Weekly News - 18 October 2019

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Head Teacher's Message

Head Teacher

Dear Parents & Carers

At this time of year in secondary schools we have the pleasure of showing ourselves off to prospective parents with children in Year 6. Thank you to all the parents and children who have visited us this term so far, either on our school tours or at last month’s Open Evening.

Every day the school leadership team walk the school corridors and visit classrooms but we tend to be heading somewhere specific where we may be able to add support or solve a problem. However, when accompanying a school tour, we wander along at a more leisurely pace, pop into classrooms at random, and witness children enjoying a rich variety of learning styles. (more…)


Announcements

How to teach children about strangers

In school, we do not teach blanket ‘stranger danger’ messages to the students. Instead, we follow the recommendations of the Warwickshire Safeguarding Children Board’s Taking Care Scheme and explain that sometimes a stranger is the only person who can help us and is a far safer option than not talking to anyone. (more…)


Events

Year 7 Halloween Disco

A reminder that if your child would like to come to the Year 7 Halloween Disco on Thursday 24 October you need to buy them a ticket on ParentPay. If you have not yet activated your ParentPay account or you have any queries about how to use it, please contact the Finance Office on 01926 405747 and we’ll help you get started.

Sixth Form Open Evening

Our Sixth Form Open Evening will take place on Thursday 14 November between 5.30pm-8pm. There will be a presentation by Ms Stevens, our Head of Sixth Form and students at 6pm and again at 7pm.

Aimed at Year 11 students and their families, the event is a chance to talk to staff and students about subject choices and chat with current students about life in our sixth form. (more…)


What's on this week


General News

Media Studies trip to Drayton Manor

On Wednesday 16 October Mr Lowe’s Year 9 Media Studies students spent the day at Drayton Manor filming music videos. The weather held out and the students did Myton proud. Some students conquered initial fears, while several got soaking wet on the log flume. (more…)

Latest prize draw winners

Congratulations to those students who achieved two lines of merits or a full house on their passports during the past two weeks of school. We have done the prize draw and the following students have received rewards. (more…)


Sports News

Cross country competition

Good luck to the Myton runners competing in the Warwickshire Cross Country competition on Saturday 19 October.

Next week’s sports

It’s a full week of fixtures next week so please keep up-to-date 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.

Netball results

Our Year 8 girls netball team played Southam College this week. The A team lost and the B team won their match 8-5.

Girls Football League results

The girls football league started in earnest on Tuesday 15 October. Myton’s U13 girls won all their matches and the U15 beat North Leam and lost 1-0 to Southam.

Rugby tournament

Well done to our Year 8 boys rugby team who competed in a tournament at Leamington Rugby Club on Wednesday 16 October. In an excellent final performance, they came back from 35-10 at half time to beat Aylesford 50-55 and win the tournament.


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