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.

    Register Attendance

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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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.

KJ Linked

Latest KJ Linked Newsletters:

KJ Linked - Issue 18

Welcome to Issue 18 of KJ Linked, the newsletter designed to help you stay busy during the national lockdown.

KJ Linked - Issue 17 Christmas Special!

12 Fun, Family Activities for Christmas

As we look forward to a well-earned Christmas break and prepare to bid farewell to 2020, we wanted to give you all some ideas to keep you entertained over the holiday.

KJ Linked - Issue 16

5 Fun, Free Family Events during a Pandemic October Half-Term Special!

KJ Linked - Issue 15

Welcome to Issue 15 of KJ Linked. This will be our final newsletter as we have reached the end of the academic year and the summer holiday is upon us.

It is fair to say that it has been an extremely challenging four months for everyone, but we are incredibly proud of our students and would

like to thank them, and their families, for the resilience they have shown in continuing with their studies from home.

KJ Linked - Issue 14

Welcome to Issue 14 of KJ Linked. We hope you are all staying well and are appreciating the increased freedom that July 4th has brought us.

KJ Linked - Issue 13

Hello and welcome to Issue 13 of KJ Linked.

KJ Linked - Issue 12

Welcome to Issue 12 of KJ Linked, our Academy newsletter designed to keep us connected whilst restrictions continue.

Last week we were delighted to reopen our doors to students in Years 10 and 12, and see them enjoying lessons once more. We were proud to see our students adapting quickly to the strategies in place to keep everyone safe. One-way systems and socially distanced classroom layouts worked extremely well, and students made excellent progress in their allocated sessions. Teaching resources from

KJ Linked - Issue 11

Hello and welcome to Issue 11 of KJ Linked, the newsletter designed to keep us connected throughout the Covid-19 crisis.

This issue features some exciting news from Mr Grieveson on page 2 about the new qualifications for post-16 students. It also celebrates the excellent achievements of our students.

KJ Linked - Issue 10

This edition contains the latest information about Year 10s returning to school and the improvements we have made to Key Stage 3 timetables to assist with online learning.

We are all working hard to adapt to a new way of life, and as a school we are continually developing ideas and strategies to ensure online learning is as engaging as possible. We have given much consideration to safety in school, and have also made

changes to timetabling, which we hope will make managing workload and accessing support

KJ Linked - Issue 9

Hello and welcome to Issue 9 of KJ Linked. We hope you and your family are well and have enjoyed the

half term break.

KJ Linked - Issue 8

As you will have seen, the Government is encouraging secondary schools to consider a partial return for Year 10 and Year 12 students from Monday 1st June 2020. Our view continues to be that it is important that we take appropriate, extensive and considered actions to assure the safety of all members of our school community to make the right decision at the right time.

KJ Linked - Issue 7

Welcome to Issue 7 of KJ Linked. This week, the Government has confirmed that our isolation efforts as a nation are beginning to make a difference in controlling COVID-19, and in small steps, we can now begin to venture out more. This is great news, but we must still follow the guidelines and limit our contact with others.

KJ Linked - Issue 6

Welcome to Issue 6 of KJ Linked. In this issue, alongside a host of ideas to help you stay positive and busy in lockdown, we focus

on the next steps for Year 6 pupils who will be joining the Academy in September.

KJ Linked - Issue 5

Welcome to Issue 5 of KJ Linked. As we begin week 7 of lockdown it is good to hear in the news that our efforts to stop the spread of Covid-19 as a nation are working.

KJ Linked - Issue 4

We hope you are all managing to stay motivated and positive during this period of lockdown, but if you are searching for suggestions to occupy your

time, this newsletter is packed full of ideas to suit all ages.

KJ Linked - Issue 3

We hope you have all had a good Easter and are safe and well at home with your family. Here is issue 3 of KJ Linked packed with ideas to help keep you and your family occupied over the next few weeks.

Learning Toolkit

Our Learning Toolkit page has been provided to support our parents / carers with good ideas and practical suggestions that can support them, as they support their children's education at home.


Teachers' Good Ideas

In this section we will provide regular updates from our teachers.  Staff will highlight the innovative and educational ways in which they are using time to support our students, and their own families, and the way in which they are turning our current challenges into exciting opportunities. 


Sharing Good Ideas

We want you to share the ways in which you are supporting your children, with us.  We want to highlight your creative and innovative ideas with all of our visitors and to promote 'Learning to Inspire' to a wider audience.  If you have an interesting idea, or a funny anecdote, that relates to supporting education at home then please contact us via email ( and tell us all about it.  Images, if appropriate permissions are provided, would also help to bring your idea to life.  Thank you.