Remote Learning - Morning Registration Form

All Students must fill in this registration form every morning when remote learning BEFORE the following times:

  • Year 7 & Year 9: 8:50am
  • Year 8 & Year 10: 9:50am
  • Year 11: 9:40am
  • Sixth Form: 9:30am
  • Please note you must be logged in to your academy Google account to access this form. For example, on your Chromebook.

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KJ Linked - Issue 18

KJ Linked is back! Click this banner to view the latest issue and all the back issues. This will be on our website every Monday to support you and your family over lockdown. There will be activities and tasks as well as sharing what we have all been up to. Stay safe and take a look!

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Live Now - Sixth Form Virtual Tour

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Support for Parents

Where your child has been asked to self-isolate, please note that our excellent Parent Liaison Officers, Manuela Sewell and Kelley-Anne Aldsworth, are available to support you in ensuring that your child is able to continue to access their education remotely using their Chromebook computer. They will make early contact with you to introduce themselves and they will be available to answer any of your questions or queries.

Remote Learning Notice

Following the Government Announcement on Monday 4th January 2021, King James I Academy is closed to all students except vulnerable students and the children of critical workers until further notice. Please contact the Academy if you require a place for your child.

Vocational examinations for Year 11, 12 and 13 students have now been cancelled
See here for more information(07/01/2021)
The latest letter from our Acting Headteacher can be viewed here (06/01/2021)

COVID-19 Test and Trace for Students

You should have received a letter regarding routinely testing students and staff for COVID-19.
The letter is also readable here (Updated 5/1/2021).
Click here to sign a digital consent form for each of your children at the Academy.

Coronavirus & Home Schooling

News and Latest Developments

All the latest news, developments and warnings regarding Coronavirus / COVID-19

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Online Learning Timetables

We've changed the format for work-setting to make it more manageable and also to provide dedicated time, if your child needs it, to access teacher support.

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Letters to Parents and Students

All letters to Parents and Students that would normally have been issued physically will be available here.

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KJ Linked

Supporting Learning from home with a weekly newsletter packed with King James recommended resources.

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ClassCharts

Access Class charts here. If you have any issues accessing your work, contact the school by telephone.

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Portico

Access your school work area from home

Access Your Work Area

Mutual Aid Groups Across County Durham

A huge list of support agencies willing to help support you and your family through Covid-19.

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National Advice

National Advice from the NHS and Gov.UK

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August 2020

Dear Parents / Carers

We are looking forward to welcoming back our existing students, and also to welcoming our new Year 7 and Year 12 students, to King James next week.

Well done to our students, parents and staff for continuing to support education since March.  110,855 pieces of work have been set and completed during the period of lockdown - this is a huge achievement!

Our teachers and support staff have worked tirelessly to help our students and to keep in touch.  Despite the many challenges we have all faced, the King James team has never been stronger.  All members of the school community have worked hard and have been there for each other.

As we look forward to a new and different academic year we have a solid foundation upon which to build.  We have prepared our school and we are confident and ready for the further challenges we might face.  The health and safety of our students and staff is our priority and we have put in place numerous measures to ensure that we can continue to deliver high quality learning opportunities in a safe environment.

Congratulations to our GCSE and Sixth Form students who, despite the many challenges, managed to gain credit for all of their hard work over many years and had lots to celebrate on their results days.  The class of 2020 will forever be remembered and now forms part of the illustrious history of King James.  Students will be remembered not only for their achievement but also for their resilience and determination against the odds.

We have faced and defeated the challenges of 2019-20 and we are now refreshed and ready to face, I hope, a quieter year ahead.

I would like to wish students, parents, staff and friends of King James a happy new (academic) year, when the time comes, and I hope that you and your families enjoy good health, happiness and prosperity for the year ahead.

 

Best wishes

Nick Grieveson

 

 

Notifications

Support for Parents

Where your child has been asked to self-isolate, please note that our excellent Parent Liaison Officers, Manuela Sewell and Kelley-Anne Aldsworth, are available to support you in ensuring that your child is able to continue to access their education remotely using their Chromebook computer.  They will make early contact with you to introduce themselves and they will be available to answer any of your questions or queries.

 

Risk Assessment for September 2020 return to school.

The risk assessment for the return to on site education for all students is now available in the policies section of the website, and also on the link below:

Risk Assessment for September 2020 return

 

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