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Archived Weekly News - 28 September 2018

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Head Teacher's Message

Head Teacher

Dear Parents & Carers

I really enjoyed meeting the parents and children who came along to our Open Evening yesterday. It was pleasing to hear so much positive feedback. Please do let us know if you have any questions about any aspect of the school or admissions in general. We are running tours throughout October which can be booked by phoning 01926 493805 or emailing enquiries@myton.co.uk.

I’d like to say a huge thank you to the many students who were an integral part of the event. You made it the success it was. From Year 7 students showcasing our sports provision, to Year 8 & 10 acting as tour guides, and the many sixth formers who helped to welcome our visitors and talk about their subjects with such enthusiasm – you were a credit to your parents and the school.  (more…)


Announcements

Design a Poster Competition

The Drama Department would like to invite you to design the promotion for the next whole-school production of Wendy and Peter Pan. If you are successful, your design will promote the show on all posters, screens around school and the programme.

Your entry needs to be on A4 paper and include the following information: (more…)


Events

Book Club

This term, Book Club will be chatting about some of the following genres:

  • Dystopian
  • Sci-Fi (Science Fiction)
  • Film versus book versions (including Disney books)
  • Detective/adventure/spy stories (especially Alex Ryder books!)
  • Harry Potter and other fantasy genre
  • Comic books

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General News

Reading in Year 7

All students in Year 7 are currently studying one of the following novels:

  • Malorie Blackman: Pig Heart Boy
  • John Boyne: Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
  • Sarah Crossan: Weight of Water
  • RJ Palacio: Wonder
  • Morris Gleitzman: Two Weeks with the Queen or Once

It would be great to see our students continue to develop their independent reading. To that end, we have put together a recommended reading list. Happy reading!

From the English Department


Sports News

Open Evening

A huge THANK YOU to the students and Sixth Form PE ambassadors who participated in and helped lead the many sporting events which took place during Open Evening this week. Thank you for giving up your time to help show the department in such a positive and enthusiastic manner.

The activities which were being showcased during the evening were, Sportshall Athletics, Netball, Football, Rugby, Street Dance and Trampolining.

Swimmers needed

We have two Myton teams competing in the first round of the National Swimming Championships on Friday 5 October. Anyone swimming at club level who would like to take part and has not yet come forward, please see Miss Cole.

Calling all cross country runners

We’re holding trials for the Myton cross country running team after school on Monday 1 October. Please come along if you would like to have a go. The first round of the Warwickshire Cross Country Cup is on Monday 8 October and we will be entering a team.

We also run a fun run club on Mondays after school which is open to everyone.

Good luck to Tia

Good luck to Tia Norton who is going to the England Rounders trials this weekend.

Year 8 Football Result

Well done to our Year 8 Football Team who won their first league match of the season against Kineton High School on Wednesday 26 September. The final score was 7-3.


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