Sixth Form Newsletter

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Sixth Form Freshers’ Week

Well done to everyone involved in our Sixth Form Freshers’ Week, especially the Fundraising Sub-Committee who have organised a packed week of events including a quiz, a blind date event, a football match and an ‘I’m a Celebrity’-style eating challenge. The events have helped the students to bond and get to know each other better, whilst raising money towards their end of year Leavers’ Ball. (more…)

Sixth Form Charity Sports Day

On Wednesday 17 July our Sixth Form held a charity sports day in aid of Young People First. Student and staff teams competed in a 3-legged race, egg and spoon race, wheelbarrow race and relay. They sold refreshments and raised over £200. (more…)

IBM visit Year 12 Computer Scientists

On Tuesday 3 July, we were delighted to welcome into school some employees from IBM who gave our Year 12 Computer Science students a wonderful talk about the future of computing. Topics ranged from infrastructure to AI and even Quantum Computing! Our students managed to impress them with their excellent questions.

A big thank you to Mrs Heggs who helped organise the visit.

Recycling old pens

Our new sixth form Environmental Committee at Myton are keen to introduce more recycling schemes in school and are planning to start using a scheme called Terracycle, which aims to efficiently recycle all pen types without the need for separation or cleaning.

From September, all form groups will start collecting old pens which we will then put into the Terracycle scheme at the end of each half term. The plan is to set up a reward system for the form who collects the most. (more…)

Myton student takes part in Conservative leadership hustings

Those of you following the Conservative Party leadership race may have seen Myton sixth former, Mitchell Burns-Jackson on the BBC this week, asking Jeremy Hunt a question at the Birmingham hustings event. The programme is on BBC iPlayer and Mitchell appears at 2 hours, 24 minutes and 39 seconds in.

New Sixth Form Senate appointed

We’re delighted to announce that our new Sixth Form Senate has been appointed. Standing for Senate is a great opportunity for personal development and gives students the chance to represent the school, and also to gain some valuable organisation skills, working with staff to deliver whole-school events like the Year 6 Induction Day. (more…)

Former Myton student excels in world of Atomic Energy

Katriya Sabin, who left Myton Sixth Form in 2016, has been making a name for herself in the world of atomic energy. On leaving Myton, Katriya decided to go down the apprenticeship route and joined the UKAEA (United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority). She has recently been involved in a project to develop a travelling exhibition on fusion energy, the details of which were recently published on the EUROfusion website. We wish her all the best and send her congratulations on her success so far.

Mitchell raises £340 for Stonewall

Congratulations to Mitchell Burns-Jackson who completed the 10K Two Castles run at the weekend, raising over £340 for the Stonewall charity. Well done!

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