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Archived Weekly News - 26 October 2018

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Head Teacher's Message

Head Teacher

Dear Parents & Carers

This has been a very positive half term at Myton; I am delighted with how it has gone. Attendance is up, behaviour has improved and our progress data maintains its upward trend; all of which is exactly how we want it.

I am particularly pleased with those students who have achieved 100% attendance or who have improved their attendance from last year. We know that a key to success is resilience and that includes making sure attendance is as high as it can be. Obviously we don’t want students in school who are genuinely ill or injured (actual vomiting, a high temperature or a visibly broken bone were the three criteria my mum applied to me back in the dark ages), but everybody else should get on with school and get their mind off it. (more…)


Announcements

GCSE Revision Booklet

Year 11 parents will be receiving an email from us with a link to our new Revision Booklet.

You might also be interested to know that we have now uploaded the GCSE Information Evening presentation from Thursday 18 October onto YouTube. (more…)


General News

Interactive revision workshop

This week our English and Science Departments ran our first interactive revision workshop with a group of Year 11 students.

The activities ranged from learning quotations for A Christmas Carol by doing ‘keepie uppies’ and other ball games (one kick/bounce per word or syllable) to using an air vortex cannon to revise keywords for science. Well done to the students who were all enthusiastic and engaged with the activities.  (more…)

Raffle tickets winners

Congratulations to our raffle ticket winners who have all won amazon vouchers for displaying respect, understanding and value this half term. Our winners in each house were: (more…)

Halloween Cake Sale

Well done to the staff and students in the LINC who organised today’s Halloween cake sale in aid of mental health awareness. Thanks to everyone who bought or donated a cake. (more…)

Year 7 students visit Foundry Wood

On Thursday 25 October some of our Year 7 students went to Foundry Wood as part of our nurture programme. Students had a forest school taster session where they learnt about different types of trees, played games and made dens.

Year 7 Halloween Disco

A big thank you to the Friends of Myton School for organising the Year 7 disco on Thursday 25 October. Thanks too to all the staff and sixth formers who turned up en masse to help supervise. It was a really successful evening, the students had a great time and behaved brilliantly, impressing us all with their good manners. Well done everyone!


Sports News

Hannah wins gold at lawn bowls

Congratulations to Hannah Smith in Year 12 who won gold as part of the England team last weekend in the Under 18 lawn bowls tournament against Scotland, Wales and Ireland.

Hockey win for mixed team

Well done to our Key Stage 3 mixed Hockey team who won their match against Aylesford 4-0 on Wednesday 24 October.

Football results

Year 10

Well done to the Year 10 Boys Football team who drew their league game on Thursday 25 October against Kenilworth 3-3. Myton scorers were Andre Borracha and Leon Underhill (plus an own goal).

Year 7

Our Year 7 Boys Football team played well but lost their match against Shipston 2-0 on Monday 22 October.


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