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Archived Weekly News - 12 June 2020

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Head Teacher's Message

Head Teacher

Dear Parents and Carers

A sincere thanks to all those who took the time to respond to last week’s newsletter. I was surprised by the numbers who got in touch and delighted that there seems to be such an overwhelming majority who agree that we can’t afford to waste this opportunity to improve education for all students. I was very flattered to be approached by Schools Week, an online newspaper directed towards the education sector, and the local BBC to comment on the newsletter, so once again, thank you to all those who responded to it or shared it.

This week I would like to talk about planning for the next two years. (more…)


Announcements

Join Warwickshire Libraries

Is your child running low on reading material? Why not join Warwickshire Libraries for free. Just fill out this simple form on their website and they will post your membership card out to you.

If you then download the BorrowBox Library app onto your device you can borrow up to 8 e-books and 8 audiobooks for three weeks completely free of charge. Happy reading!

Part-time caretaker vacancy

We are currently recruiting a part-time Caretaker to work 25 hours/week, year round.

We’re looking for someone flexible, hands-on and practically minded, who can communicate effectively with both adults and young people.

If you know anyone who might be interested, we’d be grateful if you could share this with them. All the details are on our website: Caretaker vacancy. Many thanks.


What's on this week


General News

Celebrating Success in Science

This week, we asked our Science Department to nominate those students whose work their teachers think should be celebrated. We’ve sent electronic postcards home for these students. Congratulations to Kamilla in Year 7 who has also been nominated for the Head Teacher’s Award. (more…)

Leycester House assembly

Our Head of Leycester House, Mr Stone has recorded a virtual assembly for all Leycester students. This has been sent out via Show My Homework but it’s also available here: Leycester House assembly. Spoiler alert – it features Mr Stone’s new TikTok skills 🙂

 

Oken House assembly

Our Head of Oken House, Mr Apostol has recorded a virtual assembly for all Oken students. This has been sent out via Show My Homework but it’s also available here: Oken House assembly.


Sports News

Next week’s sports – virtual basketball

Next week there will be a virtual basketball competition.  We’ll share the details of the challenges on Show My Homework starting on Monday. Here’s a sneak preview on YouTube.

Please do check @mytonpe on Twitter for updates and useful links to exercise ideas and articles.

Virtual School Games Competition Success – Tennis

Can you believe it? Having won the cricket competition, we only went onto WIN the tennis competition last week too!

Our participation rate has made Myton the best represented secondary school in whole of Coventry, Solihull & Warwickshire. We won the event and a £75 Amazon voucher for PE equipment. (more…)

Virtual Dance Competition

This week has been the virtual dance competition.

Students have been set 3 challenges by Liz England (Fit2Dance teacher). They have also been able to submit videos of their performances if they choose to. Winners will be selected from the videos submitted and a celebration video of dance will be available next week.

Myton will create their own video to celebrate the students involved. Who knows, there may even be guest appearances from staff. Watch this space!


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