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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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.

Letters to Parents and Students

All letters to Parents and Students that would normally have been issued physically will be available in this section of the website.  Please check back frequently as more letters and notifications are posted.


Date Issued Letter Name PDF Microsoft Word
07/01/2021 Student Covid Testing Privacy Notice for Parents.pdf PDF  
07/01/2021 Year 11 Covid Exam Letter PDF  
06/01/2021 Students' Start and Finish Times PDF  
06/01/2021 Letter to Parents: Lockdown PDF  
05/01/2021 Testing Letter for Students Updated PDF  
31/12/2020 Testing Letter for Students (Outdated. See above) PDF  
31/12/2020 Re-opening Letter to all Parents.pdf PDF  

Staggered return for January

17/12/2020 Reporting symptoms after the school closes for Christmas Holidays PDF  
20/11/2020 Influenza Vaccine PDF  
13/11/2020 Letter to all Parents 13/11/20 PDF  
12/11/2020 Letter to all Parents 12/11/2020 PDF  
23/10/2020 Letter From Richard Crane - Head of Education and Skills in County Durham PDF  
22/10/2020 Letter to all Parents 22/10/2020 PDF  
05/10/2020 Letter to All Parents - Kitchen Staff 05/10/2020 PDF  
30/09/2020 Letter to all Parents 30-09-2020 PDF  
25/09/2020 NHS Test and Trace - 25/09/2020 PDF  
25/09/2020 Letter to All students - 25/09/2020 PDF  
22/9/2020 HPV Vaccine PDF Microsoft Word
27/08/2020 All Students - Letter From Mr Grieveson 27th August 2020 PDF Microsoft Word
01/06/2020 Year 10 Letter From Mr Grieveson 29th May 2020 PDF  
26/05/2020 Year 10 - Letter From Mr Grieveson 22nd May 2020 PDF Microsoft Word
05/05/2020 Letter for Year 10 students from Mrs Stead - KS4 Coordinator PDF Microsoft Word
01/05/2020 Emotional and Wellbeing Support PDF  
01/05/2020 Family Online Learning / Online Qualifications



21/04/2020 Minster Ford's Open Letter to the SEND Sector PDF  
14/04/2020 Sixth Form Letter 14/04/20 - A/AS/EPQ/BTEC/OCR Technical/WJEC grading PDF  
06/04/2020 Ofqual - A letter to all GCSE, AS and A level students this summer PDF  
06/04/2020 Summer 2020 grades for GCSE, AS and A level,Extended Project Qualification and Advanced Extension Award in maths PDF  
30/03/2020 Sixth Form Letter - Summer Qualifications Update PDF  

Year 11 Information provided to Schools regarding GCSEs - Summer 2020

Year 11 - 6th Form Options



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23/03/2020 Growing Healthy - Suspension of the school based immunisation programme PDF Microsoft Word
19/03/2020 Year 11 Prom Reschedule 2020 PDF Microsoft Word