KJ Linked - Weekly Learning Toolkit

07/07/2020 - KJ Linked Issue 13 released!

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.

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King James I Academy News

All the latest news from King James I Academy

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NEW! The £10,000 Charity Challenge

January 2020

Fundraising for worthy causes is an important part of life at King James and we organise a host of events and activities throughout the year. This month, we are launching our most ambitious project yet - The £10,000 Challenge!

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£30,000 Funding for Rock & Pop Institute

January 2020

King James has been granted a further £30,000 in funding from the Arts Council to enable or Music Department to continue delivering our hugely successful Rock & Pop Institute.

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580 New Books thanks to Book Drive

January 2020

Last term we held a Book Drive to increase the stock in our Library and this resulted in 580 new books for our young readers.

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Restaurant Quality Exam Food

December 2019

Year 11 GCSE Catering students have excelled themselves in the practical element of their studies and produced some outstanding exam dishes.

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Christmas in the Common Room

December 2019

On our last day of school before the holiday, Sixth Form students, their Tutors, Teachers and the Sixth Form team celebrated the end of a hugely successful first term with a Christmas party in our new Common Room.

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Carol Singers Spread Christmas Cheer in the Community

December 2019

Six of our Year 8 students have been spreading some Christmas cheer by singing carols to elderly residents in two of our local care homes and to local shoppers.

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Christmas at Beamish

December 2019

Nurture Group students have enjoyed a brilliant trip to Beamish Museum this month as a reward for their hard work and progress since the beginning of the academic year in September.

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A Festive Feast for 300 People!

December 2019

It’s no easy task to cook Christmas lunch for 300 people, but once again our fantastic Catering Team succeeded in presenting us with a fantastic festive feast.

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Senior Maths Challenge

December 2019

A team of four of our A’ Level Maths students, have recently competed in the regional finals of the Senior Maths Team Challenge in Durham.

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Hands-on Forensic Science in Religious Studies

December 2019

Year 9 Religious Studies students have recently visited the Centre for Life in Newcastle to take part in an exciting Forensic Science workshop.