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Coming soon! Students will Boost CV with First Aid Training

Forty of our Sixth Form students will soon have an additional qualification to add to their CV thanks to our Health & Wellbeing Coordinator, Dawn Hindmarch.


Food for Life - We're Going for Gold

As part of our commitment towards promoting a healthy lifestyle among our young people and our wider community, we have registered with the Food for Life Partnership with the aim of achieving the Gold Award.


Music Goes Back to the 80's!

Music students in Years 11 and 12 have been reviving the sounds of the ‘80s in preparation for a themed concert, which will be held at Bishop Auckland Town Hall in May. ‘Back to the ‘80s’ will feature classics such as Madonna’s ‘Get into the Groove’, Rick Astley’s ‘Never Gonna Give you Up’ and Womack and Womack’s ‘Footsteps’; combined with a themed disco it will certainly be a night to remember!


Dedicated Student Gardeners make Incredible Edible a Success

Following last year's harvest, our 'Incredible Edible' fruit and vegetable garden is now fully prepared and ready to be re-stocked thanks to a dedicated team of students gardeners.


BATH Making a Difference in Jamaica

During the Easter holidays, following an exhausting 36 hour journey, 21 members of BATH in Years 9-13 arrived in Montego Bay for the annual Jamaica Difference visit. This trip saw the culmination of the inspiring BATHroom Project, which involved building and decorating toilet and washroom facilities for pupils at Brightley Beam Pre-School. Previously, the school had none at all.


High Flying Mathematicians

Our students have enjoyed considerable success in the UKMT Challenge over the past two years and last term saw even more join the ranks of the top Maths students in the country.


Music Theory Exam Success

Last term, 11 students in Years 9-13 took the ABRSM Grade 1 Music Theory exam for the first time at KIng James and all passed with flying colours