KJ Linked

Latest KJ Linked Newsletters:

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.

KJ Linked - Issue 2

After two weeks of lockdown and online learning, Easter is here and

it’s time to relax a little and appreciate life.

This bumper issue of KJ Linked is packed full of ideas to help keep your family occupied for the next two weeks.

KJ Linked - Issue 1

As we enter an indefinite period of lock down in the UK it has never been more important to stay in touch and keep busy.

This weekly newsletter will share positive news and ideas for activities that you can do at home to stay happy and healthy until the crisis passes.

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 (kingjames@kj1a.com) and tell us all about it.  Images, if appropriate permissions are provided, would also help to bring your idea to life.  Thank you.