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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.

Sixth Form News

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

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Aim Higher News Update

November 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!

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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.

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Exciting New Football Partnership

January 2020

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

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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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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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Aim Higher Visit to York

December 2019

A group of 25 Year 12 students have recently travelled to York where they visited York St John’s University as part of our Aim Higher programme.

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Lessons from Auschwitz for Sixth Form RE

October 2019

Two of our Sixth Form RE students, Amelia C and Rebecca H, have taken part in the ‘Lessons from Auschwitz’ project as part of their studies.

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Macmillan Fundraiser at King James

September 2019

Students and staff at King James I Academy have raised £324.13 for Macmillan Cancer Support at their annual World’s Biggest Coffee Morning event.

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Documentary Film Making in Malta

September 2019

Sixth Form Media Studies students have returned from a week-long trip to Malta where they gathered extensive footage for a series of travel documentaries as part of their coursework. They filmed in various locations across the island and are now in the process of editing their footage in the studio.

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An Excellent Set of A' Level Results

August 2019

Well done to our Sixth Form students for achieving another fantastic set of results in Summer 2019.

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