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Archived 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

Lost Property

We have a lot of unnamed lost property in school. Please encourage your child to come along to Student Support any break or lunchtime to reclaim lost clothing or equipment. Also, during the last week of half term, all lost property will be on display in the Lower School Foyer for a last chance to reclaim it before it is sent off for recycling.


General News

Representatives from Oxbridge visit Myton

This week we had the pleasure of welcoming into school the outreach team from the universities of Oxford & Cambridge to spend some time with our students

First we had a dedicated session in which some of our students from Year 9, 10 & 11 were able to find out about university life and the application process for Oxbridge. (more…)

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

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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