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    COMING SOON! Holocaust Memorial Day Event

    In January, around 20 of our Religious Studies students in Year 9 will take part in the annual Holocaust Memorial Day Event at Durham Cathedral.

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    Construction and Automotive Studies at Bishop Auckland College

    A group of seven Year 11 Students are working on a Pearson BTEC in Construction (QCF) and ABC Level 1 Award in Automotive Studies at Bishop Auckland College.

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    STOP PRESS - Joint Development Goal

    Following a recent visit to Stockton Town FC's excellent facilities, Darren Tait and leaders from King James are currently completing a joint development plan to enhance our excellent facilities.

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    Animal Management visits the RSPCA

    As part of their Level 3 qualification in Animal Management, our Sixth Form students have recently enjoyed a visit to the RSPCA at Felledge Animal Centre in Chester-le-Street.

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    Inspired by Author, Joe Hill

    A group of our students have recently attended a talk and book signing at Waterstones in Durham City with American author and comic book writer, Joe Hill.

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    Tribute to our Fallen Heroes

    On Friday 10th November our Academy fell silent for two minutes to reflect upon the meaning of Armistice Day and Remembrance Day. The service was held outside in our new memorial garden with members of our Academy Council in attendance to represent students in all year groups.

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    King James Wins Active Durham Sports Award

    King James I Academy has recently won an award in the ongoing Active Durham competition. The Academy was declared local winner in the Secondary School category for outstanding contribution to Sport, Physical Activity and Physical Education.