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.

Sixth Form News

All the latest news from King James Academy's Sixth Form


Donation to If U Care, Share Foundation

December 2020

Students and staff at King James I Academy raised £70 for the North East charity, ‘If U Care Share’, which offers a full range of services to help prevent suicide and support families who have been affected by suicide.


Feeding Families this Festive Season

December 2020

As part of the school’s annual Christmas fundraising programme, students and staff at King James I Academy have been collecting food donations to support the North East based charity, Feeding Families. The charity provides food hampers to families in need across the region.


Creating the Next Generation of Film Makers

November 2020

As part of their coursework, Year 13 Media Production students have been creating a series of short documentary films on a variety of topics to appeal to young people.


Dynamic Performances in Drama and Performing Arts

November 2020

Students have been working hard on exam pieces in our Drama & Performing Arts Department throughout the last term.


UKMT Senior Maths Challenge Success

November 2020

Pupils at King James I Academy have achieved one silver, two bronze, and four participation awards in this year’s UKMT Senior Maths Challenge.


£100 Raised for Young Minds

October 2020

Students and staff at King James I Academy have raised £100 for the UKs Young Minds charity, which focuses on raising awareness about young people’s mental health.


Aim Higher News Update

October 2020

Our Year 13 students, under the guidance of Mrs Lobb, have been very busy completing their UCAS application forms for entry to University next year.

Two students have already received offers from their first choices. Rebecca H and Georgia A are very happy to have received offers from Newcastle, Northumbria and York universities. Congratulations!


A Level Results 2020

September 2020

This year our year 13 leavers were very successful, leaving us with excellent results and securing places at destinations of their choice, including a range of universities across the county, degree apprenticeships, further education and employment.


Exciting New Football Partnership

January 2020

King James I Academy, Bishop Juniors FC and Shildon AFC have signed an exciting new partnership agreement.


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.