s High School

Year 10 French Workshop – King’s High School

Category: Extra CurricularBrühl Concert

Brühl Concert
October 31

Category: GeneralBrühl Exchange Students depart

Brühl Exchange Students depart

Category: 6th FormYear 12 Geography Fieldtrip to Sheffield/Peak District

Year 12 Geography Fieldtrip to Sheffield/Peak District
November 1

Category: EventsCareers Fair Year 10-13

Careers Fair Year 10-13
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