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:




Religion, Ethics and Philosophy

British Values and the Prevent agenda

Setting arrangements

Download a document explaining the school’s setting arrangements: Setting arrangements 2021-22.

Key Stage 3

In Years 7, 8 & 9 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 & Design Technology
  • Humanities: Geography and History
  • Computer Science taught explicitly in Year 7 and 8
  • Languages: Spanish for our current Year 7, with the chance to study a second language of either French or German in Year 8.
  • Life Skills taught explicitly in Year 7 and 8.
  • For those students who need it, there is also our Accelerated Literacy, where additional time is spent supporting progress in English.

Find out what ‘Developing’, ‘Secure’ and ‘Exceeding’ means for each subject in Year 7: Year 7 Assessment by Subject

In Year 9 students begin to take some ownership of their learning, while continuing a broad curriculum.  Please see the Year 8 Options page for further details.

Key Stage 4

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

In Years 10 & 11 students cover a core curriculum of:

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

In addition, all students are encouraged to continue a broad curriculum by selecting five option subjects to GCSE or BTEC from a guided choice.

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 or download a summary of our Programme of study – 16-19

Any questions?

Should you have any questions about the curriculum please contact Mrs E Atkins – Email:, Assistant Head Teacher responsible for curriculum, 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 2021-22

Promoting British Values Policy

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