King James I Academy News

All the latest news from King James I Academy

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The Next Generation of Mathematicians

April 2019

To support their studies and reinforce their learning, A-Level Mathematics students in Years 12 and 13 have competed in the annual UKMT Senior Team Maths challenge. This is a prestigious competition which encourages teamwork whilst solving non-routine maths problems.

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Geography Outside of the Classroom

April 2019

A-Level Geography students take part in a variety of learning activities outside of the classroom as part of their studies. Regular field trips to investigate topics such as population, tourism, impact of adverse weather and flood defences help students to put their classroom learning into perspective.

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Celebrating NCS Silver Champion Status

April 2019

National Citizen Service (NCS) has awarded Silver ‘Champion’ status to King James I Academy thanks to its great commitment to working alongside NCS to build awareness of the NCS programme and having exceeded expectations in promoting the programme as well as recruiting students to take part.

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Primary Shakespeare Festival 2019

April 2019

Last term, King James hosted the annual two-day Primary Shakespeare Festival as part of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Associate Schools Project. Here, Year 12 student Kyle Blood reports on the event.

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Making Music Videos at Teesside University

April 2019

A group of 20 Media Studies students in Years 11 and 12 have recently attended a film-making workshop at Teesside University. There, they were were able to use state-of-the-art camera, lighting and editing equipment to create a professional music video for their coursework.

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Friday Night Sign Language Classes

April 2019

Last term Miss Mafham offered our students the opportunity to learn sign language after school each Friday and they are loving it.

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Vision - Issue 31: Winter-Spring 2019

February 2019

Inside: The Pavilion officially opens, Primary STEM project, Christmas Show, Trip to Auschwitz,

Careers Fair, LA film producer visits, Festive activities plus much more.

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NEW! FREE Breakfast Scheme

February 2019

This month sees the launch of the 'Magic Breakfast' scheme at King James. This means that each Monday morning, every student in our school will be able to start the day with a free healthy breakfast.

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COMING SOON! Events in the Library

February 2019

We have an exciting programme of events to look forward to in our Library this term. These are just a few.

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Extending Provision for Nurture Groups

January 2019

Our Nurture Group initiative, launched three years ago, has proved to be extremely successful. Students make noticeable and sustained improvement in our small-group learning environments, so now we are extending our provision to include Year 9s.

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