Weekly News - 12 October 2018

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Head Teacher's Message

Head Teacher

Dear Parents and Carers

Many thanks to all the families, governors and staff who attended our Awards Evening at Warwick Hall on Wednesday 11 October. Our Chair of Governors, Diane Burley, delivered an inspiring speech to our students about the career opportunities available through apprenticeships and self-employment, and our special guest speaker, Matt Western MP spoke about the importance of turning something you enjoy into a career.

Our Heads of Senate, Leila O’Hara and Toby Waters, spoke enthusiastically about the many and varied achievements of our students over the past year.

Many thanks to our talented musicians: Grace Thompson, India Gosai, Leila O’Hara and Sam Lubrano, who blew everyone away with their stunning performances. (more…)


Announcements

Revision cards for Year 11 science students

Educational Publishers CGP have just released some fantastic revision question cards for combined and triple science. Our Science Department are going to be submitting a bulk order of these so that we can get free postage and sell them to you at cost if you would like to buy them.

You can see the cards on the CGP website(more…)

Work experience opportunities needed

Our Year 12 students go out for a week’s work experience in May and we are keen to develop contacts and set up placements for various industries including: international relations, environmental engineering, IT and more.

If you work for a company who offers work experience, we’d be very grateful if you could contact Garry Coffey, our Careers Adviser on coffey.g@myton.co.uk. (more…)

Timetable for musical instrument lessons

Could all students who have musical instrument lessons in school please double check the date and time of their lessons as there have been a number of changes to the timetable? The up-to-date timetable is on the noticeboard in the Music Department and also on our website.

Text a School Nurse

Parents/carers can now text a school nurse from their mobile phone. ChatHealth, the school nurse messaging service, is confidential and available Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm. You can message for advice about general health, child development, behaviour, toileting and emotional health and wellbeing.

Parent Line text number: 07520 619376

There is a similar service available for students. We are promoting this within school.

Teen Line text number: 07507 331 525

Free Microsoft Office for Students

As part of the school’s licensing agreement with Microsoft, all students are entitled to a free copy of the latest version of Microsoft Office Professional, which can be installed on a home computer and accessed as an online web application.

Our IT Department has drawn up some step-by-step instruction for how to access the free package: Microsoft Office for Students (more…)


General News

25th Anniversary Exchange Visit to Brühl

This week, a group of Myton students are in our twin town of Brühl for the 25th anniversary exchange visit with Musikschule der Stadt Brühl.

Thursday 11 October was also International Day of the Girl Child and our students were invited by the Mayor to perform live on the steps of the Town Hall in Brühl town centre. Ed Murdoch played the mandolin, Max Rowe performed classical guitar pieces and Emily Adams sang a Coldplay number. (more…)

Sixth form skydivers recognised for their contribution

The local charity Young People First came into school this week to present a certificate to our team of sixth form skydivers who raised an impressive £3,536 last year. This was one of the largest sums raised for Young People First last year. The money goes to support the work they do helping young people with mental health problems, young people who are living in care and young people living in deprived areas. (more…)


Sports News

Next week’s sports

Please keep up to date with our sports clubs and fixtures using the PE noticeboard, our online sports calendar and @MytonPE Twitter account.

We aim to keep everything up to date, but occasionally there are changes to the programme due to fixtures and meetings, so please do check with your coach too.

Year 7 Boys Football result

Our Year 7 boys played really well against North Leam this week. They were winning 1-0 at half time, then drawing until 3 minutes before the end of the game, with the final score of 2-1 to North Leam. The boys showed real promise against a very strong side. Well done!

Year 11 Boys Football Result

Congratulations to the Year 11 Football team who won their first league game of the season against Aylesford School 3-0.

Year 7 Rugby Tournament Results

Congratulations to the Year 7 rugby team who had their first ever rugby tournament this week hosted by Leamington RFC. The team did very well for their first outing, winning 2 out of the 3 games that were played; beating Campion 35-0 and Aylesford 30-5. Well done to all players, especially to those who played their first ever competitive game of rugby! Players of the tournament were Toby White and Matthew Murphy.


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