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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…)
On Thursday 11 July we had a visit from Mandip Englund (nee Sansoy) who was Head Girl at Myton between 1997-98 and is now a Partner in Reed Smith, one of the largest law firms in the City of London. (more…)
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.
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…)
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.
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…)
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.
Congratulations to Mitchell Burns-Jackson who completed the 10K Two Castles run at the weekend, raising over £340 for the Stonewall charity. Well done!
Congratulations to Myton Sixth Former, Lily Marsh, who has been appointed Lord Lieutenant of Warwickshire’s Air Cadets. This prestigious role involves representing the Air Cadets at local visits, ceremonies and events in and around Warwickshire. Lily, who is currently training for her Private Pilots Licence, started this new role last month and we wish her all the best.
Congratulations to Jack Hart in Year 13 who has recently been presented with his Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award at Buckingham Palace.
As part of his award, Jack raised over £500 doing the Tour de Yorkshire in memory of his granddad. During the training for this event, he came off his bike and broke both his arm and his leg but remained undeterred to complete the challenge! (more…)