Sixth Form News

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

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Media Students Stay Silent for Charity

March 2017

Media students in Years 10-14 have recently raised over £250 for charity by taking part in a six hour long Sponsored Silence. The event was the latest in a programme of fundraising activities which have been organised by the team since November.

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King James Joins Forces with SAFC Foundation of Light

March 2017

In September, King James I Academy will be launching the brand new ‘Stadium Sports Academy’ in partnership with SAFC Foundation of Light and Bishop Juniors FC.

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Aim Higher Trip to Edinburgh

February 2017

Fifteen Year 10 students have travelled to Edinburgh on a two day residential trip as part of our Aim Higher programme. They visited Queen Margaret University, which is located in the centre of the city.

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UKMT Senior Maths Challenge Success

January 2017

A-Level Maths students have achieved one gold and two bronze awards in this year’s UKMT Senior Maths Challenge.

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22 Grocery Boxes for our Local Food Bank

December 2016

Following a whole-school campaign, we have delivered an excellent 22 boxes of groceries to Woodhouse Close Community Food Bank to help support local families this Christmas.

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Studying Anatomy from the 'Inside Out'

December 2016

Year 12 Biology students have visited the Centre for Life to experience Gunther Von Hagens’ fascinating exhibition, Animals Inside Out as part of their A-Level studies.

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Thinking of Others at Christmas

December 2016

King James is a hive of fundraising activity as Christmas approaches, and both students and staff are keen to help their community in many ways.

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£500 Raised for Macmillan Cancer Support

October 2016

Recently, a number of our Year 13 BTEC Business Studies students participated in a walk from King James to Durham, raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

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Over £200 Raised from Macmillan Coffee Morning

September 2016

Our Sixth Form students and staff have recently raised a fantastic sum of over £200 at a coffee morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

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Another Year of Outstanding A-Level Results

August 2016

Students and staff at King James I Academy are celebrating A-Level results following another very successful year.

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